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Title winner Sturman named Central track and field coach »

PELLA—Brandon Sturman, who piloted Aurora University (Ill.) to five indoor and outdoor men’s and women’s conference championships in two seasons, is the new head coach of Central College’s nationally prominent…

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William Penn University Athletics

Statesmen Excel Academically in 2017-2018 »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn University athletic teams did not only succeed in competition this past school year, but they flourished in the classroom as well. While six programs earned…

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Emergency Personnel Search For Person Who Jumped Off Bridge »

Oskaloosa Fire Department personnel search the South Skunk River for a person that was reported to have jumped off the bridge into the water.

Rose Hill, Iowa – A truck driver called the Mahaska County 911 Center at 2:15 pm on Tuesday afternoon, stating…

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The Streak Continues at Iowa Speedway »

Justin Allgaier’s Casey’s General Store’s Victory Lane celebration (Photo Credit: Jennifer Coleman Photography)

Allgaier becomes the eighth different winner in the last eight races at The Fastest Short Track on The Planet NEWTON,…

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The Nadas Play During Friday After Five »

The Mahaska Community gathered for the second of four Friday After Five events in 2018. (photo by Hailey Brown)

By Hailey Brown (Oskaloosa, Iowa) –The square was buzzing with activity in Oskaloosa Friday night as Friday After Five again…

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Campers Explore the World of Applied Technology »

Applied Technology Day Camp at WPU. Participants wait to show their parents their projects on Friday, June 15, 2018. (photo by Hailey Brown)

By Hailey Brown (Oskaloosa, Iowa) – Children enrolled in the William Penn University Applied Technology Day Camp had a chance…

Jun 17 2018 / Comments Off on Campers Explore the World of Applied Technology / Read More »
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The Streak Continues at Iowa Speedway »

Justin Allgaier’s Casey’s General Store’s Victory Lane celebration (Photo Credit: Jennifer Coleman Photography)

Allgaier becomes the eighth different winner in the last eight races at The Fastest Short Track on The Planet NEWTON, Iowa (June 17, 2018) – Following his victory at Dover International Raceway, Justin Allgaier was given a penalty that had the potential to alter his…

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Oskaloosa Baseball Avenges Loss to Close Out Week »

Tyler Miller hits the brakes at 3rd base against Grinnell. (photo by Tasha Janssen)

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indians baseball team took on strong opposition this week, but came out stronger, including owning a three-game winning streak. Oskaloosa (11-5, 7-2 LHC) began it all on Monday with a 3-0 loss to Indianola. The squad bounced right back with…

Jun 18 2018 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Baseball Avenges Loss to Close Out Week / Read More »

Indian Softball Closes Week on Seven-Game Winning Streak »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indians softball team was knocked around early on this week, but then took out its frustration on the rest of its competition. OHS (19-4, 9-3 LHC), which remains #6 in Class 4A, started the week by being shutout twice by…

Jun 17 2018 / Comments Off on Indian Softball Closes Week on Seven-Game Winning Streak / Read More »

Brian Brown Earns Fifth Win of Season at Knoxville! »

The three winners Saturday night at Knoxville were: Mason Daniel (360), Brian Brown (410) and Eric Bridger (305) (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Mason Daniel Pulls Off Shocker in 360’s; Eric Bridger Dominates 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 16, 2018) – Brian Brown raced past Lynton Jeffrey to win his fifth feature of the season at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night. The Grain Valley, Missouri driver picked…

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Home Sweet Home for Grimes, Iowa Native »

Brett Moffitt’s Casey’s General Store’s Victory Lane celebration (Photo Credit: Jennifer Coleman Photography)

Brett Moffitt collected his second career win at Iowa Speedway NEWTON, Iowa (June 16, 2018) – Saturday evening’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series M&Ms 200 presented by Casey’s General Store served as a victorious homecoming for Grimes, Iowa’s Brett Moffitt. Moffitt, in his first career…

Jun 17 2018 / Comments Off on Home Sweet Home for Grimes, Iowa Native / Read More »

Barnstormers Crush Titans »

Iowa wins 54-21 in Des Moines DES MOINES -The Iowa Barnstormers (11-3) beat the Cedar Rapids Titans (3-11) 54-21 Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. At the start of the first quarter Iowa quarterback Drew Powell scored on a 14-yard touchdown…

