Archive for: May, 2011

Mary Walker

Oskaloosa. Mary Lou Walker, 54, of Oskaloosa died Monday, May 30, 2011, at her home in Oskaloosa. She was born Sunday, June 17, 1956, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Harold and Jessie VanArkel Burggraaf. She graduated from North Mahaska High School with the class of 1974. While she was in high school she worked at […]

Attempt To Commit Murder Charges Filed In Connection With Weekend Pursuit

Oskaloosa, Iowa- Arthur Wessels of Oskaloosa is facing multiple charges in connection with a domestic incident and subsequent high speed chase. Original Story HERE. In court documents obtained by Osky News, Wessels is being charged with Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury (Class D Felony), Domestic Assault with Intent to Inflict Serious Injury (Aggravated Misdemeanor) in […]

Marguerite Hunt

February 27, 1913 – May 31, 2011 Washington and formerly of Mystic, Iowa Graveside Service: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, June 01, 2011 at Highland Cemetery near Mystic, Iowa Marguerite passed away early Tuesday afternoon at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Services Serenity House in Oskaloosa at the age of 98 years, 3 months and 4 […]

Where in Mahaska County? – Mini Putt Edition v2

Today’s edition of Where in Mahaska County is different once again. I have a prize to give away! The first person to accurately guess the correct location in the picture wins 2 passes for Mini Putt in University Park thanks to the fine folks at Mini Putt! When you guess the location remember to post […]

Lynnville-Sully Product Coming to William Penn

Oskaloosa–William Penn University wrestling coach Eric Reed has announced the signing of Kyle Soderblom to a letter of intent to attend the University in the fall and compete for the wrestling program. Kyle, the son of Daryl and Carrie Soderblom, recently graduated from Lynnville-Sully HS. The 189-pounder has placed twice at the Iowa state tournament, […]

Local Youth’s Project Wins “Heroes For A Day”

Oskaloosa, Iowa- Oskaloosa High School student Brooks Vanderbeek is very active in Pheasants Forever. He’s currently President of the High School Pheasants Forever Chapter, Youth Chair of the Adult Chapter and Vice Chair of the National Youth Leadership Council. Of course Brooks like to pheasant hunt, and the opportunity to help create habitat for his […]

EDDYVILLE RACEWAY PARK RACE RESULTS May 28, 2011

Midwest Super Stock Mafia Out of The Chicago area. They are a group who are comprised of 8.50 1/4 sec or 5.50 1/8 ets and are street type looking wheelstanding Cars..No Lettering No screw in windows they do not look like bracket cars.Most of the cars are well over 3200 lbs supporting large cubic inch […]

Thomas, Clay End Careers in National Triple Jump Competition

Marion, Ind.–Two of the best triple jumpers in William Penn track and field history ended their careers Saturday with one final attempt at collegiate gold at the 2011 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. Javaras Thomas (Sr., Miami, Fla., Miami Beach HS) and Royce Clay (Sr., Miami, Fla., Booker T. Washington HS) put forth […]

Beverly Jo Rens

February 03, 1947 – May 30, 2011 Brooklyn, Iowa Memorial Service: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Michael J. Manatt Community Center in Brooklyn, Iowa Bev Lilleg Rens was born on February 3, 1947 at St. Francis Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa to Hazel and Joseph Lilleg. She grew up in […]

Memorial Day Service Helps Us Remember The Sacrifice

Memorial Day, or as it was known some time ago as Decoration Day, is a time that we remember the sacrifices that our men and women in uniform make for us and our country. Forest Cemetery played host to a crowd of over 100 that was on hand to honor our heroes that have paid […]

         

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