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William Penn Closes Season with 12-Inning Thriller »

Cedar Rapids–The Statesmen softball team could not keep the fairy-tale story alive another day as it was eliminated from the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship Friday. WPU (20-30) fell…

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Heart Laurels Earned by Trio »

Oskaloosa–Three Statesmen softball players received their first career league hardware as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference awards were announced Thursday. Third baseman Valeria Quiroga (Fr., San Benito, Texas, Sociology)…

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Police Week Honors Those Who Serve Our Communities »

Mahaska County Sheriff's Department

 Oskaloosa, Iowa – It’s no secret that being in law enforcement has always presented its challenges to those who…

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Stephen Memorial Teams Up With Penn Central To Introduce People To Their Potential Fur-Baby »

A Dog At Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Helping shelter animals find their ‘fur-ever’ home is the driving motivation behind the annual adopt-a-thon held at…

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Eveland Fest Coming In Early June »

Eveland Access Summer Fest 2021

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County Conservation and the Muse Music Store have announced Eveland Fest for 2021. The festival…

May 15 2021 / Comments Off on Eveland Fest Coming In Early June / Read More »

Students Recognized On Career Ready Day »

Oskaloosa High School

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Several Oskaloosa High School Seniors were recognized on ‘Career Ready Day.’ The event shines a light on…

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OHS Softball Field To Be Named After Current Head Coach »

Jay Harm (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa Activities Department would like to announce the naming of the Oskaloosa Softball Field after Oskaloosa High School Softball Coach Jay Harms.Coach Harms has coached and influenced thousands of students and athletes during his time at Oskaloosa High School. A few highlights to Jay’s coaching…

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William Penn Closes Season with 12-Inning Thriller »

William Penn University Athletics

Cedar Rapids–The Statesmen softball team could not keep the fairy-tale story alive another day as it was eliminated from the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship Friday. WPU (20-30) fell into the consolation with a 7-0 loss to #4 seed Mount Mercy and was then…

May 10 2021 / Comments Off on William Penn Closes Season with 12-Inning Thriller / Read More »

Heart Laurels Earned by Trio »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Three Statesmen softball players received their first career league hardware as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference awards were announced Thursday. Third baseman Valeria Quiroga (Fr., San Benito, Texas, Sociology) was one of 20 players named to the first team, while first baseman Lexi Riccardi…

May 10 2021 / Comments Off on Heart Laurels Earned by Trio / Read More »

Half Dozen Statesmen Honored by Heart »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Six members of the William Penn baseball team were honored for extraordinary campaigns this season as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference awards were announced Friday. Starting pitcher Teddy Natter (Jr., Reno, Nev., Business Management) and outfielder Tanner Bedier (So., Bondurant, Iowa, Business Management) were…

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WPU Places Ninth at Heart Championships »

William Penn University Athletics

Des Moines–A small yet mighty crew of Statesmen women’s track and field athletes performed admirably at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships Friday and Saturday. WPU finished ninth out of 13 programs with 44 points, while Grand View claimed the team crown with 176…

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Three Titles as WPU Finishes Fifth at League Meet »

William Penn University Athletics

Des Moines–The Statesmen men’s track and field team topped a few competitions en route to a solid showing at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships Friday and Saturday. William Penn finished with 68 points, tying Benedictine for fifth out of 13 squads. Grand View…

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Balanced Offense Backs Stellar Pitching as Statesmen Go 2-0 on the Day »

William Penn University Athletics

Ozark, Mo.–The William Penn baseball team took the field in Ozark, Mo. for their third day of play in the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament. The Statesmen went a perfect 2-0 on the day, taking down Benedictine 5-2 before winning the nightcap against the…

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Statesmen Qualify Fifth, Posts 2-2 Record in Bracket Play at USBC Nationals »

William Penn University Athletics

Wyoming, Mich.–The William Penn men’s bowling team made a strong run at being the best team in the land, but came up a few rounds short as it competed at the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships Thursday and Friday. WPU opened the even with 12 games…

May 9 2021 / Comments Off on Statesmen Qualify Fifth, Posts 2-2 Record in Bracket Play at USBC Nationals / Read More »

Central can’t complete softball sweep »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Two classes of Central College softball seniors were recognized Sunday and both left disappointed as the Dutch stumbled to a 6-2 loss to Buena Vista University and failed to sweep the teams’ three-game series. Central defeated the Beavers Thursday at Pella 9-5 and 5-1. Central’s…

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Dutch baseball refocuses for game two victory »

Central Dutch Athletics

STORM LAKE — After losing game one in walk-off fashion, the Central College baseball team got it done in game two with an 11-6 victory over Buena Vista University Sunday. The Dutch (13-21, 10-18 American Rivers Conference) led 5-1 in the final frame of the…

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OHS Softball Field To Be Named After Current Head Coach »

Jay Harm (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa Activities Department would like to announce the naming of the Oskaloosa Softball Field after Oskaloosa High School Softball Coach Jay Harms.Coach Harms has coached…

May 11 2021 / Comments Off on OHS Softball Field To Be Named After Current Head Coach / Read More »
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Letter To The Editor: Grotesque Double Standard

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Grotesque Double Standard The Seussian cartoon depiction of a Chinese man is too offensive, grotesque, racist…

Mar 25 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 Nelson Pioneer Farm

Nelson Pioneer Farm Launches New Program

Mahaska County, Iowa – On Thursday, May 13, the Nelson Pioneer Farm will launch a new monthly program series “Library Treasures” at 11 a.m. This Meet THEN Eat program will feature a piece of the library…

May 11 2021 / Read More »
Local Sports Southern Iowa Speedway

Agee & VanDusseldorp Go Back To Back At SIS

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: The Southern Iowa Speedway hosted night number two of the 2021 racing season on Wednesday, May, 5th as DeJong Manufacturing hosted the races and provided free popcorn to all patrons. The…

May 6 2021 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations

Garden Seed Library Established

The Mahaska County Master Gardeners have established a seed library for gardeners. It will be housed at the Mahaska County Extension Office. Gardeners may visit anytime during office hours 8 am – 4:30 pm. During the…

Mar 31 2021 / Read More »
Education Snakenberg and Hoskinson were introduced by Student of the Trimester chair and middle school principal Mark Scholes. He presented the students with plaques and spoke of how each student had been nominated by school faculty. (submitted photo)

Optimists Honor OMS Students

Oskaloosa Optimists enjoyed their first in-person meeting since March of 2020 by honoring Oskaloosa Middle School students Cora Snakenberg and Carter Hoskinson. The students earned the award for the second trimester. Due to pandemic concerns the…

Apr 13 2021 / Read More »
Local Businesses

FAREWAY PROVIDES SECOND $200,000 DONATION TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES AND THEIR EMPLOYEES

NEWS RELEASE (Boone, IA) – Fareway Stores, Inc. recently announced a second donation in the amount of $200,000 to the Iowa Association of Chambers of Commerce (IACC). The donation provides for up to $2,000 in gift…

Dec 15 2020 / Read More »
Lifestyle Nashville Americana duo MY ONE AND ONLY (submitted photo)

MY ONE AND ONLY is longing for home with raucous new single “Running Me”

Nashville Americana duo MY ONE AND ONLY is due to release their new single “RUNNING ME” on MARCH 19 on all major streaming platforms. As part of their succession of single releases, the husband-wife duo brings…

Mar 12 2021 / Read More »

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