Iowa Governor Terry Brandstad signed a bill today that will revamp the state's mental health system. Supporters hope the new law will give Iowans with mental illness and disabilities more options for care.
Oskaloosa Elementary School is getting a big reward for going the distance. On May 4, all 1100 kids at the school joined together for 30 minutes of continuous activity as part of Live Healthy Iowa's Go The Distance Day and their hard work paid off.
Some additional funding will help the Oskaloosa High School Physical Education Department to continue to make a difference in the health and wellness of students at Oskaloosa High School by adding a new Cardio/Wellness Room! The re-modeling of a former art classroom will be completed by the Fall of 2012 when classes resume.
The end of the school year can be bittersweet for students saying goodbye to friends, teachers...and their laptops. This year, Oskaloosa High School's 1-to-1 laptop program put a Mac in the hands of all 680 students.
A local doctor is making a big impact in an unfamiliar place. Dr. Ron Graeff, an allergy specialist at Mahaska Health Partnership, went to Comayagua, Honduras in December to provide medical care at an orphanage.
The forecast for this weekend calls for temperatures in the 90s with maybe a storm or two. School is out and Edmundson Pool opens Saturday. It must be summer. Pool hours are 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. every day and admission prices are the same as last year. Click Here for admission and rental prices. Click Here for your weather outlook.