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Dustin Hite elected as State Representative

New Sharon Mayor Dustin Hite has been elected State Representative for House District 79, covering Mahaska County and part of Marion County.  Hite, a Republican, defeated Democrat Samantha Keith by nearly a three to one…
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Robbery suspect caught a year and a half later

It has taken nearly a year and a half, but Washington Police believe they’ve found the man who robbed a local jeweler in April 2017.  On April 5, 2017, Don’s Jewelry was robbed.  After reviewing…
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Oskaloosa city council meeting tonight

Tonight (11/5), the Oskaloosa City Council will talk traffic.  The Council will vote on a proposal to remove the stop lights at 3rd Avenue East and South 17th Street and put in two-way stop signs at 3rd Avenue. …
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Pella man dies in a farm accident

A man from rural Pella died Wednesday afternoon (10/31) in a farm tractor fire.  The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office says it was called to a farm on Eaton Avenue around 3:15 pm.  When paramedics arrived,…
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Absentee ballot concerns

If you just received your absentee ballot in the mail and you’re worried your ballot won’t arrive in time for Election Day on Tuesday (11/6), the Mahaska County Auditor’s Office has some ideas.  First, mail…
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Governor Reynolds and Senator Grassley in Oskaloosa today

Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa US Senator Chuck Grassley will be in Oskaloosa this afternoon (10/31).  They'll have a campaign rally at Smokey Row Coffee in downtown Oskaloosa from noon until 1pm.  The No Coast…
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Trial set for Ottumwa mother accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter

An Ottumwa woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter will stand trial in February.  A Wapello County Judge ruled Monday that 22-year-old Kelsie Thomas will go on trial February 12 for first degree murder.  Thomas…
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State High School Cross Country results

At the State High School Cross Country meet Saturday (10/27) in Fort Dodge, Oskaloosa’s Carter Huyser was 31st in the 3A boys race and the Indians’ Lauren Coon was 55th in 3A girls.  Also in 3A girls,…
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Oskaloosa has 2 cross country runners competing at state tomorrow

The Iowa state cross country meet is Saturday (10/27) in Fort Dodge.  Oskaloosa will have two runners competing.  Senior Lauren Coon is running in her fourth consecutive state meet, which only one other runner has…
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Mega Millions winning ticket worth $1,000,000 sold at a Davenport Hy-Vee

A Hy-Vee convenience store sold a mega millions ticket that is worth $1,000,000.  The winning ticket was bought from the Elmore Hy-Vee Gas Convenience Store, part of Northgate Hy-Vee.  The post shares that the win…
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