Mahaska County Newswire

Mahaska County Newswire

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

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  1. Kay SwansonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Osky News

    Kay Swanson, age 78, of Oskaloosa, Iowa passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, peacefully with her daughters by her side at the Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Nita Kay was born on Saturday, February 10, 1940, in rural Mahaska County, near Fremont, Iowa to Raoul Clarence Eldon and Juanita Alberta Hawkinson.

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  2. One Radio Vendor Stands Out At MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met in a special session on Tuesday night where they heard their consultants recommendation for a new emergency radio vendor. A final decision will be made on December 17th on "which route to go and move forward," said Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Groenendyk.

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  3. Ollie Man Injured In Accident South Of New SharonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Osky News

    On Friday, December 7, 2018, at approximately 11:00 am members of the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the 1400 block of Highway 63, approximately 1 mile south of New Sharon, regarding a single vehicle accident. Upon law enforcement arrival, officials were assisted by citizens in extricating the driver from a 2018 Kenworth dump truck which had rolled in the ditch.

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  4. Southeastern Iowa Digs Out From Weekend Snow StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | WHO-TV

    ... a Sunday snowstorm. 17 inches of snow fell in Oskaloosa. More than 70 vehicle accidents were report across Mahaska County. Schools were canceled today, which helped some with the cleanup. "No school day for her, so that was my very first thought," ...

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  5. Birdfeeding is Garden Basics topicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Osky News

    There are right and wrong ways to attract and feed birds. Join the Mahaska County Master Gardeners to learn tips including how to make feeders from household items for one of the most popular wildlife hobbies! This Garden Basic class will be Thursday, December 20 at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension Auditorium, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa.

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  6. Supervisors Say They Need Advice From AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors debated their authority to have a single member of the board sign the By-Laws of Mahaska County 911 and Mahaska County Emergency Management to which they are a party. Mahaska County Supervisors Mark Groenendyk, who is the county representative on the boards, said he was concerned that he didn't have the authority to sign the by-laws for the entities without first discussing the matter with the other supervisors.

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  7. Oskaloosa Has Much To Be Thankful ForRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Osky News

    ... serve and then clean up the Legion Hall afterward. "We've got a great amount of help. It's wonderful." At the Mahaska County Law Center, first responders had an opportunity to sit down together and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. Community members cooked ...

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  8. Winter Storm Bruce Slams OskaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Osky News

    ... Highway 163, multiple vehicles became stranded, and the Iowa State Patrol asked for the assistance of the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office to help with the situation. By 5 pm, measurements of 17 inches of snow started to be reported in the Oskaloosa ...

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  9. Lois I. KnowlerRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 24 | Osky News

    Lois Knowler, 98, of Oskaloosa died Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the Northern Mahaska Specialty Care Center in Oskaloosa. The daughter of Cecil and Lora McKanna Reynolds, Lois was born October 27, 1920, in rural Mahaska County near New Sharon.

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  10. Mahaska County Salvation Army Hopes To Raise 20k This Holiday Season.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County Salvation Army held it's annual kick-off party at the South Central Iowa Center For Independent Living on Thursday afternoon. Those in attendance learned more about what the Salvation Army does locally, and how much the group hopes to raise during the upcoming bell-ringing fundraiser.

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  11. Geraldine "Gerry" RossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Osky News

    Geraldine "Gerry" Ross, 94 of Montezuma passed away Friday morning, November 16, 2018 at the Montezuma Specialty Care. Vera Geraldine Ross of Montezuma, Iowa was born on November 8, 1924, the daughter of Leonard and Mattie Stout of rural Mahaska County.

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  12. Marvin E. MolyneuxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Osky News

    Marvin E. Molyneux, 96, of Oskaloosa and formerly of rural Rose Hill, IA, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at Homestead of Oskaloosa. Marvin Eugene Molyneux, son of Albert Zebulon and Agnes Gertrude Molyneux, was born October 7, 1922, at the rural home of his parents in Monroe Township, Mahaska County, Iowa.

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  13. Mahaska County 911 Communications Achieves PowerPhone AccreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Osky News

    November 11, 2018- Mahaska County 911 Communications, a division of Mahaska County Emergency Management, received notice of accreditation by PowerPhone, a National provider of 911 protocols and training. Accreditation distinguishes this 911 Public Service Answering Point from many other 911 PSAP's, by providing the highest quality of services to its citizens and responders as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.

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  14. Missing Mahaska County man found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    According to the sheriff, Willis Wayne Vander Linden, 86, of rural Leighton, left his home Monday afternoon driving a gold 2001 Ford Ranger pickup. The license plate number is CVJ-512.

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  15. Local Law Enforcement Arrest Man On Probation/Parole Violation After Lengthy ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | Osky News

    On Sunday, November 11th, 2018, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the 5th Judicial Department of Corrections, out of Cedar Rapids. The Department of Corrections advised that they had information that 35-year-old Nicholas Daniel Cohrs was in the Mahaska County area and that he was wanted on a probation/parole violation.

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  16. It's About Those Before, During And Standing Watch NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | Osky News

    ... with many making the ultimate sacrifice. On Sunday, November 11th, veterans from across Oskaloosa and Mahaska County gathered at the Clarence C. Cook VFW Post #2237 to honor their brothers and sisters in arms. Fred Bridges lead the gathering of his ...

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  17. Mahaska Ruritan Club donates plaques to Serenity HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | Osky News

    ... local students going to William Penn University, as well as support of Operation Back Pack for United Way of Mahaska County. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30 PM at Atkins Memorial Union Hall on the William Penn Campus. Lewis ...

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  18. Kathy L. SinclairRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Osky News

    ... Oskaloosa School System for several years. She later worked as the Director for the Senior Citizen Center in Mahaska County. She was the secretary for the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors for a few years. When she and Randy moved to Newton, she ...

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  19. Mahaska County Voters Say Property Rights ImportantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Osky News

    Mahaska County voters went to the polls on Tuesday, saying that defending the property rights of landowners is important to them. In the race for Mahaska County Supervisor candidates, Steve Parker and Steve Wanders ran similar campaigns to protect the property rights of Mahaska County residents, while the other two candidates, Paul DeGeest and Scott Van Veldhuizen's campaigns focused on a wide variety of issues.

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  20. Polls Opened At 7 AM For Mid-Term ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Osky News

    Voters living in Oskaloosa looking to vote for state and county offices vote in these designated locations. Call the Mahaska County Auditor if you have any questions on where to vote.

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