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Unsuspecting Iowans Fall Into Cyberattack Web

By Stephanie Woodruff, Madison Wilson and Alex Kirkpatrick April 26, 2017 Instances in which Iowans’ identity was stolen jumped a whopping 30 percent, from a rate of 56 people for every 100,000 Iowans in 2014 to 73 just a year later, in 2015. Most of the thefts happened via the internet. The growth in Iowa […]


OSKALOOSA – It’s not officially summer without summer camp activities, and the Mahaska County YMCA is already gearing up for “Discovery Y” – summer day camp series with a different theme each week. This year, the day camps begin May 24 and conclude August 18. Kim Stutting, Youth Coordinator for Mahaska County Y, said there […]

“Engaging New Voices” Is Theme For Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year’s theme, “Engaging New Voices,” recognizes that ending abuse is everyone’s business; men and women, old and young. We know that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 33 men experience sexual abuse in their lifetime. We must take a stand. Crisis Intervention Services is partnering with […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Explains Common Sports-Related Injuries

MAHASKA COUNTY – Whether you’re a young athlete out for your favorite seasonal sport or a weekend warrior, injuries can occur. Family Practice Physician Case Everett, MD, offers advice on preventing and treating the most common sports-related injuries at any age. When it comes to injury prevention, completing a warm-up and pacing yourself are essential. […]

Jackson and Hughes Among the Opening Night Winners at Southern Iowa Speedway

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 26th, 2017) – The 2017 season finally roar to life at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday Night, however it was very chilly with a feel of a fall special and not the season opener in April. Stephen Dell Corporation, KBOE Radio and Mahaska Bottling Company was the sponsors […]

Rural Mahaska County Picking Up The Pieces

Mahaska County, Iowa – BJ Boender and his family are picking up after an afternoon fire severely damaged their home, south of Oskaloosa, in the 2800 block of Kent Avenue. Eddyville Volunteer Fire Department was paged to the report of smoke coming from the windows around 3 pm Wednesday afternoon. The person who phoned in […]

Networking Social Connects Young Professionals with Area Employers

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Most job search experts consider networking to be the most effective aspect of a job search. Last Thursday, April 20, Career Services of William Penn University held a Career Networking Social in the Musco Technology Center on William Penn University’s Oskaloosa campus. Students were able to build and strengthen relationships with area […]

Low Humidity And Green Grass Make For A Smokey Mess

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Reports of heavy smoke filtering through Oskaloosa started to come in at approximately 7:15 p.m. Monday evening. Firefighters found the cause of the smoke in the 2700 block of Osburn Avenue, south of Oskaloosa. According to Oskaloosa Fire Chief, Mark Neff, the low humidity helped the smoke hug the ground for long […]

Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – April 25, 2017

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With Pride GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS APRIL 25, 2017 7:00PM AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Consider Approval of OEA Tentative Agreement and Master […]

Sheets Snapshot – April 24, 2017

by Rep. Larry Sheets I’m told there’s a light at the end of the tunnel – I hope it’s not a train coming in the opposite direction! This has been the most difficult Session in my experience. Regardless, Session will end soon with a number of significant accomplishments. They include: Deappropriations of budgets to match […]


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