Archive for: July, 2011

David Jackson

May 20, 1958 – July 29, 2011 Des Moines, Iowa and formerly of Oskaloosa Memorial Service: 11 a.m. August 04, 2011 at St. James Episcopal Church in Oskaloosa. Interment: Forest Cemetery David died at his home in Des Moines of natural causes. David William Jackson was born in Mason City, Iowa May 20, 1958 to […]

Iowa House Delegation Urges Disaster Declarations for Four Counties

Washington, D.C. – Iowa Reps. Leonard Boswell, Bruce Braley, Steve King, Tom Latham, and David Loebsack joined together today in urging President Obama to grant a major disaster declaration for four Iowa counties following severe storm damage this month. The five congressmen wrote in support of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s request that Benton, Marshall, Story, […]

Kohlhaas joins Central coaching staff

PELLA—Tara Kohlhaas is a new assistant volleyball coach at Central College. A former team co-captain at Kirkwood Community College, Kohlhaas led the Eagles to two fifth-place finishes in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) championship before graduating from the Univ. of South Carolina Upstate with a degree in physical education. Kohlhaas was an assistant […]

Cup Drivers, Including Daytona Winner, In for Round Two at Iowa Speedway

Fan favorites Carl Edwards, Brad Keselowski and Trevor Bayne elevate excitement for final race weekend NEWTON, Iowa – July 28, 2011 – Iowa Speedway is proud to welcome Daytona 500 champion, Trevor Bayne and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski to the U.S. Cellular 250 Presented by The Enlist™ Weed Control […]

Keokuk County Sheriff Charged With OWI

Sigourney, Iowa – Keokuk County Sheriff Jeff Shipley has been charged with OWI, 1st offense. The charge stems from a traffic stop that was initiated by Iowa State Trooper, #252 Rick Diephuis. Diephuis stopped Shipley’s vehicle in Sigourney around 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27 for an alleged vehicle registration violation. Captain Mike Winter with […]

Osky News Presents Citizen Of The Week

Oskaloosa, Iowa- Many times, people who deserve to be recognized for their actions are not. Whether it be because they don’t want to be recognized or if they are simply over looked, it has been known to happen. That is why we, here at Osky News, are creating a citizen of the week award. Each […]

RAGBRAI Rolls Into The Area

Grinnell, Iowa – On one of the most grueling days so far this year, riders worked their way into Grinnell for their 5th day of RAGBRAI. The day’s ride from Altoona to Grinnell totaled 57.5 miles and a climb of 3,202 feet. Day 6 from Grinnell to Coralville will see them pedaling the most of […]

Crumley named director of development at Central College

PELLA — Terri Crumley will begin as director of development at Central on August 1. She has worked at the college for 11 years, serving as director of admission since 2004 and working in the admission office since 2000. “Terri Crumley epitomizes what Central College is all about,” said Dave Sutphen, vice president of advancement. […]

Mahaska County Sheriffs Office Continues Investigation Into Burglaries

Oskaloosa, Iowa – MAHASKA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE PRESS RELEASE DURING THE MONTH OF JULY 2011 SEVERAL BURGLARIES WERE REPORTED TO THE MAHASKA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE, WITH AN ESTIMATED TOTAL OF OVER $2,200 DOLLARS OF ITEMS BEING STOLEN FROM THESE BURGLARIES. ON TUESDAY JULY 26TH, 2011 THE SHERIFFS OFFICE WAS DOING AN INVESTIGATION IN THE 2900 […]

The Taste Of Summer Found Every Day

Oskaloosa, Iowa- You see it nearly every day as you travel along A Ave on the West side of Oskaloosa. Greg Grubb has been selling fresh veggies and fruit to Oskaloosa residents. This is his 3rd year at his current location in front of Earl May. Grubb has recently added a second location in the […]

     

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