Archive for: February, 2012

Georgia’s Kitchen: Rice

Rice has been served for many years as a cheap but nutritious food; that is if you use unrefined brown rice.Sadly, the white rice that is so popular in the American diet today has been stripped of most of its nutrients. Brown rice is loaded with vitamins and minerals, omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, […]

Oskaloosa YMCA Aerials JO Optional team competed at the Winter Wonderland IGN Invitational

The Oskaloosa YMCA Aerials JO Optional team competed at the Winter Wonderland IGN Invitational in Coralville, Saturday, February 25th. Sydney Sarver brought home the 3rd place trophy in the All Around with a score of 35.775, 2nd on beam (9.225), 4th on floor (8.925), 6th on bars (8.65), and 7th on vault (8.975). Sarver received […]

Mahaska County Y Dolphins Make a Splash at State Meet

Oskaloosa, March 1, 2012 – The Mahaska County YMCA and the Dolphins Swim Team are proud to announce that 31 swimmers from the 2011-2012 squad have qualified for the state competition March 3 and 4 in Marshalltown, Iowa. This meet, held annually each year, is prized by many as the most competitive and important for […]

William Penn Draws Tough Opening Foes at Nationals

Oskaloosa–Seven Statesmen grapplers will chase glory this weekend as they compete in the NAIA Wrestling Championships. The 55th Annual Championships will be held in the Jacobson Exhibition Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines Thursday through Saturday. The double-elimination event will feature 322 individuals from 35 programs. First-round competition begins Thursday at 11 […]

William Penn to Face #3 Davenport (Mich.) in First Round of Nationals‏

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen are returning to the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championships and with the brackets released tonight, the navy and gold will need to prepare for one of the best teams in the nation. The Championships will be held in Point Lookout, Mo., on the campus of College of the Ozarks, March 7-13, […]

Sukup Manufacturing Co. Back as Race Sponsor and Official Partner

Sukup 100 will be Saturday, June 23, prior to the Iowa Corn Indy 250 NEWTON, Iowa – February 29, 2012 – Iowa Speedway is pleased to announce Sukup Manufacturing Co. will be back as the official sponsor of the Sukup 100 Firestone Indy Lights race on Saturday, June 23. In a weekend that is filled […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – For the second year in a row, Grinnell College’s Griffin Lentsch ‘13 has been named to the All-Midwest Conference Men’s Basketball Team. Lentsch, a second-team selection last season, moved up to the first team in 2012. Lentsch, a 6-4 guard from Forest Lake, Minn. (Forest Lake), made national headlines in November when […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Megan Huey ’12 and Michelle Briggs ’13 have been named to the 2012 All-Midwest Conference Women’s Basketball Team. Both players were named to the second team. Huey, a 5-11 forward from Wichita, Kan. (West Des Moines Valley), was fourth in the conference in rebounding and blocks with 8.3 and 1.1 […]

Iowa Birds Presentation

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Marilyn Obermire will give a presentation about Iowa Birds will be held at the Mahaska County Extension Office will be Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7 pm. The event is hosted by the Mahaska County Master Gardeners. It is free and open to the public. All who are interested are encouraged to […]

Democratic Walkout Highlights Controversial Day

Des Moines, Iowa – A day of surprises and controversy hit the Iowa House when State Democrats walked out saying they felt betrayed because todays scheduled debate included 2 Second Amendment bills. The first bill would be an amendment to the Iowa Constitution that would have to be voted on and passed by two different […]


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