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WPU Succumbs to Missouri Baptist in Five »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s volleyball team could not put away #13 Missouri Baptist Friday, falling 3-2 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. The fifth-ranked Statesmen (1-4, 0-2 Heart) lost…

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Bohlen makes big leap in women’s pentathlon »

PELLA — In a field with six Division I entries, Central College women’s track and field athlete Olivia Bohlen (freshman, Belle Plaine) took second place in the pentathlon at the…

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Chinese surveillance balloon now drifting across the middle of the U.S., Pentagon confirms »

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by Ashley Murray, Iowa Capital Dispatch February 3, 2023 WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will postpone his…

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Gov. Reynolds appoints Patrick McAvan as District Associate Judge »

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DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Patrick McAvan as a district associate judge in Judicial Election…

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The Rozenboom Report – February 3rd, 2023 »

State Senator Ken Rozenboom (R) speaks during Eggs and Issues. (February 22nd, 2020)

by Senator Ken Rozenboom Because I had a new hip installed on January 25, I was unable to publish a…

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The Dickey Dispatch – February 3rd, 2023 »

Under Iowa's Golden Dome.

by Senator Adrian Dickey Hello Senate District 44, After a chilly week, it’s nice to see a warm weekend ahead of…

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WPU Succumbs to Missouri Baptist in Five »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s volleyball team could not put away #13 Missouri Baptist Friday, falling 3-2 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. The fifth-ranked Statesmen (1-4, 0-2 Heart) lost by scores of 28-26, 25-22, 23-25, 25-17, 15-13. The hosts held a .279-.254 hitting clip,…

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Bohlen makes big leap in women’s pentathlon »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — In a field with six Division I entries, Central College women’s track and field athlete Olivia Bohlen (freshman, Belle Plaine) took second place in the pentathlon at the Wartburg Select Friday. In the men’s heptathlon, Grant Miller (freshman, Norwalk) is in third and…

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Shipley’s Historic Ride Ends at State »

Jalayna Shipley

CORALVILLE – Jalayna Shipley from North Mahaska was one of 448 girls to make history in earning a spot in the first ever girl’s state wrestling tournament sanctioned by the Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union. Only 14 of those girls will be named champion.…

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William Penn Bests Iowa Wesleyan on Senior Night »

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Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s wrestling team took advantage of a pair of forfeits as it won 31-22 over Iowa Wesleyan on Senior Night in a Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet Tuesday. WPU (6-5, 4-4 Heart) was victorious at six of the 10 weight classes,…

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WPU Opens League Play with Sweep Loss to Fellow Top-10 Park »

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Parkville, Mo.–The Statesmen men’s volleyball team started Heart of America Athletic Conference action against a powerful foe looking for revenge, and unfortunately the squad could not come away with a road victory, falling 3-0 to #8 Park Tuesday. #5 WPU (1-3, 0-1 Heart), which lost…

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Statesmen of the Week: Justin Moeller and Tabitha Rogers »

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Oskaloosa–Men’s track and field athlete Justin Moeller (Sr., Keota, Iowa, Psychology) and women’s track and field athlete Tabitha Rogers (So., Venice, Calif., Elementary Education) have been named the Statesmen of the Week for the week of January 23-29, presented by Gardner-Collier Jewelry. Moeller broke the…

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Seven Ranked in Heart in Fourth Poll »

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Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s wrestling team has seven representatives in the conference as the NAIA released its fourth set of polls last week. WPU is tied for 40th in the NAIA with four points as 116-pounder Catherine Steinkamp (So., Quincy, Ill., Biology) and 123-pounder Mami Selemani…

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Six in Heart Rating, Two in NAIA as Poll #4 Released »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s wrestling team has more than half of its lineup ranked in the league as the NAIA released its fourth set of polls last week. The Statesmen, who are ranked 47th in the nation with 11 points, are led by 149-pounder Cameron…

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Pella Pulls Ahead Of JV Squad »

Oskaloosa Indians

by Jakob Hasley The JV boys basketball team was in action Monday night against Pella for the second time this season. This game ended in a 60-51 win for Pella, but the Indians battled hard and showed more improvement. The first quarter was a very…

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Shipley Continues to Make History »

Jalayna Shipley

NEW SHARON – In this year of firsts Jalayna Shipley may be the epitome of determination. The North Mahaska senior captured the South Iowa Cedar League wrestling title at 120 pounds, placed second at the super regional in Des Moines and is now poised to…

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Shipley’s Historic Ride Ends at State »

Jalayna Shipley

CORALVILLE – Jalayna Shipley from North Mahaska was one of 448 girls to make history in earning a spot in the first ever girl’s state…

Feb 4 2023 / Comments Off on Shipley’s Historic Ride Ends at State / Read More »
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Will We Support Our Own Community?

by Ken Allsup I wrote this back in 2020 as I watched businesses look to call Oskaloosa home, and others closed as shop owners retired, or closed down. I see this today, and watch as our…

Jun 26 2022 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa City Hall

Oskaloosa City Council Agenda – July 18th, 2022

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda Call to Order and Roll Call – Monday, July 18, 2022, 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Lifehouse…

Jul 16 2022 / Read More »
Events Mahaska County Conservation Board

“Holiday Fun at the ELC”

December 27 & 28, 2022 12:30 – 4:30 pm each day at the Environmental Learning Center The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites families to come out to the Environmental Learning Center on December 27th and 28th…

Dec 6 2022 / Read More »
Local Sports Southern Iowa Speedway

Wood & DeJong Dominate Musco Lighting Fall Challenge

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: The 2022 racing season came to a close this past weekend with the running of the Musco Lighting Fall Challenge which featured two complete nights of racing on the Southern Iowa…

Oct 16 2022 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Iowa State University Extension

Yard and Garden: Growing Beans in the Home Garden

Tips for growing edible garden beans and late-summer care AMES, Iowa — Beans are a staple in nearly every vegetable garden. Edible beans come in many sizes, shapes and colors and include green beans, pinto beans,…

Jul 20 2022 / Read More »
Education Indian Hills Community College

INDIAN HILLS PRESIDENT’S ACADEMY APPLICATION OPEN

OTTUMWA– Indian Hills Community College invites high school seniors living and attending high school in the Indian Hills 10-county service region (Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello and Wayne counties) to apply…

Jan 30 2023 / Read More »
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FAREWAY SALUTES RETIRED AND ACTIVE-DUTY MILITARY

All store locations to provide 15 percent discount on November 11 for service members NEWS RELEASE (Boone, IA) – This Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 11, the Fareway family would like to thank all veterans and active…

Nov 7 2022 / Read More »
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Mahaska Health Providers Talk About Joining The Hospital, And The Oskaloosa Community

December 5th, 2021 by Ken Allsup Oskaloosa, Iowa – We sat down with Mahaska Health physicians Trish Millner, MD, and Eric Wood, DO, who joined Mahaska Health recently, to help expand medical services within the community.…

Dec 5 2021 / Read More »

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