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Oskaloosa City Council meets Monday

Monday night (4/4), the Oskaloosa City Council will hold two public hearings.  The first will cover the third phase of the city’s façade improvement project downtown.  The second will cover the city’s downtown resurfacing project. …
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Thieves take advantage of unlocked vehicles

Oskaloosa Police are investigating a couple of thefts in the northwest part of town this week. Lieutenant Nathan Johnson says handguns were stolen from vehicles in two separate incidents. "Essentially, all it was was people…
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Arrest in death of former Newton resident

Earlier this week, the State Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and determined 41-year-old Dustin Christopher Doran had died by homicide. Doran is a former resident of Newton and an online obituary says he died at…
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Area cities receive Keep Iowa Beautiful grants

Several communities in the No Coast Network listening area have received grant awards from Keep Iowa Beautiful and Diamond Vogel.  Oskaloosa received a grant to paint the Edmundson Park restroom.  New Sharon gets a grant…
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Oskaloosa City Council to meet in closed session

The Oskaloosa City Council will meet Monday afternoon (3/28) in closed session.  The meeting’s agenda says the Council will discuss strategy with the city’s attorney about possible legal action regarding the swimming pool at the…
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Deadline nears for Mahaska Chamber scholarship applications

Mahaska County high school students have until next Friday, April 1, to apply for college scholarships.  The Mahaska Chamber is leading a drive to raise money to provide scholarships of $1000 and up.  Students are…
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More signatures needed to run for county offices

Anyone who wants to run for County Supervisor, County Attorney, County Treasurer and County Recorder now needs 75 signatures on nomination papers.  This after Governor Reynolds signed a bill into law this week that changes…
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Fairfield teens allegedly used baseball bat to kill teacher

By David Pitt AP - Two Fairfield teenagers used a baseball bat last fall to kill their high school Spanish teacher, and one of them described in social media posts how they followed the woman,…
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Hearing on Miller & Goodale murder trials

Attorneys for two Fairfield teens accused of murdering a teacher were in court Monday (3/21)….asking that the trials be closed to the public and media.  16-year-old Jeremy Goodale and 16-year-old Willard Miller are both charged…
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Extended Internet Outage at Sigourney School District

The Sigourney School District is reporting that its internet is currently down and could be down for several days.  The District posted on its Facebook page Monday (3/21) that it’s best that you telephone the…
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