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This information was obtained from the Oskaloosa Police Department records. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

MAHASKA COUNTY — The Mahaska County Conservation Board is hosting another Knee-High Naturalist program for kids ages 5 and younger titled “Spider Web Wonders” from 10–11 a.m.on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

DES MOINES — With more than 120 million people across North America not possessing updated estate plans, Gov. Kim Reynolds has joined the Mid-Iowa Planned Giving Council and Planned Giving Councils across the state to encourage all Iowans to seek the help of a trusted financial planner to cr…

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OSKALOOSA — The weather is taking a turn for the chilly this weekend, but don’t let that keep you away from the fun things going on in Oskaloosa.

PELLA — Central College will welcome Rafael Rosado, a prolific storyboard and graphic novel artist, to showcase his work from Oct. 23 to Nov. 15 in the Mills Gallery in the Lubbers Center for the Visual Arts.

IOWA — The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association has been dedicated to improving market conditions for Iowa’s independent cattle producers since long before the Holcomb, Kansas Tyson plant fire.

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MAHASKA COUNTY — Laura DeCook, naturalist for Mahaska County Conservation Board, was thrilled to see 73 attendees to a recent OWLS (Older, Wiser, Learning Seniors) event.

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OSKALOOSA — CLOW Valve hosted an open house at their foundry for congressional members and local community leaders on Tuesday.

OSKALOOSA — Each year, some of Mahaska County’s youngest citizens have a chance to be featured in Oskaloosa’s Lighted Christmas Parade.

OSKALOOSA — The Oskaloosa Community School District website, according to users, high school students, parents and board members, is clunky and hard to use.

Interested in having a community event listed in the Oskaloosa Herald Community Calendar? Send info at least one week in advance of the event to Calendar, The Oskaloosa Herald, 1901 A Ave. West, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577 or aholland@oskyherald.com or 641-672-2581.

OTTUMWA — Women who might be considering a career in criminal justice are invited to attend a special day at Indian Hills Community College on Friday, Nov. 15.

OSKALOOSA — The city council voted on several resolutions at its October 7 meeting, including an amendment to establish new fire department user fees.

OSKALOOSA — This Saturday it’s time to “head ‘em up and move ‘em on down to Ms. Hardtack’s Saloon where the cowboys are rowdy, the girls are feisty, and nobody knows your name. That’s where you’ll find the Oskaloosa Community Theater’s cowboy murder mystery, ‘A Fistful of Beans.’”

PELLA — Central College's Central RED Society will hold a Lunch 'n' Learn session focusing on the Central Teacher Academy on Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the Dave and Ardie Sutphen Common Room in Graham Annex. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. with the program to follow at noon. Cost of lunch is $10.

This information was obtained from the Oskaloosa Police Department records. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

IOWA — The rustle of leaves underfoot, children playing in piles of leaves and the blending of bright leaf colors are the positive aspects of lawns covered in leaves during autumn.

PELLA — On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont marching band placed second at the Marching Dutch Invitational Contest in Pella. The band earned a score of 66.35, 3 points behind West Marshall in class 2A. EBF won the Outstanding Color Guard Award.

OSKALOOSA — William Penn University’s Health and Life Sciences Division welcomes all students, staff, faculty, and community members to attend the annual World Food Prize lecture on Wednesday, October 16, at 11:15 a.m. in the George Daily Auditorium.

MAHASKA COUNTY — Mahaska County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Susan L. Brown, is asking that eligible voters in Mahaska County who have not yet registered or changed their Mahaska County address with her office consider doing so before the early voter registration deadline of 5 p.m.…

DES MOINES — As the public hearing on Alliant Energy’s request looms, the company is saying it has a partial settlement agreement for a lower increase than requested. The announcement by Alliant said the increases for Iowa customers will be lower, but did not reveal a figure for the new rate.

OSKALOOSA — Mahaska Community Recreation Foundation (MCRF) held their bi-annual executive board meeting on October 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lacey Complex office.

DES MOINES - Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg helped promote the Healthiest State Initiative’s goal to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation.

IOWA — A report released this week by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) shows the majority of violent deaths in Iowa are classified as suicide and 4 out of 5 suicides are males.

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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.