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Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Seasonal Flu Vaccines

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – With the beginning of flu season upon us, Mahaska Health Partnership has begun offering flu vaccinations through Public Health. “The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that hospitals and other health agencies begin offering the vaccine as soon as it is available,” MHP Public Health Coordinator Patty Malloy said. “They also encourage […]

Mahaska County Outreach presents check for $1,047.50 to MHP Hospice Serenity House

Samaritan Outreach donation

Mahaska County — The Mahaska County Outreach Thrift Store recently presented a $1,047.50 check to the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House. According to Mahaska County Outreach Store Manager Alice Moore, the donation was from proceeds they received at the Thrift Store’s August Sack Sale. “Every month, our volunteer board chooses a non-profit in Mahaska […]

Erik Edgren Candidate Profile

Oskaloosa Community School Administration

1. Relevant background information,i.e. name, age, employer, ect. My name is Erik Edgren. I am 46 years old. I am self-employed: I own and operate our family farm and have side business flying in airshows. I was born and raised in Oskaloosa, and attended Oskaloosa Public Schools K-12. I graduated in 1987. 2. Please describe […]

Shawn Moyer Candidate Profile

Oskaloosa Community School Administration

1. Relevant background information,i.e. name, age, employer, ect. Shawn Moyer, Musco Lighting 2006-Present, Vermeer MFG. 1997-2006, Wife – Angela, Children – Hayley, Chace, Kiara, Jilian 2. Please describe your prior community involvement (appointed or election positions, volunteer activities, ect.) OCSD School Board, IHCC Advisory Committee for Drafting/Design Tech Program, Various United Way and William Penn […]

Huskies Hold Off Indians At Home

The Oskaloosa Indians opened their 2015 season by hosting the Winterset Huskies.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Lacey Stadium is now in its fifth season of football action, and the new press box with executive suites are but the latest amenities to be added to the ever evolving complex. The rain and lightning welcomed the Huskies and Indians to the season opener, causing a half-hour delay to the […]

Non-Profit Group Looks To Save Downtown Structure

On May 11th, 2015, fire damaged the Swims building and the two neighboring buildings. Efforts are planned to save the structure.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There may be a solution on the horizon for businesses impacted by a downtown fire in early May of this year. The Oskaloosa Downtown Development Group (ODD) is looking at options in order to obtain the Swim’s building in an effort to save it from the wrecking ball. The Swim family donated […]

Joint Meeting Moves Sharing Agreement Forward

The Oskaloosa City Council and Oskaloosa Water Department met in joint session on Thursday to further define a 28E agreement that will have the water department managing the sewer system for Oskaloosa.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council and Oskaloosa Water Board of Trustees met in joint session on Thursday to discuss a 28E agreement between the entities. The proposal will better outline the responsibility of each entity, defining how funding and labor and management will be handled. “This has been a long journey,” Oskaloosa City […]



OSKALOOSA, IA — A brand new professional season kicks off at the George Daily Auditorium on Monday, September 14 with an unusual show called Artrageous! Called “the BEST!” by Harrison Ford, Artrageous! is an entirely unique, unparalleled professional performance. Bubble wrap, black lights, live music, dance, art, and paint everywhere – Artrageous! is as dazzling […]

Wild Win for Statesmen in Season Opener

William Penn Football 2015 (file photo)

Marshall, Mo.–Senior quarterback Tyler Hafner (Sr., Oskaloosa, Iowa, Communications) scored on a fourth down play in the final minute to cap off a great comeback in an incredible rollercoaster of a game as the William Penn football team rallied to knock off #9 Missouri Valley in its Heart of America Athletic Conference debut Saturday. The […]

Oskaloosa Homecoming Events

Oskaloosa Indians Football 2015

Oskaloosa Homecoming week is set for September 14th – 18th. This year’s theme is “H15tory in the Making.” The Homecoming parade will be on Thursday, September 17th beginning at 6:30 pm. If your organization is interested in being a part of the parade either by having a float or walking or driving to represent, please […]

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