Archive for: July, 2011

Construction Continues On New Access To Penn Central Mall

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The East side of Hardees has seen plenty of activity since the beginning of the month, with the installation of a new service road to the Penn Central Mall. A Ave East had been down to a single lane during various times during construction, and currently it appears that the crews from […]

Oskaloosa Police Department and Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office Execute Search Warrant

Oskaloosa Police Department

Oskaloosa, Iowa – From an Oskaloosa Police Press Release Situations regarding criminal activity where a complaint has been filed or an arrest has been made: Type of Incident: Possession of marijuana with intent to deliver Failure to affix drug tax stamp Date: 07-26-2011 Time: 1:50 pm Location: 1595 Galena Lane New Sharon, Iowa Suspect #1 […]

No Longer Flying In the Dark

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There is no absolute prohibition in federal law on flying the flag twenty-four hours a day. The Flag Code states: It is the universal custom to display the flag only from sunrise to sunset on buildings and on stationary flagstaffs in the open. However, when a patriotic effect is desired, the flag […]

The Oskaloosa City Band To Perform July 28 On The Square

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Band invites the community to their weekly concert on Thursday night at 8 p.m. at the bandstand on the Oskaloosa square. Due to last week’s thundershower, the band was only able to perform 3 tunes. The band will play some of the songs from last week’s line-up, along with […]

Steve Deace Speaks At Mahaska County Republican Fundraiser

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Steve Deace was the evenings opening speaker for the Republican fundraiser held at William Penn University. “I am here as someone that has not endorsed a candidate in this process, but I’m very interested in how we, as Iowans, take advantage of the opportunity that we have before us here; the platform […]

Central’s Johnson eighth at weightlifting championships

Central’s Johnson eighth at weightlifting championships by Chelsea Grieger ‘12 PELLA, Iowa — Central College’s head strength coach Kyle Johnson recently competed in the USA Weightlifting National Championships in Council Bluffs. At the championships in the 231-pound weight class, Johnson lifted a personal record 297-pound snatch and 341 pounds in the clean and jerk. With […]

Gov. Branstad signs Executive Order 74; creates Governor’s STEM Advisory Council

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad today signed Executive Order 74, creating the Governor’s Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (“STEM”) Advisory Council. “I am pleased today to sign Executive Order 74, establishing the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council,” said Branstad. “An increased focus in science, technology, engineering and math will lead to higher achievement and better […]

Turn pennies into progress during the jcpenney pennies from heaven campaign!

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Small change makes a big difference for the Mahaska County YMCA afterschool program. From July 31 through August 27, JCPenney at Penn Central Mall will be inviting its customers to turn small change into pennies from heaven. All proceeds will be donated to the Mahaska County YMCA. “Research shows that one in […]

The William Penn men’s and women’s golf programs will once again host their Golf Fundraising Tournament later this summer.

On Saturday, August 27, Edmundson Golf Course will be the site of the four-man best ball event. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. with shotgun golf starting at 1 p.m. The tournament costs $75 per person. Numerous raffle prizes will be drawn, while the top four groups will also receive gifts. For more information, contact Director […]

The William Penn softball program will once again host its Glow Ball Fundraising Tournament later this summer.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – On Saturday, August 20, Edmundson Golf Course will be the site of the two-man best ball event. Check-in begins at 5 p.m. with shotgun golf starting at 5:30 p.m. The tournament costs $50 per person and is limited to the first 28 teams to register! Players will complete nine holes of golf […]


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