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WPU Finishes Weather-Shortened Nationals in 19th Place »

Pooler, Ga.–Demi Coertze (Sr., Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communication) ended her storied William Penn women’s golf career with a tremendous effort at the NAIA National Championships Friday. The championship event…

May 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Statesmen Battle Weather in Opening Round of Nationals »

Pooler, Ga.–The William Penn women’s golf team was knocked around by Mother Nature in a grueling first round at the NAIA National Championships Wednesday. After 18 holes that took over…

May 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Students Enjoy End Of School Year Photo Opportunity »

Over 1000 Oskaloosa Elementary students posed for this picture on Friday.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Oskaloosa Elementary celebrated the last day of school with a group photo. The idea for the photo…

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Edmundson Park Gets MYP Attention »

Mahaska Young Professional members spent time on Saturday morning beautifying the north entrance to Edmundson Park.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mahaska Young Professionals (MYP) worked Saturday morning to help beautify the north entrance to Edmundson Park. Edmundson…

May 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Volunteers Help Prepare For Memorial Day Observance »

Oskaloosa High School and Middle School Student Council members volunteered their time on Saturday to help set larger flags in place for the upcoming Memorial Day observance.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Memorial Day preparations are underway around Oskaloosa. On Saturday, volunteers from the community gathered at Forest Cemetery…

May 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

U.S. Wholesale Inventories Barely Rise, Sales Rebound »

Grain silos are seen in Haverhill, Iowa, United States, July 18, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. wholesale inventories barely rose in March as sales recorded their largest increase in nearly a year,…

May 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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WPU Finishes Weather-Shortened Nationals in 19th Place »

William Penn University Athletics

Pooler, Ga.–Demi Coertze (Sr., Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communication) ended her storied William Penn women’s golf career with a tremendous effort at the NAIA National Championships Friday. The championship event was unfortunately dominated by Mother Nature as rain cut the tournament from 72 holes down…

May 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Whalen, Livezey, Carter, Griffiths and Shryock Take Feature Wins on KISS 101.5 Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway »

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (May 18th, 2016) – After taking last week off because of mother nature not cooperating it was back to racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway for KISS 101.5 FM of Ottumwa Night. 64 cars checked in to tame the monster…

May 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen Battle Weather in Opening Round of Nationals »

William Penn University Athletics

Pooler, Ga.–The William Penn women’s golf team was knocked around by Mother Nature in a grueling first round at the NAIA National Championships Wednesday. After 18 holes that took over 28 hours to complete (three weather delays lasting four hours on Tuesday), the Statesmen are…

May 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

All-region softball teams feature two Central players »

Central College

PELLA — Central College left fielder Tabitha Taylor (sophomore, Grimes, Iowa, Dallas Center-Grimes HS) and pitcher Karly Olson (Junior, Winterset HS) were announced as members of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-Midwest Region softball squads. Chosen as at-large selections, Taylor landed on the…

May 18 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

GRINNELL’S MORRISSEY NAMED TO ALL-REGION SOFTBALL ELITE UNIT »

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – A year after being named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Great Lakes All-Region second team, Grinnell College’s Kayla Morrissey ’18 has moved up to the elite unit in 2016. The third baseman from Burr Ridge, Ill., (Lyons Township North) helped the…

May 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Dutch baseball players receive conference accolades »

Central College

PELLA — Central College baseball relief pitcher Mark Schroeder (senior, Chariton) was named to the all-Iowa Conference second team Monday and leftfielder Spencer Gritsch (senior, Brooklyn, Iowa, BGM HS) was cited with an honorable mention. Schroeder finished conference play with a team-best ERA of 3.16…

May 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

WPU Falls Just Short Qualifying Additional Members »

William Penn University Athletics

Naperville, Ill.–The Statesmen track and field teams entered Thursday and Friday with a lengthy list of national qualifiers, but unfortunately could not add to it as William Penn competed at the Dr. Keeler Invitational hosted by North Central. Tarah Alexander (Sr., Cedar, Iowa, Physical Education)…

May 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Outfielders Johnson, Koko Tabbed for All-Heart Awards »

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Oskaloosa–Outfielders Kodee Johnson (Jr., Stockton, Calif., General Mathematics) and Chyanne Koko (So., Waianae, Hawaii, Physical Education) concluded their 2016 softball campaigns by being named to the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference teams which were announced Friday. Johnson was one of 17 second-team selections, while Koko,…

May 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Osky Varsity Girls’ Soccer Makes History!!!‏ »

Oskaloosa Indians

Last night the Indians made history with a dominating 8th victory of the season over South Tama 8-0 which secured them their first winning season in program history and bringing their record to 8-4 with 3 games left. The Indians were dominate from the beginning…

May 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Oskaloosa Storm Wins Battle on the Hill‏ »

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Back Row: (L-R) Iszac Schultz, Noah Van Veldhuizen, Tyson Breuklander, Colton Butler

Front Row: (L-R) Colby Aschenbrenner, Kadin Gerard, Reece Sarver, Tyler Miller, Wyatt Krier, Colton Stout

The Oskaloosa Storm won the USSSA Capital Classic “Battle on the Hill” 2016 Tournament in Norwalk with a record of 4-0 for the weekend. During Saturday pool play the Storm defeated Ankeny Crush with a 10-8 win and defeated Ankeny Blaze 8-1. On Sunday the…

May 13 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Osky Varsity Girls’ Soccer Makes History!!!‏ »

Oskaloosa Indians

Last night the Indians made history with a dominating 8th victory of the season over South Tama 8-0 which secured them their first winning season…

May 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Editorial Osky News

Letter To The Editor: I have heard from over 2,000 constituents

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. On December 21st the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors (BOS) received a petition signed by nearly…

May 2 2016 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Water Department

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Agenda – May 23, 2016

Regular Meeting May 23, 2016 3:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve agenda. 2. Approve minutes of the April 18, 2016 regular meeting and April 25, 2016 special meeting. 3. Approve invoices and…

May 22 2016 / Read More »
Events Small Flag

Eddyville Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day Ceremony May 30, 2016 Eddyville, IA Highland Cemetery 10:30am Guest Speaker is Sergeant Major Matt Doty Bring lawn chairs or blankets If inclement weather, ceremony will be at the high school…

May 22 2016 / Read More »
Local Sports Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

Whalen, Livezey, Carter, Griffiths and Shryock Take Feature Wins on KISS 101.5 Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (May 18th, 2016) – After taking last week off because of mother nature not cooperating it was back to racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway for KISS 101.5 FM of Ottumwa…

May 19 2016 / Read More »
Education Oskaloosa Christian School

Oskaloosa Christian School is pleased to announce the 2016 Years of Service Award recipients.

Linda Taylor — food service, after-school care, and cleaning — is celebrating 25 years at the school. Dr. Bob Stouffer, Principal, commented, “Linda is a firecracker. She seems to have boundless energy during the day. She…

May 22 2016 / Read More »
Local Businesses Will a bicycle master plan help improve bikeability within Oskaloosa?

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Bicycle Safety

MAHASKA COUNTY – With warmer weather and the end of the school year on the horizon, kids can be found riding bikes and playing outdoors. Mahaska Health Partnership wants to remind caregivers to keep safety in…

May 13 2016 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Advice about Burns

MAHASKA COUNTY – As the days get longer, barbeques, campfires and other outdoor activities are abundant and injuries like burns become more frequent. Mahaska Health Partnership offers advice for when to seek medical care should you…

May 20 2016 / Read More »

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