Archive for: February, 2014

Rosella Paxton

Rosella Paxton April 30, 1926 – February 27, 2014 Muscatine, Iowa | Age 87 Mrs. Paxton has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Marilyn Rozenboom

Marilyn Rozenboom March 25, 1942 – February 27, 2014 Rose Hill, Iowa | Age 71 Marilyn Kathryn Rozenboom, 71, of Rose Hill went to be with the Lord Thursday, February 27, 2014, while being cared for at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Marilyn was born Wednesday, March 25, 1942 in Oskaloosa, the daughter of […]

“Flushing” Out Cancer Comes To A Lawn Near You

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County Relay for Life is just around the corner, and teams are now implementing creative ways to raise money. Team SMAC has devised a unique fundraiser to help them attain their goal. A purple toilet gets displayed in a yard with a sign that says “Flush Away Cancer.” The yard […]

OHS Robotics Club Advance To Super Regionals

On Saturday, February 22nd, Oskaloosa High School’s Robotics Club competed in the First Tech Challenge state competition in Coralville, Iowa. After competing against 48 other robotics teams from across the state, Team 4443- The Sock Monkeys, were one of three teams to win the championship match. As a result of being apart of the winning […]

WPU Upsets Clarke to Reach Semis

Dubuque–The Statesmen women’s basketball team went into Thursday’s Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament Quarterfinal believing it could beat anyone and that confidence drove it to a dominating 79-64 win over #2 Clarke. #7 seed William Penn (12-17) avenged a pair of regular-season losses to the Crusaders (15-15) by owning the first half and cruising to an […]

Statesmen Outlast Feisty Eagles to Advance

Oskaloosa–On a night when Alec Schwab (Jr., Peru, Ill., Business Management) became just the second player in school history with multiple 40-point games, the William Penn men’s basketball team held off #7 seed AIB 106-96 in the quarterfinals of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament Wednesday. Schwab scored 29 of his game-high 40 points in the […]

Championship bound! Dutch men’s basketball team advances to title game

PELLA—The Central College men’s basketball team led for more than 37 minutes of Thursday’s Iowa Conference semifinal and held on for an 86-84 win over Buena Vista inside a rowdy P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium, advancing to Saturday’s league championship game. The Dutch (19-7 overall) will play host to No. 6-seeded Luther College (17-10 overall) with an […]

Hall of Fame Weekend Returns to Des Moines

AFL HOF Induction Ceremony & Game Located in Des Moines, Iowa CHICAGO – The 2014 Arena Football Hall of Fame Weekend will take place April 18-19 in Des Moines, Iowa, the League announced today. The induction ceremony will take place on Friday, April 18 and inductees will also be honored during the Week 6 “NET10 […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offering Free Screening for Colorectal Cancer

MAHASKA COUNTY – March is recognized as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Mahaska Health Partnership is offering free colorectal cancer screening kits throughout the month. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum. Most colorectal cancers grow slowly over several years and usually develop in the form of […]


Grinnell College Athletics

INDIANAPOLIS – Grinnell College’s Michael Brus ’14 has earned his fourth trip to the NCAA Division III National Swimming and Diving Championships. Qualifiers for the event, which is slated for March 19-22 at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, were announced Wednesday evening. Brus, from Davenport, Iowa (North), won the 200-yard backstroke at last year’s NCAA […]


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