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WPU Competes at Kansas Relays »

by Wade Steinlage Lawrence, Kan.–The top individuals from the Statesmen track and field teams traveled south to battle at the prestigious Kansas Relays Friday and Saturday. William Penn recorded a…

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Home Runs Help William Penn Split with Yellowjackets »

by Wade Steinlage Lamoni–The Statesmen softball team was shut out in the opener, but powered itself to a victory in the nightcap as it split a Heart of America Athletic…

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Mahaska Health to Conduct Active Shooter Drill April 25 »

The public should not be alarmed by the significant police and fire presence at Mahaska Health campus MAHASKA COUNTY –…

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Gov. Reynolds attends USS Iowa 30 Year Remembrance Ceremony »

DES MOINES – Earlier today, Gov. Reynolds attended the USS Iowa 30 Year Remembrance Ceremony at the Battleship USS Iowa…

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Every Dog Was Looking For Its Day »

Many dogs and cats got to meet some humans during Saturdays adoption event at Penn Central Mall.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Inside Penn Central Mall on Saturday, dogs and cats from area animal shelters wagged their tails, licked…

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Mahaska County 911 Center Honored During Telecommunicator Week »

Mahaska County 911 Dispatchers were honored this past week for their service and work to help the people of Mahaska County.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – “911, Where’s your emergency?” Those words are spoken regularly by Mahaska County 911 Telecommunicators (Dispatchers) who answer…

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WPU Competes at Kansas Relays »

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by Wade Steinlage Lawrence, Kan.–The top individuals from the Statesmen track and field teams traveled south to battle at the prestigious Kansas Relays Friday and Saturday. William Penn recorded a trio of top-10 finishes, headlined by the men’s 4×100-meter relay team placing fourth with a…

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Home Runs Help William Penn Split with Yellowjackets »

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by Wade Steinlage Lamoni–The Statesmen softball team was shut out in the opener, but powered itself to a victory in the nightcap as it split a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader with Graceland Saturday. William Penn (20-28, 11-17 Heart) lost the opener 2-0, but…

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Statesmen Streak Snapped by Eagles »

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by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa—The Statesmen entered Saturday with on a six game win streak but were looking for whole lot more than that against the Eagles as a pair of wins would solidify them as the Heart of America Athletic Conference regular season champions Unfortunately,…

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Boys And Girls Drake Qualifiers »

Faith DeRonde & Sophia Dysktra in the discus, they will compete on Thursday afternoon at 4:00 Emma Kelderman in the high jump, she will compete at 9:45 of Friday morning. 4×100 of Brooke Allen, Savannah Wiltse, Jordan Czerwinski and Emma Kelderman will run on Saturday…

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Brian Brown Captures Emotional Win in Knoxville Opener! »

Winners from Knoxville 4-20-19 Ryan Giles (360), Brian Brown (410), Matthew Stelzer (Pro Sprints) (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Ryan Giles Tops 360’s, Matthew Stelzer Wins in Pro Sprints by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (April 20, 2019) – An emotional couple of weeks for Brian Brown culminated in his 45th career win at the Knoxville Raceway, and his third triumph in a Season Opener…

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Music Studio Cabaret and Elementary School Play »

OSKALOOSA, IA— The Music Studio Cabaret and Elementary School Play are showcasing their work soon. For seven weeks, 10 voice and piano students learned the basics of music technique and practiced for the Cabaret. At the same time, 16 elementary students have been rehearsing for…

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Dubuque sweeps Central baseball team »

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PELLA — Despite outhitting the opponent by a significant margin in both games, the Central College baseball team was swept 6-3, 5-3 against the University of Dubuque on Saturday. The Dutch slipped to 18-12 (8-11 American Rivers Conference) on the season with the Spartans now…

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Red-Hot Statesmen Cruise Past Missouri Valley »

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by Wade Steinlage Marshall, Mo.–William Penn entered Friday’s Heart of America Athletic Conference showdown with Missouri Valley winners of nine out of its last 10 ball games. The Statesmen (31-7, 16-3 Heart) kept their winning ways going with a sweep over the Vikings (16-21, 9-12…

