Transform Dance Academy in Oskaloosa is bringing a state gymnastic's competition to town next month, but not before raising enough money to cover the costs. That got one group thinking of a new and unique way to raise funds for the event. That's by holding a Father Daughter Dance.
Oskaloosa's city council approved submitting three grant applications to the Mahaska County Community Foundation. Those grants are to provide funding for a fixed-bus route, Edmundson park disc golf course improvements, and a speed radar traffic sign to monitor speed in school zones.
US Senator Chuck Grassley (R) is in Iowa this week visiting communities and holding town hall meetings. He stopped by Clow Valve Company in Oskaloosa on Thursday. There he took a tour of Clow's factory floor.
A pair of missed free throws late in the game doomed the Statesmen (24-10), as they fell 79-78 against Robert Morris (26-9) in the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday night.