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William Penn to Add Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse and Men’s Volleyball »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce the addition of men’s and women’s lacrosse and men’s volleyball to the list of intercollegiate sports the…

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William Penn Posts Signature Win by Upsetting #5 MNU »

by Wade Steinlage Olathe, Kan.–The Statesmen women’s basketball team recorded arguably the biggest win in decades for the program as it upset #5 MidAmerica Nazarene 55-50 in Heart of America…

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DCI Warns of Scam »

Department of Criminal Investigation

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and Iowa State Patrol…

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Gov. Reynolds orders state flags at half-staff to honor school shooting victims »

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all state flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately until…

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Students Get The Opportunity To Solve Real Life Problems »

Oskaloosa High School students train to help problem solve and then present real life solutions for area businesses.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Now in its second year, Oskaloosa High School students are getting the opportunity to develop and then…

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Weather Diminished Crowd At Eggs and Issues »

Eggs and Issues - February 10, 2018.

Attendees Field Ample Questions For Legislators Oskaloosa, Iowa – Winter weather blasted Mahaska County on Friday night, and the crowd…

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William Penn to Add Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse and Men’s Volleyball »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce the addition of men’s and women’s lacrosse and men’s volleyball to the list of intercollegiate sports the University offers. All three sports will begin competition in the 2019-2020 school year. They are…

Feb 12 2018 / Comments Off on William Penn to Add Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse and Men’s Volleyball / Read More »

William Penn Posts Signature Win by Upsetting #5 MNU »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Olathe, Kan.–The Statesmen women’s basketball team recorded arguably the biggest win in decades for the program as it upset #5 MidAmerica Nazarene 55-50 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. With the win, WPU (19-5, 13-2 Heart) has put not just…

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Statesmen Rally Past Pioneers »

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by Wade Steinlage Olathe, Kan.–The William Penn men’s basketball team overcame a tough first half to defeat MidAmerica Nazarene 78-71 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. #1 WPU (23-2, 13-2 Heart), which remains a game ahead of Central Methodist for the conference lead,…

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Elmore Gold Guides Statesmen at Heart Championship »

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by Wade Steinlage Crete, Neb.–Tristen Elmore (So., Ovied, Fla., Physical Education) claimed one conference crown and scored points in three other events to lead the William Penn track and field teams at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday. WPU’s men…

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WPU Wraps Up Regular Season at Last Chance Tournament »

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by Wade Steinlage Pella–A small crew hit the mat Saturday to represent the Statesmen wrestling team at the Central Last Chance Tournament. Heavyweight Sheldon Rodriguez (So., Tampa, Fla., Biology) headlined William Penn’s efforts by taking second with a pair of falls. Darquell Pierre (So., St.…

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Career high from Wildermuth leads Central in men’s basketball triumph »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Central College starting forward Malik Wildermuth (Normal, Ill., University HS) poured in a career-high 32 points in a 95-86 victory over Luther College Saturday evening in Pella. Wildermuth was an efficient 13-of-20 from the field, including 4-of-5 from beyond the arc. “I was…

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Quiet third quarter dooms Dutch in women’s basketball loss »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — After holding a 34-32 halftime lead, the Central College women’s basketball team faltered in the third period on its way to a 77-68 loss to Iowa Conference foe Luther College Saturday afternoon. Central jumped out to a 40-32 lead after the break before…

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Regular season wraps up for Central wrestling team »

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PELLA — In its final action before postseason competition begins, the Central College wrestling team hosted the Last Chance Invitational Saturday morning in H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse. Intended for freshman and sophomore student-athletes, the Last Chance Invitational included wrestlers from Central, Buena Vista University, Nebraska Wesleyan…

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Statesmen Close Dual Season with Win Over Hannibal-LaGrange »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn wrestling team won six matches as it ended the dual meet portion of the 2017-2018 year with a 25-14 non-conference victory over Hannibal-LaGrange on Senior Nigh Thursday. WPU (3-9) led from start to finish to drop the Trojans (2-11),…

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Two Ranked Nationally, Four in Heart in Final Regular-Season Poll »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen wrestling team will enter next weekend’s qualifying tournament with several grapplers in prime position to make nationals as the NAIA’s final regular-season poll was released this week. WPU has four individuals ranked in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and…

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OHS Football Standouts Sign Letters Of Intent »

Oskaloosa's Blake Va signed his letter of intent to play for Iowa Western. The 6' 1" had 47.5 total tackles on the year, with 4 sacks. (submitted photo)

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Editorial Crisis Intervention Services

A rebuttal to Marsy’s Law from a Victim Advocate

Marsy’s Law would establish constitutional rights for Iowa crime victims without having concrete action steps in place to meet the comprehensive needs of those Iowa victims. Before taking the step to amend the Iowa Constitution, we…

Feb 11 2018 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa School Board - October 2017

Oskaloosa School Board – Agenda – February 13, 2018

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT 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 FEBRUARY 13, 2018…

Feb 10 2018 / Read More »
Events

William Penn University Announces Navy & Gold Gala Trivia Night

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – The William Penn University Athletic Booster Club has announced the annual Navy & Gold Gala, set for Friday, April 13, 2018, will again be held at The Barn, located at 815 Woodland Road…

Feb 11 2018 / Read More »
Local Sports YMCA's flag football

Score With YMCA Youth Football

YMCA’s flag football hosted games Tuesday night at the Lacey Recreation Complex. Flag football players, 1st through 4th graders, bravely competed despite the cold temperatures. The program is geared to teach teamwork and encourage youth to…

Oct 27 2017 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Local Boy Scout Troop Hosts District Klondike Derby

Local Boy Scout Troop Hosts District Klondike Derby

Jamie Leonard After months of planning, local Boy Scout Troop 71, Chartered by the Central United Methodist Church, hosted the 1st Annual Mid-Iowa Council Woodland Trails District Klondike Derby at Lake Keomah. The Klondike Derby has…

Jan 30 2018 / Read More »
Education Indian Hills

IHCC Announces Connect 2 College Scholarship

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College is trying to make it easier for high school students who are taking college courses to finish their Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees. The college has…

Feb 11 2018 / Read More »
Local Businesses MHP celebrated Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 2, a day is designed to help raise awareness of heart disease in women. While not able to participate in the Jean’s Day MHP sponsored for employees, Surgical Services staff still showed their support by wearing red surgical caps.

MHP Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Feb. 2

MAHASKA COUNTY – February 2 was National Wear Red Day, when the American Heart Association encouraged everyone to wear red to bring awareness to cardiovascular disease and its effect on women. According to the American Heart…

Feb 4 2018 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Reduced-rate Cholesterol Screenings Feb. 14

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership will be offering reduced-rate cholesterol screenings on Valentine’s Day, which is Wednesday, Feb. 14. The screening will be held in Oskaloosa and in New Sharon. “We’re hoping to continue to…

Jan 25 2018 / Read More »

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