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Numerous Student-Athletes on Easton/NFCA Academic List »

Oskaloosa–A large number of Statesmen softball players were honored for their work in the classroom as the 2020 Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes were announced recently. A total of 14 individuals on…

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Albert Ford Named To Academic All-District Team »

GRINNELL, Iowa – Albert Ford ’20 enjoyed a stellar campaign as a member of Grinnell College’s men’s swimming and diving team. Today, he received another prestigious honor – a spot…

May 21 2020 / Comments Off on Albert Ford Named To Academic All-District Team / Read More »
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Having Faith To Help Those Impacted By COVID-19 »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Crystal Heights Care Center sent out their latest numbers of individuals impacted by the COVID-19 virus on…

May 27 2020 / Comments Off on Having Faith To Help Those Impacted By COVID-19 / Read More »

Iowa Crop Progress and Conditions Report – Week of May 18-24, 2020 »

DES MOINES, Iowa (May 26, 2020) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress…

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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, HANES AND FAREWAY PARTNER TO PROVIDE 35,000 CLOTH MASKS »

NEWS RELEASE (Boone) – The Iowa Governor’s Office and the Iowa Department of Public Health donated more than 35,000 masks…

May 27 2020 / Comments Off on IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, HANES AND FAREWAY PARTNER TO PROVIDE 35,000 CLOTH MASKS / Read More »

Oskaloosa Summer Food Service Begins June 3rd »

An Oskaloosa Community Schools Press Release May 26, 2020 Dear Friends of Oskaloosa School District, As we approach the end…

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Kyle Offill Tops Field at 34 Raceway for First Career Sprint Invaders Win! »

(Bill W) West Burlington, IA, May 24, 2020 – Tracy, California’s Kyle Offill took a quick liking to 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, in his first visit and endured a two-hour rain delay and several restarts to claim his first career win with the…

May 26 2020 / Comments Off on Kyle Offill Tops Field at 34 Raceway for First Career Sprint Invaders Win! / Read More »

Numerous Student-Athletes on Easton/NFCA Academic List »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A large number of Statesmen softball players were honored for their work in the classroom as the 2020 Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes were announced recently. A total of 14 individuals on Mike Christner’s team made the list, headlined by Lexi Resa (Jr., Liberty, Mo. Biology) with…

May 21 2020 / Comments Off on Numerous Student-Athletes on Easton/NFCA Academic List / Read More »

Albert Ford Named To Academic All-District Team »

GRINNELL, Iowa – Albert Ford ’20 enjoyed a stellar campaign as a member of Grinnell College’s men’s swimming and diving team. Today, he received another prestigious honor – a spot on the CoSIDA NCAA Division III Academic All-District® At-Large Team. The At-Large division includes Women’s…

May 21 2020 / Comments Off on Albert Ford Named To Academic All-District Team / Read More »

Southern Iowa Speedway Sees First Racing Action of 2020 »

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: One month following the scheduled racing season opener, the Southern Iowa Speedway was able to run races still under the Covid-19 Pandemic guidelines. Following Governor Reynolds restrictions, races were allowed but spectators were not allowed to attend. A great contingent…

May 21 2020 / Comments Off on Southern Iowa Speedway Sees First Racing Action of 2020 / Read More »

Central’s Opsal, Fritz on academic squad »

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PELLA—For the third consecutive year, Central College women’s golfer Emily Opsal (senior, Verona, Wis.) was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Women’s At-Large Team while Nathan Fritz (senior, Sigourney) became the first Dutch wrestler ever named to the men’s at-large squad. Both are now…

May 21 2020 / Comments Off on Central’s Opsal, Fritz on academic squad / Read More »

Play Ball! »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds gave the green light for high school summer sports to get underway on June 1st, 2020. In a statement from the IGHSAU Board of Directors and IHSAA Board of Control, they approved as well to resume summer sports.…

May 20 2020 / Comments Off on Play Ball! / Read More »

Season in Review: All-America Award Highlights Season Cut in Half »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn track and field programs were only able to compete in their indoor seasons, but successes were still had in the shortened campaign. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Statesmen were denied an opportunity to get back to action outdoors. The indoor season…

May 19 2020 / Comments Off on Season in Review: All-America Award Highlights Season Cut in Half / Read More »

All-America indoor track honors for four Central athletes »

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PELLA—Four Central College athletes received all-America distinction for the NCAA Division III indoor track and field season from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Tuesday. Drake Lewis (sophomore, Lathrop, Mo.) was cited in the men’s high jump while Brock Lewis…

May 19 2020 / Comments Off on All-America indoor track honors for four Central athletes / Read More »

Season in Review: WPU Begins Women’s Lacrosse Era »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s lacrosse team is hoping for great things in the future after finding success in its first season in program history. Head Coach Corrine Smeak and her all-freshman cast displayed great promise after a 2-4 campaign which came to an abrupt ending…

May 19 2020 / Comments Off on Season in Review: WPU Begins Women’s Lacrosse Era / Read More »

2020 NASCAR Race Weekends at Iowa Speedway Canceled »

NASCAR Xfinity Series & NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Races Realigned on Revised 2020 NASCAR Schedule NEWTON, IA. (May 14, 2020) – Iowa Speedway’s (Iowa) NASCAR race weekends have officially been canceled as part of the revised NASCAR schedule. The NASCAR Xfinity Series…

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Play Ball! »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds gave the green light for high school summer sports to get underway on June 1st, 2020. In a…

May 20 2020 / Comments Off on Play Ball! / Read More »
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Letter To The Editor: I support Mariannette Miller-Meeks

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. by Guy Vander Linden I support Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ congressional campaign and encourage others to join me…

Apr 24 2020 / Read More »
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Water Board of Trustee – July 8, 2019 – Agenda

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting July 8, 2019 4:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve minutes of the June 10, 2019 regular meeting. 3. Approve invoices and Financial Statements. 4.…

Jul 7 2019 / Read More »
Events

Preserve Summer Bounty with Food Preservation 101 Virtual Course

AMES, Iowa – Spring is finally here and many gardens are being planted. Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy home-grown produce year-round – as long as you don’t serve foodborne illness,…

May 19 2020 / Read More »
Local Sports

Southern Iowa Speedway Sees First Racing Action of 2020

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: One month following the scheduled racing season opener, the Southern Iowa Speedway was able to run races still under the Covid-19 Pandemic guidelines. Following Governor Reynolds restrictions, races were allowed but…

May 21 2020 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations

Select the Right Cultivar of Seed for Your Garden

The horticulture team at Iowa State University continues the quickinar videos with a loot at cultivar selection AMES, Iowa – The soil temperature is approaching that ideal time to begin planting your garden. This week’s Sow…

Apr 30 2020 / Read More »
Education Central Dutch Athletics

Central College to Offer Early Childhood/Special Education Unified Endorsement

PELLA, IA (05/19/2020) Central College has been approved by the State of Iowa to offer the early childhood/special education unified endorsement in its education department. Central becomes one of nine teacher preparation institutions in Iowa to…

May 19 2020 / Read More »
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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, HANES AND FAREWAY PARTNER TO PROVIDE 35,000 CLOTH MASKS

NEWS RELEASE (Boone) – The Iowa Governor’s Office and the Iowa Department of Public Health donated more than 35,000 masks on May 22 for Fareway to distribute the masks to their customers. “We appreciate the generous…

May 27 2020 / Read More »
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Mahaska Health Uses CDBG Grant to Expand Telehealth Services

A Mahaska Health Press Release Mahaska County – Mahaska Health, in partnership with Mahaska County was recently awarded a $49,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA). The IEDA designated $2.4…

May 1 2020 / Read More »

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