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Strasko finds success after switching to rugby »

MARIETTA, GA. — Nicole Strasko ’13 used to score 2-point and 3-point field goals as a member of the Central College women’s basketball team. Now she’s vying for 5-point tries…

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Statesmen End Year 77th in NACDA Standings »

Oskaloosa–Two high placings by the women’s golf and men’s outdoor track and field teams kept the William Penn athletics department in the top 100 as the final Learfield Sports Directors’…

Jun 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER »

Oskaloosa Police Department (file photo)

July 1 – 5, 2016 The Fourth of July is best known for celebrations with family and friends, enjoying the…

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Patriotic City Band Concert To Kick Off Independence Weekend »

The Oskaloosa City Band 2015

The Oskaloosa City Band will perform a Patriotic Concert on Thursday, June 30 at 8 p.m. in Oskaloosa’s City Square…

Jun 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Local Country Talent Talks “Left Turn” »

Cody Hicks Band performs during the filming of their recent music video 'Left Turn'

Cody Hicks is an up-and-coming country artist who loves a night in the dirt. Oskaloosa, Iowa – The smell of…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

The Night Closes To Dancing Keys »

Amie Breuklander gave a heart-filled speech shortly after 10am to open the 2016 Mahaska County Relay for Life. Breuklander is a cancer survivor, having fought and overcome stage 3 non-hodgkin's lymphoma in 2012.

Breuklander underwent 6 months of chemo, “because my God has no bounds, I’m standing here 3 years cancer free”.

Relay for Life 2016 ended with great crowd participation and excitement. Oskaloosa, Iowa – The 2016 Relay for Life was…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Brayton Carter Wins Dave Lowry Memorial at Osky »

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 22nd, 2016) – Wednesday night was the annual Dave Lowry Memorial race sponsored by Monte Motor Parts and Nutz Graphics & Signs. Community 1st Credit Union also sponsored the night as they were handing out many items to drivers…

Jun 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Strasko finds success after switching to rugby »

Central College

MARIETTA, GA. — Nicole Strasko ’13 used to score 2-point and 3-point field goals as a member of the Central College women’s basketball team. Now she’s vying for 5-point tries as a new member of the U.S. national women’s rugby squad. Strasko, a native of…

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Don’t Call It a Comeback: Sam Hornish Jr. Wins the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen »

Hornish stands in for injured Matt Tifft and winds up in Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane

Hornish stands in for injured Matt Tifft and winds up in Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane NEWTON, Iowa (June 19, 2016) – A week ago, 2014 Get To Know Newton 250 presented by Sherwin-Williams winner – Sam Hornish Jr. – had no idea that he…

Jun 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

William Byron Wins the NASCAR Camping World »

William Byron won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Speediatrics 200 at the Iowa Speedway on June 18, 2016.

Truck Series Speediatrics 200 Erik Jones takes second career pole at Iowa Speedway in NASCAR XFINITY Series qualifying NEWTON, Iowa (June 18, 2016) – Nine races into his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career and William Byron is already a three-time winner. Byron dominated the…

Jun 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Brad Keselowski Parties for Charity in the Newton Club »

Brad Keselowski during practice at Iowa Speedway on June 17th, 2016

NASCAR Champion to race June 19 in support of The Checkered Flag Foundation NEWTON, Iowa (June 17, 2016) – Brad Keselowski, 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, hosted a party on Friday night in Iowa Speedway’s Newton Club to benefit his charity, the Checkered Flag…

Jun 18 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Paul Claims First In Osky on Community 1st Credit Union Night »

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 15th, 2016) – Another Hot Summer Night brought some hot racing action at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday Night. 48 race teams checked in to tame the monster half mile. Austin Paul Claims first win in the IMCA…

Jun 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen End Year 77th in NACDA Standings »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Two high placings by the women’s golf and men’s outdoor track and field teams kept the William Penn athletics department in the top 100 as the final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings were released Tuesday. The Statesmen added 71.5 points in the spring to finish…

Jun 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

WPU Receives Numerous Heart Scholar-Athlete Honors »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Heart of America Athletic Conference announced its Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2015-2016 year. William Penn recorded 34 award recipients over 16 conference-sponsored sports, led by four honorees from the volleyball program. A total of 598 student-athletes from the league’s 14 schools (including provisional members…

Jun 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Iowa Speedway to Implement Ingress and Egress Plan »

Iowa Speedway Wide Opening Weekend

Making it easier for guests to enter and leave the track is a top priority for Wide Opening Weekend NEWTON, Iowa (June 9, 2016) – Law enforcement and Iowa Speedway officials are preparing for the 2016 race season at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, and…

Jun 13 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

HOT! Hot! Hot! Baseball at the Lacey Recreation Complex »

Boys USSSA at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Despite the very hot weather over the weekend , there were still over 1000 spectators watching youth boys USSSA at the Lacey Recreation Complex . Teams from the all around the region joined in a spirited competition from U8 to U14. Oskaloosa Lightning in the…

Jun 13 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Indians Softball Earns Three Wins At Invitational »

The Oskaloosa Indians Softball Team is off to a 6-1 start to the season.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The 6-1 Oskaloosa Indians Varsity Softball squad was looking to avenge a tough night at Pella Christian. The Indians came out strong…

Jun 6 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Editorial Osky News

Letter To The Editor: Writing This Letter And Asking For Your Support

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. To the people of Mahaska County I am writing this letter and asking for your support…

Jun 6 2016 / Read More »
Events Raymond Edward Weinmeister

Oskaloosa Elks to share history of flags

In an effort to support patriotism, Elks Lodges throughout the United States present Flag Day ceremonies on their meeting nights closest to the actual Flag Day, which falls on June 14 each year. Oskaloosa Elks Lodge…

Jun 15 2016 / Read More »
Local Sports Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

Brayton Carter Wins Dave Lowry Memorial at Osky

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 22nd, 2016) – Wednesday night was the annual Dave Lowry Memorial race sponsored by Monte Motor Parts and Nutz Graphics & Signs. Community 1st Credit Union also sponsored the night…

Jun 23 2016 / Read More »
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Local Citizens Receive Governor’s Volunteer Award

Oskaloosa – Martha Comfort, Stephanie Cornelder, Judy Lewis and Ken Ward received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds during a special recognition ceremony held June 10, in Ottumwa.…

Jun 13 2016 / Read More »
Education The 2015-2016 Kinder Kids celebrated their accomplishments at a special assembly on Friday May 20.

Oskaloosa Christian Kinder Kids Pilot Program Declared a Success

The 2015-2016 academic year has come to a close for area schools, whose teachers and administrators are reflecting upon the many successes of students and staff members. One school which is reporting a definitive success with…

Jun 1 2016 / Read More »
Local Businesses Talent Contest

A Coffee House Amateur Music Talent Contest

Smokey Row is making an effort to support live music by opening up our Rivola Stage to local and regional talent. We’re working towards having talent on the Rivola Stage at least twice a month. We…

Jun 13 2016 / Read More »
Lifestyle Sunny Skies

Mahaska Health Partnership Suggests Skin Safety Tips for Summer

MAHASKA COUNTY – Now that the summer heat is in full swing, outdoor fun is being had by many. However, protecting your skin from the effects of sun exposure is important! Mahaska Health Partnership offers tips…

Jun 15 2016 / Read More »

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