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C&C Manufacturing in Centerville is expanding, the Appanoose Economic Development Corporation announced Wednesday.

MAHASKA COUNTY — Rome wasn't built in a day, but a small home was built at New Hope Community over the course of fewer than eight hours.

Henrietta Veldhuizen, a long-standing and reputable member of the Pella Historical Society, has been granted the 2019 Tulip Time Service Award for her dedication and volunteer work that goes beyond her job description.

While there's a shortage of nurses around the area and country, there's also a shortage of prospective nurses. That shortage of students enrolled in that program led to the temporary suspension of the program in Centerville.

PELLA — Cosmopolitanism is something leading philosophers Kwame Anthony Appiah and Martha C. Nussbaum are talking about. Anna Christensen, lecturer in philosophy at Central College, now will talk about it, too.

The Pella Opera House will host The Accidental Hero, a true World War II story appropriate for all ages and lovers of history.

OSKALOOSA — Local Vietnam veterans were recognized and offered a welcome many never received when they returned home from their service.

The Appanoose County Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 Monday to formally oppose the city of Centerville's efforts to use an Iowa law to zone land outside its corporate limits.

DES MOINES – Major General Timothy E. Orr, Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard, recently announced his retirement beginning on May 1, 2019.

OTTUMWA — Wapello County supervisors will decide next week whether to oppose bills in the legislature that would allow certain vehicles to exceed current weight limits on Iowa roads and bridges.

OSKALOOSA — The issue of Medicare privatization was, as ever, on the minds of Eggs and Issues attendees.

Of more than 200 surveyed by the Community Health Needs Assessment, mental health was voted the top priority for improvement in Appanoose County.

OSKALOOSA — Below the gleaming dome of the Iowa State Capitol building, Rosa Snyder and her colleagues wielded paintbrushes instead of pens.

OSKALOOSA — Sen. Ken Rozenboom, Rep. Holly Brink and Rep. Dustin Hite returned to Oskaloosa for the final Eggs and Issues of the season.

MAHASKA COUNTY — The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met recently with representatives from the South Central Regional Airport.

Childhood mental health in Iowa, and specifically in the Centerville Community School District, is something that can not be ignored, Superintendent Tom Rubel told the board Monday.

As RAGBRAI riders are slated to arrive in Centerville on July 24, local volunteers have already been busy planning for the visit. Next week will bring the first major announcements for that visit.

Riders in Centerville for the annual statewide bike ride in July will leave on Highway 2 when they depart for Fairfield.

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OSKALOOSA — Officials with the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office reported in a press release that deputies and medical personnel responded Friday, Aug. 18, to a report of a man who had reportedly suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound near Bussey.

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PLEASANTVILLE – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds visited the Pleasantville area on Friday, June 30, to survey the extensive damage to homes and properties from a EF-I tornado that hit the area on Wednesday, June 28.

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OSKALOOSA — Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett visited Mahaska County last week in his quest to spread the word on his candidacy for governor of Iowa, and he took time from his trip to visit the Oskaloosa Herald to talk about issues he feels are important for the state.

KNOXVILLE — The National Weather Service is issuing warnings to residents of Knoxville and Marion County, as well as surrounding communities of Otley and Pella. A powerful storm with potential for hail of medium to large size, tornadoes and high winds are predicted. A tornado watch is in eff…

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KNOXVILLE — The members of the graduating class of 2017 of Knoxville High School walked into a packed gymnasium Sunday, May 28, as students one last time, and they walk out after the commencement as graduates to face their next chapter in life.

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West Ridge Nursing Home held a Veteran’s Recognition Program for the veterans residing at their facility. The program is called the Quilts of Valor.

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KNOXVILLE — Despite complaints about efforts to rezone property and build a four-story apartment complex from nearby residents, the Knoxville City Council approved allowing developers to move forward with a planned apartment complex during their May 15 meeting.

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