Archive for: February, 2013

William Penn and KBOE Radio Team Up For Spring Road Softball

William Penn and KBOE Radio have partnered up to bring fans web broadcasts of this spring’s road softball games. While home games will continue to have video with audio commentary, the away contests will be audio-only through KBOE’s website. William Penn hopes to have all home and away games available to fans. The following links […]

William Lewis Ryun

William Lewis Ryun May 25, 1939 – February 27, 2013 Oskaloosa, Iowa William “Bill” Ryun, 73, of Oskaloosa passed away Wednesday evening, February 27, 2013, at Northern Mahaska Rehab Center in Oskaloosa. William Ryun, son of Eugene and Mary Elizabeth Lancaster Ryun, was born, May 25, 1939, in Chariton, Iowa. Bill was raised in Chariton […]

Transform Academy Junior Olympic gymnasts competed in Coralville

The Oskaloosa Transform Academy JO (Junior Olympic) Compulsory and Optional Teams competed on Saturday, February 23rd at the IGN Winter Wonderland Invite 2013 in Coralville that was hosted by Iowa Gym-Nest (IGN). The Level 7 Optional team finished 5th place overall out of 17 teams competing at this meet.  In order to be eligible for […]


(DES MOINES, Iowa – February 27, 2013) Iowa Governor Terry Branstad honored NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace with a State Proclamation in a special ceremony Wednesday afternoon, February 27, at the Capitol building in Des Moines. Speaking on the main floor of the historic State Capitol Rotunda, Governor Branstad commended Wallace for his contributions […]

The Iowa Barnstormers are Storming William Penn University

February, 27, 2013 – The Iowa Barnstormers will return to the William Penn University campus March 2–16 to conduct their spring training camp. The public is invited to attend a Meet and Greet at the Penn Central Mall this Sunday, March 3 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Players and cheerleaders will begin signing autographs at […]

Beasley POY, Henry COY, Three Others Honored

Oskaloosa- Several of the top players on the best team in the nation as well as their coach were recognized as the all-Midwest Collegiate Conference men’s basketball teams were announced by the league office Wednesday. As expected, Brandon Beasley (Sr., Indianapolis, Ind., Physical Education) was recognized as MCC Player of the Year, while Keith Steffeck […]

William Penn Notches Two First-Teamers, Two Honorable Mentions

Oskaloosa–Four top-tier Statesmen women’s basketball players were recipients of postseason recognition as the all-Midwest Collegiate Conference women’s basketball teams were announced by the league office Wednesday. Sarah Martin (Sr., Anthem, Ariz., Physical Education) and Orielle Thomas (Sr., Waynesville, Mo., Physical Education) were selected to the ten-person first team, while Janay Pritchett (So., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, […]

Spring Break Activities Planned for Kindergarten-6th Graders

Are you looking for something fun and inexpensive to do over spring break on March 11-15? “Participants are going to have a blast meeting new people, doing hands-on activities, and gaining skills; we are so excited to be able to offer this experience for youth!” – Kathy Rothfus, YMCA Youth Coordinator. Any youth in Kindergarten-6th […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers FREE Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits during March

MAHASKA COUNTY – During March, Mahaska Health Partnership is offering free colorectal cancer screening kits that can be completed in the privacy of your own home and mailed back in for laboratory testing. Colorectal Cancer is a cancer that develops in the colon or rectum, which are part of the digestive system. According to the […]

Enabling Garden presentation

Come learn about Polk County Master Gardeners Enabling Garden on Tuesday March 12 at the Mahaska County Extension Office; 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa. Polk County Master Gardeners Paula Winslow and Sandie Hamilton will be the presenters. Please note the start time is 6 pm. Any interested gardener is welcome to attend. The garden is […]


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