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William Penn Hangs on for Homecoming Win »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A pair of missed field goals helped the Statesmen football team get off to a good start in Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division play as…

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Statesmen Knock Off #16 Benedictine »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The history-making 2018 edition of William Penn men’s soccer added another memorable chapter Saturday as the squad upset #16 Benedictine 2-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference…

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New Sharon Man Arrested On Charges Stemming From High Speed Chase »

A Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office Press Release Monday, October 15, 2018 On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, at approximately 10:40 p.m.…

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Mahaska County Man Charged With Going Armed With Intent After Weekend Incident »

A Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office Press Release Monday, October 15, 2018 On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, at approximately 12:30 p.m.,…

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Wyngarden Retires After 46 Years Of Service »

Vicky Wyngarden retired after 46 years of service to the Oskaloosa School District.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – After 46 years with the Oskaloosa School System, Vicky Wyngarden retired from the work that has kept…

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Oskaloosa Fire Open House Brings Awareness For Fire Prevention »

Oskaloosa firefighters demonstrate their new aerial apparatus to visitors to their open house this past week.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The new addition to Oskaloosa historic fire station has been finished for nearly a year, and Oskaloosa…

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EBF Competes At Mepo Tournament »

EBF @ Mepo Tournament 10/11/18 by Coach Gladys Genskow “Even though we did not come out with any wins on the night, we played some tough teams and that is what we want near the end of our regular season. Striving for consistency in our…

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William Penn Hangs on for Homecoming Win »

Amos Johnson rushed for 97 yards and two touchdowns

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A pair of missed field goals helped the Statesmen football team get off to a good start in Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division play as it held on for a 24-21 Homecoming win over Culver-Stockton Saturday. WPU (3-4, 1-0 North),…

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Statesmen Knock Off #16 Benedictine »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The history-making 2018 edition of William Penn men’s soccer added another memorable chapter Saturday as the squad upset #16 Benedictine 2-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. WPU (11-3, 6-2 Heart) defeated its second top-25 program of the year and incredibly…

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Carter Leads Statesmen to Sweep of Wildcats »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Canton, Mo.–The Statesmen headed south to take on the Wildcats of Culver-Stockton on Friday night in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. WPU (17-10, 5-7 Heart) swept Culver-Stockton (8-15, 1-11 Heart) in straight sets (25-22, 25-17, 25-11) to take the match in…

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Hot Offense Guides WPU to Victory »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa—William Penn faced off in non-conference action as they partook in the last of the homecoming action as they faced-off against Governors State. The Statesmen (18-10) defeated Governors State (6-20) in straight sets (25-11, 25-21, 25-14) to sweep the match. The match…

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WPU Battles Hard Against Ranked Ravens »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A truly impressive second half was not enough to overcome a sizeable deficit as the Statesmen women’s soccer team fell 3-1 to #9 Benedictine in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. WPU (5-8-1, 1-7 Heart) faced a barrage of attempts early…

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Volleyball splits at Lakeland triangular »

Central Dutch Athletics

PLYMOUTH, WIS. — Starting the day with a sweep of Finlandia University (Mich.), the Central College volleyball battled through a four-set loss in the nightcap to Lakeland University on Saturday. The Dutch (11-14) took down the Lions (4-18) in straight sets, winning 25-14, 25-20, 25-15.…

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Larson takes second for Dutch women’s program »

Central Dutch Athletics

ANKENY — Katie Larson (freshman, Fort Madison) grabbed a runner-up finish in the C-Flight singles bracket at the American Rivers Conference Championships to highlight Saturday for the Central College women’s tennis team. Larson was a 6-2, 7-5 winner in Saturday’s semifinal over Cory Eull of…

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Shocking loss suffered by Central women’s soccer squad »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Falling in a two-score hole early, the Central College women’s soccer could not climb out in a 4-1 loss to Nebraska Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon. The Prairie Wolves (7-7-0, 1-5-0 conference) earned their first American Rivers Conference win of the season over the Dutch (9-4-1,…

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Sizzling Central men’s soccer squad wins fourth straight match »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — For the first time this season, the Central College men’s soccer team has a winning percentage over .500 after winning its fourth straight contest by knocking off Nebraska Wesleyan University 2-1 on Saturday. The win puts Central (7-6-0, 4-1-0 conference) in a three-way…

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EBF Competes At Mepo Tournament »

EBF @ Mepo Tournament 10/11/18 by Coach Gladys Genskow “Even though we did not come out with any wins on the night, we played some…

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Editorial Oskaloosa firefighter Adam Haroldson battles the most recent B&B Bedding fire.

Letter To The Editor: B and B Bedding August 4 Fire

Letter from Ann Brouwer The B and B Bedding fire began Saturday afternoon when a mulch pile spontaneously combusted, and strong winds from the south carried it to other mulch piles. Thanks to the Oskaloosa Fire…

Aug 7 2018 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Mahaska County Courthouse

Mahaska County Supervisors Agenda – October 15, 2018

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, October 15,2018 at 9:00 a.m, in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South I” Street, Oskaloosa, IA. 1. Approve agenda 2.…

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Events Halloween Bash Flyer 2018

Holloween Bash At Eveland Access

Halloween Bash at Eveland Access Eveland Access Campgrounds Saturday, October 20, 2018 2:00 – 9:00 pm The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites you to bring your family out to the Eveland Access Campgrounds to participate in…

Oct 11 2018 / Read More »
Local Sports 2018 YMCA's flag football (submitted photo)

YMCA Youth Football Hosts Season Finale At Lacey Complex

The final games for the YMCA’s flag football season competed on Saturday, October 13th at the Lacey Recreation Complex. Parents, friends, and fans bundled up to against the wind and the cold to support their teams.…

Oct 14 2018 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations

A to Z Foodie Trail Seeking Applications

In January of 2018, partners in Mahaska County and Marion County collaborated to create a trail for foodies. This was a way to extend visitor stays, build off-season tourism traffic, promote our unique foodie businesses and…

Sep 9 2018 / Read More »
Education Indian Hills

Ramsey Smith Selected To Perform In Iowa Collegiate Honor Band

OTTUMWA — Ramsey Smith, an Indian Hills Community College student from Oskaloosa, has been selected to perform in the Iowa Collegiate Honor Band at a concert in November. Smith was chosen from students nominated by their…

Oct 11 2018 / Read More »
Local Businesses Jason Shiffer talks about his newest Old School Pinball and Arcade coming to Penn Central Mall.

Old School Pinball and Arcade Coming To Penn Central Mall

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The black plastic is covering the space in Penn Central Mall, but the rumors have been leaking out about what may be coming to fill that space. At a recent William Penn vendor…

Sep 9 2018 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Loebsack Announces Rural Development Funding for Mahaska County Hospital

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that the Mahaska County Hospital will receive a $26,400 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Impact Initiatives program. The Mahaska County Hospital will use these…

Sep 28 2018 / Read More »

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