Archive for: June, 2011

Small Plane Crashes at Ottumwa Regional Airport

Ottumwa, Iowa – From Ottumwa Police Press Release On June 30, 2011 at approximately 5:27 pm, the Ottumwa Police Department received a 911 telephone call of a plane crash at the Ottumwa Municipal Airport. Upon arrival, officers found that a small, single seat airplane had crashed south of the southeast runaway. The operator of the […]

Gov. Branstad issues statement on close of 2011 session

(DES MOINES)- Gov. Branstad today issued the following statement regarding the adjournment of the Iowa Legislature: First, I want to congratulate the members of the General Assembly for completing their work and making the extraordinary efforts to complete the state budget prior to the end of the fiscal year and for fulfilling their constitutional duty. […]

Tea Party Bus Makes Scheduled Stop In Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Tuesday was a very busy day in Iowa for politics. President Obama was in the Davenport area, Sarah Palin was in Pella and the Tea Party Bus made its’ stop in Oskaloosa. Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum was the scheduled speaker until some last minutes changes found him unable to attend. Mark Doland […]

Special Traffic Enforcement Project July 1-4

Coinciding with the Independence Day holiday, Iowa law enforcement agencies will again be out in full force July 1-4, 2011. Officers will work hard to crack down on alcohol or drug impaired drivers and other traffic violators to prevent crashes and save lives. Baseball games, fireworks, and parades can all be part of Iowans’ July […]

Mahaska Area Under Heat Advisory

Oskaloosa, Iowa – With a slow start, summer has hit with a fury once again this week. Temperatures in the area will reach into the mid to upper 90’s today and Friday. The National Weather Services reports that some locations may rise into the 100s. The temps at night will not give much relief from […]

Dean McWilliams

Montezuma. Dean Robert McWilliams, 88, of Montezuma passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Grinnell Regional Medical Center in Grinnell. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at the Deep River Christian Church in Deep River. Visitation will begin after 12:00 p.m. Monday, July 4, 2011 at the Holland-Coble Funeral […]

Oskaloosa City Band Selections for a Patriotic Concert

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Join the Oskaloosa City Band on Thursday at 8 p.m. on the city square as they play a Patriotic concert to celebrate our nation’s independence. The band will play several patriotic marches, including: “Washington Post” by John Phillips Sousa, “Americans We” by Henry Fillmore, and “Miss Liberty” by Karl King. Each military […]

Arterburn’s Day Of Court Sets Arraignment Schedule

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Bradley Arterburn continues to be held without bond acoording to trial information made available after his preliminary hearing. In it, prosecutors accuse Bradley William Arterburn of Murder in the First Degree, committed as follows: Bradley William Arterburn, on or about the 19th day of June, 2011, in the County of Mahaska and […]

Vander Linden Announces Re-Election Plans

(OSKALOOSA) — Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) announced today that he will be running for re-election in House District 79. After redistricting, District 79 is comprised of Western Mahaska County and portions of Marion County, including both Oskaloosa and Pella. Rep. Jim Van Engelenhoven, who would have been in the same district, announced his retirement […]

Iowa Speedway Announces Coca-Cola® 200 Presented by Hy-Vee NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race

NEWTON, Iowa – June 28, 2011 – Iowa Speedway is pleased to announce that two big names in the food and beverage industry are sponsoring the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday, July 16. The Coca-Cola 200 presented by Hy-Vee is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in Newton, Iowa. Coca-Cola and Hy-Vee […]


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