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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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Man Arrested In Oskaloosa Arson Case

Des Moines police arrested a man wanted for 1st degree arson in a fire that heavily damaged businesses in downtown Oskaloosa on Monday, May 11th... 23 year old Danny Parnell Logan was arrested at a…
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Another Iowa Farm Has Tested Positive For Bird Flu

The Iowa Department of Agriculture says an egg-laying farm with 238,000 chickens brings the total number of infected farms to 50 in the state. The farm is in Sioux County, which now has 11 cases…
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Oskaloosa Police Receive Arrest Warrant For Arsonist

On Tuesday, May 12, the Oskaloosa Police Department applied for and received an arrest warrant for Danny Parnell Logan, age 23, of Oskaloosa, Iowa. Danny Logan was charged with arson in the first degree which…
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Officials defend hiring practices at Iowa fertilizer plant

Officials overseeing construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa are defending their hiring practices amid criticism from labor leaders. The Iowa Economic Development Authority says in a Tuesday release that Iowa Fertilizer…
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Six Oskaloosa District Employees Honored, Board Considers Bids From CDW And SHI

Six employees were honored for their service to the Oskaloosa district upon their retirements. Honored were, Carolyn Wellings, Dorothy Mich (Meesh), Debra Sullivan, Shirley Ashman, Scottie Moore and Judy Mitchell. Prior to the meeting a…
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Oskaloosa Fire at Evolutions on 1st Avenue East

The Oskaloosa Fire Department was dispatched at 02:17 AM this morning for a structure fire at Evolutions at 208 ½ 1st Avenue East in Oskaloosa. The fire was contained to the building of origin and…
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