Oskaloosa, Iowa – Rescue workers responded to a call of an injured individual at the Hull Shooting Range located 4 miles west of Oskaloosa Wednesday afternoon.
Paramedics and Mahaska County Deputies responded after being informed about the injury by another user of the range.
On Monday, Oskaloosa's City Council will decide what to do with a 4-way stop intersection on South 7th street, near Webster School. The council will hold the third and last reading to convert the 4-way stop there to a 2-way stop.
Oskaloosa's Municipal Water Department is settling into it's new home this week.
This past year, the department moved to 1208 south 7th street where it set up operations in a modular home. It did that while a new permanent building was constructed at the same location.
An Oskaloosa resident passed away on Wednesday after suffering an accidental gunshot wound. That happened at the Hull Shooting Range west of Beacon, according to a Mahaska County Sheriff's Office report. The victim was identified as 73-year-old Dan Karow.
On Monday night, the Oskaloosa City Council voted to keep the stop signs in place at South 7th Street and 5th Avenue East near Webster School. The final reading of the ordinance to change the intersection from a four-way stop to a two-way stop fell short on a three-to-four vote.
Test scores at Oskaloosa's Public Elementary School have been a topic for debate by school board members and administrators. Board members recently expressed their concern with scores calling into question the educational methods used at the elementary. CRI talked with school administrators to understand the issue.
With Christmas just 12 days away, Oskaloosa High School students are doing their part to make sure every child has a special holiday season. CRI's Presley Joss caught up with the High School Peer Helpers and brings us this story.
A four-way stop near webster school will remain in place, after the city council failed to pass a third reading to convert it to a two-way stop. The hot issue brought many residents to the city council meeting on Monday.
As RAGBRAI riders rolled through Oskaloosa, one couple from Waterloo, Iowa decided to make a lifelong commitment in our town. The couple chose this overnight stop as a place to get married. But it was a bumpy ride before making it to the wedding alter.
On Monday morning, the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors approved a 28E agreement to join Marion County in a mental health region. However, that agreement can only be valid if the county receives an exemption from the state.
A sign of contention came to an end this week during the Oskaloosa Historic Preservation Commission meeting on Wednesday. The commission had issues with the color, size, and placement of future signage at the new location for Total Choice Shipping.