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Speed limit reduction request goes to KDOT secretary

Valley Falls city officials have met personally with the Secretary of Transportation in an effort to slow the K-4 highway traffic through the city.

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Oskaloosa planning and zoning recommends denial for kennel

The Oskaloosa Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended denial of a dog kennel on a split vote.

June 12th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa library volume continues to grow

In a time when more people are looking for entertainment closer to home the Oskaloosa library is increasingly becoming an answer.

June 8th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Stinky’s trying to find solution to overcrowding on Oskaloosa square

Ever since Sandy’s Bar and Grill closed in January Stinky’s Bar and Grill owner Scott Claybaugh has been so busy that he’s looking for a solution.

June 7th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Kennel owner not happy with lack of decision by Oskie commissioner

A dispute over a dog kennel is still unresolved because of confusion by the Oskaloosa Planning and Zoning Commission.

May 29th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa City Council supporting Hayes’ decision to close records

The Oskaloosa City Council is standing behind a decision by City Attorney Mike Hayes to block an information request by the Independent.

May 29th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Lack of speed limit on highway, new limit on Sycamore irk people in Valley Falls

A 30-minute city council meeting was held May 16 in Valley Falls with council President Lucy Thomas presiding in the absence of Mayor Charles Stutesman.

May 28th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Oskaloosa mayor expresses frustration with council

Oskaloosa Mayor Mike Paavola is frustrated with his fellow city leaders because of indecisiveness.

May 25th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

McLouth council makes changes to salary ordinance

The city of McLouth gave more definition to what city workers will be compensated with an ordinance approved last week.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

Some Oskaloosa councilmen concerned about weed ordinance

Just weeks after approving a new ordinance for maintaining lawns some on the Oskaloosa City Council are still concerned.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

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