Archive for: January, 2012

Central sprints past Faith Baptist, 95-49

PELLA—Central College raced to a 38-point halftime lead and shot 57.1 percent from the field, overpowering Faith Baptist for a 95-49 men’s basketball victory Tuesday night. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Dutch, who earlier posted the program’s third longest win streak at 11 victories. “It was a good game for us […]

A Full Deck Of Supervisors Highlight A Prickly Day Of Testimony

A day full of testimony awaited a half full courtroom, with former Mahaska County Supervisor Lawrence Rouw taking the stand first for the prosecution. Many people are unfamiliar with what a supervisor does, and all of the details one must be familiar with while in office. This case is a crash course in Supervisor 101. […]

De Boef Speaks About Her Last Term In Office

Des Moines, Iowa – Every ten years, the district lines are redrawn across the state in order to accommodate shifting populations. So, once again Republican State Rep. Betty De Boef would be looking at moving in order to stay in the district she is serving. De Boef and her husband Herold have done this once […]

Burgey Dominates 1-2 Match, William Penn Falls 32-10 to Missouri Valley

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen grapplers came up short overall, losing 32-10 to #7 Missouri Valley Tuesday, but the home team did manage a great consolation prize as the match of the night was pretty one-sided in favor of the navy and gold. #17 William Penn (2-6) won just three contests Tuesday, including claiming the highly-anticipated #1 vs. […]

Statesmen Receive One Vote in New Ranking

Oskaloosa–As hot as it has been all season, the William Penn men’s basketball team is again receiving a vote as the seventh NAIA Division II poll was released Monday. William Penn (13-11, 8-4 MCC) is unofficially tied for 39th with one vote. The program, which fell to a season-worst 6-9 record on New Year’s Eve, […]


GRINNELL, Iowa – One week after being named the Midwest Conference Women’s Basketball Performer of the Week, Grinnell College’s Megan Huey ‘12 has gained national attention. Huey, a 5-11 forward from Wichita, Kan. (West Des Moines Valley), has been named to the National Team of the Week. Huey posted her third and fourth consecutive […]

Central College announces commencement and baccalaureate speakers

PELLA — Central College has selected two prominent speakers for the commencement and baccalaureate ceremonies for graduating seniors May 12. Dr. Kathleen Sikkema and the Rev. Wes Granberg-Michaelson are both leaders in their respective fields and represent two major priorities for Central College and for higher education: the health sciences and religious tolerance and fellowship. […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Beth Gillig ’15 has been named the Midwest Conference Women’s Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week. Gillig, from Frankfort, Ky. (Northfield Mount Herman), was a perfect 4-of-4 in the Pioneers’ dual meet victory at Macalester College on Saturday. She won individual titles in the 100-yard backstroke (1:04.28), 100 freestyle […]

Strawn to Depart as Iowa GOP Chairman

Des Moines, IA – Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn today announced he will be stepping down as the state’s top Iowa GOP party official, effective Friday, February 10. Strawn has served as chairman of the Iowa GOP since January 2009. The Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee will be charged with setting […]

Mahaska Hospice Quilt Winner‏

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary Quilt Winner – Pat Dixon of Oskaloosa is the winner of the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary No Show Quilt Raffle. The queen-size quilt was donated by the Oskaloosa Quick Stitchers. The event raised $1,133.00 for the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary, an independent, not for profit organization that supports MHP Hospice Services, […]


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