LOCAL NEWS

Board of Supervisors 9-8-15

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday morning at the Mahaska County Courthouse. The major discussion came from an item added by Supervisor Mike VanderMolen regarding uncontrolled intersections in…
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Unofficial School Board Election Results Released

Tuesday night marked the Mahaska County School Board Election, and the unofficial results were tallied and released. In the most competitive race in the Oskaloosa School Board Election, Erik Edgren defeated Shawn Moyer, 175 to…
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Oskaloosa City Council 9-8-15

The Oskaloosa City Council met Tuesday night for a study session and their regularly scheduled meeting. The study session was an update and discussion on the community needs assessment for the indoor recreation and early…
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Tyler Sash Found Dead at 27

On Tuesday September 8, 2015 at around 10:00 a.m. emergency services responded to 719 Fox Run Drive Oskaloosa in reference to an unresponsive male. Upon arrival it was determined the male subject was deceased and…
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Restoration Possible

Since an early-morning fire destroyed Swim’s Sports earlier this year, the future of the historic brick building has been up in the air. Fire crews from several departments descended upon the building, owned by Doug…
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Business Executive Named University of Iowa President

The University of Iowa's governing board has named a corporate management expert with little education experience as the school's next president. The Iowa Board of Regents announced the selection Thursday of J. Bruce Harreld, a…
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"Caring for the Caregiver" Launched In Ottumwa

Milestones, the area agency on aging for southeast Iowa, announces that a new family caregiver support group “Caring for the Caregiver” has been launched in Ottumwa. The group meets monthly and offers both a morning…
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Grassley Seeks Update Into Iowa Man's Missouri Drowning

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley says he wants an update on the investigation into a 2014 drowning of a handcuffed Iowa man who fell from a patrol boat in the Lake of the Ozarks. The Iowa…
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Drug Search Warrant Executed In Newton

On August 30th, 2015, at approximately 3:42 PM, members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force with the assistance of the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office and Newton Police Department executed a drug search warrant on…
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Iowa Native Scott Mills Running 10 Marathons In 10 Days Across Iowa

Cancer is a disease that touches nearly every life in some way. Scott Mills had to live it. The Iowa native survived a diagnosis of lymphoma, and is now looking to make it count. Mills…
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