Archive for: May, 2014

Statesmen 16th in Postseason Poll

Oskaloosa–Courtesy of a terrific showing at nationals, the William Penn women’s golf team moves to a record-high position as the NAIA’s postseason top-25 poll was released Friday. The Statesmen, who placed 15th at last week’s NAIA National Championships, leapt seven spots from #23 to #16 in the current rating with 237 points. The spot is […]

Grove Collects First-Team Laurel from NAIA

Oskaloosa–Utility player Brittanee Grove (Jr., Runnells, Iowa, Elementary Education) was an incredible asset in so many ways for the Statesmen softball team and her efforts garnered high recognition as the 2014 NAIA Softball All-American teams were announced. Grove was named to the NAIA’s First Team, picking up her first national award and the 21st award […]

Osky Girls Softball Team Routs CMB

With being ranked in the class 4-A poll, the expectations are high for the Oskaloosa Softball team as they head into the 2014 softball season. They were looking forward to opening the season on a strong note, and that’s how things played out as they swept the double header 4-0 and 12-0. In the first […]

Oskaloosa Farmers Market In Season

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Veggies, jam, flowers and many other homegrown and homemade items from the garden await the area shoppers on Tuesday and Saturday. On Tuesdays from 4-6pm, the market can be found on the east side of the square. On Saturdays from 8 to 11am, the Musco parking lot, west of MCG plays host. […]

Osky Boys Pick Up Huge Road Win

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There is an old baseball saying that ‘you’re only as good as the next play, you need to have a short memory’ and that is what the Indians decided to do after they lost the season opener on Monday. They showed up Thursday night at Martinsdale Saint Mary’s, who happens to be […]

CoSIDA Honors Edwards as Academic All-District Recipient

Oskaloosa–Alex Edwards (Jr., Knoxville, Iowa, Secondary Education) was recognized for being a tremendous student and athlete Thursday. Edwards, who owned a 3.43 Grade Point Average entering the spring semester, was named an all-District 3 College Division honoree for Men’s Track and Field/Cross Country as part of the Capitol One Academic All-America program by CoSIDA. The […]

William Penn University Names 27th President

Oskaloosa, IA— William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa has taken important steps in a new direction— moving forward in the changing world of higher education. A significant step in this process was naming John Ottosson as president. Ottosson, a 1984 graduate of William Penn, has spent the last 24 years working to promote and help […]

Grinnell’s Frank Canady is Academic All-District‏

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Frank Canady ’14 has been named to the Academic All-District Men’s Track and Field/Cross Country Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Academic All-District honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be announced next month. To […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Highlights Stuttering

MAHASKA COUNTY – Stuttering, a disorder noted by disruptions in the typical rate and rhythm of speech, often begins in childhood and can last through a person’s lifetime in some cases. Mahaska Health Partnership wants you to know the signs, symptoms and treatment options because early intervention can influence the long-term effects. According to the […]

VanDerWal Cashes in Big on Fan Appreciation Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (May 28th, 2014) – Wednesday Night began with a moment of silence for a long time fan of the Southern Iowa Speedway, Jeffrey Groenenboom. It looked great for racing all day for Fan Appreciation Night sponsored by Slideways Karting Center, Nutz Graphix And Vinyl LLC and Yaw’s Auto Salvage. During […]


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