LOCAL NEWS

Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter to Host Feline Fine and Dog Days Carnival This Month

The Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter in Oskaloosa is set to host their Feline Fine Dog Days Carnival later this month. We chatted with the director of the shelter, Shanna Woodcock Smith, who gave us a…
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Oskaloosa Man Arrested for OWI, Drug and Weapons Charges

OSKALOOSA -- The Oskaloosa Police Department reports that on August 8, 2022, at approximately 5:58 a.m., members of the Oskaloosa Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of C Ave East and N 4th St…
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Oskaloosa School District Reaches Agreement with Communications Firm

The Oskaloosa School Board met last night. A topic that saw significant discussion was the board’s decision to enter into an agreement with the Donovan Group, a communications firm specializing in education. Superintendent Mike Fisher…
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Mahaska County Announces New Filing Period for Upcoming General Election

Mahaska County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Jody Van Patten, announces that pursuant to a Federal Court Order, the filing period for candidates for Nonparty Political Organization (NPPO) and Non-Affiliated persons for the upcoming General…
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Ottumwa School Board Hears Update on Free and Reduced Food Service Program

The Ottumwa School Board met on Monday and heard an update on the district’s free and reduced food service program. The district is set to offer both breakfast and lunch for students in need this…
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Mahaska County to Conduct Public Test for Voter Equipment

The public test of Mahaska County’s voter equipment to be used in the September 13, 2022 City of Eddyville Special Election regarding Mahaska Rural Water System, Inc will commence at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August…
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City of Oskaloosa Commences Massive Road Project

The city of Oskaloosa announced that beginning today (8/8), work will begin to convert A Avenue/IA92 between Highway 432 and the east corporate limits and on Market Street between 2nd Avenue and 16th Avenue from…
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First Edition of “Mahaska Mixer” a Success

The Mahaska Chamber held its first social event under the new name of “Mahaska Mixer” last night at the newly christened Twin Cedars Bank in Oskaloosa, celebrating its name change from the State Bank of…
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Ottumwa Council Approves Updates to Fire, Electrical Codes; New Parking Lot Project in the Works

The Ottumwa City Council met on Tuesday. Among the action items the city approved were updates to its fire and electrical codes, as well as the designation of a portion of Church street with the…
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Vehicle Collision with Residence in Ottumwa Results in Fatality

OTTUMWA - On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at approximately 9:54 a.m., a vehicle collided with a residence located at 601 East Williams. Preliminary investigation suggests that the vehicle was travelling at a high rate of…
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