Here is the $64,000 question. Just exactly how old is old? In my teens, I figured it was about 35, but when I was getting close to that age, it seemed fairly young, but 50 definitely was old. …

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BUCHANAN COUNTY – Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) is delivering hot meals to individual homes Monday through Friday. In addition, the Buchanan County Senior Center (also known as t…

INDEPENDENCE – In the October 16 issue of the Bulletin Journal regarding new appointments at BankIowa, the titles of Terry Toale, market president, and Mike Cook, market leader, were incorrect…

DES MOINES – Open enrollment for Iowans purchasing or changing their Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health coverage for 2022 runs Monday, November 1, 2021 through Saturday, January 15, 2022.

INDEPENDENCE – The Independence Community School District (ICSD) is hosting an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 21, at East and West Elementary schools.

On Saturday, October 16, the Independence FFA Chapter delivered meals to area farmers harvesting in the field. They call this event “Fed in the Field.”

Over the years, the Independence Area Food Pantry has undergone several changes, and this fall is no exception. Through a generous grant from the Buchanan County Community Foundation, the pant…

“The pandemic has resulted in many losses for Iowans, including their homes,” Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller said. “Renters who have experienced hardship as a result of the pandemic are in n…

HAZLETON – Give your Halloween celebrations a whole different look, and get more out of your costume than an hour of trick or treating. Dress your tricksters up early and head out to Fontana P…

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INDEPENDENCE – The Independence Chamber of Commerce and the Independence Bulletin Journal are hosting a candidate forum (meet and greet) on Tuesday, October 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the River’sEDGE…

INDEPENDENCE – Buchanan County Public Health is partnering with Black Hawk County Public Health to offer FREE HIV and HEP-C testing on Wednesday, October 20, from 1 to 3:45 p.m. In Buchanan Co…

HAZLETON – We are excited to share the results of the 2021 Buchanan County Natural Areas Photo Contest. Photos were judged by Kip Ladage (http://ladagephotography.com) at a public program on S…