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The Rozenboom Report – January 14, 2022

Sen Ken Rozenboom talks about budgets and tax reform during Saturday's Egg's and Issues.

by Senator Ken Rozenboom The 2022 legislative session has officially begun. This first week includes speeches by the Governor, the Chief Justice, the Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard and legislative leaders. These speeches are important components of the legislative session, and they give us a preview of the goals of each caucus and […]

Update From the House for District 80

Holly Brink (District 80) signs her Oath of Office on Monday, January 14, 2019.

by Holly Brink Week One Update Hello Friends, As week one of the second half of the 89th General Assembly of Iowa ends, I want to recap just a few things that happened this week. I’m honored to be back at the Capitol serving the people of House District 6 in the Iowa House of […]

Burnout deepens for Iowa healthcare workers with latest COVID surge


Lyle Muller/IowaWatch Rachel Fratzke led her Mercy Iowa City nursing staff in a meditation session to start the work day Monday morning. A nurse manager, she had the nurses do deep breathing exercises and think about when they first wanted to be a nurse, or how they felt about passing their certifying board exams. The […]

Oskaloosa’s Frozen Knight Freezin’ for a Reason

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With the forecast of a major winter storm bearing down on southern Iowa, from 6 PM on Friday, January 14th through 8 AM Sunday, January 16th, a member of the Oskaloosa Knights of Columbus will be spending 40 hours outdoors in a tent without food to draw attention to the homeless and to raise money […]

Secretary Pate launches statewide coalition to end human trafficking in Iowa

DES MOINES – Secretary of State Paul Pate announces the creation of a statewide alliance with Iowa’s business community to end human trafficking in the state. Several of the state’s largest trade organizations have already joined the Iowa Businesses Against Trafficking (IBAT) coalition. Membership in IBAT is open to any business or nonprofit organization that […]

Hite Capitol Update – January 13, 2022

Rep. Dustin Hite (R-House 79)

by Dutin Hite This week marked the start of the 2022 legislative session. The first week is always filled with ceremonies and the first committee meetings of the year. In many ways it is like the first day in school where you see old friends and meet new ones. This year I will serve on […]

Oskaloosa Small Business Owner Goldman Sachs Graduate

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduates 21 Small Business Owners in Iowa After a challenging 12 weeks of curriculum, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program has announced the graduation of 21 business owners from their sixth cohort of the program in Iowa. The members of this cohort are small business owners from across the […]

Gov. Reynolds Delivers 2022 Condition of the State

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds listens to apprentices talk about their experiences in their apprenticeship program.

DES MOINES – Tuesday night, Gov. Reynolds delivered her 2022 Condition of the State Address. Below are her remarks as prepared for delivery: When We Put Our Faith in Iowans, Iowans Come Through Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Lieutenant Governor, legislative leaders and members, justices and judges, my fellow Iowans: Two years ago, Ilee and Michael […]

Annual Student Council Spaghetti Dinner Set For January 21st

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The Oskaloosa Student Council invites the community to our Spaghetti Dinner on January 21st during the Girls and Boys games against DCG! It starts at 5:45 in the small gym of the high school and will go until the halftime of the Boys Basketball game. We will be serving spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread, water […]

Iowa Supreme Court To Hear Oral Arguments

Legal documents were filed in Mahaska County District Court by Pella and Oskaloosa to force Mahaska County to once again participate in the 28E agreement for a regional airport.

Site A Landowners and Mahaska County v. South Central Regional Airport Agency, City of Pella, and City of Oskaloosa In litigation in two district court cases over the validity of an Iowa Code chapter 28E agreement between Mahaska County and the cities of Pella and Oskaloosa over the creation of a regional airport, the county […]


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