Two Oskaloosa non-profits hit the lanes at Mahaska Bowl to raise money for people with disabilities. The Christian Opportunity Center and Imagine the Possibilities hosted its third annual Ten Pin Turkey Roll recently.
The Oskaloosa High School swimming team is up and running. Back in September, the Oskaloosa School Board approved adding swimming as an extracurricular activity. Since then, the swim team has organized with a roster and coach. It's been practicing for its first meet that's just two weeks away.
Volunteers in Oskaloosa are doing their part to help stop hunger globally. Meals from the Heartland is a non-profit organization that donates meals to starving people around the world, the Nation, and Iowa.
Black Friday will start as early as Thanksgiving night in Oskaloosa. With stores across the city opening at different times, it can become difficult to keep track of what opens when. Here is a go-to-guide of what time stores will open in the area.
A former Mahaska County Supervisor is waiting for a judge's ruling in his retrial for theft, fraud and tampering with records. Willie Van Weelden was found guilty on those charges last year by a jury, but a Court of Appeals granted him a new trial after new evidence was discovered. That evidence was a video recording of a supervisors meeting held in April of 2009. The video contradicts evidence from key witnesses.
November 22nd, 1963 will be a day that will always be remembered. Today, Friday marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. It's been a half century, but for some, it feels like yesterday.
Thanksgiving is a time to sit down with friends and family and give thanks for all of life's blessings. So for this weeks Oskaloosa Speaks Out, CRI asked residents what they are thankful for this holiday. Here is what they had to say.
Thanksgiving is tomorrow and residents are planning annual feasts for their family and friends. But feeding many is routine for many local churches that participate in the End Of The Month Meals program.
Ringing bells will soon be heard as the Salvation Army of Mahaska County is kicking off its donations campaign. The organization will host a rally tomorrow, Saturday, Nov.23 at 10 a.m. at the VFW Post. That's on Highway 23 South.
Overflow parking from Webster School could cause a no-parking zone in that area. The city council passed a second reading on Monday to make the south side of 5th Avenue East between South 7th and South 8th a no-parking zone.