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IHA Awards Scholarship to MHP Nurse Melissa Schultz

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Nurse Melissa Schultz has been awarded a $3,500 from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA). Schultz, who lives in Oskaloosa, currently works on Inpatient Services. She is also attending William Penn University pursuing a Bachelor’s of Nursing Degree. […]

Newest Addition to OPD Takes Oath of Office

By Hailey Brown Oskaloosa, Iowa – There’s a new cop on the block for the Oskaloosa Police Department. During the regular Oskaloosa City Council meeting on Monday, Officer Doug Rinderknecht was officially sworn in by Oskaloosa Mayor David Krutzfeldt as the very first item on the agenda. Rinderknecht grew up in nearby What Cheer, located […]

Oskaloosa City Band – Press Release – June 20, 2017

The Oskaloosa City Band will perform Thursday evening at 8 p.m. on Oskaloosa’s historic bandstand. This week’s special guest soloist will be Bruce McLellan on violin. The band will play a wide variety of music including two rock-n-roll hits from the 1980’s and the theme song from a long running TV series (1978-1991). Audience members […]

Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Unobserved Death

***Update**** The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office in a press release on Wednesday afternoon said that foul play in a death investigation at 1895 290th street has been ruled out. “The preliminary investigation indicates that the male died of natural causes.” The identity of the of the subject has not been confirmed, pending dental and x-ray […]

Split Against Ranked Indianola Highlights Softball’s Week

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team battled hard against two of the Little Hawkeye’s Conference’s top teams as it continued its season last week. Oskaloosa (15-7, 6-6 LHC) opened the week Monday with a split against Class 5A #9 Indianola, falling 1-0 and winning 7-2. The Indians then came up short to Class […]

Oskaloosa Claims Three Wins After Setbacks to Other Indians

by Wade Steinlage Following a pair of tough losses to league-leading Indianola, the Indian baseball team rallied together to win three Little Hawkeye Conference games last week. Oskaloosa (13-7, 8-4 LHC) fell twice to Indianola last Monday, 7-3 and 7-1. The squad then responded with a 7-5 victory over Pella Christian Wednesday before sweeping Grinnell […]

Oskaloosa Water Board Agenda – June 19, 2017

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting June 19, 2017 3:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve minutes of the May 15, 2017 regular meeting. 3. Approve invoices and Financial Statements. 4. Customer Forum. 5. Consideration and discussion of curb stop at 1124 High Avenue East. 6. Discussion of wastewater […]

Oskaloosa City Council Agenda – June 19, 2017

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda June 19, 2017  Call to Order and Roll Call – 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Pastor Elizabeth Colton, St. Paul Congregational United Church of Christ 2. Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of […]

Mahaska County Supervisors Agenda – June 19, 2017

Drost Honored for Contribution

Dedication of Drost Field Recognizes Carl Drost and a Legacy of Dedication to the Oskaloosa Community Oskaloosa, Iowa – A ceremony at Oskaloosa’s Lacey Sports Complex this week dedicated the soccer field as Drost Field in honor of the Carl and Martha Drost family, who donated substantial funding and untold thousands of volunteer hours to […]


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