by Rick Nichols At a reported cost of close to $10,000, the district has installed SafeDefend, a security system built around non-lethal deterrents to violence, at the Oskaloosa school complex. The move puts the district “a leg up,” if you will, on the other five school districts based in Jefferson County and is […]
To rent a room for the night, it costs $42.50 at the Jefferson County jail.
by Rick Nichols The first-ever Jefferson County Agritourism Seminar drew about 35 people to the Oskaloosa area the evening of Nov. 19 for a chance to either learn more about this relatively new concept or share the knowledge and cumulative experience at their disposal with others. The event was hosted by Colonial […]
The Jason and Anita Nelson family was recognized as the Family of the Year during the annual Jefferson County 4-H Achievement Banquet in Meriden Saturday night.
Friday night football and respectful students are making Mar Cuadron’s introduction to America an enjoyable one.
The hours at the Valley Falls clinic will be expanded and include two late nights and even some Saturday hours.
Exploring the importance of crop insurance was central when agricultural leaders from more than 30 nations visited Jefferson County last week.
The beat goes on at Jefferson County North High School, where longtime Principal Gary Bedigrew retired at the end of the 2014-2015 school year, leaving the USD 339 Board of Education with a big vacancy to fill
Anyone who has worked in the field of Special Education for any length of time knows full well that it takes a team of dedicated professionals working together to produce positive outcomes for either children or adults with mental and quite possibly physical limitations.
A sure bet: County 4-H Fair won’t be for the bird by Rick Nichols Don’t be a dud, Don’t be a square; Get with it, bud, And head for the fair! … just leave your chickens behind. Lucky 4 4-H Club community leader Sara Noll readily refers to her oldest son, Andrew, as “the […]