LOCAL NEWS

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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City Preparations for Winter Weather

Winter weather will happen – ready or not – and it’s never too early to remind everyone “Ice and Snow…..Take it Slow.” The Oskaloosa Police Department reminds citizens when winter weather conditions become severe with…
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Central-Decatur Teacher Chosen As One Of 44 Milken Award Honorees

Joni Readout, a master teacher and planner at Central Decatur Junior-Senior High School, was selected as one of 44 Milken honorees for 2017-18. Readout is the first in the district to receive the prestigious honor…
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Officer Killed Four Decades Ago Honored Near Prairie City

An Iowa police officer killed in the line of duty 40 years ago was honored Sunday. Family, friends and fellow officers gathered near Prairie City at a Highway 163 bridge which is now named for…
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Navy Posthumously Awards Iowan Silver Star Medal for Valor at Pearl Harbor

The Navy recently authorized the posthumous award of a combat medal to a Sailor who was present at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack of Dec. 7, 1941, officials announced Monday, December 4th. Secretary of…
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Oskaloosa MidAmerican Location Closing

To introduce its new customer service kiosk, MidAmerican Energy Company is hosting a meet and greet in Penn Central Mall on Friday, December 8, from 10 AM. to 12 PM Smokey Row coffee will be served…
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Reported Burglary at Fremont Elementary, Individual Remains At Large

According to a Mahaska County Sheriff's press release, a representative from the Fremont Elementary School contacted the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office on report of a burglary. The burglary occurred at the school the night prior…
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Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse Against Toddler

A rural Mahaska County man was recently arrested on sexual abuse warrant. On November 8th, 2017, the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office received the complaint of a possible sexual abuse of a three and a half-year-old…
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