Archive for: May, 2013

Water Concerns Remain Top Priority For New Sharon

New Sharon, Iowa – Water is the lifeblood of a town, and with New Sharon currently on its fifth consecutive day of a boil order, the focus remains on restoring clean drinking water to the community. With two of the four pumps currently operational, the city does have the capability to provide the water needed […]

Art on the Square June 8

Register for $5,000 in Purchase Vouchers! Oskaloosa, Iowa – Art on the Square announces $5,000 in purchase vouchers will again be available for this year’s event. Main Street Oskaloosa’s 45th annual Art on the Square will be held on Saturday, June 8 in the Historical Downtown Oskaloosa Square. Thanks to a generous donor, $5,000 has […]

Cook This! Competition

Ames, Iowa – Cook This! is a culinary challenge where three-member teams compete in various challenges to demonstrate their knowledge in kitchen equipment, produce identification, and nutrition, as well as utilizing required skills and creativity in their food preparation. There are three age levels: junior (5-6th grade), intermediate (7-8th grade), and senior (9-12th grade). Along […]

IBCA Honors Henry with Coach of the Year Award

Oskaloosa–It has been over two months since his Statesmen men’s basketball squad wrapped up the most successful campaign in school history, but Head Coach John Henry is still receiving recognition for his work in leading the group. The Iowa Basketball Coaches Association recently presented Coach Henry with this year’s Paul Maaske Memorial Award, an honor […]

Redfern, Alvarez Receive Academic Laurel

Oskaloosa–Two William Penn baseball players were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athletes. Chris Redfern (Sr., Stratford, Ontario, Digital Communication), with a 3.57 Grade Point Average, and Ricky Alvarez (Sr., Sylmar, Calif., Sociology), with a 3.50 GPA, both earned their first awards. The NAIA announced that 266 […]

Governor Branstad issues disaster proclamation for eight counties

(DES MOINES) – Governor Terry E. Branstad today issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for additional counties in response to recent storms and flooding. Eight counties are included in this proclamation: Benton, Grundy, Johnson, Louisa, Lyon, Mitchell, Poweshiek and Wapello. The Governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from […]

Geraldine “Gerry” B. Marlin

Fremont. Geraldine “Gerry” Berniece Marlin, 87, of Fremont died Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa. She was born Monday, October 12, 1925 in Tracey, Iowa, the daughter of William Worth “W.W.” and Emma Irene Dunsmoore McCarty. She graduated from Albia High School and A.I.B. in Des Moines and received an […]

William Penn to Offer Athletic Training Camp

The William Penn Athletic Training Office is proud to announce it will be offering the First Annual Athletic Training Camp later this summer. The camp, which is offered to all high school students, will be split into two camps from August 1-6. The first camp will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on August 1-3 for […]

Soccer camps underway at Lacey Recreation Complex

The sun came out just enough for the Mahaska County Soccer Club to begin its Mini, Junior, and Elite youth soccer camps this Wednesday at the Lacey Recreation Complex soccer fields. The high spirited participants ranged from 4-to-17 years. The camp is run by Greg Walter, Mahaska County Soccer Club President, OHS girls head soccer […]

Ronald D. Richards

Ronald D. Richards November 1, 1941 – May 28, 2013 Eddyville, Iowa | Age 71 Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather Ronald D Richards, 71, of Eddyville died Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospital in Oskaloosa. He was born November, 1, 1941, in Mahaska County to Delbert and Leona Shipp Richards. As […]


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