The Oskaloosa Municipal Housing Agency is still discussing ways to continue to offer Section 8 housing assistance without using taxpayer money to help fund the program. At the agency's April meeting, the board discussed a new option.
The Mahaska community is helping a North Mahaska 4th grader and his family during a difficult time. 10-year-old TJ Goemaat is currently in hospice care at Mahaska Health Partnership's Serenity House---he's fighting brain cancer.
More children than ever are being diagnosed with Autism, a developmental disorder that has no cure.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 1 in 88 children has been identified as Autistic, up from 1 in 110 from just a few years ago.
Oskaloosa football star Tyler Sash now holds a key to his hometown.
He's had a key to New York City for more than a month. Last Sunday, community leaders honored Sash with a key to the city and highlighted him as an example of how good character, goals, and self- discipline can take you far in life.