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  • B.V. Sodbusters at Appanoose County Fair Members of the B.V. Sodbusters 4-H club invite Appanoose County fairgoers to visit the Exhibit Building to check out 4-H projects and the various animals in the barns.Members of the B.V. Sodbusters club have worked very hard the past year with helpin

    July 15, 2014

  • Timber show photo Lumberjack fun at the Southern Iowa Fair

    OSKALOOSA — The Great Lakes Timber Show put a fun twist on lumber jacking at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds Monday. The Great Lakes Timber Show was held three different times Monday: at 12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Parents and children gathered for the

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Study: US Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show. An American

    July 15, 2014

  • Branstad does not want to host immigrant children DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday that he does not want Iowa to host any of the thousands of children from Central America who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone. During a news conference, Branstad said he was not aware o

    July 14, 2014

  • SCISWA Kiwanis donation.jpg SCISWA donates to Miracle Playground

    The South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency recently donated $1,400 to the Kiwanis Miracle Playground. 

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Oskaloosa city officials working on strategic plan

    OSKALOOSA — The effort to create a new strategic plan for Oskaloosa would set guidelines for the city's path over the next three to five years.

    July 14, 2014

  • Ottumwa woman's body recovered from Rathbun Lake RATHBUN LAKE — The body of an Ottumwa woman was recovered at Rathbun Lake early Sunday morning. At approximately 12:52 a.m. Sunday, emergency personnel responded to the Rathbun Marina boat docks on a report of a female that fell into Rathbun Lake and

    July 13, 2014

  • Iowa court gives green light to solar energy deals IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says a solar energy company can sell electricity directly to businesses and governments, giving a boost to the burgeoning form of renewable energy. The 4-2 ruling in favor of Eagle Point Solar could exped

    July 11, 2014

  • Officials find emerald ash borer in Henry County MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — Officials say larva found on a tree in Henry County has been identified as an emerald ash borer. A team that includes officials from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship said in a news release Friday tha

    July 11, 2014

  • Kraig Van Hulzen fills vacant seat

    OSKALOOSA — There will be a new member of the Oskaloosa School Board when the group convenes for its August meeting. The board met Tuesday night with the evening ending with the appointment of Kraig Van Hulzen as a new board member.Board member Charl

    July 11, 2014

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