Oskaloosa News will host a Mahaska County Candidate Forum on September 23 (7 to 9 p.m.), Center Court of Penn Central Mall. There are two separate races, and so questions will be asked of candidates based upon the different races. Candidates Mark Groenendyk and Kathryn Kaul-Goodman will be available to take questions starting at 7 pm. They are running for a 4-year term. Candidates Lisa Ossian and Chuck Webb will be available starting at approximately 8 pm. They are running to fill a 2-year term left open following Steve Parker’s resignation.