Oskaloosa residents might soon have to pay a higher fee after consuming gas and electricity. Each month properties classified as commercial, residential, public entity and industry, have to pay a franchise fee on their MidAmerican Energy bill.
Oskaloosa's bus service is slowly picking up steam. The bus route kicked-off a month ago. And while the service still hasn't reached its ridership goal, Bus Route Organizer Amy Langdon says the numbers are improving.
The Oskaloosa City Council received a presentation from the Mahaska County Recreation Foundation (MCRF) and unanimously approved revising the city's policy regarding "dangerous dogs" and "potentially dangerous dogs" on Monday night.
On Monday morning, the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a letter of support for the Skilled Iowa Initiative. The initiative allows employers to determine the skill level of potential employees.