Archive for: July, 2014

Donnie Dean Middleton

Donnie Dean Middleton July 27, 1940 – July 30, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 74 Donnie Middleton, 74, of Oskaloosa passed away early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014, at his home in Oskaloosa. Donnie Dean Middleton, son of Cecil B. and Opal L. (Kitzmann) Middleton, was born July 27, 1940, at the home of his […]

Brown, Lowry, Carter, Whalen and Schroeder Take Checkers on Bill & Ray’s Night

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 30th, 2014) – Wednesday’s nights racing action was hot and heavy all night long on Bill & Ray’s Truck Repair and Wrecker Service Night. The youngster had a candy toss on the front stretch during intermission thanks to the night’s sponsor. The Stock Car King of the Hill saw […]

Court Rules In Favor Of City In Keltner Removal

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A ruling has come down from District Court Judge Joel Yates in the case of Errin Keltner, Trustee of Oskaloosa Municipal Water Department, and Oskaloosa Municipal Water Department versus City of Oskaloosa, Iowa, David Krutzfeldt, in his Official Capacity as the Mayor of the City of Oskaloosa, and City Council of the […]

Governor Branstad requests Presidential Disaster Declaration from President Obama

(DES MOINES) – Governor Terry E. Branstad today signed a letter to be delivered to President Obama requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 22 Iowa counties where significant damage was sustained from severe weather that produced damaging winds, tornadoes, heavy rains, hail, and thunderstorms beginning June 26 through July 7, 2014. The counties included in […]

Lester Herman Dodds

Lester H. Dodds May 26, 1924 – July 28, 2014 Ottumwa, Iowa | Age 90 Lester H. Dodds, 90, of Ottumwa passed away Monday morning, July 28, 2014, at Hospice of Davis and Wapello Counties. Lester Herman Dodds, son of Roy and Edith (Tillison) Dodds, was born, May 26, 1924, in Burlington, IA. As a […]

Gary Lindgren

Gary Lindgren February 12, 1948 – July 28, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 66 Served with Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Gary Lindgren, 66, of Oskaloosa died Monday, July 28, 2014, at the MHP Emergency Room in Oskaloosa. He was born February 12, 1948, at Red Oak, Iowa the son of Elmer “Sam” and […]

Navy & Gold Gala Reaches Goal

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Booster clubs are an important part of many schools. The William Penn Booster Club is no different. On Saturday, Wm. Penn’s Booster Club hosted the Navy & Gold Gala. This was a re-brand of the previous years Duck Pluckers Ball. As in years past, the center court at Penn Central Mall was […]

Local Conservation Group Offers Youth Program

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It’s summer time in Iowa. The trees are filled with the chirps of birds, and the buzzing of mosquitoes. On Saturday, that sound was broken by the occasional crack of a rifle. Smiles filled the faces of the youth who attended the Mahaska County Pheasants Forever ‘Young Guns Program’. The program is […]

Group Gathers To Help Bring Dog Park One Step Closer

Oskaloosa, Iowa – After a good workout, man’s best friend was more than happy to find a shady spot and relax. Ten humans and their four-legged companions took to the Lacey Recreation Trail on Saturday for the 1st Annual Paws on Duty for Fun. Participants took part in a 5k run or 1 mile walk. […]

Coertze Leads WPU Foursome at State Amateur

Waverly–Demi Coertze (Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communications) proved this past year she can play with the best in the NAIA, but this past week she made it known she can compete with linksters of all levels as she finished high at the 90th Annual Iowa Women’s Amateur Championship. Coertze tied for sixth out of 81 […]


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