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Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Agenda Notice


Agenda Notice The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA. · Approve agenda · Approve bills for November · Approve minutes November 17th · Payroll Change o Recorder · Appointments […]


Christmas 2012

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Y’s Men’s Club will once again open their annual Christmas tree booth at the Mahaska Drug parking lot Thanksgiving weekend. The booth will be open from 11 am until 5 pm on November 28 and 29 (Friday and Saturday). Then the hours will be Sunday through Friday 1-6 pm and Saturdays […]


The Oskaloosa Police Department is working sTEP until September 7th.

Des Moines, IOWA — The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB), along with the Oskaloosa Police Department and other law enforcement officers across our state, wish everyone a safe Thanksgiving holiday. To ensure safety, please take the time to buckle up, slow down and drive defensively in your travels around […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– Mahaska Health Partnership announces Thanksgiving holiday hours as follows: MHP Medical Group, Home Health and Hospice Services and Public Health will be closed for the holiday but will open again for normal hours on Friday. A nurse will be on call Thursday to assist with any home health and hospice needs. Behavioral Health […]


Oskaloosa City Hall

AGENDA STUDY SESSION OSKALOOSA CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2014 CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS CITY HALL 5:00 p.m. 1. City Council discussion on desired short, medium and long term policy and project objectives for the upcoming FY2016 operating budget and the FY2016-FY2020 capital improvement program. i. What are your suggestions for making Oskaloosa a better community? […]

Oskaloosa Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Oskaloosa Library

Oskaloosa Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Monday, November 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM Agenda 1. Roll Call 2. Approval of Minutes 3. Board Correspondence, Public Input, or Friend’s Report 4. Director’s Report a. Programs and events update b. Reading garden fence repair c. Staff entrance repair d. Iowa Library Trustee’s Handbook: Chapter 9 5. […]

Educator Make-and-Take STEM Festival to be held at William Penn University

William Penn University

William Penn University is proud to be partnering with Drake University’s South Central STEM hub to bring a Make-and-Take night to Penn’s campus. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and its goal is to inspire adults to share the knowledge that they have gained in these areas with younger generations. The […]

Operation Warm Ensures Local Youth Receive Winter Coats

OHS Peer Helpers preparing coats for distribution.

Oskaloosa – November 19, 2014. Children in need in Oskaloosa will be a little warmer this winter, thanks to the Oskaloosa Rotary Club. The club, which strives to put service above self, donated 60 coats to Oskaloosa High School’s Peer Helpers. Peer Helpers, led by Scottie Moore, has already started distributing the coats to local […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Turkey Fryer Safety

Oskaloosa Fire Captain Dave Christenson prepares to attack flames leaping from a second story window.

MAHASKA COUNTY – Thanksgiving is a holiday for gatherings, great food and fun. Turkey is usually a star feature of the meal, and can be prepared a variety of ways, including frying. Mahaska Health Partnership wants you to spend your holiday with loved ones, instead of emergency responders, by being mindful about turkey fryers. “When […]

Ottumwa Police Investigate Early Morning Stabbing

Ottumwa Police Dept

On November 23, 2014 at 3:35 am, the Ottumwa Police Department received a call of a stabbing which occurred in front of the Elbow Room located at 303 East Main Street in Ottumwa. Officers determine one subject received multiple stab wounds. The subject was transported to Ottumwa Regional Hospital with serious injuries. A second subject […]

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