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USSSA Baseball hosted a youth scrimmage at the Lacey Recreation Complex on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Delightfully warm weather made for a beautiful day of ball for the players and spectators. Oskaloosa played Sigourney in a spirited and fun game.

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OSKALOOSA — A rainbow of backpacks decorated the baseball parking lot of the Lacey Recreation Complex on Wednesday as eager students received essential supplies for the upcoming school year.

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OSKALOOSA — “It just jumps on your hand and wants to live there,” isn’t a typical comment one would make about a piece of jewelry, but Sergiy Nagorny’s art is anything but ordinary.

Kyla and Matt Terlouw, of Fremont, would like to announce the birth of their son, Cohen Matthew Terlouw.

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The Ironside Axe Company hosted last week's Thankful Thursday event. Brittany Sword performed music and participants got to participate in an axe throwing activity.

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OSKALOOSA — Local stores are experiencing a shortage of blue lights as the community comes together to honor the life of Oskaloosa Police Officer Ian Barnhart, who died last month.

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The Pella Area Community and Economic Alliance held their first Thursdays in Pella last week. The theme was 'Capes and Tiaras' with a visit from Princess Elsa and other family-friendly activities. The event was sponsored by PACE, Families First of Pella and Community 1st Credit Union. 

OSKALOOSA — Louise Childers says she doesn’t know the secret to living for 100 years, but she’s fairly certain it’s related to doing what you love. For Childers, that love is cooking and baking.

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OSKALOOSA — Creating and consuming literature, music and other forms of art become central to our lives in a time of crisis.

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