Archive for: October, 2010

Jean Steffy

Green Valley, Arizona. Jean Steffy, daughter of Oscar A. and Lula Marsh Royer was born April 4, 1924 in Cherokee, Iowa. She died October 28, 2010 in Green Valley, Arizona at the age of 86. She graduated from Cherokee High School in 1942. She received her BA degree from Iowa State Teachers College with a […]

William Penn Football Game Notes: Week Nine: Peru State‏

Oskaloosa–To keep its playoff hopes alive, the Penn football team needs to start a three-game winning streak Saturday as it hosts Peru State (Neb.) in non-conference action. #15 nationally-ranked Penn (7-1) hosts the Bobcats (3-5) in Oskaloosa Community Stadium at 1 p.m. STATESMEN ON THE RADIO/TV: Every WPU football game can be heard live on […]

Jury still out on Ebelsheiser case

Dr. Jason Ebelsheiser spent Tuesday answering questions about himself and his practice. He is accused of 7 counts of 3rd degree sexual abuse and 1 count of tampering with evidence. Wednesday with the case winding down, closing arguments were made from the State and Defense. After the previous day, Ebelsheiser appeared calm as he has […]

Queen Bees Sting Penn Women 3-0 in Regular Season Finale‏

Davenport–The Lady Statesmen soccer team ended the regular season with a 3-0 loss to St. Ambrose in Midwest Collegiate Conference play Thursday. In a make-up game from last Saturday, the loss leaves Penn (5-10-3, 1-6-1 MCC) as the #8 seed in the MCC Tournament. The Lady Statesmen open the tournament Saturday with a quarterfinal matchup […]

Rick “Mad Dog” Mattix

Bussey. Rick “Mad Dog” Mattix, 57, of Bussey, died Wednesday, October 27, 2010, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. He was born on September 21, 1953, at Oskaloosa, Iowa, the son of Virgil and Aletha McKim Mattix. He graduated from Twin Cedars High School with the class of 1971. Following high school […]

Supervisor candidate debate would like to announce our open community forum to be held at the Center Court of Penn Central Mall in Oskaloosa, starting at 7:00 pm on October 28th. We will be featuring George Teoubekus Mayor of University Park and Dave Krutzfldt, Mayor of Oskaloosa asking and moderating questions with Mahaska County Supervisor candidate’s Ken […]

William Penn Reaches Mark on NAIA Scorecard to Receive Five Star Award

Oskaloosa–William Penn University has been honored with the NAIA Champions of Character Five Star award for the 2009-2010 school year as the national list was announced recently. Penn is one of over 200 institutions (over 70% total) that were recognized by the NAIA.  All nine of the schools in the Midwest Collegiate Conference were named […]

Trick or Treat Area Schedule

That spooky time is here. Kids love getting buckets of candy, and adults love to see all the little monsters! (no pun intended). I will pass along a few safety idea’s to parents and remind motorists to drive carefully. This time of the year is when the most pedestrian fatalities happen. There is a list […]

William Penn Athletic News October 26

League Coaches Tab Penn Women for Fourth Oskaloosa–The Lady Statesmen cagers are not the only ones who think they will be in contention for league hardware this winter as the Midwest Collegiate Conference’s preseason coaches poll was released yesterday. Penn, who owned a 17-14 record last year (9-7 MCC, 5th), have been picked fourth out […]

Election opinion poll/voter guide for election 2010

Voting Booth

The final election poll was very interesting to see how it moved along during the past 2 weeks. Once can certainly see a difference between the 2 polls and how voter sentiment is changing over the month and a half. Since the poll was open longer the voter count was larger this time around, so […]


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