A project to build a nature center at Caldwell Park is moving forward after almost ten years of discussion. Dave Sedivec of the Mahaska County Conservation Board met with the Oskaloosa city council Monday to get its support for pursuing a major grant.
Humans cool down by sweating. Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter director Lindsey Sime says animals like dogs and cats don't sweat---they pant---and it's not quite as efficient at cooling their bodies down. So on hot summer days, it's important to make sure your pets stay cool, too.
A Pella company has developed new technology to help needy countries build much-needed housing, and a recent William Penn grad is jumping on board to help in his home country, using a material that be found almost anywhere on the planet. CRI's A.J. Hodgeman has the story.
The Communication Research Institute of William Penn University is producing more local news and has added to its newscast schedule. CRI of William Penn University has produced a half-hour weekly newscast for nearly five years that runs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays on MCG Channel 12 and on CRI's website. Now you can catch the latest news in Oskaloosa and Mahaska County by watching a Wednesday edition of the CRI News. In this week's Wednesday edition, find out how our dry weather is affecting water levels in Mahaska County. Also find out why the Oskloosa Public Libarary Board has to make a big decision soon and why some city council members think a proposed conservation project could help boost local tourism. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE NEWSCAST