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Rozenboom Report (1/23/2015)

Ken Rozenboom (R) at his desk in the Iowa Senate Chambers.

This has been a short week at the Capitol due to the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday. My colleague Senator Brad Zaun took a moment Wednesday morning to commend our former State Senator and current US Senator Joni Ernst. Senator Ernst delivered the Republican response to the President’s State of the Union response, which […]


Oskaloosa Public Library

The Oskaloosa Public Library will be offering computer classes again this spring. A full schedule of classes through May is available at the library’s service desks or on the library’s website. From Computer Basics to Getting Started with Facebook, the library will offer a variety of computer classes each month. Classes are taught by library […]

Sheets Snapshot 1-22-2015

Rep. Larry Sheets (R) (photo by Don Hubbard)

Dear friends in District 80, thank you for the election win last November. First I want to express my deep sorrow in losing a fellow Representative who had earned my highest esteem and respect, Dwayne Alons. I miss him. The first week of Session was a parade of ceremonies. It began with the swearing in […]



OSKALOOSA, IA — Every person can become legendary, according to Youth Theatre Director Andy McGuire, which is the theme of the new after school theatre camp at the George Daily Auditorium. The 4-week long program starts Monday, January 26th and focuses on building characters with costumes and props and crafting stories about how those characters […]

Oskaloosa City Council Budget Study Sessions

Oskaloosa City Hall

AGENDA OSKALOOSA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING BUDGET STUDY SESSION MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015 CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS 3:30 P.M. 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call: ______ Mayor David Krutzfeldt, Council Members: ______ Caligiuri, ______ Jimenez, ______ Moore, ______ Van Zetten, ______Ver Steeg, ______Walling, ______Yates. 3. Approve January 26, 2015 City Council Agenda 4. Discussion of […]

Vander Linden Capitol Update 1/22/2015

Vander Linden

Stability and Growth in Education Funding From 2002 to 2012, education funding in Iowa was a tumultuous period. This is evidenced by numerous across the board cuts – which affected education and every other area of the budget – and moves by the legislature to underfund the state’s responsibility in the school funding formula. Over […]

‘Complete Streets’ Policy Passes City Council

Oskaloosa City Hall

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council met on Monday night, with the Complete Streets initiative a major focus for those in attendance. With the opening of the meeting, the community spoke about their support for Complete Streets. Mark Willett, Assistant General Manager for Clow Valve in Oskaloosa, explained that, on behalf of Clow Valve […]

Mahaska County Supervisors Begin Bidding Process For Revised Roof Repair Plan


Oskaloosa, Iowa – A public hearing was held at Monday mornings Mahaska County Supervisor meeting for the updated design/bid documents to rebid the project of the clay tile roof repairs and improvements on the Mahaska County Courthouse. No members of the public were on hand to make comment, nor were any comments received in writing […]

Legislators Host Veterans Affairs Members

Pictured here are Rep. Vander Linden, Marcia Christensen, Dan and Vicki Bunnell, Rep. Maxwell, and seated is Roger Cox.

(DES MOINES) – Reps. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) and Dave Maxwell (R-Gibson) met with members of Veterans Affairs at the Capitol this week. Marcia Christensen, Dan and Vicki Bunnell, and Roger Cox from Grinnell were at the Capitol for the Veterans’ Day on the Hill.  

Regional Farm Show is Next Week

The KIIC Farm Show, combined with the 44th Annual Cornbelt Cow Calf Conference and will be January 30 and 31 at the Ottumwa Bridge View Center.

US Congressman Frank Lucas to be on hand The KIIC Farm Show, combined with the 44th Annual Cornbelt Cow Calf Conference, is just a few weeks away and organizers are making their final plans. The show is slated for Friday January 30th and 31st. Joe Milledge, Owner of KIIC says they already have over 115 […]

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