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Milestones Area Agency on Aging Will Begin Distributing Vouchers In Oskaloosa Starting June 10th

As part of a national initiative, Milestones Area Agency on Aging will begin distributing vouchers starting June 1 to low- and moderate-income seniors for use at local farmers markets. To qualify, applicants must live in…
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E.B.F High School Concert Band Earns Division I Rating

On Saturday, May 9th, the Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Concert Band and EBF Rocket Chorale performed at State Large Group Contest at Mid-Prairie High School in Wellman. Bands and choirs at the contest were evaluated in…
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Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force Executes Search Warrant, Suspect Arrested

On May 21st, 2015, at approximately 10:10 AM, members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force with the assistance of the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office K-9 and Oskaloosa Police Department executed…
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Two Iowa inmates have been listed as escaped from state work release facilities

Iowa Corrections Department news releases said Monday that 51-year-old Llewellyn Roberts escaped from the facility in Marshalltown and 26-year-old Eric Livingston from the Waterloo facility. The department says Roberts didn't return from furlough and was…
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Branding Committee Clarifies Bandstand Position

The “Simply Brilliant” Oskaloosa rebranding project continues to move forward with community improvements, while the Brand Leadership Team (BLT) clarifies that the downtown revitalization efforts will not include moving the bandstand. The Oskaloosa BLT has…
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Reoccurring Items the Theme at Oskaloosa City Council Meeting

The Oskaloosa City Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting Monday night at the Council Chambers in City Hall, and multiple reoccurring items were the theme. There was a study session that began an hour…
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Mahaska County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Discusses Country Life Health Care Facility Closure

Business regarding the closure of the Country Life Health Care facility was the headlining topic at Monday morning’s Mahaska County Board of Supervisors meeting. The item on the agenda called for discussion of inventory disposal…
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Two Deceased, Two Injured In Crash

Two people died and two were injured in a crash last evening in Mahaska County... The crash occured around 6:30 pm at Merino Avenue and 310th Street near Eddyville... A 2001 GMC pickup driven by…
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Rand Paul Brings His Message To Oskaloosa

On Saturday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul was in Oskaloosa at Smokey Row to talk about his campaign for the Republican nominee for the Presidential election in 2016. A large crowd filled the coffee shop to…
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Record Crowd Attends 134th Annual Oskaloosa Chamber and Development Group Banquet

The 134th Annual Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group Banquet was held last night at the Peppertree in Oskaloosa. According to the Josh Buckingham, Chamber and Main Street Oskaloosa President, the crowd of over 150…
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