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MAHASKA COUNTY — An audit report for the South Central Regional Airport Agency was released by certified public accountants Van Maanen, Sietstra, Meyer and Nikkel on Jan. 23.

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 Master Gardeners are hosting Kristi Evans, President of the Iowa Regional Lily Society and NALS Lily Judge as a speaker on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

DES MOINES — A Wapello County man charged in federal court with transporting child pornography appears to have reached a plea bargain in the case.

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.

IOWA — The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has received a $50,000 grant from Telligen Community Initiative (TCI) to fund an innovative program that offers public health tools, resources and programs through targeted public libraries.

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OSKALOOSA – While many were off work or out of school resting at home in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students at William Penn University and a few Oskaloosa residents helped to keep the legacy of Dr. King alive by volunteering across Oskaloosa.

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MAHASKA COUNTY — The Mahaska County Community Foundation has funded 196 projects in every Mahaska County community, totaling nearly $1 million.

I’m often asked, by aspiring writers, how I got my column into so many newspapers.

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OSKALOOSA — The mechanical arm of a small, boxy robot clamped down on a large plastic brick. The robot was steered back to a nearby tray, where it dropped the brick and went back for another.

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.

Many producers put grain into their storage bins last fall at higher moisture contents than normal, due to late crop maturity and less in-field drying in 2019. For grain stored wetter than recommended for storage through the winter months (above 15% for corn and 13% for soybeans), it is espe…

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OSKALOOSA – While Senator Bernie Sanders was preparing for Tuesday night's debate in Des Moines, a campaign team was in Oskaloosa hosting a Town Hall event at William Penn University.

DES MOINES — Iowa Supreme Court Acting Chief Justice David Wiggins told the Legislature Wednesday that “the independence of the courts from the political branches is not a divide but our very strength as a state and as a nation.”

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OSKALOOSA — Next school year, upperclassmen at Oskaloosa High School will have a “guided choice” of English classes.

MAHASKA COUNTY — The Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation will be accepting applications to its Laboratory Control Ltd. Health Career Scholarship Program for the 2020-2021 school year beginning Feb. 1, 2020.

OSKALOOSA – Tickets are currently on sale for Mahaska Health Partnership’s Share the Love – An Evening for Hospice fundraising event from now until Feb. 1.

Editor’s note: Alliant Energy serves Mahaska County communities including Rose Hill and Fremont and neighboring communities such as Eddyville, Pella, Hedrick, Sigourney and What Cheer. The City of Oskaloosa is served by MidAmerican Energy.

Influenza activity in Iowa has been increasing on most indicators since early December. The geographic spread of influenza has been widespread across Iowa for three weeks and the percentage of positive influenza tests reported by clinical labs has been above 15 percent.

MAHASKA COUNTY — The Mahaska County Master Gardeners are hosting a Earthworm Casting/vermicomposting (composting by worms) speaker at 6:30 p.m.on Tuesday, Feb. 11. at Mahaska County Extension Office, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa.

FULTON, Ill. — Selfies fill Josh Hill’s Facebook page. Like viral memes, the images are all alike: Men and women wearing Uphill Battle T-shirts or sweatshirts bend their left legs behind them.

OSKALOOSA – During meetings held on January 2, both the 911 Service Board and EMA Commission voted to enter into a new 2020 28E agreement together.

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

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