Oskaloosa's Downtown Skate Park is already a hit and it's not even open yet. Over the weekend contractors took down a snow fence to get the dirt ready for laying sod. Well, with the fence down that was enough to give dozens of boarders and bikers the go-ahead to try out the park, albeit ahead of schedule.
Students from the Oskaloosa High School Music Department and William Penn Concert and Vocal Programs will team up Monday to carry on a decades-long tradition. The community event will also feature pieces from local music publisher C.L. Barnhouse
Highway V-13 just south of Rose Hill, IA closed today (April 24, 2012) for a repavement project. The 2 ½ mile repavement project will repair the section of V-13 that has been in need of repair for the last five or six years according to Mahaska County Secondary Roads Department. Click here to see a map.
Mahaska County has the sixth highest participation in the state in the Live Healthy Iowa 100 Day Challenge program. The program encourages Iowans of all ages to get healthy by eating well and exercising for 100 days---long enough to make healthy choices a habit. There's competition involved, too.
Oskaloosans filled up 2 1/2 semi loads of old electronics last Saturday. Oskaloosa's local telecommunications company, MCG, hosted its 5th annual E-cycling event. MCG's Scott Ewing says 30 volunteers help unload and sort outdated computers, TV's and VCR's...
Oskaloosa Library Director Wanda Gardner wants you to know that some things are changing at the library. Starting Monday April 30th if you don't return your items on time it will cost you more. It could also send you to "collections."
An Oskaloosa apartment owner is trying to avoid the potential for a huge loss. Ken Seemman was working on the apartment complex he purchased last year on North 1st and 2nd streets when he got some surprising news.