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Historical Marker To Be Unveiled Thursday At Trolley Place

  Unveiling of the Trolley Place Historical Building Marker set for September 27 at Noon. (Formerly Known As: Fitch (1905), McGregor (1905) and, Malcolm (1911)   OSKALOOSA – The unveiling ceremony for the Trolley Place Historical Marker is set for Thursday, Sept. ember 27 at Noon and will take place at the site of the […]

AMERICANA DUO MY ONE AND ONLY PREMIERES DEBUT ALBUM

My One And Only, a Nashville-based duo emerging on the Americana music scene, released their debut album “The Past Year” today to all major online retailers. The album is produced by Grammy Award-nominated Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes,) and features all original songs by the duo – husband and wife Ben and Kassie Wilson.

“THE PAST YEAR” TODAY Grammy Award-nominated Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes) Produced the Project My One And Only, a Nashville-based duo emerging on the Americana music scene, released their debut album “The Past Year” today to all major online retailers. The album is produced by Grammy Award-nominated Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes,) and features all original songs […]

Oskaloosa City Manager Recognized By His Peers

Oskaloosa City Manager Michael Schrock in his office this past week. Schrock was awarded Manager of the Year Award from the Iowa City/County Management Association (IaCMA)

by Ken Allsup Sitting in his corner office at City Hall, Oskaloosa City Manager Michael Schrock finishes talking with a department head and invites me to come talk about something he’s not very comfortable talking about, himself. Schrock, the recipient of the 2018 City Manager of the Year Iowa City/County Management Association (IaCMA) during the […]

Indians Spoil A Tiger Homecoming

by Ken Allsup Grinnell, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians exploded in the first half in the first round of District play on Friday night. The Indians put up 44 points in the first half en route to a 44-7 win. The Indians had a plan for Friday night, and they came out and executed it. […]

Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.5 Percent

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.5 percent in August. The state’s jobless rate was 3.0 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent in August. “Not since May of 2000 has Iowa seen an unemployment rate this low,” said Beth Townsend, director of Iowa Workforce […]

Oskaloosa Police to host Coffee with a Cop on October 3, 2018

Program offers opportunity to meet local officers and discuss community issues Oskaloosa, IA—On Oct. 3, 2018, officers from Oskaloosa Police and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 2 p.m., on Oct. […]

Oskaloosa Legend Max Bennett Passes Away

MAX BENNETT – May 24, 1928 – September 14, 2018 OVERVIEW Max Bennett, the internationally known jazz bassist, session musician, composer, and producer, has died. He passed away at his home in San Clemente, CA with his beloved wife Teri by his side. He was 90. Max Bennett’s versatile music career spanned seven decades in […]

William Penn University Named One of the Best Colleges in Iowa

Penn Hall on the campus of William Penn University celebrated 100 years of serving the students during Homecoming 2017.

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn University announces it has been recognized as one of the Best Colleges in Iowa in 2018 by BestColleges.com, a leading provider of higher education research and college planning resources. The ranking highlights accredited, not-for-profit institutions who have developed affordable, accessible, and quality academic programs for students seeking to advance their […]

Mahaska County Employee Shares Concerns Over Possible HIPAA Violations

Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Groenendyk expressed concern that only one bid was received for the new radio system, and wanted to find out why Motorola declined to submit a bid.

by Ken Allsup Oskaloosa, Iowa – During the public comments portion of the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors on Monday, Kim Newendorp, General Assistance Director for Mahaska County, shared her concerns that potential HIPAA and safety concerns were not being addressed by the county and the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors. Her belief is that […]

Change at the George Daily Auditorium

OSKALOOSA, IA – After nearly seven years, Jessica Vetter will be leaving her position as Operations Manager at the George Daily Auditorium. She moves on to become the Performing Arts and Leadership Series Assistant at the Auditorium at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC). In her time as Operations Manager, Jessica expanded the footprint of […]

       

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