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OHS Students Visit Washinton D.C.

by Jeff Lorentzen This spring break High school students and adults from Oskaloosa traveled to Washington DC. 32 in total. This was the 8th time that OHS has visited our Nation’s Capitol. They took in all the tourist sites, memorials, and museums. To name a few of the highlights. George Washington’s house at Mount Vernon, […]

New Sharon Resident Killed In Three Car Accident

Mahaska County Sheriff's Department

March 18th, 2023 Oskaloosa, Iowa – One person is dead, and three more are injured after a three-car collision on Highway 63 north of Oskaloosa Friday evening. In their initial accident investigation, the Iowa State Patrol says that a vehicle driven by Jamie Buckley of New Sharon, Iowa, was driving south, while another vehicle driven […]

2023 Mahaska YMCA State Championships

Kyler Drost, Eleanor Fross, Rylee Klyn, Miles Lamb, Nora Lamb, Ian Rosvold, Taylor Semini, Oliver Smith, Cora Snakenberg, Levi Snyder, Dawson Sytsma, Ella Walter, Callie Walters, and Emma Whitt The swimmers who are not in the picture are Greta Fross, Daniel Peterson, and Cora Snakenberg.

(Location: Marshalltown YMCA, 108 Washington Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158, USA) Was held from : 03/04/2023 – 03/05/2023 Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins State Qualifiers: Drost, Kyler (11) # 124 Boy 11-12 200 Free Relay A Fross, Eleanor M (13) # 21 Girl 13-14 200 Medley Relay A # 125 Girl 13-14 200 Free Relay A Klyn, […]

The Rozenboom Report

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

by Senator Ken Rozenboom The tenth week of the 2023 legislative session is behind us. For those of us that keep track of such things Thursday, March 16 was the 67th day of the session, and if we’re able to get our work done in the 110 days that we are paid per diem, we […]

Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Agenda – March 20, 2023

Oskaloosa City Hall

 City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda Call to Order and Roll Call –  March 20, 2023 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Central Reformed Church 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Roll Call ___ Mayor David Krutzfeldt, Council Members: ___ Almond, ___Burnett, ___Caligiuri, ___ […]

Mahaska County Supervisors For March 20th, 2023

Mahaska County Courthouse

This meeting may be found at the following live stream link: In addition to this meeting being live-streamed, there will be available an audio-conferencing option for constituents to comment during public comments and any public hearing. Audio conferencing number: 319-382-2695Conference ID:835 841 015# You will be asked to state your name and press #. If […]

This is what step 2 of the Madigan Squeeze looks like

Calf (Iowa State University Extension)

AMES, Iowa — It’s peak calving season for many producers across the Midwest which may mean long exhausting and occasionally frustrating hours of trying to save every calf. Iowa State University extension beef specialist Patrick Wall said a simple technique might help some newborns that struggle to nurse or appear to have little will to […]

U.S. Senate moves toward repealing authority for military force against Iraq

United States Capitol (photo by Austin Harris/Oskaloosa News)

by Jennifer Shutt, Iowa Capital Dispatch March 16, 2023 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate took a broadly bipartisan vote Thursday to advance legislation that would end the 32-year-old and the 20-year-old Authorizations for Use of Military Force against Iraq. The 68-27 vote moves the measure past the chamber’s 60-vote legislative filibuster and towards a final passage vote […]

Public lands bill stalls in the Iowa House

One last big weekend for the summer season at Lake Keomah State Park.

by Jared Strong, Iowa Capital Dispatch March 16, 2023 Legislation that might limit the acquisition of new public lands — and was approved by the Iowa Senate on Tuesday — did not advance from a House subcommittee on Thursday amid significant public opposition. Senate File 516 was tabled by an environmental protection subcommittee because only […]

Love INC of Mahaska County to Celebrate 25 Years

Love INC

In 1998 a vision to help neighbors in need in Mahaska County was born. Love INC (In the Name of Christ), a partnership of churches, had its humble beginning by referring these families to local resources. Now, 25 years later, this organization has grown tremendously but the mission to love our neighbors is the same. […]


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