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Oskaloosa Police Arrest Man For Involvement In Malcom Lumber Burglary

On Thursday, June 25, the Oskaloosa Police Department arrested and charged Gregory Wade Bonnett, age 38, of Oskaloosa, with first-degree theft and third-degree burglary. These charges stem from an investigation into his involvement in a…
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U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Forecasting Dramatic Rise Of Des Moines River

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers are forecasting that the Des Moines River will dramatically rise to a crest of 14.9 feet at 7 PM on Thursday, June 25th before falling. The flow will be…
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City Of Ottumwa Will Be Placing Larvicide On Public Property

The City of Ottumwa Health and Inspections Department will be placing larvicide on public property that contains standing water between June 24 and July 1, as weather permits. The larvicide helps control mosquito populations by…
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Oskaloosa School Board Meeting 6-23-15

Oskaloosa School Board met Monday and voted to change insurance coverage to a new pool. The board accepted Arthur J. Gallagher and the Iowa Public School Insurance Program for property and casualty coverage. The school…
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The Mahaska County Community Foundation Announces Grant Awards

The Mahaska County Community Foundation (MCCF) is pleased to announce its 2015 round of grant awards. The total amount distributed was just over $92,000 and benefitted 21 different projects throughout Mahaska County. Once again, the…
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Ottumwa Announces A Series Of Drug Raids

Authorities have announced a series of drug raids in Ottumwa that took place early Saturday morning. The raids came at about 6 a.m. and involved local, state and federal authorities. The target was what authorities…
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MidAmerican Energy Warning About Phone Scam

MidAmerican Energy Company is warning business owners and the public of a phone scam targeting utility customers in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Several Oskaloosa customers have reported receiving a scam call from someone pretending to be a…
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BREAKING NEWS: Jessica Strasser Sentenced For Embezzlement

Mahaska County Judge Annette Scieszinski handed down the sentence today for Jessica Dawn Strasser, who has been convicted of theft in the first degree. After several continuance rulings, today Strasser was sentenced to no more…
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Oskaloosa Teens Win State Video Challenge

Members of the Oskaloosa Public Library Teen Advisory Board were honored Wednesday, June 17 at their monthly meeting for winning the Collaborative Summer Library Program Teen Video Challenge for the State of Iowa. Merri Monks,…
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Oskaloosa Entering It's Second Season Of The Transit Bus System

Thanks to the work of 10-15 Transit, United Way of Mahaska County, the City of Oskaloosa, and several local business sponsors, Oskaloosa is entering its second season of the transit bus system. The bus is…
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