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Halloween Safety Tips From The Oskaloosa PD

Halloween Costume Safety

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Halloween in Oskaloosa is Monday, October 31, 2016 from 6 to 8pm. Playing it safe on Halloween: Halloween may be a fun time for kids, but for parents, trick-or-treat can be a little troublesome. Concerns about children’s safety can cast a spell on the evening’s festivities. But not to worry! Following a […]

An Old Folk Story Helps In A New Way

Oskaloosa Public Library Director Nicole Morgan reads 'Stone Soup' to a group on Sunday.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The old folk story of ‘Stone Soup’ found a way of helping a new group get the food they need, when Mahaska Health Partnership and the Mahaska Wellness Coalition worked to find a way to help fill the shelves of the local food pantry. Nicole Morgan, Director of the Oskaloosa Public Library, […]

Parker’s 221-Yard Effort Guides Statesmen Past Culver-Stockton

Van Parker ran 19 times for 221 yards, the biggest single-game tally in almost five years

Oskaloosa–Van Parker (Sr., Muskegon, Mich., Physical Education) took full advantage of his first start as William Penn’s quarterback as he ran all over Culver-Stockton in a 44-21 Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division victory Saturday. Parker, who called his own number 19 times, broke free on numerous occasions en route to 221 yards (the […]

Auditor’s Office Preparing For Election

Mahaska County Auditor Sue Brown tests voting machines this past week for the November 8th General Election.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The voters in Mahaska County and others from around the country are heading to the polls on November 8th. With all the equipment that is needed, election officials started the task of certifying and sealing the equipment responsible for handling, counting, and securing the ballots. The test also involves running a test […]

The Indians Take Down West Burlington

The Oskaloosa Indians ended the regular season 7-2, with a 47-6 win over the visitors.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians ended the regular season 7-2, with a 47-6 win over the visitors. For Oskaloosa Head Coach, the win helps set the stage for the team as they move into the post season, drawing 2 time state champions, Pella, in the opening round, set for Friday night. Jenkins said that […]

Oskaloosa Fire and Police Department Not Endorsing Advertising Project

Oskaloosa Fire Department

It has been reported to the Oskaloosa Police Department that a fundraising company has been soliciting funds from local businesses, as well as residents, by contacting them via telephone and e-mail. This company has been selling dry-erase boards (which attach to kitchen appliances via magnets) with advertising on them. The company has also been telling […]

Oskaloosa Fire Battles Industrial Fire

The Oskaloosa Fire Department battled an industrial fire at the Church & Dwight facility southeast of Oskaloosa on Thursday morning.

The call for help at the Church and Dwight facility on the southeast side of Oskaloosa went out just before 6am on Thursday morning. That facility is located on Highway 23, approximately 1 mile southeast of Oskaloosa. Personnel were evacuated from the facility before the fire department arrived, and the plant manager told Oskaloosa News […]

Water board considers Waste Water administrative assistant

Oskaloosa Water Department

OSKALOOSA- At their regular meeting on October 17, the Oskaloosa Water Board heard an update from on Wastewater Operations. The Oskaloosa Water Board and the City of Oskaloosa previously entered into a 28E Agreement in September 2015, which called for the Oskaloosa Waste Water Department to be operated by the Oskaloosa Water Department. During a […]

In Last Debate, Trump Suggests He May Reject Election Results

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton finish their third and final 2016 presidential campaign debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 19, 2016.      REUTERS/Mike Blake

By Steve Holland and Amanda Becker LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested he might reject the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election if he loses, a possibility his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton called “horrifying.” In their third and final presidential debate, Trump said he would wait to decide […]

Pedestrian Hit And Run Reported In Beacon

Mahaska County Sheriff's Department

Beacon, Iowa – The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 600 block of Front Street in Beacon on Tuesday night. Deputies were dispatched at approximately 7:52pm in reference to a 14 year-old girl being struck by a vehicle. The 14 year-old female was transported to Mahaska Health Partnership by ambulance. The […]


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