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Statesmen Survive in Double-Overtime Battle »

  Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team had a rough night in many ways and was forced into 10 extra minutes of action, but did enough down the stretch to…

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Finley Places 217th in First Appearance at NAIA Nationals »

  Tallahassee, Fla.–Max Finley (Fr., Richville, N.Y., Secondary Education) posted a strong showing against the country’s best harriers as he competed at the 67th Annual NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championship Friday.…

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Young Ambassador Winners Announced! »

Young Ambassadors winners for 2022.

The Oskaloosa Main Street Young Ambassador Contest winners were announced in an enjoyable event at Penn Central Mall on Monday…

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Co-Line Employees Work With Local Sheriff’s Offices To Benefit Local Food Pantries »

Employees enjoy pizza for lunch, while all the food they donated is readied to be loaded and distributed.

Lynnville, Iowa – Employees from Co-Line Manufacturing in rural Lynnville, Iowa, held a food drive for local food cupboards and…

Nov 23 2022 / Comments Off on Co-Line Employees Work With Local Sheriff’s Offices To Benefit Local Food Pantries / Read More »

Merry Little Downtown Christmas to be held in downtown Oskaloosa December 2 »

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An Oskaloosa Main Street Press Release On Saturday, December 2nd, stop in and visit downtown retailers to find unique gifts…

Nov 23 2022 / Comments Off on Merry Little Downtown Christmas to be held in downtown Oskaloosa December 2 / Read More »

Rocco, Duke Make Surprise Visit »

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A North Mahaska Schools Press Release NEW SHARON – Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of New Sharon and…

Nov 23 2022 / Comments Off on Rocco, Duke Make Surprise Visit / Read More »
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Statesmen Survive in Double-Overtime Battle »

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  Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team had a rough night in many ways and was forced into 10 extra minutes of action, but did enough down the stretch to claim a 93-91 double-overtime victory over Columbia in non-conference play Saturday. #13 William Penn (4-1)…

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Finley Places 217th in First Appearance at NAIA Nationals »

William Penn University Athletics

  Tallahassee, Fla.–Max Finley (Fr., Richville, N.Y., Secondary Education) posted a strong showing against the country’s best harriers as he competed at the 67th Annual NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championship Friday. Finley placed 217th out of 326 total runners on the 8K course in a time…

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Statesmen Knocked Out in Opening Round by Pilots »

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  Mishawaka, Ind.–The William Penn men’s soccer team saw another strong campaign fall short of the final site as the Statesmen lost 3-1 to Bethel (Ind.) in the first round of the NAIA National Championship Opening Round Thursday. The fourth-seeded Statesmen (11-7-3) were outshot just…

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WPU Hits the Mats at Missouri Valley Invitational »

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  Marshall, Mo.–The Statesmen women’s wrestling team battled one final time before the Thanksgiving break, competing at the Missouri Valley Invitational Friday and Saturday. The trio of 101-pounder Anika Barker (Fr., Phoenix, Ariz., Biology), 116-pounder Grecia Martinez (Fr., Horizon City, Texas, Industrial Technology), and 123-pounder Brittany Cotter (So.,…

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Dutch wrestlers compete at Augsburg »

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MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — Sending a contingent of mostly underclassmen, the Central College wrestling team competed at the Augsburg Invitational Saturday. Each weight class had a gold bracket and a freshman bracket. Two Dutch wrestlers placed in the gold division and seven more placed in the…

Nov 19 2022 / Comments Off on Dutch wrestlers compete at Augsburg / Read More »

Central stretches men’s basketball streak to three »

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ST. LOUIS, MO.—It wasn’t a one-man show Saturday as the Central College men’s basketball team displayed its balance in extending its win streak to three games with a 72-59 victory over Westminster College (Mo.) Saturday in the Webster University (Mo.) Classic. The 28 points put…

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Van Gorp pumps in 28 in Central men’s basketball runaway »

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ST. LOUIS, MO.—Center Joshua Van Gorp (junior, Pella, Pella Christian HS) owned the paint and the Central College men’s basketball team owned the game. Van Gorp poured in a career-high 28 points and the Dutch (2-2) put in another lockdown defensive effort to stifle Webster…

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Statesmen Nearly Double Up #12 Missouri Valley in Upset »

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  Oskaloosa–Wins over three nationally-ranked grapplers guided the William Penn men’s wrestling team to a 30-16 upset over #12 Missouri Valley in a Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet Thursday. WPU (3-1, 2-0 Heart), which is unofficially 40th in the NAIA, defeated the Vikings…

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Heckenberg Collects NAIA Scholar-Athlete Accolade »

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  Oskaloosa–Jonah Heckenberg (Jr., Stockport, Iowa, Business Management) was honored for his excellence in the classroom as he was named a 2022 NAIA Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Thursday. Heckenberg, who is now a two-time recipient of the national award, owns a 4.0 Grade Point Average. A…

Nov 18 2022 / Comments Off on Heckenberg Collects NAIA Scholar-Athlete Accolade / Read More »

Three Ranked Nationally in First Poll »

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  Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s wrestling team has three grapplers ranked in the top 25 in the country as the NAIA released its first poll Thursday. William Penn, which is now tied for 40th in the nation with 22 points, is represented nationally by three…

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Osky 7th Grade Girls BB Falls In Recent Action »

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by Cory Sheeley The 7th grade girls basketball team took on the Grinnell Tigers and the PCM Mustangs this week. In both games the girls…

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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 »
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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 »
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Holiday Season Prep Begins To Ramp Up At Penn Central Mall

by Ken Allsup November 5th, 2022 Oskaloosa, Iowa – The holiday season is just weeks away, and preparations are underway at Penn Central Mall in Oskaloosa to welcome the community into their facility. Penn Central Mall…

Nov 6 2022 / Read More »
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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 »
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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 »
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New School Year, New Opportunities in Oskaloosa Schools

An Oskaloosa School District Press Release The 2022-23 school year is well underway in the Oskaloosa Community School District. Our administration, staff, and I are pleased with the positive energy students are bringing to class each…

Oct 1 2022 / 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…

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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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