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Organizers Gearing Up For 2021 BBQ 4 Badges

BBQ for Badges was a success says Kory Wright who helped to plan the event.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The annual BBQ 4 Badges has turned into a summertime staple in Oskaloosa, and some of the best in the state square off to see who is the best in smoked meats. It’s also an opportunity for area first responders to continue their rivalry with each other, as fire departments, law enforcement, […]

Council Approves New McDonalds Site Plan

Oskaloosa McDonald's in April of 1980. (file photo)

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A new McDonald’s restaurant was on the city council agenda last week, and the Council discussed what the new facility would look like. McDonald’s has a current restaurant at 703 A Avenue West in Oskaloosa, and the building would be demolished, with a new restaurant being built in its place. The current […]

Oskaloosa News Recap For February 19th, 2021

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Local News – Local and State News Local Sports – Local Sports Indians Network Statesmen Sports Network North Mahaska Warhawks Oskaloosa News Links Obituaries Radar and Road Conditions Local Traffic Cameras National and World News Ariel Young, the five-year-old girl who was injured in a car crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt […]

Oskaloosa News Recap For February 18th, 2021

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Local News – Local and State News Local Sports – Local Sports Indians Network Statesmen Sports Network North Mahaska Warhawks Oskaloosa News Links Obituaries Radar and Road Conditions Local Traffic Cameras National and World News The #YellowBalloonChallenge is taking over a West Virginia community. What started with a simple act of kindness, has expanded into […]

Supervisors Table Road Vacation And Hear On Co-Line Expansion

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County Supervisors met in session on Tuesday morning, where they started with a public hearing regarding a road vacation in Section 33 of Jefferson Township. Concerns about access to properties was one of the first concerns brought to the Board by area landowners. A motion to continue to public hearing […]

Oskaloosa News Recap For February 17th, 2021

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Local News – Local and State News Local Sports – Local Sports Indians Network Statesmen Sports Network North Mahaska Warhawks Oskaloosa News Links Obituaries Radar and Road Conditions Local Traffic Cameras National and World News The 5-year-old girl who was injured in the car crash involving then-Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is awake from a […]

Oskaloosa News Recap For February 16th, 2021

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Local News – Local and State News Local Sports – Local Sports Indians Network Statesmen Sports Network North Mahaska Warhawks Oskaloosa News Links Obituaries Radar and Road Conditions Local Traffic Cameras National and World News After more than a month offline, the social media platform relaunched yesterday with a new web hosting service. Last month, […]

City And County Representatives Answer Questions At Eggs And Issues

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County Chamber and Development Group sponsored Eggs and Issues continued with its virtual series this past Saturday. On the hot seat was Oskaloosa Mayor Dave Krutzfeldt and Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Groenendyk. The live event was broadcast on MCG Channel 7, Mahaska Chamber and Development Facebook page, and the Oskaloosa […]

Boards Sit Down To Plan Future For E911 After Court Decision

Oskaloosa, Iowa – This past week, members of the E911 Board, Mahaska County Emergency Management, and Mahaska County sat down to discuss how future funding will happen for 911 service in Mahaska County. That amount may be twenty dollars per citizen living within a jurisdiction and would come from each cities levy. After a district […]

City Residents To Decide Hotel-Motel Tax Increase

Fairfield Inns and Suites Oskaloosa (file photo)

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The residents of Oskaloosa will head to the polls on March 2nd to decide if an increase in the Hotel-Motel tax is something they want. Currently, the Hotel-Motel tax rate in Oskaloosa is 5%. Including Oskaloosa, that makes fifteen communities across the state with that rate. In comparison, the Iowa Department of […]

         

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