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William Penn Wins First-Ever Match at Nationals, Ends Up 1-2 at ITC »

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by Wade Steinlage Dayton, Ohio–The Statesmen women’s bowling team accomplished something that had not been done in two prior trips to nationals as it finished 1-2 at the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships Thursday and Friday. WPU qualified 11th out of 16 teams with 4,434 pins…

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Statesmen Finish 1-2 at ITC »

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by Wade Steinlage Dayton, Ohio–The William Penn men’s bowling team put up a good fight, but could not reach its goal of national supremacy as it owned a 1-2 record at the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships Thursday and Friday. WPU qualified eighth out of 16…

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Boys And Girls Drake Qualifiers »

Faith DeRonde & Sophia Dysktra in the discus, they will compete on Thursday afternoon at 4:00 Emma Kelderman in the high jump, she will compete…

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Water Week shines spotlight on importance of clean drinking water

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. The strength of American communities is founded upon well-built and maintained water infrastructure. Local economies cannot…

Mar 31 2019 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Board

Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – Tuesday November 13, 2018

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With Pride GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOVEMBER 13, 2018…

Nov 11 2018 / Read More »
Events

Music Studio Cabaret and Elementary School Play

OSKALOOSA, IA— The Music Studio Cabaret and Elementary School Play are showcasing their work soon. For seven weeks, 10 voice and piano students learned the basics of music technique and practiced for the Cabaret. At the…

Apr 21 2019 / Read More »
Local Sports Season opener for the Southern Iowa Speedway - 2019

Southern Iowa Speedway 2019 Season Underway

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: The 2019 racing season at the Musco Lighting Southern Iowa Speedway got underway on Wednesday night despite the cold windy conditions. The Southern Iowa Fairboard provided the racers with an extremely…

Apr 11 2019 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Pictured from left to right: Mahaska Health CEO Kevin DeRonde; Oskaloosa High School (OHS) students Sullivan Tighe and Carson Swim; Cancer Care and Infusion Center (CCIC) nurses Sally Blake, Jessica Nunnikhoven, and Sandra Long; OHS students Marleigh Denburger and Laura Fay; and OHS Teacher Jacie White. The students are part of a marketing class that raised $2,000 for the CCIC through T-shirt sales and various activities at a “Pink-Out” basketball game this winter. The CCIC team plans to use funds to buy puzzles and games to help patients pass the time during treatment.

OHS Marketing Class Donation to CCIC at Mahaska Health

Pictured from left to right: Mahaska Health CEO Kevin DeRonde; Oskaloosa High School (OHS) students Sullivan Tighe and Carson Swim; Cancer Care and Infusion Center (CCIC) nurses Sally Blake, Jessica Nunnikhoven, and Sandra Long; OHS students…

Apr 9 2019 / Read More »
Education

Oskaloosa Middle School Second Trimester Honor Roll 8th Grade

Elliott Adam Orion Allen Brody Allman Jaison Anderson Jordan Barnes Brody Barnhart Mallory Bihn Presley Blommers** Waylon Bolibaugh Alleysha Bunnell Joshua Bunnell Cael Butler Audree Cheney Alexander Christ Austen Coenen Caleb Cohrt Evaline Cooper Mason Crisp…

Mar 24 2019 / Read More »
Local Businesses Southwell

SOUTHWELL SET FOR BIG SWITCH ON THIS SATURDAY

SOUTHWELL, United Kingdom–When the new lights are turned on at Southwell Racecourse this Saturday, it will not only usher in a new era of floodlit racing at the historic venue, it will also be the first…

Apr 4 2019 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Thank You From The Family Of Cpl Anthony Nimtz

The family of Cpl Anthony Nimtz (Class of 2014) thanks the entire community for their support following his death on October 23, 2018. The hugs, prayers, and kind words gave us strength during this difficult time.…

Nov 11 2018 / Read More »

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