Porter celebrates retirement
John Porter’s secretary Theresa Moyer threw a retirement party for him Thursday morning at the Hawkeye Lumber building on South 17th Street. Porter is closing Hawkeye Lumber on Aug. 1 and retiring. Hawkeye Lumber has had a lumber yard at 1415 S. 17th St. since 1978.
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William Penn opens doors to Market Street Hall
William Penn University officials opened the doors to the new Market Street Hall dormitory for the public to view Friday morning.
- Photo: Retiring the Stars 'n' Stripes Members of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars conduct a flag retirement ceremony at the VFW post Friday evening. American Legion Sgt. At Arms Fred Bridges said the veterans retired about 500 U.S., state and military service flags. They conduct the ceremony once a year on Flag Day. A ceremony is conducted before the old, tattered flags are burned, he said.
Man faces theft charges for grave markers
An Oskaloosa man has a preliminary hearing today in Mahaska County District Court for allegedly stealing veterans’ grave markers at two rural cemeteries.
- Puppet show
- Producing produce at the Farmers' Market
- Photo: Farmers' Market People take a look at what is being offered at the Farmers' Market on the Oskaloosa square Tuesday afternoon. Farmers' Markets are held Tuesdays 4 to 6 p.m. on the east side of the Oskaloosa square and 8 to 11 a.m. Saturdays south of the Hy-Vee parking lot on South D Street, near the basketball courts.
School board approves services for next school year
Oskaloosa School Board members moved through a number of issues regarding services for the next school year.
Mahaska Health Partnership recognizes Nursing Assistants Week
In acknowledgement of Nursing Assistants Week, June 13 through 20, Mahaska Health Partnership would like to recognize the Certified Nursing Assistants that are making healthcare personal at MHP.
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