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Christy takes to the streets, Internet his case to be sheriff

Former Jefferson County Commissioner David Christy says there are big problems within the Sheriff’s department and he has the fix.

Former Jefferson County Commissioner David Christy says there are big problems within the Sheriff’s department and he has the fix.

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Oskaloosa mayor looks to shut down local businessman

The Oskaloosa City Council has directed the zoning administrator to investigate a local business after Mayor Mike Paavola made a complaint.

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

Perry teacher on campaign trail for 2nd District county commissioner

Wayne Ledbetter

by Clarke Davis Wayne Lebetter was suffering a little bit from jetlag Friday, having just arrived home Thursday night from Paris. The candidate for 2nd District county commissioner was one of several sponsors who took 30 students of the International Club at Perry-Lecompton High School to France for an educational trip. Ledbetter, 56, has a […]

June 23rd, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Oskaloosa councilwoman Griffin calls for open records clarity

At least one Oskaloosa City Council member is taking an interest in more open government within the city.

June 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

New times, new signs for Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa USD 341 Schools have a lot to boast about and they’re going to show it off in a couple of new ways.

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Valley Falls officers to be armed with Tasers

Police department requests for Tasers and backseat cages for the patrol cars were center stage when the Valley Falls City Council met June 6.

June 21st, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Road work begins in Oskaloosa

Road construction crews were scheduled to begin work on Monday but were pushed back slightly.

June 20th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Senior nutrition program may expand in Jefferson County

A pilot program started locally in Oskaloosa to address the eating habits of seniors may be expanding due to the success.

June 20th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Oskaloosa City Council split on decision to deny kennel

The city of Oskaloosa Council denied a homeowner a permit for a dog kennel on a split decision that left some council members with heavy hearts.

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

Jefferson County remains in 47th House district

Jefferson County — all of it — remains in the 47th House district following court redistricting in Kansas.

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Government,State | Read More »

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