Archive for: October, 2010

William Penn Wrestling Preview

2010-2011 William Penn Wrestling Preview 2009-2010 dual record: 0-6 2009-2010 Central Qualifier finish: 6th 2009-2010 NAIA Nationals finish: 21st Starters returning/lost: 5/5 Letterwinners returning/lost: 8/4 Notable returners: Taylor Louie Sr. 125 West Covina, Calif. (17-12, three falls) David Crow Sr. 125 Baumholder, Germany (17-21, three falls) Alfredo Velazquez So. 141 Fontana, Calif. (8-23, four falls) […]

This Day in American History October 30

Don José Manuel Gallegos José Manuel Gallegos was born in Spanish colonial Mexico, in the town of Abiquiú, Nuevo México, on October 30, 1815. His people were Hispanos, descendants of early Spanish settlers. Raised during the Mexican revolution and educated by Franciscan missionaries in Taos and Durango, Gallegos was surrounded by republican ideals. Ordained a […]

This Day in Weather History Octoboer 30

1979: Thunderstorms affected about the western third of Iowa producing heavy rain at some northwestern locations. The highest accumulation occurred at Sioux City where 4.42 inches of rain broke the all-time single day October record at that location by more than 2 inches. 1950: Unseasonably warm weather set in during the last few days of […]

William Penn Basketball Preview

2010-2011 William Penn Men’s Basketball Preview 2009-2010 record: 22-11 (9-7 MCC, T-5th) Starters returning/lost: 0/5 Letterwinners returning/lost: 2/13 Notable returners: Nick Coffey Sr. Hinsdale, Ill. (6.1 points/game, 3.2 rebounds/game) Deon Bergeron Sr. Lake Charles, La. (Played in 26 games) Notable losses: Kris Miller (Two-time All-American) Jesse DeGeest (Four-year letterwinner) Joel Stout (Four-year letterwinner) Caleb Stout […]

Wanda Lee Murray

Oskaloosa. Wanda Lee Murray, 85, of Phoenix, Arizona, and formerly of Oskaloosa, died October 29, 2010. She was born on October 2, 1925, in Shelbina, Missouri, the daughter of Arthur E. and Susan Lee Sherry. She graduated from Shelbina High School with the class of 1943. On May 1, 1943, Wanda was united in marriage […]

Jason Ebelsheiser found guilty on multiple charges

Jason Ebelsheiser was found guilty on several counts this evening. A Mahaska County Jury handed down the decision around 6:50 pm this evening. Ebelsheiser was found  guilty of one count of sex abuse in the 3rd degree. Sex abuse in the 3rd degree is a forcible felony. Ebelsheiser was also two counts of assault with […]

Supervisor Candidates questioned by local Mayors

Penn Central Mall was the location of the last Mahaska County Supervisor’s Debate. 2 Candidates, Ken Rozenboom and Reg Randau fielded questions from 2 local mayors, Dave Krutzfeldt, Mayor of Oskaloosa and University Park Mayor George Toubekis. The Candidates also fielded 2 questions from the audience. The subjects on the forum varied widely and went […]

Question of the week reminder

Because of the last minute election craziness going on right now, we have decided to keep our Question of the week opinion poll open until next Tuesday. We will NOT publish another question of the week poll until late next Tuesday evening. Our next question of the week poll will focus primarily on the outcome […]

Crystal Cronk appointed 8A District Associate Court Judge

From an official press release from the Iowa Judicial Branch Website: The District Court Judges from Judicial Sub-District 8A conducted interviews on October 22, 2010 with candidates for the District Associate Judge vacancy which was created when Judge Lucy Gamon was appointed to serve as District Court Judge. The District Court Judges convened on two […]

Halloween a big event for one family

Curt and I would like to thank-you for stopping by and checking the house out tonight. We love to share Halloween with everyone we can. Tonight’s total is a new record for us! We had 722 kids in the 2 hour time frame. This does not include the adult or chaperon for the child so […]


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