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Central notches first home men’s basketball win »

PELLA—A determined defensive effort resulted in the season’s first home-court victory for the Central College men’s basketball team Saturday, 76-52 over Northland College (Wis.). Guard Kade Terrell (senior, Montrose, Colo.)…

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Walkoff! Central’s Hawkins delivers final-play NCAA football winner »

PELLA—Unforgettable. The moment, the game and this Central College football season. Already the author of one of the best offensive seasons in NCAA Division III history, quarterback Blaine Hawkins (5th-year,…

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Young Ambassador Winners Announced! »

This year’s 2021 Young Ambassador Princess is Lucy Mitrisin, daughter of Jill and Chase Mitrisin. The Prince is Rayce Asher, son of Harlee Bunnell-Asher and Austin Asher.

November 29, 2021 The Oskaloosa Main Street Young Ambassador Contest winners were announced in an enjoyable event at Penn Central…

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OHS Madrigal Dessert Theater Tickets Available »

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The Oskaloosa High School Choirs would like to invite our community to the annual performances of our Madrigal Dessert Theater!…

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Shoppers Finding Deals All While Supporting Local »

After the crowd went home, the lights continued to shine, and are scheduled to be on every evening through the holiday season.

by Ken Allsup November 27th, 2021 Oskaloosa, Iowa – Area merchants teamed up with Oskaloosa Main Street and the Mahaska…

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Eagle Scout Candidate Helping Make Revitalized Space More Comfortable »

Taylor Drost (submitted photo)

by Ken Allsup November 27, 2021 University Park, Iowa – Along the bike path that winds beside the now-defunct Vennard…

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Central notches first home men’s basketball win »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—A determined defensive effort resulted in the season’s first home-court victory for the Central College men’s basketball team Saturday, 76-52 over Northland College (Wis.). Guard Kade Terrell (senior, Montrose, Colo.) was inserted into the starting lineup and sparked the Dutch with a game-high 14 points…

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OHS Madrigal Dessert Theater Tickets Available »

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa High School Choirs would like to invite our community to the annual performances of our Madrigal Dessert Theater! All of the information you need is listed below” WHO – Oskaloosa High School Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, and Madrigal Choir WHAT – Annual Madrigal…

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Walkoff! Central’s Hawkins delivers final-play NCAA football winner »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Unforgettable. The moment, the game and this Central College football season. Already the author of one of the best offensive seasons in NCAA Division III history, quarterback Blaine Hawkins (5th-year, Ankeny), punctuated it Saturday with one of the tradition-rich program’s most memorable finishes. With the…

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NM Girls Open with Loss in Missouri »

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QUEEN CITY, Mo. – North Mahaska entered the 2021-22 basketball season with a contest against Schuyler County, Mo., and fell to the Class 2 school 67-60 in a foul-laden contest. It was the season opener for both schools. North Mahaska held a 17-15 lead after…

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Central’s Hawkins a Gagliardi Trophy semifinalist »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Record-setting Central College quarterback Blaine Hawkins (5th-year, Ankeny) is among 15 semifinalists named Tuesday for the Gagliardi Trophy, an award presented by Jostens and the J-Club of Saint John’s University (Minn.) to the most outstanding NCAA Division III football player. Given annually since 1993, the…

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Meade, Stewart Collect Statesmen of the Week Honors »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Men’s wrestler Matheson Meade (Fr., Knoxville, Tenn., Exercise Science) and women’s basketball player Ally Stewart (Jr., Victoria, Australia, Physical Education) have been named the Statesmen of the Week for the week of November 15-21, presented by Gardner-Collier Jewelry. Meade had just one match last week,…

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Statesmen Win Another Thriller at Home »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team found themselves on the right side of yet another thriller as they defeated the Briar Cliff Chargers by a score of 85-82 on Saturday. The win moves the Statesmen to a perfect 7-0 on the year. The Chargers got…

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Statesmen Conclude Historic Season at Nationals Opening Round »

William Penn University Athletics

Fort Wayne, Ind.– The William Penn men’s soccer team saw their run at nationals come to an end on Saturday as they fell to the #9 Indiana Tech Warriors 2-0. Gianmarco Centrella (Jr., Rome, Italy, Sports Management) got the action going early with the first…

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Trozzi Makes First Appearance at Nationals »

William Penn University Athletics

Vancouver, Wash.–Vernon Trozzi (Jr., Hesperia, Calif., Exercise Science) represented the William Penn men’s cross country team on the biggest stage Friday as he competed in the NAIA National Championship. Trozzi placed 263rd out of 333 total runners on the 8K course with a time of…

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Statesmen Succumb to Peru State in Heart Opener »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s basketball team came up short in its Heart of America Athletic Conference opener, falling to Peru State 72-63 Friday. WPU (0-8, 0-1 Heart), which was outshot 49.0%-35.8%, hit eight three-pointers, but could not overcome an 18-7 deficit in free throws. The…

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OHS Madrigal Dessert Theater Tickets Available »

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa High School Choirs would like to invite our community to the annual performances of our Madrigal Dessert Theater! All of the information you…

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Editorial Mahaska County Sheriff's Department

Letter To The Editor: Remembering Trooper Benda

by Brian Jacobsen The morning of October 27th was dark, cool and misting for the somber trip to NE Iowa to honor an Iowa State Trooper killed in the line of duty. I was honored to…

Oct 28 2021 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Water Department

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 Artist Talk with Brian Alves at William Penn University

Artist Talk with Brian Alves at William Penn University

10/29/2021 William Penn University’s Division of New Media is proud to host esteemed artist and educator, Brian Alves in Oskaloosa. Brian is the inaugural Visiting Artist with William Penn University’s Division of New Media. He teaches…

Oct 29 2021 / Read More »
Local Sports Southern Iowa Speedway

Musco Lighting Fall Challenge Provides Plenty of Racing Excitement

Oskaloosa, Iowa: The annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge provided non stop racing action both Friday and Saturday, October 15 & 16 as the 2021 racing season came to a close on the Mahaska County fairgrounds ½…

Oct 17 2021 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Iowa State University Extension

Selecting Tree Species

Clients have been inquiring about what they should replace their dead ash (or other kind of) tree with or what trees to plant at their new/new-to-them home. Extension can help with this decision! We encourage diversity…

Sep 18 2021 / Read More »
Education Fifteen teachers and staff were recognized at North Mahaska on Thursday, May 27, 2021. (submitted photo)

Teachers honored at NM

Fifteen teachers and staff were recognized at North Mahaska on Thursday, May 27. Honorees included on retiree, Judy Caves. Also honored were those staff members who had reached employment milestones. Caves is retiring from the elementary…

May 31 2021 / Read More »
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Small Business Milestone Achieved by Local Business

Celebration planned for December 4 OSKALOOSA – Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows approximately 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open and 45% during the first five years. Neither of…

Nov 29 2021 / Read More »
Lifestyle Run in the Sun 2021

10th Annual Run in the Sun a Huge Success

A Mahaska Health Press Release MAHASKA COUNTY — On Saturday, August 7th, 2021, Mahaska Health and the Mahaska Health Foundation hosted the 10th Annual Run in the Sun at Lacey Sports Complex Stadium in Oskaloosa. All…

Aug 18 2021 / Read More »

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