Friends say an Oskaloosa woman who's known for being giving herself needs some giving in return. Helen Edgington lost her daughter Katherine and home in a house fire last week. The fire broke out in their house at 401 North A Street. Helen Edgington was able to escape, but
Mahaska County residents officially have a new supervisor on the county board. Republican Mark Doland won the special election for Mahaska county supervisor on Monday. Supervisors Greg Gordy and Mike Vander Molen canvassed the votes and made the election results official. They were close. 2,777 votes were cast, with two of those votes as write-ins. Republican Doland received 21 more votes than democrat Tom Rielly. Doland was sworn in right away.
We now know a few more details about plans to bring one of the summer's biggest statewide events through to Oskaloosa. The Des Moines Register announced last week that its great bike ride across Iowa or RAGBRAI is stopping overnight in Oskaloosa
The Oskaloosa Water Department says it won't have to raise rates this year. That's part of the message the city council heard this week when the water department gave its annual budget report. The budget is higher than expected because the department has a new shop and more staff.
Typically on election night we know who won. But not this time, and here's why. The numbers started coming in shortly after 9:00 with four of the seven precincts reporting in addition to the absentee votes.