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It's Sweet Corn Serenade time Thursday
OSKALOOSA — This Thursday, starting at noon, come out to the town square for a nice meal, fun activities, vendors and live music. It's time for the Sweet Corn Serenade. The meal includes a hamburger and an ear of corn for $5. Extra corn can be purchContinued ...
City Band to close out Sweet Corn Serenade
OSKALOOSA — The Oskaloosa City Band will perform on Thursday at 8 p.m. as the closing act for this year’s Sweet Corn Serenade. The Oskaloosa High School Cheer Squad will help kick off the concert as the band plays Oskaloosa’s Fight Song. The youngestContinued ...
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Fire chief discusses challenges firefighters face
OSKALOOSA — It has been said that there is more to being a firefighter than just putting water to flame. Oskaloosa firefighters face significant dangers each time they go to the scene of a fire and must undergo vigorous training before they go into aContinued ...
- It's Sweet Corn Serenade time Thursday
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Sunburn isn't the only sign of summer that can leave you itchy and blistered
You've got a rash. You quickly rule out the usual suspects: You haven't been gardening or hiking or even picnicking, so it's probably not a plant irritant such as poison ivy or wild parsnip; likewise, it's probably not chiggers or ticks carrying Lyme disease; and you haven't been swimming in a pond, which can harbor the parasite that causes swimmer's itch.Continued ...
Survey results in legislation to battle sexual assault on campus
Missouri U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill joined a bipartisan group of senators Wednesday to announce legislation that aims to reduce the number of sexual assaults on college campuses.Continued ...
An alarming threat to airlines that no one's talking about
It's been an abysmal year for the flying public. Planes have crashed in bad weather, disappeared over the Indian Ocean and tragically crossed paths with anti-aircraft missiles over Ukraine.Continued ...
Sharknado 2 set to attack viewers tonight
In the face of another "Sharknado" TV movie (the even-more-inane "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday night on Syfy), there isn't much for a critic to say except to echo what the characters themselves so frequently scream when confronted by a great white shark spinning toward them in a funnel cloud:Continued ...
Former Centerville teacher drowns in Creston
A long-time Centerville Community School District teacher and coach has been identified as the man dive teams recovered from a southeast Iowa lake on Tuesday morning.Continued ...
- Life and Times
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- Rockets fall to Earlham in title game
- Rockets overtake Huskies
- Indians get fifth at state tourney
- Oskaloosa defeats Clear-Creek Amana 3-1
- Rockets topple Pirates; earn 2A semifinal matchup with No. 1 Huskies
Wildcats spoil state tourney debut for Indians
|FORT DODGE — Oskaloosa's first contest in the state softball tournament was not a successful one. The Indians (29-10-1) scored twice in the second inning to tie Carlisle, only to see the Wildcats tally three runs in the fourth en route to the 7-2 viContinued ...