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Statesmen Lose Pair to Pioneers »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn (11-24, 5-14 Heart) hosted MidAmerica Nazarene (23-16, 12-10 Heart) in conference action of Friday. The Statesmen were looking to put an end to their nine…

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WPU Splits, Loses Series to MMU »

by Wade Steinlage Cedar Rapids–The William Penn University Statesmen (12-23, 5-15 Heart) looked to bounce back from two tough losses as they concluded a series with the Mount Mercy Mustangs…

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Mahaska County Habitat For Humanity Finding Hope In The Future »

Lynette Walker signed her letter of intent with Mahaska County Habitat for Humanity to build her a new home in Oskaloosa.

The nonprofit is once again finding its legs after a year of regrouping. Oskaloosa, Iowa – A fresh new board…

Apr 22 2018 / Comments Off on Mahaska County Habitat For Humanity Finding Hope In The Future / Read More »

Community Shows Support For Animals In Need »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There is often a party going on at Debbie’s Celebration Barn, but this past Saturday night, the…

Apr 17 2018 / Comments Off on Community Shows Support For Animals In Need / Read More »

Man Charged With Carrying Incendiary Or Explosive Device »

An Oskaloosa Police Department Press Release On Sunday April 15th 2018 at approximately 12:43 p.m. the Mahaska County E911 Dispatch…

Apr 16 2018 / Comments Off on Man Charged With Carrying Incendiary Or Explosive Device / Read More »

Indie Wrestler With Local Ties To Be Honored »

Tony Storm after winning the CEW Championship Belt.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The dust is beginning to settle from Central Empire Wrestling’s event this past weekend at Nelson Pioneer…

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Indie Wrestler With Local Ties To Be Honored »

Tony Storm after winning the CEW Championship Belt.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The dust is beginning to settle from Central Empire Wrestling’s event this past weekend at Nelson Pioneer Farm. The main event between Tony Storm and Rory Fox was certainly the highlight for many fans in attendance. Both professionals arrived in the ring…

Apr 16 2018 / Comments Off on Indie Wrestler With Local Ties To Be Honored / Read More »

Oskaloosa Girls Soccer Takes out Knoxville »

Freshman Emily Simon drives towards the goal against Knoxville.

by Jodi Steinlage The girls’ soccer team was in action Friday night against the Knoxville Panthers. The Indians were looking to rebound from a tough loss and get the game in before winter decided to make its appearance again. The Indians (2-1) would waste little…

Apr 15 2018 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Girls Soccer Takes out Knoxville / Read More »

Statesmen Lose Pair to Pioneers »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn (11-24, 5-14 Heart) hosted MidAmerica Nazarene (23-16, 12-10 Heart) in conference action of Friday. The Statesmen were looking to put an end to their nine game losing streak and get back into the win column. The Pioneers proved to be…

Apr 15 2018 / Comments Off on Statesmen Lose Pair to Pioneers / Read More »

WPU Splits, Loses Series to MMU »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Cedar Rapids–The William Penn University Statesmen (12-23, 5-15 Heart) looked to bounce back from two tough losses as they concluded a series with the Mount Mercy Mustangs (20-19-1, 11-10-1) on Friday. The Statesmen would bounce back in game one by winning by…

Apr 15 2018 / Comments Off on WPU Splits, Loses Series to MMU / Read More »

WPU Men Take Mount Mercy Title »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Cedar Rapids–Five event wins lifted the Statesmen men’s track and field team to the crown at the Mount Mercy Mustang Open Friday. William Penn’s men’s squad was first out of 12 teams with 118 points, holding off Hawkeye CC (108) by 10…

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Barnstormers Rain On Danger »

Barnstormers win 41-25 at home DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers (4-2) beat the Nebraska Danger (4-3) 41-25 Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. The first quarter began with Iowa quarterback Grant Rohach connecting with wide receiver Brady Roland for a…

Apr 15 2018 / Comments Off on Barnstormers Rain On Danger / Read More »

Two Dutch pole vaulters compete in Des Moines »

