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Oskaloosa City Council meeting held last night

Starting in March, Oskaloosa residents will be paying more for their sewer bill. Monday night (12/17), the Oskaloosa City Council voted to approve an eight percent rate increase.  The average sewer bill would rise almost…
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Governor Reynolds will be in Sigourney this morning

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will be making a donut run to Sigourney Friday (12/14).  The Governor is scheduled to stop by Oh Donuts at 107 West Marion Street at 8:45am.  Carson King, the owner of…
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Pella teacher on Governor's Teachers Cabinet

Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the full list of what she calls a "Teachers Cabinet" that she says will give teachers a more prominent voice in education policy in the state.  Pella Community Schools welding…
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Former North Mahaska Warhawk is part of IHSAA basketball hall of fame

Former North Mahaska standout Grant Stout is part of the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s basketball hall of fame class for 2019.  Stout was a four year starter for the Warhawks and a two-time all-state…
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A Leighton man was killed in a hunting accident this past weekend

A man from Leighton was killed Sunday afternoon (12/9) in a hunting accident near Lake Red Rock.  The Iowa DNR and Marion County Sheriff’s Office say 23-year-old Blake Schroder of Leighton was hit by a…
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Senator Ernst to run for a second term

Iowa U.S. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa says she will run for a second term in 2020.  Ernst told reporters Friday that she would seek re-election. The Republican also said she will support President Donald…
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Oskaloosa ready for second stage of revitalization

Oskaloosa city planners are ready for the second stage of their downtown facade revitalization program.  This phase will cover businesses on the west side of Oskaloosa's downtown square.  Architect Tyler Baumgarten with Curtis Architecture in…
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Musco provided special lighting for President George H.W. Bush's funeral

"Our team is proud to have the opportunity to be a part of recognizing somebody who has been this great for our country." That's Musco Lighting President Joe Crookham talking about the Oskaloosa-based company providing…
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Eldon man arrested on drug and other charges

A man from Eldon was arrested Monday (12/3) on drug and other charges.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office says 39-year-old Joshua Jennings was arrested after a search warrant was served on an Eldon residence.  He…
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Oskaloosa Police Officer of the Year named at City Council meeting last night

The Oskaloosa Police Department named its Officer of the Year at Monday night's (12/3) City Council meeting.  Senior Officer Nicholas Landgrebe just celebrated his fourth anniversary as a member of the Department.  Oskaloosa Police Chief…
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