The William Penn University's Women's Golf team is asking for your help. The team is sponsoring a warm clothing drive for children in need. The group is accepting donations of hats, gloves, scarfs, or any winter weather clothing.
A candidate for Iowa's democratic gubernatorial race stopped by Oskaloosa recently. Jonathan Narcisse announced his entry into the democratic primary on January 20th. He stopped by Smokey Row in Oskaloosa shortly after that.
Mahaska County might be getting a new county engineer. That role is held by Jerry Nusbaum who's currently on a one-year contract that expires on June 30. Nusbaum requested a six month extension at the supervisor's meeting on Monday. He received support from several city leaders during the community comments part of the meeting. But the supervisors have not taken any action yet.
Mahaska County republicans have spoken on what direction they want their political party to head. But it's not known just yet what direction that is. 60 individuals were chosen as delegates on Tuesday night, they will move on to the county convention. The district convention is next, followed by the state convention where the delegates that make it there will define the republican party's platform and leadership. But it all starts at the grassroots level in local churches, offices, and schools.
The city is moving forward with its fire station project after deciding what style of roof to use. Several weeks ago the architects designing the project presented the city council with two different roof styles.
Oskaloosa's Water Department will raise rates 10 percent this year and 5 percent next year. That's what the department told the Oskaloosa City Council this week when it presented it's budget for the next two fiscal years.
On the Green is in full swing this week serving lunch and dinner. This is the third week the eatery has been open but customers have only been able to tickle their taste buds during the evenings, until now.
The Oskaloosa School District plans to construct new parking spaces at Webster school. That comes after school officials met with the city council's public safety committee on Wednesday. Webster school is home to several programs, the majority attended by 200 children, ages six and under.