by Dennis Sharkey Oskaloosa residents soon won’t have to travel out of town to pick up prescription medications. City Council members voted 3-0 with new member Emily Malsbury abstaining to sell the old Harvey’s Hardware building to the Jefferson County Memorial Hospital Foundation. According to F.W. Huston Medical Center CEO LaMont Cook the foundation has […]
The city’s old water tower is leaking and may need emergency repair work.
by Dennis Sharkey Oskaloosa City Councilman John Norman thought a meeting with the city’s police department employees went well until he heard otherwise from the mayor. Mayor Mike Paavola said at last week’s regular city council meeting that Police Chief Rick Jones and another employee came to see him at his employment after a meeting […]
Oskaloosa City Councilman John Norman thought a meeting with the city’s police department employees went well until he heard otherwise from the mayor.
Some Oskaloosa City Council members seem to not be on the same page with City Attorney Mike Hayes.
Construction on the new city pool in Oskaloosa is progressing toward opening day but decisions still need to be made about who will manage the pool.
by Dennis Sharkey The only public transportation system within Jefferson County is now looking to the cities for help. Jefferson County Services Organization(JCSO) Director Lynn Luck met with the Oskaloosa city council last Thursday, Jan. 5, to ask for help. Last month JCSO found out from the United Way of Topeka that funding to the […]
The city of Oskaloosa will enter the new year still looking for two members for the council.
Although he was reluctant to assume the mayor’s post, Mike Paavola knows it made sense.
Rates for trash service in the city of Oskaloosa will be increasing in January.