During Monday's City Council meeting, a group of students from the University of Iowa presented their findings from an Oskaloosa Housing Needs Assessment study. The study was funded by donations to the Oskaloosa Housing Trust Fund. The students who prepared the study were enrolled in a graduate level Affordable Housing Finance class.
The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met in regular session Monday morning to address: a lawsuit settlement with Barbara Western, insurance renewal, transferring a road from Mahaska County to University Park, and hiring Matthew Denburger to the Secondary Roads Department. Click here to read more.
The Oskaloosa skatepark has been open less than a month and it's already packed with skaters and bikers working on their tricks. But the park isn't the only place in town filling up. CRI talked with a local shop that's catering to these new young consumers coming to Oskaloosa.
If you're feeling well, a trip to the doctor probably isn't high on your to-do list. But you may feel fine and still have a health problem---high blood pressure. It's hard to detect until after it's caused a stroke, a heart attack, or other organ damage.
An Oskaloosa family lost its home to fire Thursday morning. It happened on the city's south side at Ninth Avenue West and South M Street. Family members say the house had a working smoke detector, but it didn't go off because the fire and smoke were in the attic.