Archive for: May, 2012

Val@the Vault: The Downton Abbey Tour‏

Val@theVault Exploring the Great Houses of England Summer 2013 Highclere Castle Who didn’t get hooked on PBS’ smash hit “Downton Abbey”? And who wouldn’t want to tour the actual British site, Highclere Castle, home of the Earls of Carnarvon? Join Val@theVault and the Traveling Book Club for a ladies-only trip to England the summer of […]

Making Pie with author Beth Howard‏

Beth Howard “America’s Pie Lady” Tuesday, June 5 7 PM Book Vault Kitchen Making Piece Join us for a very special evening with author Beth Howard who will be highlighting her new book, Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie. Beth will be baking pies together with Book Vault’s Ruthi Rogers and this […]

Central’s Miller is national athlete of the year

PELLA—Two-time NCAA decathlon champion Ethan Miller (senior, Seymour) of Central College is the Division III men’s field athlete of the year, selected by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Miller captured his second straight decathlon title at the NCAA Championships last week. He racked up 7,017 points and won the […]


GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College baseball player Mike Nodzenski ’12 has received several honors over his career, and now he has collected one of the biggest. Nodzenski, a biology major and catcher from Naperville, Ill, was selected to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division III First Team. He is the 22nd Academic All-America selection […]

Lewis Receives Second All-America Accolade

Oskaloosa–The final postseason teams have been released and Khyia Lewis (Sr., Ottumwa, Ottumwa HS) was rewarded for her great senior campaign as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced its All-American groups. Lewis, a second-team pick, was the only athlete from the Midwest Collegiate Conference honored. The All-America laurel matches her second-team nod from the NAIA. […]

Lady Statesmen Still 27th Entering Offseason

Oskaloosa–The William Penn softball team’s third national tournament appearance helped it to a lofty ranking as the NAIA released its postseason poll Tuesday. The Lady Statesmen (46-19) remain #27 with 107 points, 28 more than they had in the final regular season poll. The squad was the only representative from the Midwest Collegiate Conference all […]


OSKALOOSA, IA — The Daily Youth Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2012 summer theatre camp! The summer camp begins Monday, June 4th and runs for nine one-week sessions with the week of July 4th off. Campers learn about acting, teamwork and creativity while they participate in fun improvisational activities, entertaining games, acting exercises, technical […]

WPU Women’s Golf Hosting Community Golf Tournament

Oskaloosa – The William Penn Women’s Golf Team is hosting a 4-Person Scramble on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Edmundson Golf Course. The tournament will start at 9:30 am and the entry fee is $50 per player or $16 if a member at Edmundson Golf Course. Proceeds from the entry fees will go to paying […]

Margaret Lawrence

Margaret Lawrence, 100, of Rock Island, Illinois and formerly of Oskaloosa, died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Saint Anthony’s Nursing Home in Rock Island. She was born May 12, 1912, in Oskaloosa the daughter of Carl and Margaret Donnelly Finley. She graduated from the Oskaloosa High School and William Penn College. She completed her training […]

State Appeals VanWeelden New Trial Ruling

Oskaloosa, Iowa – In a new wrinkle to an already complicated legal battle, the State of Iowa is appealing the ruling filed on May 18, 2012, in the Mahaska County District Court granting a new trial to Henry ‘Willie’ VanWeelden. Documents filed May 29, 2012 outline the State’s desire to appeal the new trial motion. […]


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