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Oskaloosa

(ŏskəlo͞o` sə), city (1990 pop. 10,632), seat of Mahaska co., SE Iowa, on the North and South Skunk rivers; inc. 1852. It is the trade and processing center of a rich farm and livestock area. Machinery, feeds, egg products, and steel are manufactured. Coal has been mined there for over 100 years. A small fort was established there in 1835, and it became a post on a much-traveled westward trail. The city was settled (1844) by Quakers. William Penn Univ. and Vennard College are there.
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Osnos recalled leaving his first Trump event in Oskaloosa, Iowa, where he'd interviewed a young mother who approved of the candidate's views on Mexicans and a "genial" Vietnam veteran who defended Trump's mockery of John McCain because McCain had "betrayed" him and other Republicans.
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She was born on July 8, 1917, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, and moved to Whitinsville in 1937, before relocating to Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 2000.She held degrees from Clark University and Worcester State College, and taught music at Whitinsville Christian School and in the public schools of Ashland and Uxbridge, Massachusetts.