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Big numbers inspire hopeful Central football outlook »

PELLA— Football is a numbers game. And the numbers are favorable for the Central College football team this fall, according to coach Jeff McMartin. Fifteen starters return, including eight on…

Aug 18 2019 / Comments Off on Big numbers inspire hopeful Central football outlook / Read More »
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Central men’s soccer hopes bolstered by recruiting haul »

PELLA—With as many newcomers as returning players following a bountiful recruiting year, the Central College men’s soccer team is positioned to accelerate its recent ascent. Coach Garry Laidlaw did a…

Aug 17 2019 / Comments Off on Central men’s soccer hopes bolstered by recruiting haul / Read More »
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Frankel Building Family Members Come Searching For Their Family History »

On Saturday, August 17, Oskaloosa had two visitors searching for their roots. Andrew Lubetkin, of Chicago, Illinois, and his brother…

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First Responders Memorial Taking Shape »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Shovels, rakes, and the dream of becoming an Eagle Scout are helping to drive Gareth Stefanc to…

Aug 18 2019 / Comments Off on First Responders Memorial Taking Shape / Read More »

Oskaloosa Shooting Team Gets A Few Moments Of Recognition »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Sitting just inside the door of Mahaska Drug on Saturday morning was a group from the Oskaloosa…

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Dog Splash Celebrates Its 5th Year »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Do Dogs Smile? No matter the side of the fence you sit on, dogs were smiling today…

Aug 18 2019 / Comments Off on Dog Splash Celebrates Its 5th Year / Read More »
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Dustin Selvage Ends Drought with $2,000 Sprint Invaders Score at 34 Raceway! »

(Bill W) Donnellson, IA, August 17, 2019 – For the second night in a row, a veteran scored their first win in several years with the Sprint Invaders. At 34 Raceway’s “Racing Towards a Cure” Night Saturday, it was Dustin Selvage’s turn. The Indianola, Iowa…

Aug 18 2019 / Comments Off on Dustin Selvage Ends Drought with $2,000 Sprint Invaders Score at 34 Raceway! / Read More »

Kaley Gharst Cops First Sprint Invaders Win Since 2012 in Donnellson! »

(Bill W) Donnellson, IA, August 16, 2019 – “Showtime” Kaley Gharst is certainly no stranger to Victory Lane with the Sprint Invaders. The all-time leading feature winner with the series notched his 22nd Friday night at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson. Though it was…

Aug 18 2019 / Comments Off on Kaley Gharst Cops First Sprint Invaders Win Since 2012 in Donnellson! / Read More »

Oskaloosa Shooting Team Gets A Few Moments Of Recognition »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Sitting just inside the door of Mahaska Drug on Saturday morning was a group from the Oskaloosa Shooting Team, who helped bring home a national shooting title. The winning squad for Oskaloosa consisted of Ethan Herr, Brandon Salevsky and Zack Salevsky, taking…

Aug 18 2019 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Shooting Team Gets A Few Moments Of Recognition / Read More »

Big numbers inspire hopeful Central football outlook »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA— Football is a numbers game. And the numbers are favorable for the Central College football team this fall, according to coach Jeff McMartin. Fifteen starters return, including eight on defense, as well as three specialists. There are 43 juniors and seniors back, along with…

Aug 18 2019 / Comments Off on Big numbers inspire hopeful Central football outlook / Read More »

Central men’s soccer hopes bolstered by recruiting haul »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—With as many newcomers as returning players following a bountiful recruiting year, the Central College men’s soccer team is positioned to accelerate its recent ascent. Coach Garry Laidlaw did a program reboot followed a disappointing 4-13 campaign in 2015 that left the Dutch mired in…

Aug 17 2019 / Comments Off on Central men’s soccer hopes bolstered by recruiting haul / Read More »

Central’s Alberts on preseason all-America list »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Central College kicker Jon Alberts (senior, Huntley, Ill.) was named to the D3football.com preseason all-America squad. Alberts is a third-team selection. A two-time first-team all-conference honoree, Alberts was a Google Cloud/CoSIDA Academic All-America pick last year. He’s a two-time academic all-district and academic all-conference honoree.…

Aug 16 2019 / Comments Off on Central’s Alberts on preseason all-America list / Read More »

Athletic Director’s List Announced »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletic Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018-2019 Athletic Director’s List. Individuals who earned this honor achieved a 3.5 Grade Point Average for the 2018-2019 school year, while also being honored as either all-conference or…

Aug 16 2019 / Comments Off on Athletic Director’s List Announced / Read More »

Budewitz named Central assistant tennis coach »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Trevor Budewitz is the new assistant men’s and women’s tennis coach at Central College. Budewitz has served as a teaching professional at the Green Bay (Wisconsin) Tennis Center for the past two years. He was also a middle school head tennis coach for three years…

Aug 16 2019 / Comments Off on Budewitz named Central assistant tennis coach / Read More »

Central reloads for another women’s golf title bid »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Extending Central College’s successful three-year women’s golf run that brought the program to the national stage will require reinforcements. A dramatic win in the American Rivers tournament last fall gave the Dutch their second league title in three years as well as a second trip…

Aug 16 2019 / Comments Off on Central reloads for another women’s golf title bid / Read More »

William Penn to Add Shotgun Sports »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce the addition of men’s and women’s shotgun sports to the list of intercollegiate sports the University offers. The sports will begin competition in the 2020-2021 school year. They are the fourth and…

Aug 13 2019 / Comments Off on William Penn to Add Shotgun Sports / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Shooting Team Gets A Few Moments Of Recognition »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Sitting just inside the door of Mahaska Drug on Saturday morning was a group from the Oskaloosa Shooting Team, who helped bring…

Aug 18 2019 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Shooting Team Gets A Few Moments Of Recognition / Read More »
Editorial

Nolie’s Nook – I Probably Don’t Have The Popular Opinion Here

by Nolanne Rust I know I probably don’t have the popular opinion here- or maybe I do but I don’t realize it because most of what we see posted or hear in passing are the negative…

Aug 12 2019 / 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 'George' is an original musical depicting George Daily, and was performed for the second time in honor of the George Daily Auditorium's 20th Anniversary.

Announcing the 2019-2020 George Daily Auditorium Professional Season!

OSKALOOSA, IA— The George Daily’s long awaited 2019-2020 Professional Season has been announced! There’s fun and laughter for everyone this season as humor, dance, and music take our stage! New this year, the show sponsors and…

Aug 2 2019 / Read More »
Local Sports

Coaches And Players Prepping For Football Season

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The whistles marked the start of football season this week, as the Indians hosted their week-long camp. Last year, the Indians were 8-2 on the season, defeating Pella along the way. A state…

Aug 11 2019 / Read More »
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Mission Mahaska! Begins

Amanda is a single mother with two children, who needed assistance with a deposit for a new place to live when her apartment was closed due to structural damage. Marshall is a 74-year old veteran who…

Jul 16 2019 / Read More »
Education

Oskaloosa Diplomats Welcome New Teachers

Oskaloosa Public School Teachers that are new to the district were welcomed by the Oskaloosa Chamber Diplomats. Front row L-R: Alexa Wahlert, OES Special Ed; Megan Baker, OMS Special Ed; Rebecca Bock, MS & HS Teacher…

Aug 17 2019 / Read More »
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Company seeks to jump-start EV use with fast charging stations at 15 locations

DES MOINES, Iowa – (July 31, 2019) – MidAmerican Energy Company today launched a first-of-its kind effort in Iowa to establish a network of electric vehicle fast-charging stations in more than a dozen cities throughout the…

Aug 1 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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