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Oskaloosa Area Chamber finds a new home!

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After 60+ years at 124 North Market Street, the Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group will be moving to a new location. Effective Monday, October 3, 2016, making the move to 222 1st Avenue East in Oskaloosa will be the Chamber, Oskaloosa Main Street, Mahaska County Agricultural & Rural Development, Mahaska FutureView and Mahaska Community […]

Sondra Bottenfield presents a check to MCRF from the Oskaloosa Women’s Club.

The Women's Club recently disbanded but Sondra Bottenfield of Oskaloosa was happy to distribute the funds to several organizations across Oskaloosa to continue  the goal of the club, "enrich the community in literature, music, history, and any social improvements that were needed in Oskaloosa."

The Women’s Club recently disbanded but Sondra Bottenfield of Oskaloosa was happy to distribute the funds to several organizations across Oskaloosa to continue the goal of the club, “enrich the community in literature, music, history, and any social improvements that were needed in Oskaloosa.” The community trail was the area of concentration for the $750 […]

MHP’s Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Scheduled for Oct. 1

Mahaska Health Partnership Drive-thru Flu Clinic (submitted file photo)

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Public Health is continuing its annual “Drive-Thru Flu Clinic” on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 7 am to Noon on the MHP campus, entrance #1. “All people have to do is drive under the teal awning off C Avenue East, and we will be waiting to provide their flu vaccine,” […]

OSKALOOSA PUBLIC LIBRARY RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM THE STATE LIBRARY OF IOWA

Oskaloosa Library

DES MOINES—The State Library of Iowa has announced that the Oskaloosa Public has met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards Sixth Edition.” Achieving accreditation requires a significant, ongoing local commitment to high quality library services. The Oskaloosa Public has been recognized for its efforts in all […]

C1st has been awarded a 2016 “Top Workplaces” honor!

Community 1st Credit Union

Community 1st Credit Union has been awarded a 2016 “Top Workplaces” honor by The Des Moines Register. The newspaper recognizes 150 Iowa companies and organizations annually. The employer honor is based on results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a research firm specializing in organizational health and workplace environment. Community 1st Credit […]

A Swashbuckling Adventure at The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told

“Pirates of the Caribbean” meets “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” with a splash of “Monty Python” and even some “Mad Libs” tossed into the mix – The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told is a swashbuckling musical adventure for the whole family! The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told comes to the George Daily Auditorium stage on Thursday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m.

OSKALOOSA, IA — “Pirates of the Caribbean” meets “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” with a splash of “Monty Python” and even some “Mad Libs” tossed into the mix – The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told is a swashbuckling musical adventure for the whole family! The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told comes to the George Daily […]

E.B.F.H.S Marching Band Wins at Pella

Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont marching band at Pella.

The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Marching Band had a great day in Pella Saturday as they outscored a total of 10 other bands at the Marching Dutch Invitational. The band placed 1st in class 2A with a score of 66.4 seven points ahead of the closest 2A band. EBF also won the Outstanding Color Guard Award. […]

Projects Seem Smaller During A Day Of Caring

Volunteers tackled 16 different projects during the United Way Day of Caring last week.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The United Way of Mahaska County held their annual Day of Caring last week, and teams from several service organizations, businesses, and others teamed up to make a difference in the community. A group from Bank Iowa tackled projects at the Ecumenical Cupboard, while the Mahaska Young Professionals helped the Oskaloosa Chamber […]

Majority Of Americans Say Clinton Won First Debate Against Trump; Reuters/Ipsos Poll

By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) – A majority of Americans say Democrat Hillary Clinton won Monday night’s presidential debate, but her performance doesn’t appear to have immediately boosted her support among likely voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll released on Wednesday. The online poll, which gathered responses from more than 2,000 people […]

Iowa City Flood Prevention System Holds Back Cedar River

(Reuters) – A sprawling network of flood barricades erected in Iowa’s second-largest city of Cedar Rapids largely succeeded in holding back water from the rain-swollen Cedar River, city officials said on Tuesday. Around 5,800 homes and businesses were at risk of flooding in an evacuation zone along the river, as the city braced for what […]

       

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