A class comprised of eight students from William Penn University is launching a campaign titled “Break the Wall” that focuses on highlighting the negative effects of cyber bullying and promoting positive online interaction to counter it.
Congressman Dave Loebsack met with Crisis Intervention Services staff members on Monday to discuss how the CIS will be affected by budget cuts and why it needs the cap to be raised on the federal funding it receives, which is referred to as "Crime Act money." Crime act money is distributed to organizations that deal with helping victims of crime.
It looks as though drivers won't have to stop nearly as much in parts of Oskaloosa. That's because the city council is on its way to changing 12 four-way intersections into two-way intersections by the end of May by removing stop signs. The project will be divided into two phases. Phase one will take care of the South part of the city and phase two will take care of the North part.
Three and half months separates Oskaloosa and RAGBRAI. More than 15,000 cyclists and their support staff are expected stay in Oskaloosa. To help accommodate these riders representatives from Oskaloosa's Local RAGBRAI Committees are hosting
The National Weather Service in Des Moines says nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the past 24 hours in Mahaska County. This has caused several roads to close in the area. Check out the article to find out which roads to avoid because of the weather conditions.
Oskaloosa, IOWA – Today, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, officers with the Oskaloosa Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) arrested and charged Bryan Draper Vilcone with Murder in the 1st Degree, a Class A Felony.
Area residents say they have questions about a proposed regional airport between Pella and Oskaloosa, generally near Leighton. The South Central Regional Airport Agency hosted an informational meeting in Pella on Thursday night. Oskaloosa City Manager Michael Schrock and Pella City Manager Mike Nardini explained details of the proposed regional airport, costs and plans.
Several Special Olympics track and field athletes have now qualified to participate in the State Summer Games. Last Saturday, the Penn Activity Center hosted the 2013 Southeast Area Spring Special Olympics. The first-place winners in each division qualified to participate in the track and field competition of the State Summer Games. But the event on Saturday featured much more than just competition.
Child safety is the number one priority on the minds of every administrator, teacher, and staff at Oskaloosa's public and private schools. Before a child reaches his or her classroom in Osky they have to travel on county roads or city streets.
A former Mahaska County Attorney is once again serving in that role. County Supervisors appointed Charles Stream to serve as the county's attorney until the end of next year when the seat is up for election. Stream was formerly County Attorney from 1982 until 2005, when he retired.