INDEPENDENCE – Independence High School’s music and theater departments will present A Broadway Revue, a musical tour of Broadway’s best, March 19 – 21, 2021, in the auditorium. The show on Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20, will begin at 7 p.m. The Sunday, March 21, matinee will begi…

INDEPENDENCE – On Thursday, March 4, a high school jazz band concert will be held in the auditorium at the Independence Junior/Senior High School beginning at 7 p.m. Scheduled to perform are the jazz ensemble and the jazz orchestra.

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INDEPENDENCE – The WaMaC All-Conference basketball selections were announced, and the Independence Mustangs landed junior big man, Michael Kascel unanimously on the first team WaMaC-West.

WATERLOO – The state high school bowling tournament was held on Wednesday, February 24, at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo. The Independence boys' bowling team qualified and competed in Class 2A. 

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Today’s column is dedicated to everyone who goes the extra mile in order to make this community a better place to live. Definitely a testimony to the fact that “one person can make a difference.” So in no specific order, here are a few “kudos” to people of Independence.