The Oskaloosa Community School District's new activities director has some catching up to do with the school year just around the corner. William Penn alum Ryan Parker took over the AD position last week.
Shelter Director Lindsey Sime is asking for the city's help to fund a new animal shelter northwest of town. The new shelter would be located on Old Highway 63 between Bobzilla's Bike Shop and H&S Feed.
Oskaloosa's bus service is slowly picking up steam. The bus route kicked-off a month ago. And while the service still hasn't reached its ridership goal, Bus Route Organizer Amy Langdon says the numbers are improving.
President Obama approved Governor Terry Branstad's request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 22 counties impacted by severe weather in June and July. Mahaska County is one of the 22 counties.