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Clinton To Make Case For The White House, After A Big Warm-Up From Obama

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton hugs U.S. President Barack Obama as she arrives onstage at the end of his speech on the third night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 27, 2016.   REUTERS/Jim Young

By Amy Tennery and Jonathan Allen PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Democrat Hillary Clinton will make her case for the White House on Thursday night, facing the tough task of equaling show-stopping speeches by President Barack Obama and others who have embraced her bid to become the first woman to be elected U.S. president. Known as a […]

Dinner And A Movie With Some Splashing Around

The farm to table dinner drew over 70 individuals out for dinner on the square. (photo provided)

Celebrate Oskaloosa is one more reason Oskaloosa downtown is the place to be this summer. Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Southern Iowa Fair was wrapping up and Oskaloosa downtown came alive again with a multitude of activities and events. There was a splash pad built by the Oskaloosa Fire Department, a movie in the park and […]

Summer Lunch Program To End On July 29th

Oskaloosa Summer Lunch Program

Oskaloosa, IA: — Summer is winding down and so is the Oskaloosa Summer Lunch Program. Over the course of the summer, the program has served free meals to children at 13 total sites in Oskaloosa, Beacon, and University Park. Kids who come to lunch sites also get to take part in fun, often educational activities, […]

Iowa Youth Named Fittest On Earth at 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games

Vincent Ramirez returned to Oskaloosa after winning at the Crossfit Games this past week. (photo by Wendy Van Roekel)

In his second Games appearance, Vincent Ramirez takes first in the world among 14 to 15 year old boys Jul 23, 2016 Oskaloosa (Iowa) youth athlete Vincent Ramirez won four first-place finishes out of seven events in the Teenage Boys 14 to 15 age group in the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games in Los Angeles, Calif., […]

Champions!

The 2016 Iowa Class 4A State Softball Champions - The Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Indians Softball Team claimed their first ever state title, on just their second trip to the state tournament, with a 6-5 victory. Fort Dodge, Iowa – For Oskaloosa, there was no other option but to be in the championship game. Head Coach Jay Harms had told Oskaloosa News in earlier interviews that game […]

Stuff The Bus Nearly Here

Needed school supplies are stacked up in front of an Oskaloosa school bus Wednesday as 'Stuff the Bus' came to an end. (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa, IA – It’s almost time to Stuff the Bus! – Operation Backpack collection boxes will begin to disappear from donation sites July 29th, but if you haven’t made your donation to the program yet, don’t worry! On Friday, July 29th, donation boxes will make their way to the North Hy-Vee parking lot, where community […]

Oskaloosa Man Facing Sexual Abuse Charge

Poweshiek County Sheriff

A Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office Press Release In early May of this year the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a series of sexual assaults involving a victim under the age of 12. These incidents occurred over a span of years ranging from approximately five to ten years ago. During the course of this investigation […]

Oskaloosa City Council – July 18, 2016 – video

Oskaloosa City Hall

Register your Team for MHP’s 6th Annual Run in the Sun

Run In The Sun

MAHASKA COUNTY – The Mahaska Health Partnership Foundation will host the 6th Annual Run in the Sun on Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Stadium at the Lacey Recreation Complex. Run in the Sun is a 5K for runners and 1-mile Walk for all ages, abilities and even strollers. Proceeds from the 2016 event will benefit […]

Friends Make Local Homestead Residents Wish Come True

Harriett Jones, wished she could get out and go to the newly renovated Alley next to Smokey Row to see her son, Phil Jones, honored on a Historical Marker. She was unable to get there on her own but friends, Andy, and Janan Clark, made her wish come true with a trip to The Alley on Monday afternoon.

Homestead Assisted Living Care Center resident, Harriett Jones, wished she could get out and go to the newly renovated Alley next to Smokey Row to see her son, Phil Jones, honored on a Historical Marker. She was unable to get there on her own but friends, Andy, and Janan Clark, made her wish come true […]

   

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