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Vacant Home Heavily Damaged By Overnight Fire

This home located at 510 North C in Oskaloosa was heavily damaged in an overnight fire.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Fire crews were dispatched to a home located at 516 North C in Oskaloosa, at 11:08pm Wednesday night. Oskaloosa Fire Department arrived on the scene to a structure that was heavily involved with fire, with the most visible flames coming from the north and east side of the structure. According to Oskaloosa […]

Oskaloosa School Board – May 24, 2016 – Video

Oskaloosa Community School Administration

City Council Discusses Next Step In Early Childhood – Rec Center – Video

Oskaloosa City Hall

Oskaloosa Water Board – May 23, 2016

Oskaloosa Water Department

Students Enjoy End Of School Year Photo Opportunity

Over 1000 Oskaloosa Elementary students posed for this picture on Friday.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Oskaloosa Elementary celebrated the last day of school with a group photo. The idea for the photo came from Mike Dursky, Principal at Oskaloosa Elementary School. The students enjoy the extra activity, and it helps to create a broader sense of belonging for the students as they progress through the district. Those […]

Edmundson Park Gets MYP Attention

Mahaska Young Professional members spent time on Saturday morning beautifying the north entrance to Edmundson Park.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mahaska Young Professionals (MYP) worked Saturday morning to help beautify the north entrance to Edmundson Park. Edmundson Park was recently recognized by the Des Moines Register as 1 of the 8 most unique parks in Iowa. Others noted by the Register include; Ledges State Park, Maquoketa Caves State Park, Lewis and Clark […]

Volunteers Help Prepare For Memorial Day Observance

Oskaloosa High School and Middle School Student Council members volunteered their time on Saturday to help set larger flags in place for the upcoming Memorial Day observance.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Memorial Day preparations are underway around Oskaloosa. On Saturday, volunteers from the community gathered at Forest Cemetery to line the roads there with American Flags. Members of the American Legion and the Oskaloosa Middle School and High School Student Councils worked for just over an hour. Darrin Alderson, Oskaloosa Legion Post Commander, […]

U.S. Wholesale Inventories Barely Rise, Sales Rebound

Grain silos are seen in Haverhill, Iowa, United States, July 18, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. wholesale inventories barely rose in March as sales recorded their largest increase in nearly a year, suggesting little impact on the first-quarter economic growth estimate. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday wholesale inventories edged up 0.1 percent. February inventories were revised down to show a 0.6 percent decrease instead of the […]

Candidates file finance disclosures

Mahaska-County-Courthouse

OSKALOOSA- Campaign finance reports have been filed with the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure board. Any candidate whose committee exceeded $1,000 in financial activity was required to file a report on said activity by May 19. The reports indicate a high level of interest in the Republican primaries for Supervisor and Sheriff. Of the four […]

Local Business Helps Students Gain Personal Finance Curriculum

Beverly Jenkinson, High School Math teacher is presented $500 from State Farm Agent Wyndell Campbell to assist in purchasing work books for the Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum.

Oskaloosa, IA – Oskaloosa High School Math teacher Beverly Jenkinson was looking for a practical alternative to the standard curriculum when it came to foundations of personal finance. She turned to local State Farm Agent Wyndell Campbell for his advice to see if there was anything that he could provide from his personal and business […]

       

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