Archive for: September, 2011

Rose Mahoney

Tuesday, July 24th, 1923 to Thursday, September 29th, 2011 Obituary: Rosina Helen Ruth Walter Follmer Mahoney, 88, formerly of Prescott, Kansas, died on September 29, 2011 at the West Ridge Rehabilitation and Care Facility in Knoxville, Iowa. Rose was born July 24, 1923 in Stamford, South Dakota to Alexander and Katherine Schamber Walter. She married […]

Rebecca Stanley

(May 2, 1946 – September 29, 2011) Rebecca Stanley, 65 of What Cheer died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at the Serenity House in Oskaloosa. A celebration of life gathering will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the Harden Funeral Chapel in What Cheer from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. In lieu of flowers […]

Boswell Rep to Hold Office Hours in Montezuma and Oskaloosa

Des Moines, IA- Rep. Leonard Boswell will have a member of his staff in Montezuma and Oskaloosa, Tuesday, October 4th, 2011, for open office hours. Greg Johnson, Boswell’s District Representative, will be at: Montezuma City Hall from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Oskaloosa Public Library from 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Johnson will be on […]

Scraps From History Make A Surprise Visit

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Remnants of history came to light once again when a contractor started digging. The remains of the foundation of the old Oskaloosa Junior High School starting rising to the surface with the aid of an excavator. The property located on the corner of B Ave E and N 1st St will be […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Selected as one of the best and brightest on the gridiron, Grinnell College left guard Chris Jarmon ’12 (Boulder, Colo./Boulder HS) has been named a candidate for The National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award. Jarmon is one of 127 candidates representing all levels of NCAA football, as well as the NAIA. “This […]

Area Artist Displays Artwork at William Penn University

Julie Ver Steegh, a local Oskaloosa artist, is displaying her artwork in the Foyer Gallery at the William Penn Library for the month of October. This display will be available for viewing during regular library hours. Julie studied Visual Communications at Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, Missouri, and received her BA in Art from […]

AAUW Book Sale Going On Now

Oskaloosa, Iowa – In its’ 46th year, the AAUW book sale is in full steam at the center court in Penn Central Mall. “It’s amazing, isn’t it, that it continues, and all these books show up every year,” said Dianne VanGorp The donated books are stored at Share Iowa where they also have a drop […]

Central’s Snead nominated for scholar-athlete award

PELLA — Central College wide receiver Jeremy Snead (senior, Altoona, Southeast Polk HS) is among 30 NCAA Division III nominees for the National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments. Snead is among 127 finalists from all college football divisions for the William V. Campbell Trophy as the outstanding scholar-athlete. Snead carries a […]

Joe Ehrmann to speak at Central

PELLA — Coach Joe Ehrmann, professional speaker and former professional football player, will host a series of engagements at Central College on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Founder of Coach for America, Ehrmann presents keynotes, workshops and seminars around the country. He leads training for coaches, athletic teams, educators, corporate groups and community organizations. Ehrmann’s instruction is […]

Sunrise Kiwanis Donate Backpacks

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Sunrise Kiwanis made a donation this past week to some local preschool kids. The worldwide Kiwanis motto is, “Serving the Children of the World”, and with the donation of 15 backpacks to area preschoolers, the local Sunrise Kiwanis continued to carry on their mission. Sunrise Kiwanis member Steve Huedepohl presented these […]


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