Archive for: March, 2014

Mahaska Mammoth Bones To Be Part Of Learning Center

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska Mammoth will call Mahaska County its permanent home, and won’t be migrating off to a museum in some metropolitan area anytime in the foreseeable future. Dave Sedivec, Executive Director at Mahaska County Conservation Board, said that funds became available through a local grant to purchase the mammoth bones, and any […]

Strength In Numbers Is Relay For Life

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Remembering that you are not alone is an important factor to those being impacted by cancer. Being alone was difficult to do as hundreds of supporters filled the William Penn PAC on Saturday for the annual Mahaska County Relay for Life. For Wyatt Russell, Saturday was the culmination of nearly a year’s […]

Senate Hopeful Talks Why He’s Running For Office

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The primary to determine who will be the Republican nominee to face Bruce Braily (D) for the seat currently filled by Senator Tom Harkin (D), who is retiring at the end of the year, is underway. Sam Clovis, a Republican hopeful who once called Oskaloosa home when he was a dean at […]

Candidates Set For June Primary

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The 2014 election is months away, but the process of selecting tomorrows leaders will take a big step on June 3rd when voters whittle the field of candidates down. Locally, in Mahaska County there are 4 candidates for two county supervisor seats currently held by Greg Gordy and Mark Doland. Gordy didn’t […]

William Penn Athletics News–March 30‏

Whitehead’s No-Hitter Guides WPU to Pitchers’ Duel Sweep Oskaloosa–On a day when pitching ruled supreme, it was Jennifer Whitehead (Sr., Oskaloosa, Iowa, Biology) who was the best of the best as William Penn swept Viterbo in a Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader Sunday. The Statesmen (16-7, 4-0 MCC) won by scores of 1-0 and 4-1 […]

Voas slam fuels Central softball comeback

PELLA — Battling an unexpectedly rough start, the Central College softball team found an unexpected power source and averted an Augsburg College (Minn.) upset bid Sunday, sparked by a pinch-hit grand slam by freshman Abbie Voas (Chanhassen, Minn.). The No. 12 Dutch (16-4) went on to a 7-5 escape and then completed the sweep with […]

Central earns baseball split with rally, extra innings

DUBUQUE—It took extra innings, but an outfield assist by senior Andrew O’Toole (Des Moines, Lincoln HS), a squeeze bunt by senior outfielder Jake Effron (Glendale, Ariz., North Pointe Prep HS) and 3.2 innings of scoreless relief by junior pitcher Andy Carr (Rockford, Ill., Lutheran HS) propelled the Central College baseball team to a 3-2 (11 […]

CRI Weekly News for March 28, 2014

Watch CRI’s Weekly Newscast School Board Members Talk Goals Robotics Club Goes to Next Competition Mayor Removes Water Board Trustee Eggs and Issues Recap OSO: Should Iowa Legalize Fireworks? County HAZMAT Response Up and Running Severe Weather Awareness Week

William Penn Athletics News–March 29‏

WPU Finally Wins Tourney Crown Maryville, Mo.–The proverbial monkey has been officially removed as the Statesmen women’s golf team took home gold at the Graceland Invitational Friday and Saturday. #23 William Penn placed first out of 14 teams with a two-day tally of 667 (338-329) at the par-72 Mozingo Golf Course. Ashford was a distant […]

Bill Norton

W. W. Norton May 28, 1952 – March 28, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 61 Bill Norton, 61, of Oskaloosa passed away Friday afternoon, March 28, 2014, at his home in Oskaloosa. William W. Norton, son of Woodrow and Lucile (Kessler) Norton, was born May 28, 1952, in Centerville, IA. He was a 1970 graduate […]


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