Mahaska County Newswire

Mahaska County Newswire

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  1. Tomato Fest 2018to be heldRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Osky News

    Mahaska County Master Gardeners will hold Tomato Fest 2018 on Tuesday, August 28 at 6 pm we will be learning about tomato growing and highlighting ISU Extension tomato preservation resources. We will taste heirloom tomatoes and tomato recipes.

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  2. Monarch Rearing PresentationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Osky News

    ... following the Iowa State Fair in 2013. They have reared them each year since, rearing over 100 in 2017. The Mahaska County Master Gardeners will host Minnie Richardson as she explains the monarch rearing process and some of the tips they have ...

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  3. Van Veldhuizen Announces Candidacy For Mahaska County SupervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Osky News

    Scott J. Van Veldhuizen of rural Oskaloosa has filed the necessary paperwork to be placed on the ballot for Mahaska County Supervisor in the Nov. 6th general election. Van Veldhuizen will be on the ballot unassociated with any political party as he did not run in the primary election, but was able to collect enough signatures through a nomination petition.

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  4. Cargill Donates Over 14k To Help People In Mahaska CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Osky News

    Cargill in Eddyville recently donated $14,239 to the community on Tuesday. The funds raised by a golf tournament in July were matched by Cargill and will go towards United Way's Operation Backpack/Back to School Fair and to the Mahaska County Homelessness Coalition.

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  5. George Daily Auditorium Announces New SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Osky News

    ... spent by the auditorium, its employees, and our audience members locally, we bring an estimated $232,783 to Mahaska County. Our equipment and technical expertise serve community forums like Eggs & Issues, as well as Oskaloosa, New Sharon, EBF, and ...

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  6. A Party For The AgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Osky News

    ... his body. Volunteers and supporters of Caleb descended on Mahaska Bowl Saturday. Eagle Riders, race cars, Mahaska County Sheriff's Office, Oskaloosa Police Department, Oskaloosa Fire Department, and paramedics from Mahaska Health Partnership, were ...

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  7. New Generation Brings Art to OskaloosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Osky News

    ... he never could. So in addition to teaching, he became the vice president and gallery coordinator for FACE of Mahaska County, which received a Governor's Arts Award during the recent Iowa Arts Summit in Ankeny. The governor's award recognized Kargol, ...

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  8. YMCA Basketball Tournament A Throwback To Years PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Osky News

    The sun was hot, but the competition was even hotter as nearly 20 teams squared off at the YMCA's 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Oskaloosa Saturday. Eric Christensen, Director of the Mahaska County YMCA, watched as the youth took to the court to find out who was going to be the winner of the reconstituted tournament.

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  9. Attorneys Will Hold The Key To 911 DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County E911 Board met on Thursday evening to discuss the threat of a lawsuit from the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors. The primary item on the agenda was to address the lawsuit the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors have said they will level against the board if they don't amend the 28E agreement with Mahaska County Emergency Management, to allow both parties to withdrawal from the agreement.

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  10. Grassley Catches Up On United Way InvolvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Osky News

    United Way of Mahaska County is nearing their 'Campaign Season', which is the time of the year they reach out to the community members for their support to help others. One of those community projects United Way has been highly involved with is Operation Backpack, which had previously helped families with financial constraints obtain the school supplies needed for the upcoming year.

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  11. Oskaloosa City Council Hears Presentation On HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Osky News

    ... said Jensen. Jensen said that meetings with builders and contractors have taken place, in step with MCDG (Mahaska County Development Group), to continue those discussions "to make sure we are in good communication and responsive to what their needs ...

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  12. Supervisors Continue Legal Battle With EMA/911Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County Supervisors approved a 28E agreement between the Mahaska County Conservation and the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office in regards to an updated law enforcement policy that specifies when the two departments work together, and their roles, among other things. If the Mahaska County Conservation has its staff become certified peace officers, it helps to clarify that each department is responsible for their costs and liability if assisting the other department.

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  13. Davis Countys Hailey Swan Crowned 2018 Iowa State Fair QueenRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 11 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Folkerts, 18, of Bremer County. She is the daughter of Neil and Connie Folkerts. Bailey Ferguson, 18, of Mahaska County was named third runner-up. She is the daughter of Ben and Cara Ferguson of New Sharon. Brittany Woods, of Polk County, was given ...

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  14. Hedrick bank robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Wapello County Sheriff's Office, Mahaska County Sheriff's Office, Sigourney Police Department, Richland Police Department, Keokuk County Conservation, Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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  15. Man dies after boat overturns in Des Moines RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | KCRG

    Rescuers were sent to a spot on the southern end of Mahaska County around 7 p.m. Sunday to check a report about a capsized boat and people in the water. The Mahaska County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Martin Almond was found unconscious in the river and that he was declared dead later at a hospital.

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  16. Law Enforcement Respond To Hedrick Bank RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Osky News

    ... Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Wapello County Sheriff's Office, Mahaska County Sheriff's Office, Sigourney Police Department, Richland Police Department, Keokuk County Conservation, Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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  17. Oskaloosa Man Drowns After Boat Capsizes in Des Moines RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Mahaska County Sheriff's Office says emergency crews were called out at 6:50 p.m. to the Des Moines River, near the 3200 block of James Trail, on a report of a boat that had overturned. The report said several people were in the water.

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  18. Stats Say No Increase For Abduction Here In IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | Osky News

    Ever since 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts disappeared from nearby Brooklyn, Iowa, the public has been on a heightened state of alert. For Mahaska County Sheriff Russ Van Renterghem, the extra calls and work from concerned citizens are just fine.

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  19. One Person In Critical Condition After Boating AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | Osky News

    ... and another individual was missing. Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Services was joined by the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office and the Oskaloosa Fire Department at the James Trail location. Mahaska County Sheriff Russ Van Renterghem said that a ...

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  20. One Suspect Dead In Officer Involved ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Osky News

    ... all around southern and central Iowa. Those officers also came from the Oskaloosa Police Department and the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation will conduct the remainder of the investigation due to it being ...

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