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Mahaska County Conducts First Post-Election Audit

Mahaska County

A Mahaska County Auditors Press Release Mahaska County conducted its first post-election audit Tuesday, Nov. 13 under a new law designed to monitor and protect election processes. The audit was a perfect match to the result recorded on election night. Iowa law now requires that after each general election, the Secretary of State will choose, […]

NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Farmers have now harvested 83 percent of corn and 94 percent of soybeans, which is 3 and 4 days […]

Flag Pole Dedicated At Mahaska Health

In honor of Veteran’s Day, veterans from Oskaloosa and Mahaska County gathered together at Mahaska Health to raise the American flag on the newly installed flag poles donated by Musco Lighting. The dedication ceremony included a trumpet and firing squad. Mahaska Health staff and trustees attended the dedication ceremony.

In honor of Veteran’s Day, veterans from Oskaloosa and Mahaska County gathered together at Mahaska Health to raise the American flag on the newly installed flag poles donated by Musco Lighting. The dedication ceremony included a trumpet and firing squad. Mahaska Health staff and trustees attended the dedication ceremony.

School Board Approves Changes To Curriculum

Oskaloosa Community School Board

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa School Board met in regular session on Tuesday evening. The Board considered the first reading of the 2019-2020 school calendar. Discussion centered on the start date, as the first day of school can’t legally start before August 23rd, which this upcoming year will land on a Friday. Also potentially impacting […]

Reynolds Visits Ottumwa Job Corp For Registered Apprenticeship Week

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds speaks to students, staff, and employers at the Ottumwa Job Corp this past week.

Ottumwa, Iowa – The Job Corp training facility located at the Ottumwa Airport played host to Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds as part of National Registered Apprenticeship Week. The Job Corp has training programs that help young people learn a trade to help them achieve a stable future. Programs being offered at the Ottumwa campus include […]

OHS Students Honor Veterans

Oskaloosa School Superintendent Paula Wright thanks a veteran for their service after Monday's assembly.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – On Monday morning, the students of Oskaloosa High School invited veterans and the community to a program dedicated to honoring the service of America’s veterans. Kirby Nelson with the OHS student council welcomed everyone to the program with the Pledge of Allegiance. The OHS Choir then performed the National Anthem. Steve Swank, […]

Local Law Enforcement Arrest Man On Probation/Parole Violation After Lengthy Chase

Mahaska County, Iowa – On Sunday, November 11th, 2018, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the 5th Judicial Department of Corrections, out of Cedar Rapids. The Department of Corrections advised that they had information that 35-year-old Nicholas Daniel Cohrs was in the Mahaska County area and that he was […]

Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – Tuesday November 13, 2018

Oskaloosa Community School Board

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With Pride GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:00PM AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda III. Welcome of Visitors and Public Comment IV. Reports, […]

Oskaloosa Merry Little Downtown Christmas 2018

Merry Little Downtown Christmas 2017 (file photo)

Merry Little Downtown Christmas | December 1, 2018 | 5-8 PM On Saturday, December 1st from 5-8 PM, break that cabin fever with a trip to downtown Oskaloosa for holiday fun and festivities. Visit City Square Park, get your photo taken with Santa, reindeer, and other Christmas characters from Mahaska Drug, and enjoy fun Christmas […]

It’s About Those Before, During And Standing Watch Now

Ray "Ed" Bridges gets a little help from his brother Fred Bridges with his poppy. Veterans gathered on Sunday morning to observe Veterans Day 2018.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Veterans Day 2018 is unique as it marks the end of “The war to end all wars,” which is often attributed to President Woodrow Wilson, in regards to WWI, and the armistice that was signed in 1918, bringing an end to that war 100 years ago. Unfortunately, there has been war and […]

     

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