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Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Agenda


The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes September 21st 3. Approve September bills 4. Accept 1st Quarter Reports * Auditor * Veterans Affairs […]

Oskaloosa City Council Agenda

Oskaloosa City Hall

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda October 5, 2015 Call to Order and Roll Call – 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Pastor Michael Dotson, Assembly of God Church 2. Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States […]

Highest MRPI Ranking Ever for Men; Women Looking to Move Up

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s soccer team is proving to be a real contender nationally, while the women are pushing for more respect as the NAIA’s first Modified Ratings Percentage Indexes were released Wednesday. The men (7-3-1, 4-0 Heart) are ranked 47th out of 192 teams with a mark of .436588, while the women (5-4, 2-2 Heart) […]

Simmons’ 23 Kills Helps Statesmen Escape Benedictine in Five

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Claire Simmons (Fr., Williamsburg, Iowa, Psychology) had a monster night as the William Penn volleyball team survived a scare against Benedictine (Kan.) to win 3-2 Friday. The Statesmen (5-14, 1-3 Heart) picked up their first Heart of America Athletic Conference win by scores of 25-18, 25-22, 15-25, 24-26, 18-16. The home team outhit the Ravens […]

Dawson, VanDerWal, Hughes x2, Havel and Carter All Winners on Night One of Fall Challenge

Stock Car Shootout at the Southern Iowa Speedway for July 1, 2015

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (October 2nd, 2015) – Friday Night fell like Fall as the Southern Iowa Speedway hosted Night one of the 29th Annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge. 139 cars signed in to take to the monster half mile in six classes. Travis Dawson (Iowa Sportsman Series), Curtis VanDerWal (SportMods), Mike Hughes (Stock […]

Letter To The Editor: From Mayor Krutzfeldt

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. To the Editor, As Mayor I’m often asked what is special about Oskaloosa. There are many things, but I most enjoy our culture of people working together to make good things happen. Construction of the […]

Habitiat For Humanity Breaks Ground On New Home

Mahaska County Habitat for Humanity 603 North D Street, Oskaloosa ground breaking ceremony.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mahaska County Habitat for Humanity broke ground on its newest project this week. The home will be located at  603 North D Street in Oskaloosa, and is being built in partnership with Angela Fenton and her three children. The nonprofit Christian housing ministry started off the groundbreaking ceremony with a prayer, and […]

Oskaloosa Council Candidates Take The Hot Seat

Oskaloosa City Candidate Forum - 2015

by Keith Fisher As you walked into Smokey Row you’d notice the typical ambiance of a coffee house, but something was different. In the center of the room sat cameras, laptops, and audio equipment. Before the debate began, citizens of Oskaloosa ordered their drinks, chit-chatted in the corners and some courageous few approached the candidates […]

Francine Chamra named MHP Hospice Services 2015 Volunteer of the Year for Mahaska County

Francine Chamra, left, was recently named the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Services in Mahaska County. She is shown with MHP Hospice Volunteer Coordinator Lisa McNulty.

MAHASKA COUNTY – Francine Chamra of Rose Hill was recently named the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Services in Mahaska County. According to MHP Hospice Volunteer Coordinator Lisa McNulty, the award was presented by the Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Iowa. Chamra is a member of the Mahaska Hospice […]

Police Accuse Man Of Intent To Deliver Marijuana

Shayne Anderson (Pella PD)

Pella, Iowa – According to Pella Police Chief, Robert Bokinski, a traffic stop was initiated late Tuesday evening by the Pella Police Department on a vehicle that was said to be exceeding the speed limit on Highway 163. When officers arrived at the vehicle, they state they could smell marijuana. There were three individuals in the […]

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