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Jason Johnson Wins Feature and World Challenge Friday on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores!

Jason Johnson won both the main event and World Challenge Friday at the Knoxville Nationals (DB3 Imaging)

Schuchart, Reutzel, Eliason Also Lock Themselves into Finale! by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 11, 2017) – Like an Iowa cyclone, Jason Johnson ambushed the competition Friday at Knoxville Raceway on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores. Not only did the Eunice, Louisiana native claim […]

Council Approves Memorandum For Economic Development Groups

National Historic Preservation Act certificate - Oskaloosa, Iowa

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 7, 2017. The council first heard from Beth Danowsky, who is on the MCDG board, in regards to a memorandum of understanding for Mahaska Development Partners (MDP). The vision is to outline better how existing groups like the Oskaloosa Area Chamber […]

Oskaloosa News To Host School Board Candidate Forum

Oskaloosa News

Oskaloosa News is pleased to announce a school board candidates forum to be held on Tuesday, August 29th at 7 p.m. in at the bandstand in Oskaloosa pending city review. Smokey Row will be the alternative location in the event of bad weather. All Oskaloosa School Board candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, […]

Spontaneous Decision To Buy A Scratch Ticket Pays Off For Oskaloosa Man

Richard Hart (Iowa Lottery Photo)

CLIVE, Iowa, Aug. 11, 2017 – A spontaneous decision to buy a scratch ticket paid off in a big way for an Oskaloosa man this week. Richard Hart said he stopped Tuesday at Casey’s, 1902 S. Market St. in Oskaloosa and decided to buy a “Bonus Ball Bingo” scratch ticket. That ticket ended up winning […]

David Gravel is Perfect on Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores!

David Gravel celebrates his win on night #2 at the Knoxville Nationals (Paul Arch Photo)

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 10, 2017) – David Gravel swept Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway. After setting quick time, the Watertown, Connecticut native won his heat and the feature after starting eighth in both […]

Mahaska County Agriculture Dealing With Severe Drought Conditions

Iowa Drought Monitor for August 10, 2017

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Members of the agricultural community gathered on Wednesday evening to hear experts from the ISU Extension Office, and others, talk about how to mitigate losses from the drought. The U.S. Drought Monitor released their latest information, showing that Mahaska County continues to be in the D2 category, or Severe Drought. Just years […]

Oskaloosa Urban Deer Management Season

This pair of deer was spotted within the city limits of Oskaloosa.

The City of Oskaloosa is preparing for the upcoming 2017/2018 Urban Deer Hunting season, to be held within the Oskaloosa city limits. The 2017/2018 hunting season will run from September 16th, 2017 through January 10th, 2018. During this season, qualified hunters will be allowed to harvest deer within the city limits using bows and arrows. […]

Girls Scouts Earn Safety Badge With Help From Oskaloosa PD

Oskaloosa Police Officer Brandon Blanchard assisted a group of Girl Scouts in earning their Safety Badge.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A group of Oskaloosa Girls Scouts who will be in the 3rd grade this fall, got an opportunity to earn their Safety Badge this past week. Troupe 99 headed to the Oskaloosa Police Department to meet with Officer Brandon Blanchard. Blanchard helped the scouts by answering questions and then letting them explore […]

Oskaloosa Schools Prepping For New School Year

Oskaloosa High School

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Labor Day is quickly approaching and with it marks the end of the summer season for many families and businesses. With the end of summer comes the start of the school year. Oskaloosa Community Schools held a registration day this past week to help finalize as many student registrations as possible. The […]

Kyle Larson Races to Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores!

Kyle Larson won Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores (DB3 Imaging)

Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet Lead in Points by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 9, 2017) – Kyle Larson led wire to wire on Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores at the Knoxville Raceway Saaturday. The Elk Grove, California native […]

       

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