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Dutch earn volleyball academic award for 18th straight year »

PELLA—The Central College volleyball team has received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, continuing the 18-year streak of earning the national honor. It’s the most consecutive years…

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WPU Athletics Department Makes Leadership Staff Changes »

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce a number of staff advancements and title changes ahead of the 2018-2019 athletic season. Rule, who just completed his…

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WPU Athletics Department Makes Leadership Staff Changes »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce a number of staff advancements and title changes ahead…

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Oskaloosa’s Sweet Corn Serenade Set For August 26 »

Pie Baking Contest & Pedal Tractor Pull Main Street’s Sweet Corn Serenade typically brings 5,000 people to downtown Oskaloosa for…

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Oskaloosa On Track For 2nd Phase Of Facade Improvement Project »

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At the end of the Oskaloosa City Council meeting on Monday night, city manager Michael Schrock announced the city had…

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Windjammers Make Their Mark On Saving History »

Windjammers Unlimited volunteers help to sort and document a large collection of circus music in an effort to preserve the past for future generations.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The music didn’t stop in Oskaloosa this past week, as the Windjammers made their second stop in…

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Dutch earn volleyball academic award for 18th straight year »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—The Central College volleyball team has received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, continuing the 18-year streak of earning the national honor. It’s the most consecutive years any Division III college has been recognized. Central has been cited 19 times overall. To…

Jul 17 2018 / Comments Off on Dutch earn volleyball academic award for 18th straight year / Read More »

WPU Athletics Department Makes Leadership Staff Changes »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce a number of staff advancements and title changes ahead of the 2018-2019 athletic season. Rule, who just completed his first full year as Athletic Director, has appointed four individuals to step into roles as…

Jul 17 2018 / Comments Off on WPU Athletics Department Makes Leadership Staff Changes / Read More »

Austin McCarl Brings Home the Beef at Knoxville! »

Austin McCarl picked up his fourth win of the season and a half beef at Knoxville Raceway Saturday (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Ryan Giles Makes Bacon in 360’s; Another Win for Eric Bridger in 305’s; Pat Graham Takes Dirt Truck Win by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 14, 2018) – Austin McCarl came from the fourth row to claim his fourth win of the year at Knoxville…

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Indian Baseball Advances in Postseason Play »

#16 Cole Kraber celebrates a 3-run homer Saturday night.

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team erupted for one of its best offensive showings of the season, and at the perfect time as it moved on in the 2018 postseason. Oskaloosa (22-12) opened the week with a 7-5 loss to Fairfield Tuesday. Due…

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Brazil-bound Fairley eager to compete internationally »

Central Dutch Athletics

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — The 2018 NCAA Division III men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase champion will represent both Central College and the United States of America at the FISU America Games July 20-29 in Sau Paulo, Brazil. Sanctioned by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), the American…

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Patton selected as Central’s woman of the year nominee »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Former Central College women’s track and field sprinter Kate Patton (Murray) was announced as the school’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award Thursday afternoon. The NCAA Woman of the Year program honors the academic achievements, athletics excellence, community service and…

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Little League All-Stars Finish Season »

Mahaska American defeated PCM 16-6 in Little League All-Stars (submitted photo)

Tuesday evening, July 10, The Mahaska County Little League played their last home game at the Lacey Recreation Complex in Oskaloosa. Near 100 spectators came to watch the Mahaska American and PCM teams compete. Much cheering could be heard as Mahaska American won 16-6. The…

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Dutch women’s golfers bag academic plaudits »

Central Dutch Athletics

CORAL SPRINGS, FLORIDA — For the second consecutive year, Central College women’s golfers Molly Timmerman (graduate, Dubuque) and Emily Opsal (junior, Verona, Wis., Verona Area HS) were named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association’s All-American Scholars team. To be eligible for selection, honorees must have…

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Statesmen Garner Heart Scholar-Athlete Laurels »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Heart of America Athletic Conference announced its Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2017-2018 year. William Penn recorded 38 award recipients over 16 conference-sponsored sports, led by five honorees from both the women’s basketball and women’s soccer programs. A total of 707 student-athletes…

Jul 11 2018 / Comments Off on Statesmen Garner Heart Scholar-Athlete Laurels / Read More »

Veteran coach Blasi to lead Central men’s golf program »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Four-time Summit League coach of the year Mel Blasi of Western Illinois University is Central College’s new men’s golf coach, taking over a tradition-rich championship program. The Dutch have captured a record 32 Iowa Conference titles and made 33 NCAA Division III tournament appearances. Blasi…

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Indian Baseball Advances in Postseason Play »

#16 Cole Kraber celebrates a 3-run homer Saturday night.

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team erupted for one of its best offensive showings of the season, and at the perfect time as…

Jul 15 2018 / Comments Off on Indian Baseball Advances in Postseason Play / Read More »
Editorial Oskaloosa News

Letter To The Editor: When Your Community Feels Like Home

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. This past Saturday, July 7, was a beautiful day in Oskaloosa. The weather was about as…

Jul 8 2018 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Water Department

Water Board of Trustees Agenda – July 9, 2018

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting July 9, 2018 4:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Oath of Office for newly appointed Board of Trustee member Brandon Strasser. 2. Approve Agenda. 3. Reorganization of…

Jul 8 2018 / Read More »
Events

Oskaloosa’s Sweet Corn Serenade Set For August 26

Pie Baking Contest & Pedal Tractor Pull Main Street’s Sweet Corn Serenade typically brings 5,000 people to downtown Oskaloosa for fresh cooked sweet corn. Thursday, July 26 is the date. Pie bakers are needed for the…

Jul 17 2018 / Read More »
Local Sports Austin McCarl picked up his fourth win of the season and a half beef at Knoxville Raceway Saturday (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Austin McCarl Brings Home the Beef at Knoxville!

Ryan Giles Makes Bacon in 360’s; Another Win for Eric Bridger in 305’s; Pat Graham Takes Dirt Truck Win by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 14, 2018) – Austin McCarl came from the fourth row to…

Jul 15 2018 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations 2018 Youth Theatre (submitted photo)

Musical Theatre and Two-Week Production at Summer Theatre Camp

OSKALOOSA, IA — Summer Theatre Camp is in full swing at the George Daily Auditorium! Campers have already learned about movement at a cartoon camp, hunted ghosts, improvised, and attended the North American School of Magical…

Jul 11 2018 / Read More »
Education

Central College Names Tej Dhawan to Chair Board of Trustees

Prominent Des Moines entrepreneur and business innovator Tej Dhawan has been elected chair of the Central College board of trustees effective July 1, 2018. Dhawan succeeds chair Lanny Little. A 1991 Central graduate, Dhawan was student…

Jul 10 2018 / Read More »
Local Businesses Audi Field (submitted photo)

Audi Field’s Debut to Bring Heightened Fan Experience, Energy Efficiency With LED Field Lighting

WASHINGTON D.C. – Saturday night will mark D.C. United’s home debut at newly-built Audi Field, featuring a state-of-the-art LED lighting system designed to enhance the stadium experience and help advance the Club’s commitment to environmental responsibility.…

Jul 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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