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WPU Competes Three Times in One Weekend, Battles at National Qualifier »

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen dance team battled hard as it condensed its 2020-2021 season into a matter of just a few days. Two Saturdays, WPU twice hosted Graceland in a pair of…

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Statesmen Move into Top 25 at #24 »

Oskaloosa–In search of another league title, the William Penn women’s golf team will once again be the hunted as the NAIA released its first top-25 rating Friday. WPU is 24th…

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Great Iowa Road Trip Planned to Revive Small Businesses and Local Economies »

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) –A special weekend event is planned to help revive Iowa’s small businesses and small towns. The public is…

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William Penn University Division of Nursing Holds Inaugural White Coat Ceremony »

Penn Hall on the campus of William Penn University celebrated 100 years of serving the students during Homecoming 2017.

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa)—William Penn University’s Division of Nursing hosted their inaugural White Coat Ceremony on February 13, 2021 at the Musco…

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Kirby Hired As New OHS Principal »

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According to an Oskaloosa School Board Announcement, Mr. Jeff Kirby has been hired as the new OHS Principal. “The Oskaloosa…

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The Rozenboom Report – February 26th, 2021 »

Sen Ken Rozenboom talks about budgets and tax reform during Saturday's Egg's and Issues.

by Ken Rozenboom Next week is the first funnel week of this legislative session, meaning all Senate policy bills need…

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WPU Competes Three Times in One Weekend, Battles at National Qualifier »

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Oskaloosa–The Statesmen dance team battled hard as it condensed its 2020-2021 season into a matter of just a few days. Two Saturdays, WPU twice hosted Graceland in a pair of duals, falling in the opener 66.75-52.05 and then coming up short in the second bout…

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Statesmen Move into Top 25 at #24 »

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Oskaloosa–In search of another league title, the William Penn women’s golf team will once again be the hunted as the NAIA released its first top-25 rating Friday. WPU is 24th in the nation with 144 points. The navy and gold return to the top 25…

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Stratton’s No-Hitter, Graversen’s Hitting Highlight Dominant Weekend »

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Joplin, Mo.–The William Penn baseball team headed down to Joplin for the weekend for a quartet of games. They squared off against Northwestern and Park on Saturday, and faced Jamestown and Saint Mary in their Sunday doubleheader. The Statesmen kept the momentum going from Tuesday,…

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NM Girls Earn All-Conference »

by RD Keep North Mahaska girls were well represented on the 2020-21 South Iowa Cedar League all-conference basketball teams. Two were named as first team members, one on second team and two honorable mention. Junior Layla Hargis was one of five who were unanimous selections…

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Statesmen Host Two Duals, Finish Season Sixth at Heart Championship »

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Oskaloosa–The William Penn cheer team completed an expedited season that started and ended in just a matter of days. Last Saturday, WPU hosted Benedictine in a pair of duals. The following day, the navy and gold battled in the Siena Heights Virtual. Against Benedictine, the…

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Statesmen Snag First Set but Fall to Missouri Baptist »

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Oskaloosa — Back at home after their victory over Graceland, William Penn men’s volleyball took on yet another top-five team in the NAIA on Saturday. #5 Missouri Baptist fell prey to the Statesmen in set one, but they came back swinging in the next three…

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Lady Leads Statesmen to Win Over Wartburg to Open 2021 Season »

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Waverly, Iowa — The second season of William Penn women’s lacrosse got underway with a contest against Wartburg Saturday. The Statesmen found the net early and often in the first half and continued to score in the second, doubling up the Knights 18-9. William Penn…

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Newman Goes Off, Cager Set Season High as WPU Beats Park »

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Oskaloosa — The semifinal matchup in the men’s Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament was a tale of two halves. The Park Pirates took a lead multiple times over the William Penn Statesmen in the first period, carrying a five-point advantage into the intermission. WPU…

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Central women’s basketball team sprints past Luther »

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PELLA—With points from every player on the roster, the Central College women’s basketball team sent out its seniors with a 87-55 romp past Luther College Saturday. The Dutch (5-2) rolled up 52 points in the second and third quarters to blast open a contest that…

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Central’s Lewis breaks conference triple jump record »

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PELLA — A record-breaking effort in the triple jump by junior Brock Lewis (Lathrop, Mo.) highlighted the Central College men’s track and field’s triangular meet against Loras College and Buena Vista University Saturday. The Dutch finished runner-up with 104.5 points. Loras College won the title…

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NM Girls Earn All-Conference »

by RD Keep North Mahaska girls were well represented on the 2020-21 South Iowa Cedar League all-conference basketball teams. Two were named as first team…

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Letter To The Editor: SSB1195 Could Impact Animals In Our State

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I appreciate that the Des Moines Register published a recent opinion piece by Preston Moore about…

Feb 28 2021 / Read More »
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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 »
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Morel and Oyster Mushroom Workshops to Begin in March

Certification is available for those who sell AMES, Iowa – To legally sell morel and oyster mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and oyster, as well as distinguishing between…

Feb 26 2021 / Read More »
Local Sports

Youth Soccer Ends Season at Lacey Complex

The Mahaska County Soccer Club finished youth recreation league games on a cold and windy note on Friday evening, October 23rd. Despite the bitter cold, and an audience covered in blankets, smiles could still be seen…

Oct 27 2020 / Read More »
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Holiday gifts support survivors of violence

OSKALOOSA – Crisis Intervention Services is making the holidays brighter and safer for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and violent crimes. CIS will provide gift cards to survivors and their families to help them buy…

Nov 24 2020 / Read More »
Education Penn Hall on the campus of William Penn University celebrated 100 years of serving the students during Homecoming 2017.

William Penn University Division of Nursing Holds Inaugural White Coat Ceremony

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa)—William Penn University’s Division of Nursing hosted their inaugural White Coat Ceremony on February 13, 2021 at the Musco Technology Building Atrium. This event celebrates the commitment Nursing students make as they begin their formal…

Feb 28 2021 / Read More »
Local Businesses

FAREWAY PROVIDES SECOND $200,000 DONATION TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES AND THEIR EMPLOYEES

NEWS RELEASE (Boone, IA) – Fareway Stores, Inc. recently announced a second donation in the amount of $200,000 to the Iowa Association of Chambers of Commerce (IACC). The donation provides for up to $2,000 in gift…

Dec 15 2020 / Read More »
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FDA Steps Up Efforts to Protect Consumers from Food Allergens

By: Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Millions of Americans have food allergies and may experience adverse reactions to products that contain food allergens. Eight foods have been identified as major…

Jan 29 2021 / Read More »

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