Central Dutch Athletics

DES MOINES, IOWA — Pole vaulters Tanner Johnson (freshman, Gallatin, Mo.) and Will Daniels (sophomore, Geneseo, Ill.) were the only members of the Central College men’s track and field team to compete on the final day of the Jim Duncan Invitational on Saturday. Another round…

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Oskaloosa Boys Golf Stumbles At Bos Landen »

Oskaloosa Boys Head Coach Bret Foster commented about the teams effort at Bos Landen. “The boys got humbled a little bit in the windy conditions at Bos Landen yesterday finishing in 7th place out of 11 teams, shooting 360. We just had too many penalties…

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OHS Boys Compete At Saydel Meet »

The boys’ track and field team was in action Thursday traveling to Saydel for a huge 16 team meet. Our young men continue to knock down their personal bests, this time 15 new PRs being set and 1 new relay season best in our shuttle…

Apr 14 2018 / Comments Off on OHS Boys Compete At Saydel Meet / Read More »

Jim Duncan track Invitational yields good times for Central men »

Central Dutch Athletics

DES MOINES — At a critical juncture of the season, the Central College men’s outdoor track and field team used Friday’s Jim Duncan Invitational to continue the preparation process for the month of May and championship season. The Jim Duncan Invitational, hosted by Drake University,…

Apr 14 2018 / Comments Off on Jim Duncan track Invitational yields good times for Central men / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Girls Soccer Takes out Knoxville »

Freshman Emily Simon drives towards the goal against Knoxville.

by Jodi Steinlage The girls’ soccer team was in action Friday night against the Knoxville Panthers. The Indians were looking to rebound from a tough…

Apr 15 2018 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Girls Soccer Takes out Knoxville / Read More »
Editorial Oskaloosa News

Letter To The Editor: How one guy can (and will) block funding for parks and water quality

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. February 13, 2018 “I will not support any sort of tax increase. Period.” This was basically…

Feb 15 2018 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Water Department

Water Board of Trustees – Agenda – April 11, 2018

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting April 11, 2018 5:30 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve minutes of the March 12, 2018 regular meeting. 3. Approve invoices and Financial Statements.…

Apr 9 2018 / Read More »
Events

Loebsack to Bring “Coffee with Your Congressman” Tour to Oskaloosa

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack will continue his Coffee with Your Congressman tour on SATURDAY, April 21st, with stops in Washington, Sigourney, Oskaloosa and Knoxville. At each stop, Loebsack will mingle with local patrons at…

Apr 13 2018 / Read More »
Local Sports Participants braved the cold and wet conditions for the 2nd Annual Pot Of Gold Marathon and 5K Fun Run on March 24, 2018.

A Pot Of Gold!

Dedicated half marathon runners conquered the entire trail this past Saturday, despite the cold rainy and snowy weather! The Oskaloosa Education Foundation held its 2nd Annual Pot of Gold Half Marathon & 5K Fun Run on…

Mar 26 2018 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations IGNITE youth group from 1st Christian Reform Church in Oskaloosa (submitted photo)

Community Church Youth Volunteer

by Sherry Vavra MCRF IGNITE youth group from 1st Christian Reform Church in Oskaloosa demonstrated an enriching lesson in service with the youth volunteering for cleaning along a section of the Mahaska Recreation Trail. The exercise…

Apr 13 2018 / Read More »
Education

Virtual Reality Being Utilized in Classes at WPU

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – In the age of technology, teaching material solely from a textbook can pose some difficulties for professors. But a handful of William Penn University faculty members have taken the opportunity to utilize virtual…

Apr 12 2018 / Read More »
Local Businesses

What business would you patronize downtown? Oskaloosa Main Street wants to know.

Oskaloosa Main Street is asking for community input on what types of businesses they’d like to see in the downtown area. People living in and around Oskaloosa are encouraged to take part in a survey that…

Mar 20 2018 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

MHP Offers 3D Mammography for Breast Imaging

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership has added new, state-of-the-art breast imaging technology by Siemens called 3D breast tomosynthesis. This technology, the most advanced in the region, takes aim at improving breast cancer detection, reducing false-positive…

Apr 2 2018 / Read More »

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