The Oskaloosa Utility Water Board of Trustees unanimously approved an employment contract for Oskaloosa Water Department General Manager Chad Coon. Coon has held that role since 2007, but has not had a contract in the past.
It's Primary Election day in Iowa. Voters in Mahaska County will vote at one of 11 precincts in the county depending on where you are registered to vote. Polls are open until 9:00 p.m. Find out where the precincts are below.
On Monday, the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved hiring a roofing expert to decide what material to use to repair the courthouse roof. The board will pay Brown Engineering Company from Des Moines $3,850 to hear its recommendation.
Working parents with young children may have to make a tough choice when it comes to deciding who will watch their children while they're at work. Now that school is out, parents must turn to private nannies or childcare providers to do the task. Finding the right provider can take time, but one organization is trying to make that process easier by rating child care providers.
On Monday night, the Oskaloosa City Council unanimously approved raising the salary of City Manager Michael Schrock, and re-scheduled discussing the resolution stating the city's support for the Blue Zones Project because of a tie vote.
The field for the upcoming November elections has been set. Iowa held primary elections this week. And while all the Democratic Party races were unopposed, there were a few Republican Party races in contention.