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Runoff Election Results
The runoff elections in Mahaska County were Tuesday, December 3rd, and most every open city council seat was finally filledwith the exception of one.
Winter Coats Needed To Help Those Less Fortunate
Old Man Winter has arrived to Mahaska County, and the cold temps he's brought have made life miserable for those unable to afford a coat capable of keeping someone warm against those harsh Iowa winter winds.
Annual Christmas Present Drive Underway
With Christmas quickly approaching and many families still suffering from economic setback, volunteers ask for your assistance in helping a child obtain a Christmas present this year.
"Old Time Country Christmas" at Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum
The Mahaska County Historical Society invites you to share an "Old Time Country Christmas" at Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum.
Red Kettle A Sign Of The Season
That familiar sound of the bell as it sounds in the distance at Christmas time is just as much a part of the season as presents under the tree, or homemade candy.
CERT Team Continues To Train To Serve
Developing skills to enable a better team was the reason for emergency driving instruction being given to Mahaska County CERT members this past week.
Second Van Weelden Trial Opens
The second trial of Henry 'Willie' Van Weelden started Monday morning at the Mahaska County Courthouse.
Mahaska County, Iowa 2013 Municipal Runoff Election
BEACON Councilmember - Two Year Term Chad Bru Charity Bru Jacob Dalbey Kyle DenHartog Ron Kauffman Cecil D. Smith Dwight Teeter Richard Thomas The final day to register early and be eligible to vote for the December 3, 2013 Municipal Runoff Election in Barnes City and Beacon is Friday, November 22nd, by 5:00 P.M. Early registration can be completed ... (more)
Buxton Topic of Next Historical Society Meeting
This ghost sign recently uncovered during the rennovation of the "Iowa Building" shows the connection Oskaloosa had to the now lost town of Buxton The next quarterly membership meeting of the Mahaska County Historical Society will is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. inside Bradbury Hall at the Nelson Pioneer Farm campus.
Supervisors Certify City Elections
The Mahaska County Supervisors certified the most recent city election on Thursday afternoon.
Youth Beekeepers Program
Are you interested in learning about the art of beekeeping? Several local youth have; come develop a better understanding of the value of honey bees to our environment and the food chain and learn how youth can become Beekeepers! Sarah Herz, a past participant in the Iowa Honey Producers Youth Partnership Program will present a program on Tuesday, ... (more)
Board Of Supervisors Inches Closer To Mental Health Agreement
On Monday morning, the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors inched closer to agreeing on a tri-county mental health regionalization 28E agreement.
Oskaloosa Voters Say No Thanks To "The Solution"
The voters of Oskaloosa and Mahaska County made their way to their local polling locations on Tuesday.