Archive for: January, 2013

One Person Dies in Morning Fire

  by Jason Madison/CRI One person died in a house fire in Oskaloosa early Thursday morning. The call came in around 3:45 of a fire at 401 North A Street. After the fire was contained CRI’s Jason Madison spoke with Oskaloosa Fire Chief Mark Neff about the incident. Fire Chief Mark Neff says the house […]

Top Two Stay Unchanged in Newest Men’s Poll

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen cagers pushed their winning streak to nine games to keep pace with the top squad in the land as the seventh NAIA Division II men’s basketball poll was released Tuesday. William Penn (23-1, 7-0 MCC) is second in the nation for the third week in a row, again earning 332 points and one […]

League-Leading Lady Statesmen Jump into Poll at #23

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s basketball team had arguably its best week in its decade-plus Midwest Collegiate Conference tenure, and as a reward for its two upsets, the program is included in Tuesday’s seventh NAIA Division II regular season poll. The Lady Statesmen (15-7, 6-1 MCC) move from the unranked list all the way to #23 […]

Transform Academy Junior Olympic gymnasts competed at Chow’s meet

The Oskaloosa YMCA Aerials JO (Junior Olympic) Compulsory and Optional Teams competed on Friday, January 18th and Sunday, January 20th at the 10th annual Chow’s Winter Classic Invitational in Des Moines at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. This was the first meet of the season for the Level 7 Optional girls.  Coach Slay said, “The girls […]

Central basketball games telecast on KCRG Saturday

PELLA — Central College’s women’s and men’s basketball games with Wartburg College Saturday will be televised live on KCRG-TV’s digital channel 9.2 in Cedar Rapids and can also be viewed via The women’s contest tips off at 2 p.m. at P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium with the men’s game scheduled for 4 p.m. KCRG sportscaster Chris […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Community Cholesterol Screenings Feb. 12

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership will be offering reduced-rate cholesterol screenings for the community Tuesday, Feb. 12 on the Oskaloosa campus and at New Sharon Medical Center. According to the American Heart Association, Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and in our cells. There are two types of cholesterol […]


OSKALOOSA, IA — The Daily Youth Theatre is thrilled to announce its new after school theatre program, the Daily Arts Academy! The first session begins Monday, February 4th and runs through March 29th. The Daily Youth Theatre aims to bring arts education to youth through programming and community involvement. Students will strengthen creativity, communication skills, […]

Upcoming Events with Mahaska County Conservation Board‏

Here are a few upcoming events scheduled by the Mahaska County Conservation Board. If you have any questions or need to pre-register for an event, please call MCCB at (641)673-9327. After School Fun: Turtle Races! Wednesday, Feb. 6th 3:00 – 4:00 pm at Russell Wildlife Area For many schools in the area, school is let […]

Central’s Page wins conference honor

PELLA—Central College wrestler Daniel Page (Yelm, Wash., Tumwater HS) has been cited as the Iowa Conference male athlete of the week. A 125-pound sophomore, Page captured three wins at the league duals Saturday. He knocked off Wartburg’s Gilberto Camacho, who is ranked No. 3 in Division III, by a 3-2 decision before snaring a 3-0 […]


GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College has three finalists for this year’s Central Iowa Sports Awards, which are presented by the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Des Moines Area Sports Commission. The Pioneers have finalists in both the College/University Female and Male Athlete of the Year categories with Sarah Burnell ’14 and […]


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