Archive for: November, 2010

Proposed urban renewal plan for MHP brings questions from Supervisors

The proposed urban renewal plan and project for Mahaska Health Partnership is inching forward with their plans to gain the support and then bonding assistance of Mahaska County Supervisors. The County Supervisors held a special meeting on Monday, November 29, 2010 at 5:15 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Mahaska County Courthouse. […]

Sandra Rogers

Sandra Rogers, 64 of New Sharon passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at her home in New Sharon. Memorial services will begin at 10:00 am Friday, December 3, 2010 at the Harden Funeral Home in New Sharon. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to […]

Lady Statesmen 32nd in First National Poll

Oskaloosa–The Penn women’s basketball team has performed well in the early stages of the 2010-2011 season and its success has not gone unnoticed by the national raters as the first NAIA Division II women’s basketball poll was released yesterday. The Lady Statesmen (5-4) are unofficially 32nd with 25 votes.  Penn entered the campaign 38th with […]

Letter to the Editor: Make a Difference this holiday season

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Osky News Make a Difference this holiday season. Give to United Way of Mahaska County. During the holidays, we’re reminded to give thanks for what we have and to share with those less fortunate than ourselves.  A […]

Penn Central Mall: Vision and History Part 3- Where do we go from here?

Looking back, it’s amazing that it’s already been 25 years since the first patron walked through the doors at Penn Central Mall. Much has changed in Oskaloosa and the world since that Thursday morning, but what has remained constant is the need for people to have a sense of community and a place to gather. […]

DCI Investigates Amber Alert Website Breach

Des Moines, IOWA — The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has begun an investigation involving a breach of the server that hosts the AMBER Alert website on Saturday, November 27, 2010. The Department of Public Safety (DPS) did not issue an AMBER Alert on Saturday, November 27, 2010. The same server hosts the Iowa State […]

William Penn Athletic News November 29

Bixler, Burnett Take Home Scholar-Athlete Honors Oskaloosa—Katie Burnett (Sr., Mesa, Ariz., Desert Ridge HS) and Jessica Bixler (Sr., Oskaloosa, Oskaloosa HS) were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Women’s Cross Country Scholar-Athletes. Burnett owns a 3.73 Grade Point Average in chemistry/biology, while Bixler owns a 3.52 mark in […]

Oskaloosa Booster Club gives back to extra curricular activites

The Oskaloosa Booster Club gave back to its athletics department this evening by awarding various middle and high school extra curricular activities over $18,000. The money that was awarded to the activites was awarded because they requested it. The money will be used to pay for various necessities needed such as team uniforms. The Boosters […]

Young Ambassadors Winners Announced

Main Street Young Ambassador Contest winners were announced in a gala event at the Penn Central Mall Monday evening. The announcement came following entertainment by Mrs. Clause of the North Pole. Local children ages three through kindergarten were competing to become this year’s Young Ambassadors. Local merchants sponsored the children’s canisters. Money placed in the […]

Subbert Surpasses 1,500-Point Plateau

Oskaloosa—Christa Subbert (Sr., Stanton, Stanton HS) recently became a member of a very exclusive club as she scored her 1,500th career point. Subbert, who currently has 1,644 points for her career (16.1 avg. over 102 games), eclipsed the 1,500 mark against Peru State (Neb.) on November 4. The senior has since reached double figures in […]


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