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Prosecutor: Iowa officers fired shots at approaching vehicle

A prosecutor says two Iowa police officers fired shots at a vehicle from close range after the driver sped in their direction following a pursuit. Jefferson County Attorney Tim Dille says investigators believe the officers'…
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BREAKING NEWS: Rescue Attempt in Rose Hill

From the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office: On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at approximately 12:11 PM, the Mahaska County E911 Center received an E911 call from a female who stated that she could not locate her…
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Mahaska County Board of Supervisors 6/1/15

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met for their regularly scheduled meeting and several bookkeeping items were addressed as we prepare for the new fiscal year on July 1st. Among these, the Board approved the…
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Results of Mahaska County YMCA And Mahaska Community Childcare And Recreation Have Been Released

The public gave its input on childcare and recreation needs in the Mahaska community in early April and now the results of a community survey have been released. The Mahaska County YMCA and the Mahaska…
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Driver Killed In Crash Near Albia

A driver was killed in crash after he crashed into the back of a semi, according to to troopers. The crash was reported Thursday night at 11:17 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 5 and…
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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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