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Man Arrested In Oskaloosa Arson Case

Des Moines police arrested a man wanted for 1st degree arson in a fire that heavily damaged businesses in downtown Oskaloosa on Monday, May 11th... 23 year old Danny Parnell Logan was arrested at a…
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Another Iowa Farm Has Tested Positive For Bird Flu

The Iowa Department of Agriculture says an egg-laying farm with 238,000 chickens brings the total number of infected farms to 50 in the state. The farm is in Sioux County, which now has 11 cases…
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Oskaloosa Police Receive Arrest Warrant For Arsonist

On Tuesday, May 12, the Oskaloosa Police Department applied for and received an arrest warrant for Danny Parnell Logan, age 23, of Oskaloosa, Iowa. Danny Logan was charged with arson in the first degree which…
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Officials defend hiring practices at Iowa fertilizer plant

Officials overseeing construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa are defending their hiring practices amid criticism from labor leaders. The Iowa Economic Development Authority says in a Tuesday release that Iowa Fertilizer…
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Six Oskaloosa District Employees Honored, Board Considers Bids From CDW And SHI

Six employees were honored for their service to the Oskaloosa district upon their retirements. Honored were, Carolyn Wellings, Dorothy Mich (Meesh), Debra Sullivan, Shirley Ashman, Scottie Moore and Judy Mitchell. Prior to the meeting a…
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Oskaloosa Fire at Evolutions on 1st Avenue East

The Oskaloosa Fire Department was dispatched at 02:17 AM this morning for a structure fire at Evolutions at 208 ½ 1st Avenue East in Oskaloosa. The fire was contained to the building of origin and…
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Oskaloosa Seniors Hold Mock Drinking and Driving Accident

Oskaloosa High School seniors got a graphic look at the consequences of drunken driving Friday morning at the high school parking lot. The Mock Accident is an annual event held before graduation to make seniors…
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GRMC Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship Recipients Honored

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized four area students pursuing a healthcare career at its annual spring luncheon on April 29. Scholarships are for graduating high school seniors, current students, or adult students pursuing a…
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Oskaloosa Students Recognized By Governor Terry Branstad

Oskaloosa High School students Lauren Gorski and Claire Carmichael were recognized by Governor Terry Branstad for outstanding academic achievement at the 13th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony April 26 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.…
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School Administrators Feeling Pressure As They Formulate Budgets

School administrators are feeling the pressure as they try to formulate budgets and deal with teacher contracts while state lawmakers remain divided on the amount of state aid to give schools. Gov. Terry Branstad and…
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