Whether you have children or not, schools matter. Experts say good schools mean high property values, a better-educated workforce, and more successful young people. As part of our continuing coverage of Election 2012, CRI is focusing each week on the issues that affect voters in Oskaloosa and Mahaska County. This week, we're taking a look at education from the viewpoints of administrators and teachers.
When Oskaloosa made the trek to Pella for its Class 3A, District 8 game, the Indians and their fans had to deal with more than just the Dutch. Friday night's game lasted longer than expected after severe storms
The individual responsible for elections in each county is the county auditor. This year's election is guaranteed to bring about some change in our local Auditors office. CRI's Jon Hoffmann tells us about one dedicated public servant who is about to call it a career.
The annual coat drive in Oskaloosa will look a little different this year. New Hope Community Center is running the drive, taking over for the United Way. CRI stopped by New Hope to see what the change will mean to those in need as the temperatures drop.
The Oskaloosa Public Library took a trip back in time Tuesday evening as it held a Tea & Talk book discussion. Residents came out in costume to talk about the book Lady Almina and The Real Downton Abbey.