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MARION COUNTY FARMER WINS IOWA FARM BUREAU YOUNG FARMER DISCUSSION MEET

Justine Stevenson of Knoxville placed first in the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) Young Farmer Discussion Meet held Dec. 5 during IFBF’s 99th annual meeting in Des Moines.  As winner of the event, Stevenson will represent…
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Jasper County Sheriff's Asking for Public's Help After Multiple Hydrants Tampered With

On Saturday evening, December 2nd, 2017, at approximately 11:00 pm, Sully Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Sully. Kellogg, Lynnville and Reasnor Fire Departments were requested to assist during this fire. On Sunday…
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Jasper County Man Violates No Contact Order, Possesses Methamphetamine

In the morning hours of December 3rd, the Jasper County Sheriff's Office was called to the residence of 118 Bolton Street, in Kellogg, IA in reference to a possible violation of a no contact order.…
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Secretary of State begins mailing Voter ID Cards to Registered Voters

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced on Monday that his office begins mailing Voter ID cards this week to registered voters in the state who do not possess a valid Iowa…
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Iowa Leads Nation In High School Graduation Rates

Iowa once again leads the nation in the percentage of high school students who graduate. Iowa Department of Education director, Ryan Wise, says 91.3-percent of students in the class of 2016 completed high school within…
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Downtown Des Moines Parking is Seeing an Overhaul

Des Moines plans to increase the number of hours it charges for downtown street parking. The Des Moines Register reports that the City Council voted Monday for new parking meter hours: 9 a.m. to 9…
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Arrest Made For Sexual Abuse Against Young Teen

The Oskaloosa Police Department received a complaint on November 26 that a thirteen year old child had been sexually abused by an eighteen year old man. The report indicated that sexual acts had been done…
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Acreage Reporting Deadline Fast Approaching

Oskaloosa, December 6, 2017 – In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Mahaska County FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline.…
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Musco Lighting Partner with U.S. SOCCER Foundation, Launches 'IT’S EVERYONE’S GAME'

CHICAGO, IL (Dec. 5, 2017) – The U.S. Soccer Foundation is launching a national campaign, It’s Everyone’s Game, aimed at dramatically expanding its impact on children across the country through soccer-based programs. To kick off the campaign, Chicago Mayor Rahm…
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Four Oskaloosa Employees Recognized At City Council

A special acknowledgement presentation occurred during the Monday, December 4th, City Council meeting. Spearheaded by Mayor David Krutzfeldt, four Oskaloosa employees were recognized for their dedication to the city and community. “We talk about longevity…
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