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Johnson named Oskaloosa Officer of the Year

At Monday’s (12/2) Oskaloosa City Council meeting, Senior Officer Nathan Johnson was named the City’s Police Officer of the Year.  Johnson talked about why he received the honor. "I think I stepped up in a…
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Oskaloosa City Council meets

The Oskaloosa City Council has approved design documents for the early childhood and recreation center project.  The project combines a new Mahaska YMCA with an early childhood education center for Oskaloosa schools.  Oskaloosa Mayor David…
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Two dead, one injured in Colfax crash

Two people were killed and one was injured Friday morning (11/29) after a one car crash in Colfax.  The Iowa State Patrol says the driver, 23-year-old Dallis Harrison of Newton and passenger 16-year-old Isaiah Eilander…
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Sigourney Christmas Festival

There’s going to be plenty going on in Sigourney on Saturday (11/30).  Staci White is the executive director of the Sigourney Christmas Festival. "We start off with our Rudolph Run, we have a vendor fair,…
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Plaid Friday in Oskaloosa

The day after Thanksgiving has come to be known as Black Friday, when stores and malls are filled with shoppers looking for bargains.  In Oskaloosa, though, Friday (11/29) will be called Plaid Friday.  April Gorski,…
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2 arrested in Ottumwa for dealing meth

A K-9 officer’s sense of smell has led to two Ottumwa men being arrested for dealing meth.  In October, Wapello County Sheriff’s Deputy Seth Hobbs and his K-9 Luna were on patrol in a rural…
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One dead, one injured in Eddyville road accident

One man is dead and another is hospitalized after a one vehicle crash Monday (11/25) in Eddyville.  The Iowa State Patrol says a pickup driven by 29-year-old Jacob Ross of Eddyville was eastbound on 160th Street…
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Painting With Lights starts tonight

An Oskaloosa tradition begins Monday night (11/25).  The annual Painting With Lights begins at 6pm on the downtown square when the Christmas lights will be turned on and they’ll be on every night through mid-January. …
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Pella Corporation to cut employees

Pella Corporation says it’s going to trim its workforce.  In a statement released Wednesday (11/20), the window maker says it will offer voluntary early retirement to eligible employees, eliminate some open positions and let go…
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Biden & Bullock to campaign in Knoxville

Two Democratic Presidential candidates will be campaigning in Knoxville this weekend.  Former Vice President Joe Biden will hold a town hall Saturday afternoon (11/23) at 3:15 in the Knoxville High School Commons.  And then on…
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