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Holiday Hours Announced For MHP

MAHASKA COUNTY— Mahaska Health Partnership (MHP) announced Thanksgiving holiday hours as follows: MHP Medical Group, Home Health and Hospice Services and Public Health will be closed for the holiday on Thursday, Nov. 26, and will…
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City Commits To Project

OSKALOOSA — The penny has plenty of power, especially when it is being used to potentially fund a $24 million dollar community improvement project. Oskaloosa City Council members went on record Monday night saying they…
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Branstad Meets Federal Official On Medicaid Privatization

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad met with a top federal official in Washington to promote Iowa's Medicaid privatization effort, which has come under scrutiny over the speed of the transition. Branstad said…
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Bonds Named Heart Wrestler of the Week

Oskaloosa--Outside of an injury that forced him from not competing for the individual title, Scottie Bonds (Jr., Chicago, Ill., Physical Education) could not have gotten off to a better start this year and his efforts…
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City Council Discusses Property

OSKALOOSA – City Council members are hoping to bring back life to the property located at 204 N. C St., but it may come at a price. The lot was purchased for $59,500 in May…
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Jury Deliberating In Murder Trial Of Iowa Man

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The jury in the first-degree murder trial a man accused of killing a woman in a Marion grocery store parking lot went home Friday without reaching a verdict. Cedar Rapids…
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Annual Home Decorating Contest Is Underway

The Annual Home Decorating Contest held in conjunction with the Lighted Christmas Parade is now underway. Now is the time to get your Christmas lights and decorations out of the attic, garage, or basement and…
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Authorities Say Six People Have Been Arrested Following A Human Trafficking Sting In Southern Iowa

OSCEOLA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say six people have been arrested following a human trafficking sting in southern Iowa. Osceola Chief Martin Duffus says the suspects were arrested following a sting Tuesday at a business.…
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Young Ambassadors Voting Begins

Voting for the Main Street Young Ambassador Contest has begun. Twenty-one local children ages three through kindergarten are seeking monetary votes to become this year’s Young Ambassadors. Local merchants who are sponsoring the children have…
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Unofficial Election Day Results For Mahaska County

Tuesday was election day in Mahaska County, and there were several hotly contested  positions up for grabs. This link is for all of the communities in Mahaska County for Mayor and City Council. As of…
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