Crisis Intervention Services and PFLAG Oskaloosa are holding a candlelight vigil on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. The vigil will remember those in the transgender community who have been killed due to hate in 2016.
The lights surrounding Oskaloosa's 29th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade isn't the only change residents and visitors should prepare for. Due to the construction and expansion of the Oskaloosa Fire Department, the parade route is being altered to keep everyone safe.
The 2016 Presidential race has wrapped up and Donald Trump is President Elect of the United States. Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but she did not win over swing states like Iowa. This is the fourth time a president elect has not won the popular vote.
The school board is looking into building a new high school softball field. The discussions began earlier this summer after the school outlined several issues with the more than 25-year-old ball field.
The proposed recreation and early childhood center is still in the planning phase. Recently, the City of Oskaloosa and the Oskaloosa School District hired a firm to conduct market research and figure out how to build the proposed project.
The property and building housing one of Oskaloosa's popular bars is up for sale. The owners of The Cellar Peanut Pub, Marty and Betsy Duffy, put their property at 206 Rock Island Avenue on the market last week.