The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday about the new General Relief ordinance, which outlines how the county can provide assistance to residents “in emergency situations with meeting basic needs such as medical, shelter, food, and utilities.”
With two weeks under their belt, state legislators at this morning’s Eggs and Issues forum said it’s still too early to paint a clear picture of what’s to come. Today’s topics focused on infrastructure funding, education reform, and economic development.
Families in Mahaska County looking for a little help have some new options. The local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office is introducing some new programs - one encourages families to read together, another helps with some communication issues. CRI's Chris Redfern has more.
Former Mahaska County Supervisor Ken Rozenboom has endorsed Tom Rielly for supervisor in the upcoming special election for the open seat on the county board. The open seat on the Mahaska County Supervisors was created last November when Rozenboom was elected as a Republican to the Iowa Senate.
Economic Development, Communication and Eminent Domain. The two candidates for supervisor got a chance Tuesday to express their views on these and other issues that impact Mahaska County as part of a public debate. CRI's Amy Langdon moderated the debate and asked the candidates about their goals for Mahaska County.