Mahaska County Newswire

Mahaska County Newswire

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

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  1. Knots, Loops And Other Twisted CraftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Osky News

    ... ot and watch a rug being braided. Lots more to do and see. Admission applies, $7.00 adult, $2.00 under 15 and Mahaska County Historical Society Members are FREE.

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  2. Childcare And Recreation Study ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Osky News

    Since last fall when the Mahaska County YMCA came to the Oskaloosa City Council looking for assistance, the future of that institution has been in question for the community. The Mahaska Community Development Group is comprised of Mahaska County citizens and business persons.

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  3. Southeast Iowa man facing drug, weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Home

    Last week, Oskaloosa police, aided by the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office and other agencies, searched Langstraat's home in rural Leighton.

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  4. HAZMAT Team Members Take Chemistry 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Osky News

    ... may do during a fire as well. "It's really interesting and it keeps the brain stimulated," says Neff. The Mahaska County HAZMAT team has been in operation for a year now, and Neff says that he's pleased with where the team is going and what they ...

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  5. Iowa Naturalist Recognized for Fishing Education EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Osky News

    Laura DeCook, naturalist with the Mahaska County Conservation Board is the 2015 recipient of the Brass Bluegill award from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fish Iowa! program. The award has been presented each year since 1996 to an instructor who has established an outstanding local program that exemplifies the goals of Fish Iowa! DeCook began working with Fish Iowa! almost 20 years ago with the introduction of the national "Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs" materials.

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  6. Double Fatality South Of OskaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Osky News

    Mahaska County first responders rushed to the scene of a two vehicle accident at 310th Street and Merino Ave. Sunday night. A maroon GMC pickup truck was driving northbound on Merino Ave. when, according to officers on the scene, it failed to stop at a posted stop sign.

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  7. OACDG Honors Local Businesses And IndividualsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Osky News

    ... Valinn McReynolds as the new Executive Director. They have celebrated the opening of 65 new businesses in the Mahaska County area by holding ribbon cuttings at those locations. The team also worked with Roger Brooks on developing a branding plan for ...

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  8. Man who reported Oskaloosa fire faces arson chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Home

    ... Logan into custody on Wednesday, and he was returned to Oskaloosa. Online jail records say Logan remained in Mahaska County Jail on Thursday. Court records don't list the name of a lawyer who could be contacted to comment on Logan's behalf. Officers ...

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  9. Community Gardens plots still availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Osky News

    ... Penn Garden Facilitator. More information about the community gardens and horticulture can be found at the Mahaska County Extension office (212 North I Street - Oskaloosa 641-673-5841) and website www.extensio ...

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  10. Fugitive wanted on arrest warrants for felony stealing chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Home

    ... her last known residence but have been unable to locate her. Leonard was previously arrested on 04/19/15 in Mahaska County, Iowa, in reference to this case, and was released on bond. The fugitive has since failed to appear in the case. Leonard has ...

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  11. Accused Arsonist Taken Into CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Osky News

    23-year-old Danny Parnell Logan, who was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant issued in Mahaska County, Iowa on May 12th, 2015, was arrested by the Des Moines Police Department at approximately 8pm this date (5/13/15). This warrant was a result of ...

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  12. Fire destroys downtown Oskaloosa business SwimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... ed a total loss. Smoke and water damage was also reported at the nearby True Value hardware store, Hospice of Mahaska County and Mid West One drive up bank.

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  13. Oskaloosa Bike Rodeo Makes A ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Osky News

    ... time. Bobzilla's Bicycle Werks was on hand to look over and inspect the riders bicycles. A donation from the Mahaska County Salvation Army helped to buy and provide lights and helmets for those who needed them. The Oskaloosa Police Department ...

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  14. Paddleboarding Program Draws A Dozen VisitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Osky News

    ... the kneeling or sitting positions. The sport has become popular in recent years as a cross training workout. Mahaska County Naturalist Laura DeCook hosted Warren County Naturalist Logan Roberts, who was there to teach about the sport. Roberts ...

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  15. Mayo D. GrubbRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... his wish, his body has been cremated. Memorials may be made to the Oskaloosa American Legion Post 34 or to Mahaska County Hospice. Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa is handling the arrangements. Mr. Grubb was born Saturday, June 12, 1926, in Mahaska ...

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  16. Mayo D. GrubbRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Osky News

    Mayo D. Grubb, 88, of Oskaloosa, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa. Mayo was born Saturday, June 12, 1926 in Mahaska County, the son of Claude E. and Zena Beeman Grubb.

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  17. What's the future of recreation and child care in Oskaloosa and the Mahaska communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Osky News

    ... online at www.mahaskasurvey.com . Paper copies of the survey are available at the Oskaloosa Public Library Mahaska County YMCA, Oskaloosa Chamber of Commerce and Eddyville & New Sharon City Halls. The survey will be available to the public until May ...

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  18. Brand Action Plan Introduced to Brand Leadership TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Osky News

    ... a sponsorship by Oskaloosa Main Street, an Iowa Economic Development Authority Main Street Challenge Grant, Mahaska County Community Foundation, City of Oskaloosa, Mahaska County and over 40 local businesses. Brooks is an expert in tourism, ...

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  19. Discussions Continue On MCEMC And E911 Board MergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Osky News

    ... MCEMC was the resolution that transferred ownership of storm siren equipment from the City of Oskaloosa to Mahaska County Emergency Management. This transfer is in accordance with Iowa Code Section 29C.13(2). Currently, the sirens are activated by ...

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  20. Supervisors Approve Health Plan RenewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met on Monday morning. They started off the meeting by hearing from health insurance representative Brad Reiman.

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