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Osky School Board OKs summer sports with conditions

Play ball!  At Tuesday’s (5/26) special meeting, the Oskaloosa School Board voted to allow the baseball and softball seasons to go ahead.  Some Board members expressed concerns about coronavirus and their measure highly recommends that…
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Coronavirus update

Checking the numbers, 464 Iowans have now died from coronavirus, with one new death in Mahaska County and one in Jasper County.  And 17,661 people have tested positive for COVID-19. Also, Crystal Heights Care Center…
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Four more die in Mahaska County from coronavirus

Four Mahaska County residents have died over the long weekend from coronavirus.  38 new cases have also been reported in the County, nearly doubling Mahaska County’s total for a pandemic total of 85.  Crystal Heights…
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Crystal Heights Care Center Covid-19 Outbreak Update

As reported in a press release issued by the care center dated May 23rd, the number of COVID-19 positive employee sat Crystal Heights has reached 8.  The total number of COVID-19 positive residents is now…
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Trial date set for two men in fatal fire

Two men accused of negligence in a fire that killed a 7-year-old Oskaloosa boy will go on trial in October.  You’ll remember David Fogle was killed in a house fire in February of last year. …
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Crystal Heights Resident dies from coronavirus

Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa tells the No Coast Network a resident at the center has died from coronavirus.  Two more employees at the center have tested positive for the virus, for a total…
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Mondabough murder investigation update

We have more information about a murder investigation in Pella.  You’ll remember 46-year-old Tracy Mondabough of Ottumwa was killed Monday night (5/18) in Pella.  According to court records, Mondabough was dating the estranged husband of…
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Victim identified; Suspect charged in Pella murder

Here’s an update to a story the No Coast Network has been following.  A woman from Pella has been charged with murdering an Ottumwa woman.  Monday night (5/18), Pella Police responded to a report of…
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Coronavirus outbreak at Crystal Heights in Oskaloosa

The Iowa Department of Public Health has declared a coronavirus outbreak at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa.  14 people at Crystal Heights have tested positive for the coronavirus.  The Department of Public Health declares…
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New school superintendent in Montezuma

The Montezuma School District has a new superintendent.  Nathan Wood has accepted the job after interviewing with the Montezuma School Board last week.  He’ll be formally hired at the next School Board meeting.  Wood is…
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