When the NFL's regular season starts next week, Oskaloosa native Tyler Sash will still be sidelined. The 24 year old met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell earlier this week to discuss his four game suspensions
The hospital is trying to get information out to people in a new way---it just launched a Facebook page. Mahaska Health Partnership Communications Specialist Kayle Jensen says it's important for MHP to have a social media presence.
Oskaloosa Elementary's Parent Teacher Organization, or PTO, wants to incorporate more technology this school year. PTO President Kim Tighe says she wants to see more parents and teachers using the group's website to help coordinate events and volunteers.
A geologist from the University of Iowa is trying to help the excavation team at the Mahaska County mammoth site answer some questions. Soil deposits at the site can tell the scientists more about when the mammoths died---and what the area might have looked like back then.
Mahaska County Conservation is putting on a "Concert for Caldwell" to raise money for a new environmental center. The concert will take place a week from Saturday inside the 4-H building at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds and will feature Iowa country music singer, Jason Brown.
A new Italian restaurant is now open at Penn Central Mall. Capri's Italian Grill offers Italian food options from pasta to salads to pizza and calzones. Lunch menu options range from 6 to 8 dollars, dinner options are a little more. The restaurant also plans to serve beer and wine---it's waiting for its liquor license to be approved at next week's city council meeting. The owner is calling today a "soft opening" with a grand opening planned for a little later on. To take a look at the menu, click here.
The sound of automatic machine guns rang out Saturday morning in Searsboro, Iowa. Fully automatic guns are illegal in Iowa. But those attending the 2nd amendment rally got a rare chance to fire an automatic weapon, courtesy of the event sponsors, who have a special license. Click here for more.
Mahaska Health Partnership wants women to know more about heart attack symptoms. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. And MHP nurse practitioner Chris Beaird says women experience heart attacks differently than men.
About 1,200 people showed up at Brownells’ Big Springs Range Complex just outside of Searsboro, Iowa today to support the Second Amendment, hear from politicians supporting the amendment (including Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal), and the chance to fire automatic weapons. Click here to see video from the shooting range.