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Title winner Sturman named Central track and field coach »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Brandon Sturman, who piloted Aurora University (Ill.) to five indoor and outdoor men’s and women’s conference championships in two seasons, is the new head coach of Central College’s nationally prominent men’s and women’s track and field squads. Sturman replaces Joe Dunham, who will focus on…

Jun 15 2018 / Comments Off on Title winner Sturman named Central track and field coach / Read More »

Statesmen Excel Academically in 2017-2018 »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn University athletic teams did not only succeed in competition this past school year, but they flourished in the classroom as well. While six programs earned berths to their respective national tournaments, over half of WPU’s athletic teams also surpassed the…

Jun 14 2018 / Comments Off on Statesmen Excel Academically in 2017-2018 / Read More »

Central’s Alberts named to preseason football honor squad »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Central College placekicker Jon Alberts (junior, Huntley, Ill.) was tabbed for the Street & Smith’s football preseason Division III All-America squad. Alberts was the only Iowa Conference player selected. Last fall, Alberts set a school record with 14 field goals in 16 attempts, including a…

Jun 13 2018 / Comments Off on Central’s Alberts named to preseason football honor squad / Read More »

WPU Places 57th in Directors’ Cup Standings, Scores Most Points Ever »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–An excellent winter was complemented by a terrific spring as the final Learfield Sports NAIA Directors’ Cup Standings were released recently. The Statesmen completed the year in 57th place with 272.5 points; nearly 250 institutions are in the NAIA. The 272.5 points are the most…

Jun 13 2018 / Comments Off on WPU Places 57th in Directors’ Cup Standings, Scores Most Points Ever / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Baseball Avenges Loss to Close Out Week »

Tyler Miller hits the brakes at 3rd base against Grinnell. (photo by Tasha Janssen)

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indians baseball team took on strong opposition this week, but came out stronger, including owning a three-game winning streak. Oskaloosa…

Jun 18 2018 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Baseball Avenges Loss to Close Out Week / Read More »
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Letter To The Editor: Pella Corporation has supported a new airport since 1998.

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. June 1, 2018 The Honorable Jim Mueller Members of the Pella City Council Members of PACE…

Jun 3 2018 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Board

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT – Agenda – June 12, 2018

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 JUNE 12, 2018 6:00PM AGENDA 1. Call…

Jun 9 2018 / Read More »
Events Run In The Sun 2017 (submitted photo)

Church Challenge a Part of Run in the Sun on Aug. 4

MAHASKA COUNTY – The 8th Annual MHP Foundation Run in the Sun is set for Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Lacey Recreation Complex Community Stadium. Proceeds from this 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk will benefit the…

Jun 16 2018 / Read More »
Local Sports "Sunshine" Tyler Courtney Swept the night with USAC Saturday at Knoxville (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

“Sunshine” at Knoxville as Tyler Courtney Takes USAC Cash!

Jon Agan Wins First in Three Years with 360’s; Eric Bridger Wins Again in 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 9, 2018) – Tyler “Sunshine” Courtney swept the night as the Amsoil USAC National Sprint…

Jun 10 2018 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Alexander Nagorny

Alexander Nagorny Earns Eagle Scout Rank

On May 2, 2018, Alexander Nagorny of Oskaloosa was awarded the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the rank of Eagle Scout. A member of Troop 71, chartered by the Central…

May 10 2018 / Read More »
Education Dr. Jared Pearce in the classroom. (submitted photo)

William Penn English Professor Celebrates Published Poetry Collection

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) — Over a decade of creativity, writing, revision, deep thinking, and arrangement, a collection of poems written by Dr. Jared Pearce will be compiled in his upcoming publication, “The Annotated Murder of One.” What…

Jun 14 2018 / Read More »
Local Businesses Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) broke ground June 1, 2018, on a retail office in Oskaloosa. The financial cooperative will relocate its current office in Ottumwa to Oskaloosa after construction is complete, likely in the fall of 2019. (submitted photo)

Farm Credit Services of America Breaks Ground on Oskaloosa Retail Office

  Lender expects to relocate from Ottumwa to Oskaloosa in fall 2019   Ottumwa, Iowa — Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) broke ground June 1, 2018, on a retail office in Oskaloosa. The financial cooperative…

Jun 13 2018 / Read More »
Lifestyle Run In The Sun 2017 (submitted photo)

Church Challenge a Part of Run in the Sun on Aug. 4

MAHASKA COUNTY – The 8th Annual MHP Foundation Run in the Sun is set for Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Lacey Recreation Complex Community Stadium. Proceeds from this 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk will benefit the…

Jun 16 2018 / Read More »

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