Archive for: June, 2016

Mildred Maxine Uitermarkt

Mildred Maxine Uitermarkt December 20, 1923 – June 29, 2016 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 92 (Mildred) Maxine Uitermarkt, 92, of Oskaloosa, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. She was born Thursday, December 20, 1923, in New Sharon, the daughter of Earl and Nita Hyett Riggs. Maxine graduated from […]

Luella Jean Stater

Luella Jean Stater November 4, 1929 – June 29, 2016 Ottumwa, Iowa | Age 86 Luella Jean Stater, 86, of Ottumwa, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. She was born Monday, November 4, 1929, in Keokuk County, the daughter of Virgil and Grace Scarborough Roquet. Luella graduated from the […]

Vickie Kauffman

Vickie Kauffman October 23, 1954 – June 29, 2016 Rose Hill, Iowa | Age 61 Vickie Kauffman, 61, of Rose Hill, died peacefully at her home surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. She was born Wednesday, October 23, 1954, in Mahaska County, the daughter of Harold William and (Leatrice) Rebecca Pearson Krusemark. […]

Leighton Prepares for Independence Day Celebration

Following tradition, Leighton’s Independence Day Celebration will be the Friday before the 4th, which is July 1 this year. While it may hard to top last year’s celebration which was jointly celebrated with the 150th anniversary of the founding of Leighton, adding new features to what has been enjoyed in the past will make this […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Suggests Proper Food Practices in Summer

MAHASKA COUNTY – Nothing says summer like a picnic or barbeque on a warm day. MHP Registered Dietitian Lea Rice has some suggestions on ways to keep your food tasty and safe for eating, even in the sweltering Iowa heat. According to, approximately one in six Americans get food poisoning each year. “Outdoor food […]

Oskaloosa City Council – July 5th Agenda

Oskaloosa City Hall

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda July 5, 2016 Call to Order and Roll Call – 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Mayor David Krutzfeldt 2. Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to […]

Hughes Takes First Win at Osky

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 29th, 2016) – Wednesday Night was the final tune up for the 21st Annual Budweiser Stock Cars Shootout and the both the Hobby Stocks and Stock Cars did not disappoint the fans in attendance. 49 cars checked in to tame the monster half mile. Cody VanDusen (IMCA Sport Compacts), […]

INDYCAR Drivers Conduct Test at Iowa Speedway on Wednesday

Drivers also met with reporters in the Mediacom Media Center NEWTON, Iowa (June 29, 2016) – With less than two weeks away from the Iowa Corn 300, those visiting Iowa Speedway on Wednesday heard a familiar roar. Nineteen Verizon IndyCar Series drivers representing nine teams conducted a team test at “The Fastest Short Track on […]

Celebrity Chef Mark Anthony to Cook Free Dinner

Chef Mark Anthony is a regular on 3ABN worldwide television and has done these special free cooking shows in every continental state in the country. He is an executive chef from Las Vegas, Nevada, and has also been a personal chef/caterer to stars like Jack Nicklaus, Montel, Joan Jett, STYX, Journey, Jerry Brown, Eddie Murry, […]

Vander Linden Releases New Law Information

(DES MOINES) – Today, Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) released information on a few notable bills that were passed during the 2016 legislative session which go into effect on July 1, 2016. “I believe this past session we were able to pass laws that protect Iowans and give them the opportunity to make family life […]


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