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Chance of snow tonight and tomorrow

You shouldn't need your snow shovel, but you will need to beware of accumulated snow.  The National Weather Service says there's a 50 percent chance of snow tonight (11/8), with a 40 percent chance of…
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Local County Board election results

There will be one new supervisor on the Mahaska County Board.  Incumbent Republican Steve Wanders and Republican Steve Parker were elected Tuesday (11/6) over Democrat Paul DeGeest and Scott Van Veldhuizen, who was nominated by…
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Today is Election Day

Let the voting begin.  Polls are open until 9:00 tonight (11/6) on this Election Day.  The big ticket item on the ballot is the Governor’s race, with incumbent Republican Kim Reynolds challenged by Democrat Fred…
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Hy-Vee coupon scam alert

If you shop at Hy-Vee, you could be tempted by a coupon making the rounds on social media---but it’s a scam.  The coupon is supposedly good for $80 of free groceries at Hy-Vee.  Kevin Rausch…
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Mahaska County Board held a special meeting today

Today’s special board meeting started at 9am at the Mahaska County Courthouse in Oskaloosa. At this special Mahaska County Board meeting, the Board opened bids for a new radio communications system.  The bids came from…
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Governor Reynolds and Senator Grassley were in Oskaloosa yesterday

The last time US Senator Chuck Grassley was in Oskaloosa, it was before the confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be on the US Supreme Court.  Grassley chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, which held…
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Have a Happy Halloween and make sure you check your kids' candy

With trick-or-treating last night and tonight, the Iowa Poison Control Center is prepared for a host of Halloween-related calls. Registered nurse Jean Hammack says they hear from worried parents every year with concerns about their…
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Area city-wide Trick or Treating is tonight and tomorrow night

A reminder that trick or treaters in Oskaloosa should go out tonight (10/30), rather than Halloween night (10/31).  In Oskaloosa, there's a Trick or Treat Parade in City Square Park starting at 4:00pm today.  And…
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Airport meeting will be held tonight in Pella

The South Central Regional Airport Agency is having a public hearing tonight (10/29) in Pella.  They'll discuss plans to acquire the land needed for the proposed airport to be built outside Oskaloosa and whether the…
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Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Rita Hart in area today

Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor Rita Hart will be in the area this morning.  She will be at Smokey Row Coffee in Oskaloosa at 11 am.  Then Hart will be at the Copper LanternTavern in…
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