Archive for: April, 2014

Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Services Receives Award

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership has been named a 2014 HOSPICE HONORS™ recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospices providing the best patient care as rated by the patient’s caregiver. HOSPICE HONORS™ is an annual award that recognizes the top 100 agencies that continually provide the highest level of patient satisfaction. The award is given […]

2014 Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Iowa will honor its Vietnam Veterans at the 2014 Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day Ceremony to be held Wednesday, May 7th, 2014, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Iowa Vietnam Memorial, located on the south side of the State Capitol in Des Moines. Mr. Robert Myers, President and CEO of Casey’s will be the guest speaker. […]

William Penn Wins First League Title in Program History

Riverside–The Statesmen women’s golf team has finally risen to the top of the league mountain as it won the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships Monday and Tuesday. #22 William Penn finished first out of seven teams with a two-round score of 655 (324-331) at the par-72 Blue Top Ridge Golf Course. Grand View was a distant […]

Season Concludes with Sixth at Conference Championships

Riverside–The William Penn men’s golf team made a good mid-tournament push, but it was not enough to continue its year as the Statesmen competed at the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships Monday and Tuesday. William Penn placed sixth out of seven teams with a three-round score of 936 (315-300-321) at the par-72 Blue Top Ridge Golf […]

Lt. Gov. Reynolds joins broad, bipartisan letter from state leaders in support of the National Guard

(DES MOINES) – Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds is joining nearly 40 of her colleagues in asking President Obama to support the U.S. National Guard on the eve of an important congressional hearing. National Guard Bureau Chief General Frank Grass is scheduled to testify to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Defense on the proposed reductions […]

Students Take Action to Stop Cyber Bullying

OSKALOOSA, IA- Middle and high school students will soon have the opportunity to promote awareness and attempt to end cyber bullying by sharing examples and their experiences. “We are hoping to educate students on cyber bullying and how to tackle it,” a sophomore social media student, Esther Lwakabamba said. This year’s “Break the Wall” anti-cyber […]

Central lands six on football academic squad

PELLA — Central College landed six players in the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society for academic achievement. The Hampshire Society, in its eighth year, recognizes senior football players who are starters or significant reserves and carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher. Central ranked second in the Iowa Conference, the first […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Six Grinnell College football players have been named members of the 2014 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society. Those earning the honor were Andrew Clark ’14, Colton Feller ’14, Seth Gustafson ’14, Seth Howard ’14, Kevin Hwang ’14 and Quinn Rosenthal ’14. The society is comprised of college football players from all […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Sarah Burnell ’14 and Frank Canady ’14 have swept the Midwest Conference Women’s and Men’s Track Performer of the Week honors. Burnell, from Grinnell, Iowa (Grinnell), set one school record and nearly another at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College on Friday. She was part of the runner-up […]

Summer Feeding Program Strives to Ensure No Child Is Hungry This Summer

A group of volunteers is working to make sure no child goes hungry in Oskaloosa this summer. Central United Methodist will sponsor a program where kids can get a free lunch as well as fun and educational activities. In Oskaloosa, more than half of our students are eligible for a free and reduced lunch. And […]


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