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IOWA WWII SOLDIER RETURNS HOME 75 YEARS LATER FOLLOWING IDENTIFICATION OF REMAINS IN HAWAII

More than 75 years after fighting in the siege of Myitkyina, Burma during WWII, Cpl. Ralph L. Bennett is returning home to Iowa. Bennett, a 22-year-old Ames, Iowa native serving with the Headquarters Company, 209th Engineer Combat Battalion, was last seen June 13, 1944 as his unit participated in the siege of Myitkyina, after they […]

Klobuchar Stumps In Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar stopped in Oskaloosa on Tuesday to talk about her ideas she believes will get her elected as President in 2020. Approximately 75 people were there to hear more about her. Klobuchar is on the bubble for making the fall debate and was encouraging those in attendance to buy […]

Ben and Kassie Wilson Release New 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.

HUSBAND-WIFE AMERICANA DUO ‘MY ONE AND ONLY’ SOPHOMORE SELF-TITLED ALBUM RELEASE (RELEASE MAY 31, 2019) Nashville’s Americana duo ‘MY ONE AND ONLY’ released their sophomore self-titled project today to all major online retailers. The album was self-produced and features all original songs by the duo – husband and wife Ben and Kassie Wilson. “This album […]

Loebsack Announces He Will Retire at End of 116th Congress

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after announcing that he will be retiring at the end of the 116th Congress. Loebsack was first elected in 2006 and will have served for a total of 14 years at the end of this 116th Congress. A list of Loebsack’s accomplishments throughout the […]

AMERICANA DUO MY ONE AND ONLY PREMIERES DEBUT ALBUM “THE PAST YEAR” TODAY

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.

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 by the duo – […]

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 […]

Local First Responders Help First Responders Impacted By Harvey

First responders helping other first responders recover from Hurricane Harvey was the mission of New Sharon, Oskaloosa, Biloxi, and Keesler AFB firefighters. The group works to tarp the roof of one of those on their list in Rockport, Texas.

Rockport, Texas – The primary mission for New Sharon Fire Chief Steve Gerard and the volunteers of New Sharon Fire and Rescue, helping their fellow first responders recover from disaster. The mission of helping during such disasters started 12 years ago when Hurricane Katrina demolished many areas of the gulf coast and destroying Biloxi, Mississippi […]

A Nation Stops To Take In Eclipse

The total eclipse as seen on August 21, 2017. Photo by Ken Allsup/Oskaloosa News

Saint Clair, Missouri – It had been dubbed the ‘Great American Eclipse, and for a few hours on Monday, the nation turned its attention to the sky, while a rare astronomical event played out before them. In Oskaloosa, Iowa, people gathered in small groups to watch the eclipse, predicted to be at 94% totality. That […]

Ernst Statement on Confirmation of Iowan, Rachel Brand, to be U.S. Associate Attorney General

Press Release from Sen. Joni Ernst WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, issued the following statement after the United States Senate confirmed Rachel L. Brand of Pella, Iowa, to be Associate Attorney General of the United States: “It is with great pride that I support Rachel Brand of Pella, Iowa to serve as U.S. […]

Iowa Delegation Applauds Decision for RC-26 Aircraft to Remain in Iowa

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), along with the full Iowa delegation, received notice from the U.S. Air National Guard that the RC-26 aircraft will remain based in Iowa at this time. The RC-26 aircraft is designed to counter drug trafficking and assist in counterterrorism efforts, and plays an important role in the […]

       

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