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.
Mi Ranchito Mexican restaurant is closed after a fire there this morning. No fire damage was caused to Penn Central Mall or to the restaurant. Firefighters responded to the call at 7:30 in the morning.
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.
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.
"America's Got Talent" season seven semi-finalist Lightwire Theater is bringing its talent to Oskaloosa. The group will be performing a two-for-one show of the Ugly Duckling and the Tortoise and the Hare on Wednesday, March 26 at the George Daily Auditorium.
The weather is starting to warm up in Oskaloosa leaving behind one of the coldest winters in Iowa in 35 years, according to the National Weather Service. The freezing temperatures left a mark on heating bills and caused many residents to experience issues with their water service.