Mahaska County Newswire

Mahaska County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mahaska County, IA.

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  1. Southeast Iowa Realty Donates To K9 ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Osky News

    ... be honest. I've been overwhelmed with this because we're receiving donations not only from Oskaloosa and Mahaska County, but from all over the state of Iowa. We're receiving dollar donations from kids giving our receptionist a dollar to put it ...

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  2. Unified Community Goals Is Something Flaherty Hopes To DevelopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Osky News

    Tom Flaherty has been hired to lead the Mahaska County Development Group , and will be an integral part of the unifying presence that is desired by community leaders. That unifying of efforts was highlighted by creating Mahaska Development Partners as the umbrella for a public, private effort to grow the Mahaska Community.

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  3. Mammoth Run Provides 5k AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Osky News

    ... the construction will be done by July 1st. Capitalizing on the popularity of the mammoth discoveries in Mahaska County, Sullivan said that the 5k and its rugged route "is a unique thing to Mahaska County." The money raised from the 5k goes to ...

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  4. Black bear spotted in Iowa againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    WEBVTT PARTICULAR BEAR.>> WE JUST DO NOT HAVE THEIRS INIOWA.MAX: -- BEARS IN IOWA.>> MAHASKA COUNTY SHERIFF RUSSVAN RENTERGHEM THOUGHT HE HADHEARD IT ALL.>> I DON'T REMEMBER THE LASTTIME I HEARD THAT.MAX: UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING,WHEN A LOCAL FARMER CAPTURED ABEAR.>> IT WAS STANDING HERE WHERE WEARE.THE BLACK BEAR, WHICH LIKELYMADE ITS WAY DOWN FROMMINNESOTA, HAS ALREADY BEENSPOTTED DOZENS OF TIMES THISSUMMER.MAX: BUT THIS TIME HE RAN RIGHTTHROUGH 5-YEAR-OLD LILYMCLAREN'S YARD.LILY MCLAREN:I'M NOT AFRAID OF ANYTHING.MAX: NOT EVEN A BEAR?>> NO.MAX: LILY'S STEPMOM, BRITTANY,HAD AN UNDERSTANDABLY DIFFERENTREACTION WHEN SHE FOUND OUT.>> I WAS LIKE, ARE YOU SERIOUS?MAX: IT'S NOT SOMETHING MOSTIOWA MOMS THINK TO WORRY ABOUT.>> I WAS WORRIED BECAUSEWEAPONRY KIDS AND A DOG BUT HETOLD ME NOT -- BECAUSE WE HAVETHREE KIDS AND A DOG BUT HE TOLDME NOT TO LET THEM OUT.>> THIS PARTICULAR BEAR, THOUGH,HE ... (more)

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  5. Register For Youth Outdoor Field DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Osky News

    ... miles north of Oskaloosa on Hwy. 63 and one mile east on 200th St. If you have questions, please call the Mahaska County Conservation Board at (641)673-9327. A These early registrations include a child's t-shirt & lunch and1 adult lunch. Additional ...

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  6. Man Injured At Wind Farm Power SubstationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Osky News

    ... was carrying an estimated 22,000 volts of electricity, resulting in some minor burn injuries. According to Mahaska County Sheriff, the contractor has a policy that if an employee comes in contact with high voltage wires, it's mandatory to be flown ...

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  7. Deputies Seize Large Amount Of DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Osky News

    On Friday, August 11th, 2017, at approximately 7:30 a.m. members of the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to Hickory Avenue, near the intersection with 278th Street, in reference to a single vehicle that had left the roadway and ended up on its roof in a creek. Upon Law Enforcement's arrival, it was discovered that this vehicle had been driven by 35-year-old Nathan Edward Burk, of Bloomfield, Iowa.

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  8. September Is YMCA Appreciation Month In OskaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Osky News

    ... overall health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors; and Whereas the Mahaska County YMCA has been an integral part of the Oskaloosa community since 1886 and has been a community leader in youth and family ...

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  9. Barbara June JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Osky News

    Barbara June Jones, age 87, of Oskaloosa passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa. Barbara June Jones, daughter of Jim & Irene Denney, was born February 14, 1930, in rural Mahaska County.

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  10. Jerry A. BarrickmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Osky News

    ... for 28 years before Jerry. He literally "grew up in the business." After he left Earl May and went to work at Mahaska County Secondary Roads Dept., he often said he enjoyed his new work, but certainly missed the people. Jerry, like his father, loved ...

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  11. September 2017 - Bandstand Flag NoticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Osky News

    ... is in honor of Kenneth Watts. Mr. Watts was born on a farm near Barnes City in 1895 and had lived in Mahaska County nearly all of his life. In 1918, he enlisted in the US Army. He served with Company B, 360th Regiment, 90th Division, A.E.F. for ...

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  12. Crall Hired As VP Of Ag and Commercial LendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Osky News

    ... de agricultural, commercial and real estate loans. Crall, Gary Ewing, and Carrie Vande Ree are ready to serve Mahaska County and the surrounding area.

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  13. Lucille MannRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | Osky News

    Lucille Mann, 82, of Oskaloosa passed away early Friday morning, September 1, 2017, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Lucille Marie Mann, daughter of Homer and Addie Fern Fowler, was born July 19, 1935, at the home of her parents located on the Keokuk/Mahaska County line.

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  14. Jayne Ferguson Inducted into Iowa 4-H Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Osky News

    Jayne Ferguson of Mahaska County was inducted into the 2017 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 20. Ninety-four Iowa counties participated this year and selected 121 inductees for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. Inductees or their surviving family members were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation President, Doug Den Adel, and State 4-H Program Leader, John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas, as they were introduced on stage.

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  15. CERT Team Continues To Train To ServeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Osky News

    Where and how do you place your emergency vehicle at the scene, or when do you use your emergency lights? These are among the many different questions that were answered for the Mahaska County CERT team this week at a training event at the Oskaloosa Airport. Josh Stevens is the Mahaska County Emergency Management Deputy Director.

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  16. Mary F. Van OoyenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Osky News

    Mary Francis Van Ooyen, 89, of Oskaloosa, died Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa. The daughter of Andrew and Helen Boston Brower, she was born January 11, 1928, in Mahaska County.

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  17. Plant Some Shade Distribution October 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Osky News

    MidAmerican Energy Company partners with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources in the Plant Some Shade residential tree-planting program to provide affordable and desirable landscape trees for residents to purchase and plant on their property for long-term community reforestation. The distribution in Eddyville also partners with Mahaska County Extension, Mahaska County Master Gardeners, Wapello County Extension, Wapello County Master Gardeners and Oskaloosa Trees Forever.

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  18. Mahaska County 4-H Exhibitors at Iowa State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Osky News

    Mahaska County 4-H'ers developed non-livestock entries to be judged among over 3000 exhibits in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Having an exhibit selected to exhibit at the state fair is an honor.

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  19. Oskaloosans March In Support Of DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Osky News

    People marched onto the square in downtown Oskaloosa on Wednesday to show support and solidarity for diversity in America, Mahaska County and Oskaloosa. A procession started on the campus of William Penn University shortly after 6 pm, with over 100 individuals participating in the evening's event, which got underway at 7 pm on the city square.

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  20. Airport Dispute Heading To District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Osky News

    The Cities of Pella and Oskaloosa have filed a 94-page document with the Mahaska County District Court to make Mahaska County once again participate in the 28E agreement for a regional airport. The document outlines how Pella, Oskaloosa, and Mahaska County entered into an agreement pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 28E related to the joint acquisition, construction, equipping, use, expansion, and operation of a regional airport facility.

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