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New approach to economic development outlined

by Clarke Davis New approaches to economic development in Jefferson County are being considered and plans for a new and renamed Jefferson County Commerce Commission went before the county commissioners Monday for their consideration. Read more in The Vindicator Read more in The Oskaloosa Independent Related PostsBetter alert system for county discussed (Feb 3, 2014) […]

May 21st, 2013 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Commission reduces grader districts to 8

The Jefferson County commissioners officially reduced the number of road grader districts from nine to eight Monday with Chairman Richard Malm abstaining from the vote.

May 21st, 2013 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Number of county-owned properties has doubled from last year’s tax sale

Jefferson County Commissioners are getting more and more into a business they don’t want to be in. Real estate.

August 4th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Councilmen differ on how to move forward with City Hall in Oskaloosa

All six members of the Oskaloosa City Council agree that a new City Hall is needed. However, there are differing opinions on how to get there.

August 4th, 2012 | Posted in County Commission,Government,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa City Council working towards digital time card system

The city of Oskaloosa is moving toward a digital time card system for employees.

August 4th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Adult business owner sues city of Meriden

Highway Four Properties LLC, owners of Oasis Saloon, have filed a lawsuit in Jefferson County District Court seeking damages.

August 4th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Meriden | Read More »

Drought conditions worsen as temperatures stay near triple digits

heat wave

It’s been a hot and dry spring and summer. Crops are severely damaged and grass for cattle is in short supply. It began with a winter that brought one 2-inch snow and started to warm early. April 2 was a 90-degree day and there was a string of 80s in March. Temperatures in the 90s […]

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Valley Falls | Read More »

Two vie for 2nd District commission seat in Tuesday’s election

The Aug. 7 primary election in the 2nd District will determine which of two Republican candidates will be the next county commissioner.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,County News,Government | Read More »

4-Her’s get ready as fair time approaches in Jefferson County

Siblings Sammi, Dallas, and Colby Clark, Valley Falls, smile with their dairy goat, Princess Sophia. Dallas will be showing Miss Sophia at the upcoming 4-H fair.

The Clark family, Valley Falls, keeps busy with the many 4-H projects their children are involved with.

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Valley Falls | Read More »

Jefferson County Ambulance readies for Meriden substation

The Jefferson County Ambulance Department started running two ambulances 24 hours a day this month and it has already started paying off.

The Jefferson County Ambulance Department started running two ambulances 24 hours a day this month and it has already started paying off.

July 29th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

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