OSKALOOSA – Authorities were investigating a suspicious vehicle downtown Friday morning, when the suspect fled the scene.

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OSKALOOSA – The Oskaloosa High School Choirs will host their Annual Madrigal Dessert Theater this weekend at Oskaloosa Middle School.

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OSKALOOSA — Now that the holiday season has been officially kicked off with the lighted Christmas parade, the floodgates have opened with all sorts of holiday activities and fun.

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OSKALOOSA — Program leaders gave at-risk program details to members of the Oskaloosa Community School District on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

SIOUX CITY — A tissue sample from a road killed deer collected on the south side of Sioux City is undergoing a follow up test for chronic wasting disease after its initial results showed a high likelihood that the disease was present.

MAHASKA COUNTY – The holidays can be a stressful time of year, but for those grieving the death or terminal illness of a loved one, the strain is often much greater.

IOWA — Iowans who want to be prepared in the event they encounter someone experiencing an opioid overdose can now obtain free naloxone (Narcan nasal spray) through the statewide Tele-Naloxone Project.

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OSKALOOSA — Elvis impersonator Dwaine McClure flashed some bling The King could envy while walking in the 2019 Lighted Christmas Parade.

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OSKALOOSA — Newly-elected school board members Charlie Comfort and Shawn Moyer officially joined the Oskaloosa Community School District Board of Directors on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

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OSKALOOSA – William Penn University’s History 299 students would like to hear from you, Oskaloosa.

OSKALOOSA – If you missed out on the 2019 Christmas Tour of Homes this year ,you missed out on a treat.

Families came out to the Holly Jolly Festival at Penn Central Mall to burn of some energy before the evening’s Lighted Christmas Parade. Inflatables, crafts, games, live music and a visit with Santa rounded out the evening.

OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa Police Department Senior Officer Nathan Johnson has been named Officer of the year for 2019.

MAHASKA COUNTY — All the documentation paperwork for the Mahaska County portion Dakota Access Pipeline has been officially turned over to the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors.

Oskaloosa Police Officer Gary Kutcher receives an award from Oskaloosa Mayor David Krutzfeldt for 30 years’ service with the Oskaloosa Police Department.

A judge went against a sentencing recommendation included in a plea agreement in a child endangerment case involving the death of an 11-month-old child in Centerville earlier this year.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement announced fellowship opportunities to connect USDA resources with faculty and staff at Hispanic Serving Institutions, 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities, and 1890 Land-Grant Universities.

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MAHASKA COUNTY — Community members with a passion for natural resources, conservation and history recently attended the Resource Enhancement and Protection assembly.

OSKALOOSA – The Veterans of Foreign War of the United States Auxiliary Post 2237 sponsored the Annual Holly Jolly Fest at Penn Central Mall Nov. 30 and it was a real treat.

JOHNSTON — As Iowa Public Television concludes the yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary, the statewide public television network is changing its name.

The region’s farmers are feeling relief after a difficult growing season, but manmade factors cast an ominous cloud over the rural economy.

OSKALOOSA – The Mahaska Chamber and Development Group met for the first time as one entity during a social mixer on Nov. 21 to introduce their business plan and goals for year 2020.

OSKALOOSA — There is still time to place monetary votes for the children entered in the Main Street Young Ambassador contest.

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the 516 students who were on the college's academic Honor Roll for the 2019 Fall Term.

IOWA — Three $1,000 Keep Iowa Beautiful scholarships will be awarded to Iowa high school seniors who plan to attend an Iowa college or university.

IOWA — You can buy almost anything online. More than 500 million items are for sale on Amazon alone. Unfortunately, too many of those goods are no good; they’re counterfeit.

OSKALOOSA —The trailhead shelter near Gateway Drive has a newly paved, graded and seeded parking area, thanks to the efforts of community members and organizations, including Oskaloosa Rotary, Musco and Carl Drost.

OSKALOOSA – William Penn will have their first annual “Penncember Fest” Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Penn Activity Center.

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OSKALOOSA — Every family has its own Thanksgiving traditions and meals.

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