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Mahaska County Extension Honors New Master Gardener Volunteer

OSKALOOSA -- The Mahaska County Master Gardeners recently elevated intern Lisa Vohoska to certification as a Iowa Master Gardener.  She took Master Gardener training in 2021 and recently completed the volunteer requirement and was presented with certificate and…
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Presidential Candidate Ryan Binkley Hosting Public Meetings in Pella, Oskaloosa Tomorrow

OSKALOOSA -- 2024 Republican Presidential candidate Ryan Binkley will be making campaign stops in Pella and Oskaloosa tomorrow (5/25). Binkley will host a meet and greet at Smokey Row Coffee in Oskaloosa from 7-8am tomorrow…
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Honors Presented to Central College Faculty

PELLA -- Central College recognized six faculty members for their outstanding leadership in teaching, service and scholarship. Elena Vishnevskaya, associate professor of religion, received the Dr. John Wesselink Award for scholarship with a direct impact on…
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MCCB Hosting "Paper Airplane Day Celebration" OWLS Lunch & Learn

OSKALOOSA -- The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites adults of any age to the O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Livelier Souls) program on Friday, May 26th from 11:30 am -12:30 pm at the Mahaska County Environmental Learning…
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Ottumwa Man Dies in Accident in Davis County

By Sam Parsons A car accident in Davis County resulted in the death of an Ottumwa man on Saturday night. Traffic records show that Reese Jones, 19, of Ottumwa, was actively fleeing law enforcement on…
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"Stop The Airport From Being Built In Mahaska County" Group Hosting Night of Action May 25

OSKALOOSA -- A small opposition group operating a Facebook page called Stop The Airport From Being Built In Mahaska County, will be holding an evening of action event at the ISU Extension auditorium at 7:00…
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City council hires law firm to investigate Ottumwa Fire Dept.

By Ellis Codjoe (Radio Iowa) The City of Ottumwa has hired an independent law firm to investigate its fire department. Ottumwa’s City Council unanimously approved the hiring of Des Moines-based Dentons Davis Brown PC in…
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Application Window Closes Tomorrow for Supporting Rural EMS Through an Internship Initiative

OTTUMWA -- The Supporting Rural EMS Through an Internship Initiative's application window is closing tomorrow at noon, and the program is still seeking applicants from Wapello County. The Supporting Rural EMS through an Internship Initiative…
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Mahaska Chamber Announces Grant Opportunity for Restaurants and Brew Pubs

OSKALOOSA -- The Mahaska Chamber & Development Group is offering a grant opportunity for individuals  looking to open a new restaurant or brew pub in Mahaska County.   “This is a one-time grant in the amount…
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McCollam Selected as North Mahaska Principal

NEW SHARON – North Mahaska’s administrative team for the 2023-24 school year is complete with the hiring of Josh McCollam as junior-senior high principal. McCollam has spent the past 10 years in the Pella School…
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