Archive for: April, 2012

Year Long Investigation Nets Ten Arrests

Sigourney, Iowa – On April 27, 2012, after a year long investigation, including the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office and the Southeast Iowa Drug Task Force and Sigourney Police Department, 10 individuals were arrested for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine in Keokuk County. Participating in the arrest of these individuals were the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office, Southeast […]

Mayor Signs Arbor Day Proclamation

Oskaloosa, Iowa – In a simple ceremony in the Oskaloosa City Council Chambers, Mayor Dave Krutzfeldt signed a proclamation that stated April 30th, 2012 was Arbor Day. In signing the proclamation, Krutzfeldt was encouraging citizens to participate in tree planting and maintenance programs that will ensure a more beautiful Iowa and to nurture, protect and […]

Stage Academy Set To Perform

Daily Youth Theatre’s after-school program Stage Academy will be performing this Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5. Stage Academy’s open-enrollment general session will be putting on Hercules and The Emperor’s New Groove on Friday evening, and the program’s auditioned group Act II will perform Alice in Wonderland on Saturday. Performances begin at 7:00 p.m. […]

7th Annual Hawkeye Day for Camp Courageous at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City

Saturday, May 5, Oskaloosa Lions Club will accompany several special Hawkeye fans to the 7th annual Hawkeye Day for Camp Courageous at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. This is an opportunity of a lifetime for campers to visit with the Iowa Hawkeye football players, coaches, and staff. Camp Courageous campers will enjoy lunch provided by […]

Whitehead Gets Third MCC Honor of 2012

Oskaloosa–Jennifer Whitehead (So., Oskaloosa, Oskaloosa HS) received her fifth career league honor as the Midwest Collegiate Conference weekly softball honors were announced today. Whitehead, a three-time winner this year, guided William Penn (41-15) to a 2-1 record last week and an appearance in tomorrow’s finals of the MCC First Round Pod Tournament. The sophomore southpaw […]

Wilson Honored for First Time

Oskaloosa–Jalen Wilson (Fr., Desoto, Texas, Duncanville HS) narrowly punched his ticket for the national meet last week and his efforts earned the freshman Midwest Collegiate Conference Men’s Track Athlete of the Week honors today. Wilson won last Friday’s long jump event at the Simpson Kip Janvrin Open with a mark of 23-2.5. He paced 22 […]

Culmination of 100 Day Wellness Challenge

For the last 95 days, as a part of the 100 Day Wellness Challenge, 664 adults in Mahaska County have been recording minutes of activity and/or pounds lost. There have been 1555 youth recording their activity all in an effort to live healthy longer. This participation figure represents over 10% of the population of Mahaska […]

LATHAM HOSTS CEREMONY MARKING PRESERVATION OF USS IOWA HISTORIC SHIP TO BE CONVERTED INTO MUSEUM

Washington, Apr 30 – Iowa Congressman Tom Latham hosted a signing ceremony in his Washington office on Monday to officially transfer the battleship USS Iowa from the U.S. Navy to the Pacific Battleship Center, which will preserve the historic vessel and convert it into a memorial and museum. “Iowans are proud that one of the […]

OSKALOOSA MAIN STREET RECEIVES 2012 NATIONAL TRUST MAIN STREET ACCREDITATION

Oskaloosa, IA April 27, 2012 – Oskaloosa Main Street has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center®. Each year, the National Trust and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street® programs that have built strong […]

Narcisse Seeks To Help Iowans ‘Take Back Iowa’

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Planning for the future is a focus for former gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Narcisse and his ongoing initiative of ‘An Iowa Worth Fighting For’. The former candidate made an 11:15 am stop by Pizza Ranch in Oskaloosa to help organize a new initiative to help create the candidates of tomorrow. Mahaska County proved […]

       

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