Ongoing disagreements between city officials and those in charge of your water is pressuring the mayor to make some changes. Oskaloosa Mayor Dave Krutzfeldt is removing Water Board Trustee Errin Keltner from the water board effective April 6th with the support of the city council. He sent a letter to Keltner saying so.
The Oskaloosa School Board is working on defining goals for itself and the district. Nothing has been decided yet, but on Monday night, the board met in a work session and brainstormed about 30 different potential goals.
Mahaska County is officially HAZMAT ready to respond faster to hazardous situations, after leaving the Southeast Iowa Response Group or SIRG for the first time since 1991. The SIRG service provided by the Ottumwa Fire Department responds to hazardous materials calls within a nine county region.
A robotics club at Oskaloosa's high school will compete in a multi-state robotics competition next week. The club is going there after its robot, designed and built by students, qualified in two other state competitions.