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Letter To The Editor: You Have A Opportunity

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As a County, you have a opportunity to elect a new Sheriff this Fall with a primary being held very shortly, June 7th. This is unique in that Mahaska County has not elected a new […]

Letter To The Editor: I have heard from over 2,000 constituents

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Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. On December 21st the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors (BOS) received a petition signed by nearly 900 residents of Mahaska County requesting the BOS to set a date for election. This would extend collection of […]

Letter To The Editor: Sustainable Recreation & Early Childhood Education

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Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I have served on the Y board for 7 years. During that time we’ve worked on determining and achieving sustainability. This includes a balanced operating budget, maintaining debt-free operations, and providing valuable programming for the […]

Letter To The Editor: Those That Are Winning The Intense Competition

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Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I am writing this letter as I sit at the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s annual SMART Conference, the premier economic development conference in the state. It has been a great time to collaborate with fellow […]

Letter To The Editor: Most Importantly, we GROW our three beautiful children here

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Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. My name is Holly Brink. My husband and I grew up around Mahaska County and after college we moved back to live on our family farm north of Oskaloosa. We love our community and that’s […]

Letter To The Editor: Now The Decision Makers Want

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Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Now the (decision makers) want to build a $24,000,000 new “YMCA” rec center & swimming pool along with a early child hood center. You may not know it, but the city (that’s you & me) […]

Letter To The Editor: What does our community look like ten years into the future?

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Thank you for allowing me to share my thoughts. I recently chose to run for city council. At this time in my life I don’t have any preconceived notions that I am going to change […]

Letter To The Editor: One of their main arguments is they will never use

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. The citizens of Mahaska County, on May 3, are being asked to vote on a one cent tax proposal to fund road improvements in rural Mahaska County, a new rec/early childhood center, and a new […]

Letter To The Editor: One penny at a time over the last 26 years

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Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. One penny at a time over the last 26 years, the Mahaska Community has been building a community. We’ve pooled our pennies to build up our library, law enforcement center and schools to serve residents […]

Letter To The Editor: I am writing to encourage people to vote “YES”

Osky News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As a licensed Physical Therapist who oversees aquatic therapy at the YMCA for our local hospital, I am writing to encourage people to vote “YES” on renewing the Local Option Sales Tax to benefit the […]

         

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