Mahaska County residents had a chance to learn more about county supervisor candidates on Thursday night. With the primary election just around the corner, Oskaloosa News and the New Sharon Sun teamed up to host a Supervisor Forum at Smokey Row.
Changes are coming to the Oskaloosa Christian School as it has hired a new principal.
It did that because current principal, Jason Alons, is moving to Orange City, Iowa to work as an administrator for the christian school located there.
Music is in the air this week as a former local artist revisits Oskaloosa to get in tune with a younger generation. Oskaloosa native and professional musician Benjamin Davis performs and teaches in Minneapolis.
The results are in on how the school district can improve student performance. A few months ago, the school board agreed to have the Iowa Association of School Boards conduct a review on how the district is performing.
The city council is facing a big decision on how the city's wastewater division should be managed. Recent retirements in that department are allowing the council to decide if that department should be managed by the city, or if the management should be outsourced to a private company. No decisions have been made yet.
Tyler Sash, a former New York Giants and University of Iowa safety, is facing a public intoxication charge after being arrested on early Saturday morning in Oskaloosa. Sash, 25, is also facing a charge of interference with official acts. Sash pleaded not guilty to both misdemeanor charges.