Archive for: December, 2012

William Penn Ends 2012 with Win Over St. Scholastica

Oskaloosa–The Lady Statesmen basketball team finished the 2012 calendar year with a 79-56 non-conference victory over St. Scholastica (Minn.) Saturday. William Penn (8-6) was tied with the Saints just twice in the first two minutes, but pulled away to lead 37-25 at the break. The advantage remained in double figures throughout the entire second stanza […]

Slugging It Out For Good

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The winds of December filled the air around the PAC in Oskaloosa, but inside the bats were heating up. The 2012 2nd Annual Mid-Winter Men’s Slow Pitch Softball Tournament had 17 teams battling it out for the title. In his second year of promoting the event, Carey Legvold and his wife Amy […]

Statesmen Hold on for 86-82 Victory Against #10 Northwestern

Orange City–The William Penn basketball team held on for an 86-82 win in a top-ten matchup versus #10 Northwestern at the Pizza Ranch Classic Saturday. The victory helped #7 Statesmen (16-1) conclude a perfect 4-0 regular season against the Great Plains Athletic Conference, undoubtedly one of the NAIA’s best conferences. It did not come easily, […]

Statesmen Rally to Begin Post-Holiday Slate

Orange City–Behind a double-double from both Arman Rasul (Sr., Chicago, Ill., Sociology) and Brandon Beasley (Sr., Indianapolis, Ind., Physical Education), the #7 William Penn men’s basketball team opened its post-holiday schedule with an impressive comeback to drop Hastings (Neb.) 92-87 at the Northwestern Pizza Ranch Classic Friday. The Statesmen (15-1) trailed by eight at 84-76 […]

Schwartz’s 21 boosts Central women’s basketball team

PELLA—Guard Alyssa Schwartz (senior, Titonka, WCLT HS) struck for a game-high 21 points as the Central College women’s basketball team handed the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) a 70-63 defeat Friday. Central improved to 7-3, matching last year’s season wins totals, and posted its fourth straight victory. After trading points in the opening minutes, St. […]

Oskaloosa News ‘Year in Pictures’

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – It’s hard to imagine another year has flown by, and with it are the memories made along the way. During the course of the year, our photographers documented many amazing moments along the way. This video presents just a few of those moments. I would like to take a moment to mention […]

Wilma Buchanan

Wilma Buchanan January 01, 1923 – December 29, 2012 University Park, Iowa Wilma passed away Saturday evening at Northern Mahaska Nursing and Rehab Center at the age of 89 years, 11 months and 28 days. Wilma Lillian Buchanan, daughter of Joseph and Margaret Kutin Yukl, was born January 1, 1923 in Traer, Iowa. The family […]

Free Computer Classes at the Oskaloosa Library‏

The Oskaloosa Public Library will be offering the following free computer classes in January: Computer Basics Part 1: Tuesday, January 8th – 11:30 a.m. Part 2: Thursday, January 10th – 11:30 a.m. This two-part class is for true beginners! You’ll learn about the parts of a computer, the difference between software and hardware and how […]

The Teaching And Learning Of An Art

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Photography is one of those hobbies that quickly becomes a passion, and Deb DeJong has been sharing her passion for photography and love of God for the past year. This coming January the club will, officially, be a year old, and according to DeJong it was her desire to connect with other […]

Oskaloosa Lions Continue Spirit Of Service

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The unthinkable happens and you become ill. You call for an ambulance, but by the time they arrive, you have slipped into unconsciousness. How will the medics know what medications your are taking? Does your spouse even know what medications your taking? The Oskaloosa Lions Club would like to help out, and […]


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