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Lepper, Jaquez Highlight Successful Opening Weekend »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s volleyball team hosted the second annual Wendy’s Labor Day Classic this weekend in the Penn Activity Center. Seven schools joined in on the action this weekend…

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WPU Denied Opening-Day Win on Late Goal »

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team played even with a tough Jamestown side for most of the hot and blustery afternoon, but unfortunately could not come up with the big goal…

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Homecoming Season For OHS »

An OHS Student Council Press Release It’s homecoming season at the Oskaloosa High School! To help celebrate this year, our…

Sep 16 2020 / Comments Off on Homecoming Season For OHS / Read More »

Rural Mahaska Man Facing Multiple Drug Related Charges »

A Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office Press Release Tuesday, September 15, 2020 On Monday, September 14th, 2020, the Mahaska County Sheriff’s…

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Court Denies Mahaska County Motions In Airport Lawsuit »

Legal documents were filed in Mahaska County District Court by Pella and Oskaloosa to force Mahaska County to once again participate in the 28E agreement for a regional airport.

WASHINGTON – An Iowa District Court judge has denied a motion to reconsider 2018 and 2019 summary judgment decisions that…

Sep 14 2020 / Comments Off on Court Denies Mahaska County Motions In Airport Lawsuit / Read More »

School Board Hears More On Hybrid Learning »

Oskaloosa Community School Board

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa School Board met in regular session on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Superintendent Paula Wright said…

Sep 9 2020 / Comments Off on School Board Hears More On Hybrid Learning / Read More »
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Lepper, Jaquez Highlight Successful Opening Weekend »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s volleyball team hosted the second annual Wendy’s Labor Day Classic this weekend in the Penn Activity Center. Seven schools joined in on the action this weekend as the Statesmen opened up their season. The team began the year on a strong…

Sep 7 2020 / Comments Off on Lepper, Jaquez Highlight Successful Opening Weekend / Read More »

WPU Denied Opening-Day Win on Late Goal »

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team played even with a tough Jamestown side for most of the hot and blustery afternoon, but unfortunately could not come up with the big goal down the stretch in a 1-0 season-opening, non-conference loss Sunday. William Penn (0-1), outshot just…

Sep 7 2020 / Comments Off on WPU Denied Opening-Day Win on Late Goal / Read More »

Statesmen Drop Opener in Nebraska »

William Penn University Athletics

Papillion, Neb. — The William Penn men’s soccer team opened up their season with an away trip to face the Bruins of Bellevue. A heavy weight that beat Central Methodist last year, the Statesmen entered knowing they were up against a quality foe. Despite some…

Sep 6 2020 / Comments Off on Statesmen Drop Opener in Nebraska / Read More »

WPU Opens Season in Ankeny »

William Penn University Athletics

Ankeny– The Statesmen cross country teams opened up their season at the Grand View Invitational Saturday. The William Penn men finished fifth out of sixth in the meet, posting a team score of 150. Iowa Central CC took the team crown with a score of…

Sep 6 2020 / Comments Off on WPU Opens Season in Ankeny / Read More »

Central hangs on for fourth in Luther women’s golf tourney »

Central Dutch Athletics

DIKE—Stiff winds sent scores soaring Sunday but the Central College women’s golf team hung on to fourth place at the Luther Classic. Freshman Mackenzie Biggs (freshman, Bloomington, Ill., Normal HS), who carded a personal-best 75 Saturday to take the first-round medalist lead, slipped to 85…

Sep 6 2020 / Comments Off on Central hangs on for fourth in Luther women’s golf tourney / Read More »

NM Opens XC Season »

by RD Keep OTTUMWA – North Mahaska cross country runners took to the course at Wildwood Park in Ottumwa in a multi-class meet hosted by Pekin on Thursday, Sept. 3. NM boys were sixth in the team race although more schools were competing who did…

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NM Notches First Win »

by RD Keep COLFAX – There was some late night noise Friday when the members of the North Mahaska football team returned to campus following their game at Colfax-Mingo. For the first time in two seasons and just the third in four seasons, players rang…

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WPU Announces Ticket Process Changes, Venue Capacity Limitations »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn Athletics Department has announced changes to their how fans will purchase tickets for home athletic contests. All venues will be at 50% capacity and no visiting fans will be allowed per Heart of America Athletic Conferences guidelines, and all fans will be…

Sep 4 2020 / Comments Off on WPU Announces Ticket Process Changes, Venue Capacity Limitations / Read More »

William Penn Releases Return-To-Play Plan »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn Athletics Department is excited to get back to competing, doing so in a safe and healthy manner as it has produced its Return-To-Play plan. After months of extensive planning and preparation, and by following guidelines from local, regional, and national health experts,…

Sep 1 2020 / Comments Off on William Penn Releases Return-To-Play Plan / Read More »

Kyle Larson Throttles Them All for $50,000 Capitani Classic Triumph! »

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 15, 2020) – Kyle Larson dominated the best in the business Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway, taking home the Brownells Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank. The Elk Grove, California native netted $50,000 for his win aboard…

Aug 16 2020 / Comments Off on Kyle Larson Throttles Them All for $50,000 Capitani Classic Triumph! / Read More »
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NM Opens XC Season »

by RD Keep OTTUMWA – North Mahaska cross country runners took to the course at Wildwood Park in Ottumwa in a multi-class meet hosted by…

Sep 6 2020 / Comments Off on NM Opens XC Season / Read More »
Editorial

Letter To The Editor: Be A Cop

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Written by Brian Rainey on June 1st, 2020. Be a cop You want to make the…

Sep 9 2020 / 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

OSKALOOSA CELEBRATES OPENING OF FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES BY MARRIOTT

Freeport, IL, Sept. 4, 2020: A newly constructed Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott is now open in Oskaloosa, Iowa. The 76-room property is located at 2325 Coal Mine Loop in the Gateway Commercial Park at…

Sep 4 2020 / Read More »
Local Sports Caleb Hammond prepares to take the 46-7 car onto the track at the Southern Iowa Speedway. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

Carter Takes Two At Caleb Hammond Memorial SIS

Oskaloosa, Iowa: A packed infield full of race cars greeted the Southern Iowa Fair crowd on Wednesday night for the 2nd Annual Caleb Hammond Memorial. At the age of 9 the racing community lost a young…

Jul 23 2020 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Penn Hall on the campus of William Penn University celebrated 100 years of serving the students during Homecoming 2017.

William Penn University Receives Build with Bags Grant

DES MOINES, Iowa –William Penn University located in Oskaloosa, Iowa, will soon have several new park benches courtesy of the Build with Bags grant program. The Iowa Grocery Industry Association announced today that the plastic bag…

Jul 18 2020 / Read More »
Education

McGriff New Business Manager at North Mahaska

by RD Keep NEW SHARON – North Mahaska has a familiar face overseeing the school district’s finances. Sarah McGriff, a former student, was sworn in by school board president Dirk Wilkin Aug. 17. She replaces long-time…

Sep 6 2020 / Read More »
Local Businesses

Leah VanLoon, ARNP Joins Mahaska Health Care Team

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health is pleased to welcome Leah VanLoon, ARNP as a new Walk-In and Primary Care provider. Leah is from the Eddyville area and joins Mahaska Health with 16 years of prior nursing experience, most…

Jul 6 2020 / Read More »
Lifestyle Dennis Skeels

Selecting Tree Species

Clients have been inquiring about what they should replace their dead ash (or other kind of) tree with or what trees to plant at their new/new-to-them home. Extension can help with this decision! We encourage diversity…

Jul 1 2020 / Read More »

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