Mahaska County Newswire

Mahaska County Newswire

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

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  1. Mahaska County Man Charged With Going Armed With Intent After Weekend IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Osky News

    On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, at approximately 12:30 p.m., members of the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the 2600 block of 248t h Street, located in rural Mahaska County, in reference to a disturbance. While Deputies were en route, further information was received indicating that a male subject was holding another male subject at gunpoint at this location.

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  2. - Oskaloosa NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Osky News

    On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, at approximately 10:40 p.m. the Oskaloosa Police Department and the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a reckless/careless driver, involving a red Chevrolet van. It was reported that this van was driving erratically throughout Oskaloosa, running traffic lights/signs and nearly striking other vehicles.

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  3. Mahaska County Supervisors Agenda - October 15, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Osky News

    The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, October 15,2018 at 9:00 a.m, in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South I" Street, Oskaloosa, IA.

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  4. Mahaska Health Partnership Raises Awareness Of Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Osky News

    ... sales going to help women in the community to fund free mammograms for those individuals with financial need. Mahaska County is a community in need of assistance in helping to provide mammograms. "We continue to be surveyed as a community of great ...

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  5. Scarecrows, Apples and Pumpkins are Garden Basics topicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Osky News

    Fall is a great time to decorate outdoors with scarecrows and other harvest/Halloween items. It is also a great time to enjoy apples and pumpkin food items! Come to this event to learn about making scarecrows and apple and pumpkin use/gardening tips! Mahaska County Master Gardeners will present a Garden Basic classes on Thursday October 18 at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension Auditorium, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa.

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  6. Trolley Place Recognized With Historic Plaque RecognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Osky News

    ... Three other buildings have already received historical markers, which include the Oskaloosa Fire Station, the Mahaska County Courthouse, and the Iowa Building. Thursday's historical marker unveiling took place in the space that is ready for a future ...

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  7. Mahaska County Files Suit Against Emergency Management and E911Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Osky News

    The legal wrangling between the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors and Mahaska County Emergency Management and the Mahaska County E911 Service Board. The Mahaska County Supervisors have contended that the agreement between Mahaska County Emergency Management and the E911 Service board isn't legal, and the boards must be seperated.

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  8. Historical Marker To Be Unveiled Thursday At Trolley PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Osky News

    ... who have stepped up to uncover the history of these buildings, people like John Jacobs, president of the Mahaska County Historical Society, have also helped us uncover the history of these buildings." If you would like more information or you have ...

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  9. Mahaska County Employee Shares Concerns Over Possible HIPAA ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | Osky News

    During the public comments portion of the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors on Monday, Kim Newendorp, General Assistance Director for Mahaska County, shared her concerns that potential HIPAA and safety concerns were not being addressed by the county and the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors. Her belief is that the county needs to hire an in-house HR person, or a county manager, because of the following reason.

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  10. Council Approves Site Plan For New HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Osky News

    The Oskaloosa City Council met in regular session on Monday night, where the first order of business was to swear in Oskaloosa's newest police officer James Arment. Arment comes to the police force from the Mahaska County Sheriff's Reserve, where he had served for the past 4 years and had spent the past 30 years behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer.

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  11. Lyle Eugene BoenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Osky News

    ... his membership to the First Christian Church in Oskaloosa. Lyle was one of the charter members of the Mahaska County Sherriff Posse, in the 1960's when the two requirements where having to have a horse and a gun. Lyle was proud of the fact that his ...

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  12. Denise FeeneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Osky News

    Denise Feeney, 62, of Beacon, died Friday, September 21, 2018, at her home in Beacon. She was born October 20, 1955, in Mahaska County, Iowa, the daughter of Paul and Mary Steele Lewis.

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  13. Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Home In Overnight FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Osky News

    A motorist driving along A Avenue East at approximately 11:35 pm noticed heavy smoke, and notified Mahaska County 911 Dispatchers. Oskaloosa Fire, Oskaloosa Police Department, and Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Services searched nearby streets for the cause of the smoke.

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  14. Oskaloosa K9 Played Vital Role In Suspect TrackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Osky News

    ... with Lt. Vanderpol and Lt. Plum with Oskaloosa Police Department, Deputy Ben Johnston and Brian Rainey with Mahaska County Sheriff's Office, and Chad Malone, DNR Officer at Lake Keomah. "It was all Mahaska County guys, which was awesome." Rogers and ...

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  15. One Bid Received For County RecyclingRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Osky News

    The question on everyone's mind is, where do I take my recyclables and what is the plan going forward for solid waste collection into the future? A meeting of the Mahaska County Solid Waste Management Commission on Thursday evening brought some clarity as to the price of recycling, but each city will decide how or if they will implement recycling. For rural residents, no recycling is being planned, with the exception of a potential recycling bin at the landfill, or to have rural residents use the recycling bins placed in the communities that choose to have them.

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  16. Airport Case To First Finish District Court WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Osky News

    The Iowa Supreme Court has said that Mahaska County must first finish its legal business with Pella and Oskaloosa in District Court before it can appeal to the Supreme Court. This matter comes before the court on appellee's motion to deny permission for interlocutory appeal.

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  17. Multi-Vehicle Crash Sends Three To The HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Osky News

    ... south ditch. Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Services was assisted by Oskaloosa Fire, Oskaloosa Police, Mahaska County Sheriff's Office, Marion County Sheriff's Office, Iowa State Patrol, Mahaska County Emergency Management, Mahaska County ...

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  18. A to Z Foodie Trail Seeking ApplicationsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2018 | Osky News

    In January of 2018, partners in Mahaska County and Marion County collaborated to create a trail for foodies. This was a way to extend visitor stays, build off-season tourism traffic, promote our unique foodie businesses and showcase how rural towns are cool to young professionals.

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  19. Agency On Aging Nearing 45 Years of Service To OskaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County community has a way of blazing a trail for others. One of those examples is the Mahaska County Agency on Aging, which will be celebrating its 45th year this October.

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  20. Loebsack Visits MCRF FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Osky News

    Congressman Dave Loebsack was back in town this past week, this time visiting with the staff from MCRF [Mahaska County Recreation Foundation], to find out more about the nonprofit. MCRF Executive Director Sherry Vavra and Facilities Manager Chad Rietveld spent nearly an hour with Loebsack, where they highlighted the many amenities of the complex, and how it has grown over the past decade.

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