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 […]
The Aug. 7 primary election in the 2nd District will determine which of two Republican candidates will be the next county commissioner.
The Clark family, Valley Falls, keeps busy with the many 4-H projects their children are involved with.
The Jefferson County Ambulance Department started running two ambulances 24 hours a day this month and it has already started paying off.
A resolution to a request for records made to the city of Oskaloosa by the Independent in April may be resolved next week.
Oskaloosa City Council members have taped off a burned down house in hopes children will stay out.
After more than a year of effort the Oskaloosa City Council and Health Board still don’t know how they will move forward with resolving issues.
Projected cost overruns on the new city office at Valley Falls has the mayor and council wondering if they will be moving into an unfinished building.
Oskaloosa Mayor Mike Paavola says that claims made by a local businessman are not true.
Plans to construct a new police station in the basement of the new pharmacy on the square have been scrapped for a bigger plan.