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.
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.
Republican Candidate Scott Schaben followed Clovis to Oskaloosa. Schaben wants to unite and expand the republican party in Iowa and says he is the candidate to lead the party in a new direction and focus.
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.