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Oskaloosa Police And Fire Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Students and community members helped to make some children’s Christmas a little more special this year, when they donated a toy. The donors were then served a free meal from Sodexo at William Penn, and a line had formed at the door by 4:30pm. Oskaloosa Police Lieutenant Gary McClun spoke about the […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Benefits of Supplements

MAHASKA COUNTY – We all strive to have a well-balanced diet that provides nutrients our bodies need, but sometimes we don’t get enough just from our food. Mahaska Health Partnership Family Practice Physician Valerie Bonnett, MD, offers tips on choosing supplements for maximum health benefits. “When it comes to supplements, women need to think bones, […]

Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – December 13, 2016

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 MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS DECEMBER 13, 2016 7:00PM AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Public Comment 4. Reports a. Board b. Building c. […]

William Penn Announces Partnership with Racine Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps

Oskaloosa, Iowa – William Penn University recently announced an exciting new partnership between its Athletic Bands and the Racine Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps of Racine, WI. This decision comes on the heels of an administrative visit from the corps to Oskaloosa where they met with Terry DeJong, Director of Athletic Bands, and discussed details […]

Tour Of Homes To Help Those Without One

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It’s an annual tradition in Oskaloosa, hosted by the Oskaloosa Area Association of Churches, where homeowners open the doors to their homes, all in the name of charity. This year, the four homes that were on the tour were, Tanya and Joe Milledge’s stately home built in 1893 at 307 N. 8th […]

Van Renterghem Honored To Lead Parade On Last Night At PD

Oskaloosa, Iowa – As the holiday lighting display was about to be turned on officially for the first time of the year, one Oskaloosa Police lieutenant was sitting in his squad car, remembering the past 28 years of the parade. Russ Van Renterghem was ending his career with the Oskaloosa Police Department with a special […]

Council Renews Discussion Of Sidewalk Ordinance

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council met in regular session Monday evening for a quick meeting. At the onset of the meeting, Mayor Krutzfeldt administered the oath of office to Jordan Ammons, the newest police officer for the Oskaloosa Police Department. The Mayor also presented longevity plaques to several longtime city employees, including Mark […]

Supervisors Designate Phone Vendor

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County Supervisors held a brief meeting Monday morning and quickly dispensed with several items of consideration. One of the items of discussion concerned a new phone system for the Courthouse. Daren Hite, IT Specialist for Mahaska County, said that the county began looking at a new phone system back in […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Assistance Quitting Smoking

MAHASKA COUNTY – Considering quitting smoking as a New Year’s Resolution but want a little extra support to kick the habit for good? Mahaska Health Partnership Cardiopulmonary Services will be offering a weekly Freedom from Smoking Class beginning Wednesday, Dec. 28 and concluding on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Freedom from Smoking is an educational series developed […]

William Penn Computer Club Joins Mission to Introduce Students to Computer Science

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Computers are everywhere, changing every industry on the planet, but fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Girls and minorities are severely underrepresented in computer science classes and in the tech industry. Good news is, we’re on our way to changing this. With the Hour of Code, computer science has […]


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