Archive for: January, 2011

Penn Women Enter Ranking at #16

Oskaloosa–The Lady Statesmen cagers finally made an appearance in the top 25 and what an entrance they made as Penn is 16th in the seventh NAIA Division II poll which was released today. Penn (18-7, 9-2 MCC) was by far the biggest mover, jumping ten spots from #26 with 198 points this week.  The program […]

KNOXVILLE, IOWA MAN SENTENCED FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARMS

DES MOINES, IA – On January 28, 2011, Brady Austin Rogers, 26, of Knoxville, Iowa was sentenced to 68 months in federal prison for possession of a stolen firearm and failure to register as a sex offender, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. The Honorable Judge Ronald E. Longstaff also ordered Rogers to serve […]

Icy roads, impeding snow beginning to hamper travel in Iowa

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 31, 2011 – Travel in many parts of Iowa over the next 48 hours could become treacherous, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT). Currently, northwest Iowa roads are being reported as completely covered with snow and ice. Light snow and freezing drizzle are expected to spread throughout the state […]

ISP Offers Advice for Motorists in Advance of Winter Storm

Des Moines, IOWA — As nearly a foot of snow and sleet are beginning to fall upon Iowa roadways, the Iowa State Patrol (ISP) is gearing up to handle incidents of all types on our interstates and highways.  Troopers ask that motorists do the same and prepare for the worst. Remember to always check www.511ia.org […]

Central College campus ministries Valentine’s Day dinner Feb. 11

PELLA — Central College’s campus ministries is hosting a Valentine’s dinner as a fundraiser to support spring break trips to Haiti, New Orleans and Texas City. The dinner will be held Friday, Feb. 11, at First Reformed Church in Pella at 6 p.m. Cost is $15 and reservations can be made by calling Sarah Schlager […]

**National Weather Service Issues Blizzard Warning**

MARION-MAHASKA-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF… KNOXVILLE… OSKALOOSA.. .CHARITON… ALBIA… OTTUMWA… CORYDON… CENTERVILLE… BLOOMFIELD 420 PM CST MON JAN 31 2011 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY… …BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT […]

RAGBRAI’s overnight stops for 2011 announced

To some, RAGBRAI is something those other people do. It makes little sense as to why someone would want to ride their bicycle across Iowa. It’s summertime in Iowa, so it’s hot, humid and typically there are a good share of hills to climb. But for many of Iowa’s communities, the opportunity to host an […]

Where in Mahaska County? – 9

‘Where in Mahaska County’ returns again for yet another 2 week streak of guessing fun. So far during the 8 days of play, we have had 8 different people guess correctly without a repeat winner yet. It surprises me every day how quickly people identify these places from such a small sample. I hope today’s […]

National Weather Service issues Winter Storm Watch

***Updated information as of 7:17 am 1/31/11*** URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA 1032 AM CST SUN JAN 30 2011 …LONG DURATION WINTER STORM EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF IOWA… MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF… MARSHALLTOWN… TOLEDO… AUDUBON… GUTHRIE CENTER… ADEL… DES MOINES… NEWTON… GRINNELL… ATLANTIC… GREENFIELD… WINTERSET… INDIANOLA… KNOXVILLE… OSKALOOSA… CORNING… […]

William Penn Athletics News January 29 and 30

2012 Olympic Hopeful Burnett Sixth at Millrose Games New York City, N.Y.–Katie Burnett (Sr., Mesa, Ariz., Arizona) put her talents up against some top-tier walkers and proved she has what it takes to compete at the next level as she competed at the 104th running of the prestigious Millrose Games Friday. In an international field […]

         

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