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Joyce Elaine McMullen

Joyce Elaine McMullen

Joyce Elaine McMullen July 7, 1940 – November 24, 2015 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 75 Joyce McMullen, 75, of Oskaloosa passed away Tuesday morning, November 24, 2015, at the MHP Hospice Services Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Joyce Elaine McMullen, daughter of Everett Owen and Rachel Corene (Dickerson) Silvers, was born July 7, 1940, at the […]

Oskaloosa School Board Says It’s In To Early Childhood Development Center

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa School Board gave its verbal commitment to potentially providing up to 7.5 million dollars of the projected 24 million dollar early childhood development and recreation center. The District is bound by Dillons Rule, which is very specific in how schools can use dollars, versus Home Rule, which governs municipalities like the […]

Michael Hugh Miller Sr.

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Michael Hugh Miller Sr. February 23, 1939 – November 23, 2015 Montezuma, Iowa | Age 76 Michael Miller Sr., 76 formerly of Montezuma, passed away Monday afternoon, November 23, 2015 at the Oskaloosa Care Center in Oskaloosa. As was his wish, his body has been cremated and no services are planned.

Floyd Lee Snook

Floyd Lee Snook

Floyd Lee Snook March 28, 1932 – November 23, 2015 Searsboro, Iowa | Age 83 Floyd Snook, 83 of Searsboro, passed away Monday evening, November 23, 2015 at the Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Floyd Lee Snook, the son of Lester and Eva (Tish) Snook, was born on March 28, 1932 northeast of Montezuma. Floyd went […]

Jareld Eugene Shilling

Jareld Eugene Shilling

Jareld Eugene Shilling April 6, 1934 – November 23, 2015 What Cheer, Iowa | Age 81 Jareld Shilling, 81, of What Cheer died Monday, November 23, 2015 at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center. Jareld Eugene Shilling, son of Phillip and Catherine Stockdale Shilling, was born on April 6, 1934 in Ottumwa, Iowa. Jareld attended school […]

Salvation Army Bell-Ringing Kicks Off

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – That familiar holiday sound, ding-ding-ding, as you enter many establishments welcomes people to the holiday season. That, along with the familiar red kettle often hanging from the middle of a tripod stand. The Salvation Army Red Kettle fundraising effort can trace its way back to 1891. It started in the San Francisco […]

Lighted Christmas Parade 2015

The CLOW Valve Train at Thursdays Lighted Christmas Parade in Oskaloosa. It's one of the most recognizable parts to the yearly tradition.

Standing to the right of the train is Karen Hafner, Director of Oskaloosa Main Street, and the driving force in helping to make sure the parade continues to be an Oskaloosa tradition.

Parking and Safety This year’s parade is Thursday, December 3rd at 7:00 pm at Oskaloosa Downtown Square. The parade route will remain the same as it has been in the past. See map below. Please note the parking restrictions below. The Oskaloosa Main Street and Area Chamber, Oskaloosa Police Department and City Officials want everyone […]


Oskaloosa Community School Administration

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With Pride GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOVEMBER 24, 2015 7:00PM AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Consider Approval of Out-of-State Trip by Student Group […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Hold Free Diabetes Support Group

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MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership is offering assistance through a free support group focused on managing symptoms and coping with diabetes care at home. The support group is help semi-regularly and each meeting focuses on a different topic specific to living with diabetes. The next support group will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from […]

Mahaska County YMCA – A Solution this Holiday Season


OSKALOOSA – Members of the community are invited to “Give the Gift of Fitness, Friendship and Fun” with a Y Gift cards. Available now, they make perfect stocking stuffers or gifts which can play a major role in someone’s life by providing an incentive to get healthier or opportunities to continue on their healthful path […]


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