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Workshop Designed To Help People Lead And Live With Purpose And Passion

Attendees at the Discover your purpose! workshop heard from Sarah Young from the Cedar Rapids Blue Zones Project.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – If you had a chance to live life over, what would you do differently? That was the question posed to those attending the Discover Your Purpose workshop held Thursday at New Hope Community Center, or the old Jefferson Elementary school building. The workshop was designed for work sites that are working towards […]

Upcoming Environmental Study Discussed By SCRAA

Members of the South Central Regional Airport Agency met this past week in Pella.

Pella, Iowa – The South Central Regional Airport Agency (SCRAA) held its quarterly meeting this past week on February 24, 2015. No members of the public spoke to the board, so the next item of business was the selection of board officers for the fiscal year of 2015-16. No changes were made in officers, with […]

Dive Team And K-9 Units Searching For Missing Oskaloosa Woman

Sallie West Car

***Update – 3:47 pm*** Sgt. Brandon Bracelin of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office reports that the body of a white female has been found near the area where West’s vehicle was found. They are waiting for the medical examiner to arrive on the scene to help identify the body.” ****** Polk County, – The car […]

Oskaloosa Woman Reported Missing

Sallie West

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Family members of Sallie West are asking for your help in locating their loved one. Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office confirms that they have taken a report in regards to her disappearance. Jessica West reports that Sallie was last seen in Grimes, Iowa around 1pm when an “unknown” person reported her plates to […]

Vander Linden Hosts Fareway Employee

Page Samantha Stearns, John Stearns, and Rep. Vander Linden

(DES MOINES) – Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) met with John Stearns from Oskaloosa at the Capitol this week. John visited the Statehouse on behalf of Fareway and Iowa Grocers to discuss issues with legislators.  

Fields of Faith Event Features Linda Hoskins

William Penn University

The William Penn University Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be sponsoring a Fields of Faith event on campus at the PAC in the indoor football practice facility starting at 6:00 PM on Saturday, February 28. The evening will feature contemporary Christian music as well as the speaker Linda Hoskins, a 1977 graduate of WPU. Hoskins, […]

Gov. Branstad signs Senate File 257 into law

State of Iowa Seal

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad today signed the following bill into law: Senate File 257: an Act relating to transportation funding by limiting the term of indebtedness for certain county projects, modifying certain permit fees, modifying the rate of the excise taxes on motor fuel and certain special fuel, establishing a fuel distribution percentage […]

Sharing The Passion Of Model Railroads

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – The distant sound of a train whistle, the faint clack of the rails as a train moves along. Those sounds were heard coming from inside the Penn Central Railroad Club display inside Penn Central Mall on Monday night. The club opened their doors to both the curious and fans alike on Monday […]

Oskaloosa Under Winter Storm Warning Wednesday

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CSTWEDNESDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * TIMING…SNOW WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN IOWA […]

Oskaloosa Under Winter Storm Watch

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. * TIMING…SNOW WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN IOWA WEST OF INTERSTATE 35 BY LATE TONIGHT…AND OVERSPREAD THE REST OF THE STATE WEDNESDAY MORNING. […]

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