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Indians Continue To Struggle In Conference Play

Oskaloosa Sophomore Jason BeeBe suffered a season ending ankle injury against Knoxville Friday night.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians varsity football team has had one of those seasons where the record doesn’t represent the effort and desire. Oskaloosa Head Coach Mike Sterner talked about his team’s performance Friday night. “I think we found lots of ways to lose, and that doesn’t have anything to do with the scoreboard. […]

Former State Employee Charged with Felonies

Jessica Strasser (Mahaska County Jail Photo)

Oskaloosa, IOWA — Today, October 15, 2014, Jessica Strasser, turned herself in to Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agents at the Mahaska County Jail in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Strasser has been charged with Theft in the First Degree, a class C Felony, and Ongoing Criminal Conduct, a class B Felony. Assistant Attorney General for the […]

Supervisor Candidate Interview: Henry “Willie” Van Weelden

Mahaska County Supervisor Candidate Henry “Willie” Van Weelden

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The voters of Mahaska County will be going to the polls on November 4th to select two new Mahaska County Supervisors. Three candidates are vying for two seats. Absentee voting is already underway. November 4th is the general election. The Supervisor candidates will take part in a Supervisor Forum on Tuesday, Oct. […]

Supervisor Candidate Interview: Jeff Foster

Mahaska County Supervisor Candidate Jeff Foster

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The voters of Mahaska County will be going to the polls on November 4th to select two new Mahaska County Supervisors. Three candidates are vying for two seats. Absentee voting is already underway. November 4th is the general election. The Supervisor candidates will take part in a Supervisor Forum on Tuesday, Oct. […]

Supervisor Candidate Interview: Mark Doland

Mahaska County Supervisor Candidate Mark Doland

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The voters of Mahaska County will be going to the polls on November 4th to select two new Mahaska County Supervisors. Three candidates are vying for two seats. Absentee voting is already underway. November 4th is the general election. The Supervisor candidates will take part in a Supervisor Forum on Tuesday, Oct. […]

Duffy Making Return Trip To New York In Quest To Be The Best

Marty Duffy stands behind the bar at the Cellar Peanut Pub on Monday, just hours after finding out he would take part in the New York City Food And Wine Festival.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Just off the beaten path in Oskaloosa resides one of those once little-known secrets that, in the past couple of years, has become less of a secret and more of a destination. Some of that success comes from the philosophy of the husband and wife owners of the Cellar Peanut Pub, where […]

Iowa State Auditor Candidate Jon Neiderbach Looks To “Shake Up Iowa Government”

Iowa State Auditor candidate Jon Neiderbach (D)

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The road to office is paved with handshakes, smiles and conversations over a cup of coffee. Iowa State Auditor candidate Jon Neiderbach (D) is no different than those other candidates seeking office. The campaign to become state auditor isn’t filled with high dollars, high drama or a media spotlight and the scrutiny […]

Penalties Cost Indians In Norwalk Match-up

The Oskaloosa Indians fell to Norwalk 38-13. The Indians are now 1-6 on the season.

Norwalk, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians football team season has been one that tests each player and their resolve. The 1-6 Indians have played and look better than their record may indicate, but have been plagued by penalties that have cost the team. Oskaloosa Indians Head Football Coach Mike Sterner talked about the penalty situation. […]

Franchise Fee Discussion To Reappear At City Council

Oskaloosa City Hall

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council passed the first step to reintroduce the discussion and adoption of a 2% increase to the franchise fee for Oskaloosa. In order for the item to be brought back before the council, one of the council members who voted against the resolution had to request it be brought […]

Supervisors Hear Concerns About Open Meetings At Law Center

Mahaska County Sheriff's Office

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County Supervisors met Monday in a regular scheduled meeting. After the routine business, the supervisors addressed a concern that Mahaska County Attorney Charles Stream has with security at the law enforcement center. “Gentlemen, I got a call last week from Randy Frazier advising me that there was going to be […]

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