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DNR to recap hunting seasons, discuss possible rule changes at Feb. 21 public meeting

BLOOMFIELD - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a series of town hall-style meetings where local staff provide updates on recently completed hunting seasons, discuss possible changes to hunting rules and regulations, and…
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"The Art of Recruiting College Students" Seminar Coming in March

On March 2, a seminar will be held at the GrandStay Hotel in Pella, hosted by Marion County Development. Attendees can gain insights from college students on where they look for jobs, which benefits are…
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2nd Eggs and Issues with Mahaska Chamber Happening Tomorrow

OSKALOOSA -- Tomorrow morning, the second round of Eggs & Issues with the Mahaska Chamber in 2023 is happening at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa from 8:30-9:30am. This time around, the panel will feature 3 lawmakers…
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"Owl Prowl" at the Environmental Learning Center Tomorrow

OSKALOOSA -- The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites the public to come to the Environmental Learning Center to learn about owls that live in Iowa and go on an “Owl Prowl” (search for owls). This family event…
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School Closings and Delays: January 25, 2023

CLOSED: Ottumwa Pekin 2 HOUR DELAY: Albia (No AM Preschool) Cardinal (No AM Daycare) Centerville Davis County (Buses hard-surface only) Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Sigourney
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Pella School Board Receives Audit, Career Academy Report

By Sam Parsons The Pella Community School Board met last night and heard their Career Academy Report. The district has been facilitating apprenticeships and other work-based learning through WorkSMART Connector in recent years, with much…
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Chamber Scholarship applications available

OSKALOOSA -- High school seniors living in Mahaska County and attending any high school are eligible to apply now for a Chamber Scholarship sponsored by the Mahaska Chamber & Development Group. Information is available from…
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Cover Crop Workshop Coming to Boender Farm Tomorrow

AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop workshop on Tuesday, January 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Steve Boender’s Farm near Oskaloosa. The free event is open to farmers and landowners and includes a complimentary meal.…
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Area School Closings and Delays (1/19)

The following school districts in our area have announced delays and closings for this morning: 2 hour delay Oskaloosa & Oskaloosa Christian Grinnell-Newburg Indianola Keota Knoxville Melcher-Dallas (With no AM Preschool) Montezuma North Mahaska Pella…
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Oskaloosa City Council Applies for RISE Grant for US 63 - IA 23 Connector Project

By Sam Parsons The Oskaloosa city council met earlier this week and held a public hearing for a private development currently under construction at the intersection of South G Street and High Avenue West. The…
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