Mi Ranchito Mexican restaurant is closed after a fire there this morning. No fire damage was caused to Penn Central Mall or to the restaurant. Firefighters responded to the call at 7:30 in the morning.
If you've driven around town lately you may have thought that the city's streets are quickly deteriorating, but that's only because of the winter season and the potholes that pop up as a result. It has some drivers navigating the road like a mine field. But the city is aware of the issue and this week it sent out a crew to put some patches on the problem.
The William Penn University men's basketball squad took down rival Grand View, 94-75, in the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship. The win gave the Statesmen an automatic berth to the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Championship Tournament where they will take on Dordt College.
Today's warmer weather is a sign that spring is in the near future, but we all know Iowa's weather can change at any minute. And that's why Mahaska County Emergency Management Director Jamey Robinson is encouraging every resident to plan and prepare for the coming weather.
Governor Branstad says he is impressed with the new patient care wing at Mahaska Health Partnership. He stopped by there on Thursday for a short visit and tour with hospital administrators, after making other stops around southeast Iowa.
This week's eggs and issues will be a forum featuring local issues rather than the traditional state issues. That's because local state legislators are unable to attend due to obligations regarding the republican county conventions.
The city council gave the go ahead for buyers to move into Tuscany Village. That development is located on Edmundson Drive between Edmundson park and Edmundson golf course. The council debated that decision for forty minutes.
Soon it may be easier for Oskaloosans to make healthy choices. That's because of the Blue Zones Project. The project is a community-led initiative aimed at suggesting ways everyone can live a healthy life.