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Veterans Day assembly held yesterday at Oskaloosa High School

Oskaloosa High School’s Student Council paid tribute to America’s veterans Monday  (11/12).  There was an assembly in the main gym where local veterans were invited to attend.   The Band Steele also performed. Army Specialist 1st Class…
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OSKALOOSA HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE HONORING VETERANS TODAY

Veterans are invited to attend a ceremony today at Oskaloosa High School.  The Oskaloosa High Student Council is hosting a Veterans Day assembly this afternoon (11/12) at 1 at the large gym at the High…
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Firebug caught in Poweshiek county

Poweshiek County law enforcement has made an arrest in connection with a series of suspicious fires this past spring.  21-year-old Chance Ryan Beres of Malvern has been charged with three counts of second degree arson…
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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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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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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 this morning

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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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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