Oskaloosa residents might soon have to pay a higher fee after consuming gas and electricity. Each month properties classified as commercial, residential, public entity and industry, have to pay a franchise fee on their MidAmerican Energy bill.
Shelter Director Lindsey Sime is asking for the city's help to fund a new animal shelter northwest of town. The new shelter would be located on Old Highway 63 between Bobzilla's Bike Shop and H&S Feed.
Oskaloosa's bus service is slowly picking up steam. The bus route kicked-off a month ago. And while the service still hasn't reached its ridership goal, Bus Route Organizer Amy Langdon says the numbers are improving.