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Osky School Board special meeting

The Oskaloosa School Board is holding a special meeting Tuesday night (5/25).  The agenda says the Board will discuss its Return to Learn plan, as well as resignations, appointments and transfers.  Tuesday’s Oskaloosa School Board…
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Agent says lack of Spanish skills delayed Tibbetts Murder investigation

An agent who oversaw the 2018 investigation into the disappearance of a University of Iowa student testified Monday that a shortage of Spanish-speaking officers delayed and hindered his ability to question the man on trial in…
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Coronavirus update

Five people in Iowa have been reported to have died from coronavirus.  The Iowa Department of Public Health says as of Thursday (5/20), the state’s death total is 6018.  Meanwhile, there have been another 233…
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Iowa legislative session ends

The Iowa Legislature ended the 2021 session nearly three weeks later than expected after Republican lawmakers completed negotiations over a complex tax plan that they approved to add to a host of other conservative priorities…
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Coronavirus update

A Marion County resident is among seven Iowans reported to have died Wednesday (5/19) from coronavirus.  That raises the state’s death total from the pandemic to 6013.  The Iowa Department of Public Health also reported…
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Make Ottumwa Shine Spring Clean-Up

Ottumwa residents are encouraged to clean up part of the city.  The annual Make Ottumwa Shine Spring Clean-Up Event starts Sunday (5/16) and runs through May 22nd.  Ottumwa recycling coordinator Janice Bain says people are…
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‘No reason for us to fear Covid-19 any longer,’ Iowa’s governor says

BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA - Governor Kim Reynolds says Covid case numbers in Iowa are at a 10 month low, the number of Iowa hospital patients being treated for Covid is down 90% from…
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Coronavirus update Inbox

There were no deaths from coronavirus reported Tuesday (5/11) in Iowa.  The state’s death total from the pandemic holds at 5985.  The Iowa Department of Public Health reports 299 new positive tests for COVID-19, bringing…
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Oskaloosa School Board meets Tuesday

The Oskaloosa School Board will recognize retiring staff members at Tuesday night’s (5/11) regular meeting.  The Board will also hold two public hearings: one to amend the current budget; the other to consider the sale…
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Iowa gets $1.48 billion in federal coronavirus aid

Iowa will get $1.48 billion in aid under the federal government’s plan to help states hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to new numbers released Monday (5/10). The U.S. Treasury Department announced a state-by-state funding…
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