College Sports

Jones Named First-Team All-American, Ellison Picks Up Honorable Mention »

Oskaloosa–Torren Jones (Sr., Chandler, Ariz., Sociology) and Lionel Ellison (Sr., New Orleans, La., Kinesiology) capped mind-blowing 2016-2017 seasons as the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball All-America teams were announced Thursday.…

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Phillips Ends Career with Second All-America Laurel »

Oskaloosa–Alyssa Phillips (Sr., Gurnee, Ill., Communications) concluded a remarkable career with one final award as the 2016-2017 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball All-America teams were announced Thursday. Phillips received an…

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News

William Penn University to Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt »

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) – The annual William Penn University Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the student group P.A.S.S. (Programming Activities for…

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Vander Linden Capitol Update – March 23, 2017 »

House Republicans kept charging forward with our pro-taxpayer agenda. We have also passed legislation giving more control back to our…

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Oskaloosa Residents Petitioning JC Penney Corporation »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – J.C. Penney has been an Oskaloosa fixture for decades, and some Oskaloosa area residents are picking up…

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UK Parliament Attacker British-born, Had Been Investigated Over Extremism Concerns »

By Elizabeth Piper and William James LONDON (Reuters) – The attacker who killed three people near the British parliament before…

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Sports and Activities

Jones Named First-Team All-American, Ellison Picks Up Honorable Mention »

Oskaloosa–Torren Jones (Sr., Chandler, Ariz., Sociology) and Lionel Ellison (Sr., New Orleans, La., Kinesiology) capped mind-blowing 2016-2017 seasons as the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball All-America teams were announced Thursday. Jones was one of 10 players to earn First-Team recognition, while Ellison was one of…

Mar 24 2017 / Comments Off on Jones Named First-Team All-American, Ellison Picks Up Honorable Mention / Read More »

Phillips Ends Career with Second All-America Laurel »

Oskaloosa–Alyssa Phillips (Sr., Gurnee, Ill., Communications) concluded a remarkable career with one final award as the 2016-2017 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball All-America teams were announced Thursday. Phillips received an Honorable-Mention accolade, the second such laurel of her career. She was one of 40 honorable…

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Statesmen 63rd After Successful Winter Season »

Oskaloosa–National tournament berths by two programs and solid points from two other squads has lifted the Statesmen athletics department into elite status as the final winter Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings were released Thursday. William Penn entered the winter season without any points, but has…

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Trio Garner Scholar-Athlete Accolades »

Oskaloosa–Three members of the William Penn Competitive Dance team were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2016-2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes recently. Madison Mitchell (Sr., New Sharon, Iowa, Elementary Education), with a 3.91 Grade Point Average, Kaitlyn Pearson (Jr., Oskaloosa, Iowa, Kinesiology),…

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Heartbreaking Overtime Loss Ends Statesmen Season »

Kansas City, Mo.–The basketball gods evened the score in the most cruel way imaginable Monday as the William Penn men’s basketball team gave up a large lead and eventually fell 83-82 in overtime to Texas Wesleyan in the semifinals of the NAIA Division I National…

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Cunningham, Letzring Named NAIA Scholar-Athletes »

Oskaloosa–Statesmen cagers T.J. Cunningham (Jr., Lynnville, Iowa, Physical Education) and Titus Letzring (Sr., Alta, Iowa, Digital Communication) were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2016-2017 Daktronics-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athletes Monday. Cunningham had a 3.58 Grade Point Average entering…

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Scholar-Athlete Award to Carter »

Oskaloosa–Nona Carter (Jr., Downey, Calif., Exercise Science) was honored for her excellence in the classroom as she was named a 2016-2017 Daktronics-NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete Monday. A first-time recipient, Carter had a 3.52 Grade Point Average entering this spring. She is among a…

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William Penn Rallies to Reach Fab Four »

Kansas City, Mo.–Defying all odds, the Statesmen men’s basketball team overcame incredible obstacles to erase an 18-point first-half deficit and defeat #6 seed Langston 84-80 in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Division I National Championships Saturday. Despite being whistled for 33 fouls (just 17 for…

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Johnson, Seipel Help WPU Split with #11 Clarke »

Peosta–The Statesmen baseball team entered Saturday’s Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader needing some positive results to swing momentum the other way and hopefully accomplished that with a split against #11 Clarke. William Penn (11-10, 1-5 Heart) lost the opener 3-2, but won the nightcap…

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Statesmen Swept in League Opener by #17 GVU »

Des Moines–After dealing with several postponements, the William Penn softball team finally opened Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday, but could not pull the upsets as it was swept by #17 Grand View. WPU (12-9, 0-2 Heart), which had not played since its spring…

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School Activities

OHS Boys Track Results – Grinnell »

Little Hawkeye Conference Indoor Track & Field @ Grinnell College Oskaloosa Boys Results March 9, 2017 Place name event mark/time PR 1st Carter Huyser, Jacob…

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Editorial

Letter To The Editor: I Am Writing In Concern To The Proposed South Central Regional Airport

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Letter to the Editor I am writing in concern to the proposed South Central Regional Airport.…

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Agendas and Minutes

Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Agenda – March 20, 2017

Agenda Notice – The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA.…

Mar 19 2017 / Read More »
Events

William Penn University to Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) – The annual William Penn University Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the student group P.A.S.S. (Programming Activities for Students by Students), will be held on Wednesday, April 12 at 4:00 p.m. on the front…

Mar 24 2017 / Read More »
Local Sports

Players and Community Invited to Challenger Softball League Games

The Mahaska County YMCA and Imagine the Possibilities have once again partnered to bring a Challenger Softball League to the Mahaska Community. With games starting soon, players are encouraged to sign-up and play, and the community…

Sep 16 2016 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations

OACDG Seeks Award Nominations

Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group will again be presenting several civic awards at their annual meeting to be held Thurs., May 11. Chamber members and area residents are urged to submit their nominations for these…

Mar 19 2017 / Read More »
Education

IHCC Announces Graduates From 2016-17 Winter Term

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who completed their graduation requirements at the end of the 2016-17 Winter Term. This is a list of students who received an Associate…

Mar 19 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses

William Penn University Announces Launch of New Website

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn University, a private university that offers both liberal arts and professional degrees on undergraduate and graduate levels, recently announced the launch of a newly revamped website. The new website has a…

Mar 9 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Health Maintenance Screenings

MAHASKA COUNTY – When it comes to a healthcare provider, most people only consider a visit when they are sick or injured. Family Practice Physician Eric Miller, DO, explains why regular visits to your primary care…

Mar 19 2017 / Read More »

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