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  • Timber show photo Lumber jack fun at the Southern Iowa Fair OSKALOOSA — The Great Lakes Timber Show put a fun twist on lumber jacking at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds Monday. The Great Lakes Timber Show was held three different times Monday: at 12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Parents and children gathered for the

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Gospel photo Alice's Gospel Group serenades crowd OSKALOOSA — Alice’s Gospel Group serenaded a crowd at Smokey Row with soothing, uplifting music Saturday night.All four of the band members came to set up shop early. Alice Menne, who is the leader of the band, and works with adults with special need

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Art Camp photo 2 Young artists learn about sculptures at Summer Art Camp OSKALOOSA — Young artists learned about sculpture this past week at the Oskaloosa Art Center’s Summer Art Camp.During the week, camp participants learned about four different kinds of sculpture and the artwork they created will be featured in an art

    July 14, 2014 2 Photos

  • Shrine Photo 7-14 Landgrebe, 2 Osky cheerleaders to participate in Shrine Bowl OSKALOOSA — Andrew Landgrebe was nominated by Oskaloosa coach Mike Sterner to play in the Shrine Bowl. He was then selected to play as a running back at the Shrine Bowl.Last season, Landgrebe had 26 touchdowns, 1,760 rushing yards, set a school recor

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Oskaloosa city officials working on strategic plan

    July 12, 2014

  • Georgiana engages community OSKALOOSA — It’s been 30 years since the musical “Georgiana” was last produced in Oskaloosa, and nine years since Randall Wright last directed a play. Both of those change next week when the musical performs July 17, 18, and 19 at 7 p.m. at the Geor

    July 11, 2014

  • Georgiana photo 2 'Georgiana' Iola Cadwallader's family story brought to life OSKALOOSA — At precisely 7 p.m. July 17, “Georgiana” will once again come to life on an Oskaloosa stage. The musical was first performed in 1980 by The Oskaloosa Community Theatre.Written by Iola Cadwallader, “Georgiana” is a musical titled after the

    July 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • Horticulture photo People learn to show plants at the Fair OSKALOOSA — Local residents learned how to show plants at The Southern Iowa Fair at a Tuesday evening class at the Iowa State University Extension Office.Suzette Striegel, horticulturist at the Mahaska County Extension Office, said that the purpose o

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kraig Van Hulzen fills vacant seat OSKALOOSA — There will be a new member of the Oskaloosa School Board when the group convenes for its August meeting. The board met Tuesday night with the evening ending with the appointment of Kraig Van Hulzen as a new board member.Board member Charl

    July 10, 2014

  • Georgiana photo 1 'Georgiana' crew has wish list OSKALOOSA — The cast and crew of “Georgiana” have a wish list of props they need for their production and they hope the public can help find them.“Georgiana” is written by Iola Powell Cadwallader and details her family's life from 1918 to 1957. The p

    July 10, 2014 2 Photos

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