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Progress Continues At Park

OSKALOOSA — If you’ve passed Caldwell Park in recent weeks, you may have noticed a change in scenery. The barn which used to sit inside the 60-acre park has come down, but not without good…
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Ottumwa Police Arrest Man In Burglary Investigation

On Tuesday, December 8, around 9:30 am, The Ottumwa Police Department arrested Charles Lester Warner, age 36, of Ottumwa.  Warner was arrested as a result of a Burglary investigation that was reported to police on…
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City Council Discusses Recreation and Childcare Center

The Oskaloosa City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night in City Hall, with a study session prior to the regular agenda. The study session consisted solely of the Recreation and Early Childhood…
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Supervisors Discuss Local Option Sales Tax

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning, and discussion of the Local Option Sales Tax was the headline item once again. The Supervisors wanted to continue to…
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Brighter Future

OSKALOOSA — A pile of bricks lay at the foundation of the former Wang’s restaurant building Saturday morning as MUSCO Lighting representatives watched a demolition tear town the two-story structure. In October, the Oskaloosa Historical…
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Christmas Magic In Eddyville

EDDYVILLE — Though the weather was warm Eddyville created a winter wonderland with their ‘Christmas on the River’ event Friday evening. The community kicked off the celebration with the lighting of the town’s Christmas tree.…
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State Parties Finalize Iowa Precinct Caucus Locations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican Party of Iowa says it has confirmed all of its precinct locations for next year's presidential caucuses. The party announced Thursday that caucuses will take place in 1,681…
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Group Aims To Fix Issue

OSKALOOSA — The future of the Country Life facility has been a topic of discussion for Mahaska County Board of Supervisors in recent months. With the facility closing its doors at the end of November,…
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Iowa Lawmaker Supports Executing Some Felons In US Illegally

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa state senator and congressional candidate is being criticized by Republicans and Democrats after he said he supports executing immigrant felons who seek to re-enter the U.S. illegally after…
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Young Ambassadors Winners Announced

Main Street Young Ambassador Contest winners were announced in a gala event at the Penn Central Mall Monday evening. All participants’ ages three through kindergarten of the Young Ambassadors Contest were introduced by Master of…
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