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Betty Hubbell

Betty Hubbell February 11, 1931 – October 13, 2018 Ottumwa (Beacon), Iowa | Age 87 Betty Hubbell, 87, of Ottumwa and formerly of Beacon, died Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa. She was born February 11, 1931, in Fremont, Iowa, the daughter of Leonard and Ada Ellen Whitmer Yeoman. Betty […]

Kerry “Butch” Jones

Kerry “Butch” Jones August 2, 1945 – October 12, 2018 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 73 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Kerry “Butch” Jones, 73, of Oskaloosa died Friday, October 12, 2018, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. He was born August 2, 1945 in Effingham, Illinois, the son of William […]

Two tough losses for Central volleyball squad

Central Dutch Athletics

NAPERVILLE, ILL.— A shortage of offensive production by the Central College volleyball team was key to the Dutch losing to North Central College (Ill.) and Bethel University (Minn.) Friday in a triangular hosted by North Central. The Dutch (10-13 overall) did take one set against the Cardinals (3-16) but were defeated 25-23, 25-15, 18-25, 25-19 […]

Blanche Havener

Blanche Havener January 3, 1921 – October 12, 2018 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 97 Blanche Havener, 97, of Oskaloosa passed away Friday evening, October 12, 2018, at her home in Oskaloosa. Blanche Lillian (Gotta) Havener was born on January 3, 1921, in Lovilla, Iowa. Her parents were Dominic Gotta and Clarissa (Newton) Gotta. Blanche’s father […]

Rebecca Daggett

Rebecca Daggett February 5, 1941 – October 12, 2018 Brooklyn, Iowa | Age 77 Rebecca Daggett, 77, of Brooklyn died Friday, October 12, 2018, at the Grinnell Hospital in Grinnell. She was born February 5, 1941, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Audrey Zimmerman. Rebecca attended Iowa School for the deaf. On September 6, […]

Gerald Gigli

Gerald Gigli August 29, 1929 – October 10, 2018 Deep River, Iowa | Age 89 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Gerald Gigli, 89 of Deep River passed away Wednesday evening, October 10, 2018 at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Gerald Peter Gigli, the son of Peter and Minota […]

Karen Kay Brooke

Karen Kay Brooke May 13, 1944 – October 10, 2018 Springdale, Arkansas | Age 74 Kay Brooke, 74, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Wednesday morning, October 10, 2018, at The Maples at Har-Ber Meadows in Springdale, AR. Karen Kay Brooke, daughter of Evan James and Vida Allene (Thomas) Brooke, was born May 13, 1944, in […]

Ramsey Smith Selected To Perform In Iowa Collegiate Honor Band

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — Ramsey Smith, an Indian Hills Community College student from Oskaloosa, has been selected to perform in the Iowa Collegiate Honor Band at a concert in November. Smith was chosen from students nominated by their instructors at all Iowa community colleges and four-year schools, excluding the Regents institutions (Iowa, Iowa State, and UNI). Smith […]

Holloween Bash At Eveland Access

Halloween Bash Flyer 2018

Halloween Bash at Eveland Access Eveland Access Campgrounds Saturday, October 20, 2018 2:00 – 9:00 pm The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites you to bring your family out to the Eveland Access Campgrounds to participate in FREE fall festivities on Saturday, October 20th. From 2:00 to 8:00 pm, MANY activities designed for the whole family […]

Weather Conditions Impacting Grain Quality

Mycotoxin Watch by Region (submitted image)

This year continues the chain of years with unusual harvest conditions driven by rapid weather changes in the latter part of the growing season. In mid-August, crops were significantly ahead of schedule in terms of maturity. Heat and moisture in May and June accelerated the pace of development, to the point that signs of maturity […]


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