Mahaska County Newswire (Page 5)

Mahaska County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mahaska County, IA. (Page 5)

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  1. City Council Approves 2nd Reading of Blue Zones ItemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Osky News

    ... the City will also be allowed to be used as community gardens. City Council documents also indicate that the Mahaska County Extension Office will serve as a main point of contact for the community gardens initiative. "The Extension Office has agreed ...

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  2. OACDG Scholarship applications availableRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Osky News

    The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is happy to announce that scholarships will again be available through its Chamber Scholars program, now in its 18th year. High school seniors living in Mahaska County and attending any high school are eligible to apply.

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  3. A Changing Of The Guard At The Mahaska County YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Osky News

    It was a changing of the guard at the Mahaska County YMCA this past week. Friends, family and community members came out to wish two outgoing YMCA administrators well in their future, and to welcome a fresh face to the community.

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  4. Overflow crowd attends weekly board meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... unanimous approval. Washington County Attorney Shawn Showers spoke with the county attorneys from Wapello and Mahaska County, the other two counties that want to exit from RUSS. They had no objections to the agreement. The supervisors then received ...

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  5. Richard "Dick" VisserRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Osky News

    ... and Cornelia Hols Visser. Early in life Dick started working with his dad and brother in the coal mines in Mahaska County. He later worked at the old Carlon Concrete in Oskaloosa. On December 22, 1951, he was united in marriage to Betty Chilcote at ...

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  6. Bird Food GiveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County Conservation Board will be having a FREE Bird Food Giveaway on Saturday, February 7th in the Conservation Center at the Russell Wildlife Area. Public can pick up free cracked corn for bird feeding from 9:00 am - noon on this day.

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  7. Mahaska County Supervisors Begin Bidding Process For Revised Roof Repair PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Osky News

    A public hearing was held at Monday mornings Mahaska County Supervisor meeting for the updated design/bid documents to rebid the project of the clay tile roof repairs and improvements on the Mahaska County Courthouse. No members of the public were on hand to make comment, nor were any comments received in writing before Monday's meeting.

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  8. Personnel Changes at the YMCARead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Osky News

    After nearly five years, Dawn Collins is stepping down from her position as Mahaska County YMCA Executive Director. She joined the Y in April 2010; her last day will be January 30. An interim director, David Phelps, has been hired by the Y Board and will begin January 26. Phelps started his Y career in 1987 at the Black Hawk County YMCA in Waterloo.

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  9. Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins Continue Competitive SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins traveled to Des Moines to race against Indianola and the Walnut Creek YMCA's on January 10th and posted some great results. The Oskaloosa Dolphins came away with 66 personal best times and they were able to finish in the top 3 places 44 times throughout the day.

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  10. Vermicomposting (Composting by Worms) SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Osky News

    The Mahaska County Master Gardeners are hosting a Vermicomposting speaker on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7 pm. It will be held at the Mahaska County Extension Office.

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  11. This Is How We RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Osky News

    ... from both organizations. COC and Imagine the Possibilities are proud to serve people with disabilities in Mahaska County for more than 30 years. The two organizations provide programs to more than 150 people with disabilities in Oskaloosa. Both ...

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  12. Blue Zones Project Oskaloosa Announces Oskaloosa Elementary a Blue Zones SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Osky News

    ... Briana Bartlett, art teacher at Oskaloosa Elementary School and president of Fine Arts & Cultural Events of Mahaska County. "As a teacher on lunch duty, I get to see the kids trying out new foods and deciding what they think of them. It was also fun ...

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  13. Flu Activity Increasing in Mahaska CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Osky News

    ... Health, flu activity in the state is increasing. Your best defense against the virus is to get a flu vaccine. Mahaska County Public Health, a service of Mahaska Health Partnership, has Walk-In Flu Clinics on Mondays from 8 am to Noon and Thursdays ...

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  14. Rozenboom Talks Energy And RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Osky News

    ... elected officials. Iowa state senator Ken Rozenboom will be on hand for the address. Rozenboom represents Mahaska County in the Iowa Senate for District 40. Appropriations is something that Rozenboom will have firsthand experience with the ...

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  15. Ione HulbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Osky News

    E. Ione Hulbert, 95, of Oskaloosa, died Sunday, January 4, 2015, at the Oskaloosa Care Center in Oskaloosa. She was born October 24, 1919, in Mahaska County, the daughter of Leon and Blanche McFall Allbaugh.

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  16. Mahaska Health Partnership Announces Retirement of Dr. Nick MessamerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Osky News

    Family Practice Physician Dr. Nick Messamer will be hanging up his white coat January 1 after 23 years caring for patients in Mahaska County, the past four at Mahaska Health Partnership. "Many people know I had several careers prior to graduating from the University of Iowa College of Medicine at the age of 39," Dr. Messamer explained.

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  17. Christmas Tree Helps 256 Kids Enjoy Christmas A Little MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Osky News

    ... support and caring attitude, this program would not be possible. The Oskaloosa Police Association, Mahaska County Sheriff's Posse, Oskaloosa Fire Department and Reserves, Wigg's Country Store, Mahaska Drug and Wal-Mart would like to thank everyone ...

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  18. County Officials Sworn In At Recent Supervisor MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Osky News

    ... appointments to the boards were mostly left intact, with very few changes. When it came to the repair of the Mahaska County Courthouse roof, the Supervisors rejected both current bids for the repair because the amount was in excess of what they ...

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  19. Oskaloosa Emergency Responders Work To Save Family PetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Osky News

    ... resh group of firefighters remade entry into the home. Oskaloosa Fire Department was assisted at the scene by Mahaska County Emergency Management, along with the Oskaloosa Police Department and Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Services.

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  20. The Future Of Mahaska County And Oskaloosa Focus Of Chamber GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Osky News

    ... as the board that oversees OACDG began its job of selecting new leadership to help lead Oskaloosa and Mahaska County into the future. Under that OACDG banner is four main branches that most people will recognize. The Oskaloosa Chamber is now lead by ...

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