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Auburn University Raises the Standard for NCAA Baseball Stadiums with New, Retrofitted LED Lighting System

AUBURN, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A newly installed LED lighting system at Samford Stadium-Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park will significantly improve the experience for Auburn University baseball players and fans, with enhanced light quality and the virtual elimination of glare. Administrators at Auburn made the decision to install new lighting at Plainsman Park in an effort to […]

County Auditors’ Task Force recommendations included in Election Modernization and Integrity Act

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate worked in concert with the Iowa State Association of County Auditors to include their recommendations in the Election Modernization and Integrity Act. House File 516, passed by the Iowa House on March 9, includes 10 of the 11 recommendations. Secretary Pate is working to include the […]

Habitat for Humanity Introduces New Home Repair Program

Habitat for Humanity has a long history in Mahaska County, building new homes for qualifying families for over two decades. Last year the local Habitat board decided to expand their services to include home remodeling projects. Board members felt such a service was greatly needed in Mahaska County, and that Habitat was uniquely qualified to […]

Oskaloosa Fire Station Moving Towards Next Phase

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The addition and renovation of the Oskaloosa Fire Station has been years in the making. Planning and designing have lead to brick and mortar of a multi-bay addition. Now, contractors are turning towards the existing station. Oskaloosa Fire Chief Mark Neff said the department took temporary occupancy of the new structure on […]

Mayor Signs Sexual Assault Awareness Proclamation

Oskaloosa, Iowa – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Oskaloosa Mayor Dave Krutzfeldt signed a proclamation on Friday advocating for the residents of Oskaloosa to take action to prevent sexual violence. Sam Keithcorcoran, a representative of Crisis Intervention Services spoke about the importance of the proclamation, that its ability to help raise awareness is […]

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Professional Season Is A Wrap At George Daily

Oskaloosa, Iowa – And with a bow from Transit Authority and the accompanying Oskaloosa High School band members and a few William Penn music students, the professional season concluded Friday night at George Daily Auditorium. Jessica Vetter, Operations Manager at George Daily Auditorium said this season “has been really solid.” The facility celebrated it’s 20th […]

Oskaloosa Schools Administration Faces Tough Questions At Eggs & Issues

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Eggs & Issues is a local forum that helps connect residents and constituents with those in leadership around the community. This week was the final installment of 2017, and the Oskaloosa Schools Board of Education President Tom Richardson and Superintendent Russ Reiter were the two members of the panel that fielded the […]

Rozenboom Report – March 24, 2017

A number of bills passed through the Senate this week including HF 577, which prohibits the Board of Medicine from disciplining a physician solely on their recommendation of a treatment for Lyme disease. This allows patients to get the treatment they need in our state instead of having to travel elsewhere to get treated. The […]

Central’s Putnam named first president of new Pella economic leadership board

PELLA — Central College President Mark Putnam was appointed president of the Pella Area Community and Economic (PACE) Alliance Board of Directors. As president of the PACE Alliance board, Putnam will play an active role in leading dynamic economic development growth and innovative solutions for Pella. Putnam was appointed by a unanimous vote of the […]


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