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Avid golfer's club collection nears 1,000
Jan McLeland, of Oskaloosa, will always have the right club for his golf game.
McLeland’s golf club collection nears 1,000 in numbers, many of which line the walls of his garage.
Going beyond Sunday: Wednesday Night Live! at First Presbyterian
Wednesday nights are “Live!” at First Presbyterian Church.
Joan Heslinga Boer, Christian education director at First Presbyterian Church, said the Wednesday Night Live! midweek program has been going for a bout 12 years now. The program stars at 4:15 p.m. each week, concluding by 6 in the evening.
Eagle Scout projects focused on conservation
Becoming an Eagle Scout is a long journey, one that two Oskaloosa High School students are on right now.
Senior Trevor Mabee and Junior Jared Buckallew are each working on projects on the OHS campus in order to earn their Eagle Scout designations.
Loebsack eyes Osky businesses
Dave Loebsack, Democratic U.S. Congressman from Iowa’s 2nd District, toured area businesses Tuesday after arriving at the Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group office.
Incumbents won re-election in Oskaloosa
The incumbents for Oskaloosa mayor and city council won re-election on Election Day Tuesday.
In Oskaloosa, the mayor and four members of the city council were up for re-election. Mayor Dave Krutzfeldt faced challenger Denny Doud. In 1st Ward, incumbent Aaron Ver Steeg faced Dave Allgood and Lauren McMahan. In 3rd Ward, incumbent Doug Yates faced off against Jennifer Doland. For the two At-Large seats, incumbents Scottie Moore and Tom Walling faced challengers Shaun Smith, Jimmy Carter and Wyatt Russell.
Relay for Life team holds garage sale fund-raiser Saturday
Local cancer survivors organized a garage sale Saturday at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds to raise money for a Relay for Life walking team.
Girl Scouts raise funds Saturday
Local Girl Scouts held a fund-raiser Saturday to help pay for their upcoming activites.
The Girl Scouts of Junior Troop 252 held the sixth-annual fund-raiser at the Kinsman's Keep, 302 N. A St.
- Oskaloosa City Election results (unofficial)
- LIVE BLOG: City election night
More Little Free Libraries coming to Osky
They may be small in size, but their purpose is huge.
At the Oct. 21 regular meeting of the Oskaloosa City Council, council members approved a resolution establishing a Little Free Library partnership with the Altrusa Club of Oskaloosa. This will allow for two little free libraries on a city-owned lot at the corner of South H Street and Sixth Avenue West.
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