Archive for: June, 2018

Wanders Appointed To Fill Doland’s Term

Steve Wanders said he was the best choice to be appointed to the county board of supervisors since he received the most votes in the primary election. Two of the three committee members agreed, and voted to appoint him to the board.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A committee of three Mahaska County elected officials selected Steve Wanders to fill the vacancy left after the resignation of former Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Doland. There were nine interviews in all held for the position over three days. Those candidates were; Sheila Denburger, R.D. Keep, Valinn McReynolds, Joe Warrick, Steve Wanders, […]

Solid Waste Study Session Slated For Mid July

Oskaloosa City Hall

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The discussion in Oskaloosa sparked by social media is the future of solid waste, trash, followed by who hauls the trash. According to Oskaloosa City Manager Michael Schrock, the Oskaloosa City Council will be hosting a study session in mid-July on the subject. At this point, Schrock says there has been no […]

Rowland Franklin Barnes Sr.

Rowland Franklin Barnes Sr. February 5, 1935 – June 28, 2018 Albia, Iowa | Age 83 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Rowland Franklin Barnes Sr., age 83, of Albia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia, Iowa. He was born on February 5, 1935 […]

Elaine Malloy

Elaine Malloy March 8, 1938 – June 29, 2018 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 80 Elaine Malloy, 80, of Oskaloosa, died peacefully, Friday, June 29, 2018, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. She was born Tuesday, March 8, 1938, in University Park, the daughter of William and Nellie Neels Veldhuizen. Elaine attended a country […]

Donna Rae Watson

Donna Rae Watson October 30, 1935 – June 27, 2018 Albia, Iowa | Age 82 Donna Rae Watson, age 82, of Albia, passed away peacefully at her home under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on October 30, 1935 to Joseph and Geneva (Bates) Thomas in Hiteman, […]

Housley, Agee, Anderson, Griffiths and Sutter Take Wins on Mahaska Kids Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 27th, 2018) – Racing finally came back to the Musco Lighting Southern Iowa Speedway presented by KBOE 104.9 FM for the first time in four weeks. Mahaska Bottling was the nights sponsor meanwhile the kids got involved with car rides after hot laps then a Candy and Nickel Toss […]

Phyllis Ann Thompson

Phyllis Ann Thompson March 08, 1939 – June 26, 2018 Montezuma, Iowa | Age 79 Phyllis Thompson, 79, of Montezuma, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Phyllis Ann Thompson was born on March 8, 1939 at rural Montezuma, Iowa to Walter and Vernice Davis Johnston. […]

Lyle Dean Shafranek

Lyle Dean Shafranek September 19, 1950 – June 25, 2018 Keswick, Iowa | Age 67 Lyle Shafranek, 67 of Keswick, died Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Sigourney Care Center. Lyle Dean Shafranek son of Max and Ester Erickson Shafranek was born September 19, 1950 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Lyle was a 1968 graduate of Tri-County […]

Thomas Dan Robins

Thomas Dan Robins February 21, 1960 – June 24, 2018 Ogden (Oskaloosa), Iowa | Age 58 Tom Robins, 58, of Ogden and formerly of Oskaloosa, passed away Sunday at the Accura Healthcare of Ogden. Thomas Dan Robins, son of Loren and Lorraine (Yates) Robins, was born February 21, 1960, in Iowa City, Iowa. Tom was […]

Joyce Marilyn Hart

Joyce Marilyn Hart July 1, 1929 – June 21, 2018 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 88 Joyce Marilyn Hart, 88, of Oskaloosa and formerly of Delta, died Thursday, June 21, 2018, at the Oskaloosa Care Center in Oskaloosa. She was born Monday, July 1, 1929, the daughter of Lyle and Eva Gifford. Following high school, Joyce […]


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