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Chargers sweep league track meet in Winchester

Jacob Schrick-Javelin

Competing at home on their new track, the Chargers of Jefferson County North High School finished first in both the boys’ and girls’ divisions at the Northeast Kansas League track meet May 14 in Winchester.

May 27th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Death claims woman with a heart for Hospice

Carole Hendrix

Friends of Hospice of Jefferson County lost a good friend last Thursday when Carole Hendrix, a longtime member of the organization’s board, died at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka

May 27th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

McLouth’s horse judging team is state’s best

McLouth FFA

They sure know their horses at McLouth High School.

May 20th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Enhancing habitat purpose of Perry Wildlife Area

Perry Wildlife

Andrew Page has been planting sunflowers next to strips of wheat in eight or nine fields that adds up to over 100 acres.

May 20th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

New City Hall is ready to‘meet’ the public

Oskaloosa City Hall

At long last the City of Oskaloosa has a permanent home again, to the extent that anything in this world can ever be truly permanent.

May 13th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

JCN teams 1st in home meet

JCN home meet

Both the Jefferson County North High School boys’ and girls’ track teams tallied the most points at the invitational meet they played host to April 30.

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Trojans, Raiders fall to Bears

Bear softball

The Oskaloosa High School softball team improved to 12-0 on the season by sweeping two doubleheaders last week, the first against the Troy Trojans and the second against the Immaculata Raiders

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Campbell now heads osteopathic association

Dr. Larry Campbell

Dr. Larry Campbell, rural Oskaloosa, is president of the Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine..

May 5th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

County fire and rescue personnel schooled in grain bin excavation

Members of the District No. 11 fire department, Valley Falls,  played host to a grain engulfment training demonstration Saturday at the fire station.

Members of the District No. 11 fire department, Valley Falls, played host to a grain engulfment training demonstration Saturday at the fire station.

May 5th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

Bears lose 2 at Valley Falls

Bears lose 2 at Valley Falls

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