The City of Oskaloosa will provide more funding for Forest Cemetery. Earlier this year, the city agreed to give the cemetery $100,000 dollars this year. But the cemetery requested an additional $50,000 dollars in this current fiscal year.
The city wants to improve streets in Oskaloosa through a concept called "Complete Streets." City staff says Complete Streets makes it easier for residents and visitors to walk, bike or drive to their destinations, and can help stimulate the local economy.
If you do not have health insurance through your job or a government plan, you may be able to buy it through the Health Insurance Marketplace. At Mahaska Health Partnership, eight Certified Application Counselors such as Emily Brown are ready to guide you through the process.
In Oskaloosa, The Salvation Army knows tis the season as its volunteers carry out kettles for a cause around the county. The donations help Mahaska residents with various needs such as rent, utilities, school supplies and medical bills.