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Mistakes Cost Norwalk While Oskaloosa Capitalizes

Norwalk, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians came into Friday night’s matchup 21 point underdogs but capitalized when the Warriors fumbled twice in the early going. Oskaloosa Head Coach Jake Jenkins said that he and his team had seen the prediction, but they as a team are just working on being the “best version of ourselves […]

One Bid Received For County Recycling

The Mahaska County Solid Waste Management Commission met on Thursday night to open a bid on recycling within the county.

by Ken Allsup The bid has no mandates for communities within the county. Oskaloosa, Iowa – The question on everyone’s mind is, where do I take my recyclables and what is the plan going forward for solid waste collection into the future? A meeting of the Mahaska County Solid Waste Management Commission on Thursday evening […]

Oskaloosa K9 Played Vital Role In Suspect Tracking

Oskaloosa K9 Officer Austin Rogers and his partner Duke recently helped to track down a suspect in connection with the Ottumwa officer involved shooting.

by Ken Allsup Suspect was found hiding in water with only face showing. Oskaloosa, Iowa – Practice makes perfect, but real life work can be of the ultimate value, as Oskaloosa K9 Officer Austin Rogers and his partner Duke discovered during a manhunt in Ottumwa. Two Oskaloosa Lieutenants, Vanderpol and Plumb were on their way […]

Airport Case To First Finish District Court Work

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.

by Ken Allsup Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Iowa Supreme Court has said that Mahaska County must first finish its legal business with Pella and Oskaloosa in District Court before it can appeal to the Supreme Court. The document from the Supreme Court states: This matter comes before the court on appellee’s motion to deny permission […]

Five Individuals Charged Resulting From Burglary Investigation

Oskaloosa Police Department Media Release On Sunday September 9th, 2018, the Oskaloosa Police Department took a report of a burglary to VanWall Equipment located at 1401 South 17th Street in Oskaloosa. It was determined that a total of nearly $17,000.00 worth of items was taken from the business and a truck was stolen. During an […]

Oskaloosa School Board Officers Remain The Same For 2018-19

Oskaloosa Community School Board

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa School Board met in regular session on Tuesday night. The board held their election of officers for the next school year. Shelly Herr was nominated as Oskaloosa School Board President, and the board approved her nomination and was approved unanimously by the board. The board discussed briefly the ongoing back […]

Multi-Vehicle Crash Sends Three To The Hospital

Emergency personnel worked to treat the injured after three vehicles collided west of Oskaloosa.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A 2002 Ford pickup truck driven by 22-year-old Dalton James Joseph Garcia of Bussey, Iowa, and a 2012 Nissan driven by 51-year-old Denise LuAnn Allgood of Oskaloosa, Iowa were westbound on Highway 92 approximately 4 miles west of Oskaloosa at 7:48 p.m. According to the accident report by the Iowa State Patrol, […]

Old School Pinball and Arcade Coming To Penn Central Mall

Jason Shiffer talks about his newest Old School Pinball and Arcade coming to Penn Central Mall.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The black plastic is covering the space in Penn Central Mall, but the rumors have been leaking out about what may be coming to fill that space. At a recent William Penn vendor fair, the rumors became fact. Jason Shiffer, an owner of Old School Pinball and Arcade, is bringing an arcade […]

Indians Escape Trojan Last Minute Charge

A team effort helped the Indians overcome a Trojan offense threatening to win the game with just seconds remaining.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Fairfield Trojans were just yards away from making Friday night’s football match-up a tie ballgame with just seconds remaining when a fumble changed it all. Fairfield’s Carson Crile fumbled the ball on the Oskaloosa 6 yard line, and Oskaloosa’s Cole Kraber recovers the rolling fumble at the 20, rushing 80 yards […]

Supervisors Continue Path Towards TIF

North Mahaska Superintendent (standing) Angela Livezey demonstrates what TIF would do to property tax in the North Mahaska School District.

North Mahaska School Expresses Concern Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County Board of Supervisor met Monday morning when they held a public hearing in regards to a potential Tax Increment Financing (TIF) plan for the Prairie Wind Urban Renewal Area. North Mahaska Schools Superintendent Angela Livezey spoke during the public comment portion of the public […]

       

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