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The End Of The Year Means It’s Time To Play

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Keeping young people focused through those final days of any school year can be a real challenge. On Wednesday morning, the students of Oskaloosa Elementary School had the opportunity to move and burn some of those jitters off. Approximately 1,000 students and nearly 200 staff made the short walk from the elementary […]

Everyone Avoids Injury When Herd of Cows Travels the Highway

New Sharon, Iowa – There’s a dark stretch of road between Searsboro and New Sharon, and a herd of over 20 Black Angus cows traveling down the middle of the road were difficult to spot. When reports of the stray cattle came in, deputies from Poweshiek and Mahaska Counties worked their way to the county […]

Council Works Through Approving Projects, Building Code Update and Fireworks Ban

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council met Monday evening to work through an agenda of projects such as curb and gutter projects, pavement rehabilitation, and storm sewer repairs. The first of the projects approved was for curb and gutter replacement on North C Street. The project was awarded to TK Concrete in the amount […]

Brian Brown is a “Rim Rider” with Win #35 at Knoxville!

Ryan Giles and Kevin Hetrick Win Their Third Features in the 360’s and 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 13, 2017) – Brian Brown tied the “Rim Rider” Randy Smith for seventh on the all-time win list at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night by notching his 35th in the 410 class. Smith dominated much of […]

Two Oskaloosa Residents Die In Crash South Of Grinnell

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Two other Oskaloosa residents also sustained injuries in the accident. Grinnell, Iowa – The Iowa State Patrol reports that three individuals were killed in an accident south of Interstate 80 along Highway 146 on Friday afternoon. The call for help came in at 4:10 p.m., with the Iowa State Patrol, Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office and […]

Chamber Highlights The “Simply Brilliant” Work Of Many

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Once again, area businesses came together to recognize the work and efforts of individuals, not only in building business, but also in building our community. They took a look back to highlight the successes of 2016. Hosting its 136th annual banquet, the members of the Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group (OACDG), […]

Oskaloosa Water Board Agenda – May 15, 2017

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting May 15, 2017 3:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve minutes of the April 17, 2017 regular meeting. 3. Approve invoices and Financial Statements. 4. Customer Forum. 5. Discussion of wastewater operations. 6. Introduction of Resolution #1703, Resolution for Delegation of Lien Certification […]

Oskaloosa City Council Agenda – May 15, 2017

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda May 15, 2017 Call to Order and Roll Call – 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Andy Watts, Family Pastor, Gateway Church of the Nazarene 2. Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the […]

Numerous Indians Qualify for State at District Meet

by Wade Steinlage Pella–The Oskaloosa Indian boys and girls track and field teams claimed seven automatic state meet berths and earned several other at-large bids as they competed at districts Thursday. Five titles came from the boys who finished fifth out of eight teams with 98 points (Pella won with 137 points), while one crown […]

William Penn University Presents Employee Service Awards

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – On Thursday, May 11, employees of William Penn University gathered in the café of the Penn Activity Center for a potluck to honor faculty and staff during the annual William Penn University Employee Service Awards. Awards are given out in five-year increments, beginning after the first five years of full-time employment at […]


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