OSKALOOSA — An old building in downtown Oskaloosa is getting new life years after surviving a devastating fire.

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OSKALOOSA — A Pella Christian High School graduate and Oskaloosa native has been named a finalist in the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition.

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OSKALOOSA — The city of Oskaloosa’s rental inspection program is now underway.

OSKALOOSA — A crowd of Clow employees listened as state Sen. Ken Rozenboom discussed his thoughts on leadership qualities on Thursday, Sept. 28, during a leadership luncheon.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to a press release distributed Wednesday, Sept. 27, farmers and ranchers who previously were forced to sell livestock due to drought in an applicable region now have an additional year to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales, acc…

Local insurance agent Billy Blake was recognized as the 2017 Young Insurance Agent of the Year.

OSKALOOSA — What started as a project to expand the Town Square Dental Office quickly turned into a mission to preserve and restore the historical integrity of two downtown buildings in Oskaloosa.

OSKALOOSA — The Oskaloosa City Council granted leeway for city rental owners and landlords, approving a grace period for late fees for those who have yet to register.

OSKALOOSA — A chemical reaction between cleaning supplies on an old mop Tuesday night caused the downtown Oskaloosa Pizza Ranch to fill with smoke before fire officials arrived to extinguish the chemical reaction. There were no injuries.

OSKALOOSA — The team approach in Mahaska County toward chamber of commerce-like events and promotions got a boost on Wednesday after it was announced that Tom Flaherty has been named the new executive director of Mahaska Community Economic Development.

OSKALOOSA — It is not just the dispositions of local residents that are affected by the heat and lack of rain in Mahaska County. The agriculture community is also waiting for relief from the dry conditions, and many farmers are trying to determine the effects to crops and livestock from the …

OSKALOOSA — The Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center is coming ever closer to being realized, with an upcoming groundbreaking ceremony and the recent receipt of a large grant from MidWest One Bank.

OSKALOOSA — The lack of rain in Southeast Iowa has caused a lot of heartache for area farmers, who are facing tough situations with crops as needed precipitation is absent.

OSKALOOSA — With a world quickly being taken advantage of by hackers, online scammers and “phisherman,” Debbie Doty had some simple advice for those attending a recent seminar on online security: “Think before you click.”

OSKALOOSA—Where in Oskaloosa is Waldo? The years-old mystery task popular with children has been re-invented locally by the Book Vault.

OSKALOOSA—Local students were getting a head start on possible future careers Monday at the William Penn University computer camp. Five middle school students attended the second session of the computer camp, learning about mobile apps and how to program microcomputers..

OSKALOOSA — The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors once again voted to attempt to leave a 28E Agreement governing the South Central Regional Airport project, approving in a 2-1 vote Monday to cease all involvement with the project effective immediately.

This past week, the 49th annual Art on the Square brought in large crowds to Oskaloosa, benefitting not only the featured artists, but the businesses in the downtown area. The crowd for Art on the Square eventually shifted their attention from the art to the local businesses as the day progr…

OSKALOOSA — Friday After Five is back again this year, with even more food, fun and music.

OSKALOOSA – Garden & Associates, Ltd., an Iowa based engineering and surveying company, is pleased to announce Chad Starlin has joined the staff in our Oskaloosa office.

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OTTUMWA [mdash] Richard Langstraat, 88, died October 6, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society -Ottumwa. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Forest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Mass of the Christian Burial for 57-year-old Jane Anne Rourke of Dewitt, formerly of Oskaloosa will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will…