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Oskaloosa Certified As Blue Zones Community

The hard work of many has paid off - Oskaloosa is the latest city in Iowa to become a certified Blue Zones Community. The local leadership team was notified last week that Oskaloosa has met…
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City Council 8/3/15

An update on the Branding Action Plan highlighted the regularly scheduled meeting of the Oskaloosa City Council Monday evening. The meeting began with the community comments. Karen Hafner of Main Street Oskaloosa spoke first, and…
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Oskaloosa Skateboard Competition

Oskaloosa Urban Park hosted their first ever skateboard competition on Saturday August 1st. Oskaloosa history was made when Bryce Plumb (1st place winner in the 12U category) was the first skater ever to perform a…
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Police Request Assistance Locating Wanted Fugitive

The Ottumwa Police Department is requesting the assistance in locating a wanted fugitive. Jason Michael Sines, age 35, is wanted on charges of Harassment and Violation of a Restraining Order out of Wapello County, Iowa. Sines is…
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Oskaloosa Skateboard Competition On Saturday

The Oskaloosa Urban Park will host their first ever skateboard competition on Saturday August 1st. MCRF has been working closely with the youth skaters and parent committee to plan for a recreational competition which will…
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Sweet Corn Serenade Begins At Noon

The SweetCorn Serenade starts at noon today in downtown Oskaloosa and offers a day of fun, music, and of course, sweet corn. Sweet Corn Serenade runs through 9 pm. Enjoy food, craft and product vendors…
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Stuff The Bus Happening On July 31st

It’s almost time to Stuff the Bus! – Those familiar “yellow school bus” boxes will start disappearing from donation sites this week, but if you miss them don’t worry, you can still donate to Operation…
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Ottumwa Police Apprehend Armed Man

On Monday, the Ottumwa Police Department received a report of two persons possibly being armed near the intersection of East Main and North Street in Ottumwa.  Officers began to check the exterior of 2121 East…
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Oskaloosa School Lunch Prices Change for Upcoming Year

The Oskaloosa School Board met for a special meeting on Monday afternoon to discuss a couple of developments. The major item was a change in hot lunch prices. According to state regulations, the school board…
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Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Finalize Appeal to Iowa DHS

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met for a special session Monday morning at the Mahaska County Courthouse in Oskaloosa. The discussion again was based around the issue involving the behavioral health region. This meeting…
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