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Nolie’s Nook – We Can Still Decide To Be A Cheerleader, An Encourager

Tonight I attended our home XC meet to watch my bonus boy run (not to brag, but he got 14th out of around 170- Go Chase!). Anyway, if you haven’t been to a cross country meet- I encourage you to try to make it. I admit, I don’t particularly care to watch just running, and […]

Mahaska County Man Wins $100,000 Lottery Prize

Jeff Jackman Claims Top Prize in ‘Big 7s’ Scratch Game CLIVE, Iowa — A Mahaska County man has won a $100,000 lottery prize. Jeff Jackman of Oskaloosa claimed the fifth of eight top prizes available in the Iowa Lottery’s “Big 7s” scratch game. He purchased his winning ticket at Jim & Charlie’s Affiliated Foods, 121 […]

Iowa Crop Progress and Conditions Report

September 9-15, 2019 DES MOINES, Iowa (Sept. 16, 2019) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Conditions report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “An unexpected complex of thunderstorms moved through the state on Saturday producing […]

Iowans should prepare for propane needs this fall

DES MOINES, Iowa (Sept. 16, 2019) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig encouraged ag businesses, farmers, rural residents and other Iowans that use propane to consider taking steps to ensure adequate propane supplies this fall and winter. “As of the first week of September, propane inventories were significantly higher than what they were at […]

LABORSHED STUDY TO BE CONDUCTED IN OSKALOOSA

Community leaders toured CLOW this past week to learn more about the company and what it needs to be successful in Oskaloosa and Mahaska County. (file photo)

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Oskaloosa area. This study will geographically define which communities contribute to Oskaloosa’s workforce, regardless of political boundaries. This defined area is called a Laborshed area and is based upon […]

Extra Riders on Tractors Are a High Risk for Fatality

AMES, Iowa – The National Children’s Center estimates one child dies about every three days in an agriculture-related incident. One common incident where children are harmed is when they are an extra rider on a farm or lawn care tractor. “Tractor rides have an intrinsic appeal for kids and a willingness for adults to allow […]

Protect And Serve With Compassion

Oskaloosa Police Department

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Law Enforcement for most people include some flashing lights in your review mirror when you’ve been going just a bit too fast. Law enforcement is that line between good and evil, and at times people step over that line for various reasons and find themselves in legal trouble. Because an officer arrests […]

Indians Right The Ship For Week Three Win

by Jamie Brockman After a rough week two loss, Oskaloosa bounced back strong with a 44 -20 win at Fairfield Friday night. Senior, Tyler Miller scored four touchdowns, Reed Brown had two interceptions, including one he returned for a touchdown, and senior Aaron Blom kicked three field goals as Oskaloosa was clicking on all cylinders. […]

Join Oskaloosa Main Street and the Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group for 10 days of celebrating local food options!

Throughout the 10 days of Restaurant Week (September 20-29), participating Oskaloosa restaurants will be offering up something special for customers. During the promotion, each of the seven participating restaurants will have a special dish available. The theme for this year’s Oskaloosa Restaurant Week, “Farm to Fork,” is a nod to the community’s roots in agriculture […]

Oskaloosa Homecoming Starts September 23rd

Homecoming is upon us and Oskaloosa High School is getting ready for a week packed with fun activities! September 23rd to the 27th is going to get wild this year with the theme “Welcome to Our Jungle.” The week starts off with Powderpuff Football on Monday at Lacey Complex. Come watch the OHS senior girls […]

     

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