As the softball state tournament gears up next week several high school baseball teams in Mahaska County are in the running for the state tournament too. That's great news for North Mahaska, Twin Cedars, and Oskaloosa to name a few.
The Oskaloosa City Council started off its session by hearing from Dylan Mulfinger, management analyst for the City of Oskaloosa, in regards to anticipated impact of the Emerald Ash Borer on the City of Oskaloosa.
Oskaloosa residents might soon see changes in how the water board oversees the water department. Oskaloosa Mayor Dave Krutzfeldt says the water board needs to do a better job of balancing the needs of the water department and the consumer.
On Monday morning, the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors discussed approving a tax abatement ordinance that would allow RPM Access, a developer from De Soto, Iowa, to construct a wind farm in Mahaska County.
The United State Department of Agriculture Summer Lunch Program is like that gift that keeps on giving. With over 50-percent of Oskaloosa children receiving a free or reduced lunch through the school system during the year, parents and children are making a push towards the U.S.D.A.'s program.