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Knoxville City Council Weighs Long Term Projects

By Sam Parsons The Knoxville City Council met last night and approved a couple of items related to long term projects. The city’s former VA district property has been the topic of discussion for months,…
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Tulip Queen Announcement Party Happening This Weekend

By Sam Parsons The city of Pella is holding the announcement party for the 2023 Tulip Time Queen and Royal Court this Saturday. Residents have multiple options available to purchase tickets between now and then.…
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Crisis Intervention Services of Mahaska County Among 44 Agencies to Receive Funding to Support Homelessness Assistance Initiatives

(DES MOINES) – The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) Board of Directors recently approved more than $4.7 million in federal and state grants to assist 44 agencies with homelessness assistance initiatives during the 2023 calendar year.…
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Free Clinic Returns to Oskaloosa

OSKALOOSA -- After a long absence, Free Clinics of Iowa is partnering with Love In the Name of Christ of Mahaska County to bring back clinical offerings to families free of charge. Mahaska Health and…
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Deadline for Mahaska Chamber Award Nominations is Friday

OSKALOOSA -- The Mahaska Chamber is still seeking nominations for various community awards and would like to remind citizens that the deadline to do so is this Friday (11/4). Would you like to nominate a…
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Knoxville Fire Dept. Rescues Man from Grain Bin

KNOXVILLE, IA -- Yesterday morning, Knoxville Rural Fire Department and Knoxville Fire Department were dispatched for a grain bin rescue. Departments used specialized grain bin rescue equipment to extricate the victim from the grain bin…
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Cover Crop Field Day to Be Held at Kielkopf Farm

AMES, Iowa — Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop field day Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kielkopf Farm near Fremont.…
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Osky PD, Mahaska Sheriff, and Mahaska Drug Teaming Up for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

By Sam Parsons National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 29) and the folks at Mahaska Drug have partnered with the Oskaloosa Police Department and the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office to participate.…
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Ottumwa Man and Woman Charged for Filing Hundreds of False Tax Returns and Fraudulently Obtaining Unemployment Insurance Benefits Payments

DES MOINES -- A federal grand jury in Des Moines returned an indictment on October 18, 2022, charging an Ottumwa man and woman with sixty fraud and tax charges. As alleged in the indictment, Thein…
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Central's Kid Captains Recognized at Football Game

PELLA -- Central College welcomed six outstanding Pella area students from fourth to eighth grades for Kid Captain Day at the Central football game Saturday, Oct. 22. Kid Captains were nominated by their peers using…
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