Friday night, May 18th, much cheering could be heard as the Oskaloosa High School Girls Soccer team took the field at the Stadium for the last regular home game this season at Lacey Recreation Complex. The game brought record high attendance as 363 fans came to cheer the girls!
Some additional funding will help the Oskaloosa High School Physical Education Department to continue to make a difference in the health and wellness of students at Oskaloosa High School by adding a new Cardio/Wellness Room! The re-modeling of a former art classroom will be completed by the Fall of 2012 when classes resume.
Parents and teachers driving to the Elementary School next fall will be traveling on a better road. The City Council approved a contract with Norris Asphalt to repave Highway 432 for $321,634.50. The work is to start around mid-July. The job is expected to be done by the start of school.
The Oskaloosa Farmers’ Market is open for the season. The market will continue to be held in the same locations as last year. Tuesday markets are held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the east side of the city square and Saturday markets are held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. near the basketball courts of the MCG parking lot (South D St).
A local doctor is making a big impact in an unfamiliar place. Dr. Ron Graeff, an allergy specialist at Mahaska Health Partnership, went to Comayagua, Honduras in December to provide medical care at an orphanage.
The forecast for this weekend calls for temperatures in the 90s with maybe a storm or two. School is out and Edmundson Pool opens Saturday. It must be summer. Pool hours are 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. every day and admission prices are the same as last year. Click Here for admission and rental prices. Click Here for your weather outlook.
Joe Warrick is now Mahaska County's representative on the Regional Airport Board. In the last two meetings Supervisor Greg Gordy had tried to appoint Margaret Ratcliff as the county’s sole representative, but there was pushback both times. "WATCH VIDEO FROM THE MEETING!"
The City Council has a few goals in mind for Oskaloosa. In a meeting this week council members heard dozens of suggestions on what projects Oskaloosa should focus on during the next 2 years. In the end the council came up with three.