Archive for: September, 2010

SMAS Spotlight Animals for 9-30-2010

Morris is a 1 ½ year old neutered male. Morris was adopted from the shelter as a kitten and returned when his owner had to move to an apartment that would not allow pets. Morris is a very loving cat that loves people. As soon as you touch Morris he is purring. He loves nothing […]

De Boef brings conservative values to office

I had an opportunity to speak with State Representative Betty De Boef (R) recently by phone on the issues that have been in the forefront of the current election cycle. She is the incumbent Iowa House District 76 squaring off against Nathan Clubb (D) in the November election. I was curious why Betty thought she […]

Larry McMahan

Larry McMahan, 65 of New Sharon passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at the Pella Comfort House. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 am Saturday, October 2, 2010 at the Bethel Baptist Church in Oskaloosa. Visitation will begin after 2:00 pm Friday, October 1, 2010 at the Harden Funeral Home with the family present from […]

Max Welch

Oskaloosa. Max Welch, 87, of Oskaloosa, died Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at the Mahaska Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. He was born on May 11, 1923, at Oskaloosa the son of Eugene and Lily Mae DeWitt Welch. He served during WWII in Germany and was a prisoner of war and received a Purple Heart. He […]

Margaret Roseanna Calvert

Margaret Calvert, 85, of Thornburg, died Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at the Parkview Manor in Wellman. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at the Harden Funeral Chapel in What Cheer. Burial will be in the Sixteen Cemetery near Thornburg. Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M. on Friday; with the […]

Oskaloosa Cross Country at Knoxville

Oskaloosa ran at the Knoxville Invitational on Tuesday night with the Oskaloosa girls finishing 5th in the 13 team field.  Brooke VanHouweling led the way with a 10th place finish, covering the 4k distance in 17:16.  Kelsey Roquet and Stephanie Smith also ran strong races for the Indians with Riley Berg and Meghan Toubekis rounding […]

Question of the week reminder: Should students be allowed to have school permits?

Last week we asked you what you thought about our city streets. In our poll, 41 residents (98%) voted that they are not being maintained well enough. 1 resident (2%) voted that they are being maintained well enough. The question of the week poll is unscientific and does not reflect the views of Osky News. […]

Eleanor Danner

February 28, 1925 – September 28, 2010 Eleanor Danner, 85, of What Cheer, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at the Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, October 1, 2010 at the Harden Funeral Chapel in What Cheer. Visitation will begin at noon on Thursday; with the family present […]

Eddyville-Blakesburg varsity volleyball nails another win

Eddyville-Blakesburg’s varsity volleyball team rolled to another conference win over Albia on Tuesday evening. Coach Gladys Genskow commented on the team. “Great conference win and another step closer to our goal. We came out really flat at the start of the match and never did gain excitement throughout the night. That set the tone as […]

Courses set to address requirements of Iowa’s new firearms law.

Iowans seeking a permit to carry a weapon may be going back to school for one day. Changes in firearms laws mean permit renewal applicants will be required to take a certification course before their next permit to carry a weapon is issued. The certification requirement is one of the changes included in Senate File […]


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