The Oskaloosa Herald is a daily newspaper published in Oskaloosa, Iowa, and covering Mahaska County, Iowa. It is owned by Community Newspaper Holdings Inc.


The paper was founded by John R. Needham and Hugh McNelley in 1850.[2][2] Tri-Cities Newspapers acquired the paper in 1970.[2] Boone Newspapers took over ownership in 1975.[2][2] Donrey Media Group sold the paper to Community Newspaper Holdings in 1998.[2]