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MAHASKA COUNTY — North Mahaska School District voters will vote on a proposed general obligation bond on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

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EDDYVILLE — Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont High School is a long way from Broadway, but will have some big-city theatre technology enhancing its theatrical productions.

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OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa Community School District Superintendent Paula Wright presented a “big picture plan” to the school board Tuesday evening.

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MAHASKA COUNTY — Starting this fall, Mahaska County voters will generally have to remember to go one polling place to vote.

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OSKALOOSA — Johnny Lynn Dale, Jr., a Sigourney man charged with killing his girlfriend's 4-month-old child, has filed a plea of not guilty.

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OSKALOOSA — Jerry Virden has been promoting the Old Time Music Festival for the last ten years but the event has been happening for the past 36 years.

DES MOINES — Sixteen years ago, Brynn Nickle was a newborn with pneumonia. Today, she is a high school student from Clearfield who has been showing cattle for 7 years.

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OSKALOOSA— This week the Herald catches up with former Oskaloosa high school athletes Jarad Kruse and Spencer Tucker.

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OSKALOOSA— The city of Oskaloosa had a city council meeting on Monday, August 5, 2019.

MAHASKA COUNTY — The Mahaska County Soil and Water Conservation District was one of 84 projects across the state that have been awarded funds to help implement and demonstrate water quality practices through the Iowa Water Quality Initiative.

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OSKALOOSA— Gareth Stefanc and members of the Oskaloosa's Troop 71 started digging, setting the base for the bricks and forming the landscape bed for the Mahaska County First Responders Monument.

OSKALOOSA — Nearly 350 people showed their support for Hospice Serenity House during the Mahaska Health Foundation Run in the Sun on Saturday, Aug. 3.

OSKALOOSA —The Gamerz Fair just finished its third year at the Southern Iowa Fair and Exposition and attracted the largest number of players to date.

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources announced its involvement in National Shooting Sports Month, in partnership with the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), by offering a series of classes teaching shooting and outdoor skills to individuals with little or no experience.

MAHASKA COUNTY — A new jury trial for Alicia Ritenour has been scheduled for Sept. 30 in Henry County.

OSKALOOSA — John Edgren and Emma Kelderman, seniors at Oskaloosa High School, and Maggie Voyles, a senior at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, have been selected from Bank Iowa’s Oskaloosa region as recipients of the Spirit of Chandy Scholarship. The winners will each receive a $500 scholarship.

OSKALOOSA — With the summer season waning, the holidays are drawing ever closer.

OSKALOOSA — On Friday, July 26, Luke VanHemert was sentenced to no more than 50 years incarceration.

DES MOINES — Five wines made from Iowa-grown grapes won Double Gold awards in the Iowa State Fair Commercial Wine competition judged prior to the start of the 2019 Fair.

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