Archive for: October, 2014

Andrew “Andy” Foster

Andrew Foster January 23, 1933 – October 30, 2014 Rhodes (Oskaloosa), Iowa | Age 81 Andrew Eugene Foster, 81, of Rhodes, and formerly of Oskaloosa, died Thursday, October 30, 2014, at the Pella Hospice Comfort House in Pella. He was born January 23, 1933, in Albia, Iowa, the son of Duward and Sylvia McLead Foster. […]

Oskaloosa Voters To Decide On Fire Station Future

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A pounding on the door as a neighbor wakes you up in the middle of the night yelling that your house is on fire. Off in the distance, you start to hear the cry of sirens as emergency responders start to make their way to you. Maybe you are driving to your […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Recognized by Iowa Donor Network for Work with Tissue Donation

MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership was recognized by the Iowa Donor Network for achieving a greater than 60% conversion rate for tissue donation over the last two years. “In 1998, a law was created that requires all healthcare facilities to report deaths in the inpatient or emergency department to the Iowa Donor Network (IDN),” MHP […]

Letter To The Editor: Dave Loebsack has been given a grade “F”

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As a lifetime member of the NRA, chairman of the Southern Iowa Friends of NRA and 2nd Amendment supporter, (the right to have and bear arms), it is very important to me that a candidate […]

William Penn Athletics News October 31

Statesmen Nearly Upset Graceland on Senior Night Oskaloosa–The William Penn volleyball team was on the verge of sending its 2014 senior class out with a huge home finale win, but could not close it out in a 3-2 loss to Graceland in non-conference play Friday. The Statesmen (2-27), who lost by scores of 25-18, 25-23, […]

Central volleyball team splits opening matches at Illinois Wesleyan

BLOOMINGTON — The Central College volleyball team had mixed results during the first day of the Barker Chevrolet Illinois Wesleyan Volleyball Classic Friday. The Dutch (18-9) defeated Lakeland (Wis.) 25-18, 25-18, 21-25, 25-21 in their first match before falling to hosts Illinois Wesleyan 25-14, 25-21, 21-25, 25-17 in the nightcap. In the opener Central was […]

Central’s Sheldon receives Fred Mitchell Award recognition

PELLA — Central College kicker Kevin Sheldon (senior, West Des Moines, Valley HS) is one of 29 kickers in all of college football to be recognized by The Fred Mitchell Award for his work on the football field and in the community in October. The three-time all-Iowa Conference first-team selection has made four of eight […]

Central’s Daniels named Capital One Academic All-District

PELLA — Central College women’s soccer defender Liz Daniels (senior, Oconomowoc, Wis.) has been named to the Capital One Division III Academic All-District Eight women’s soccer team presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must be a starter or key reserve at the varsity level […]

Grinnell’s Brown named to Academic All-District Team

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Joseph Brown ’15 has been named to the District 8 NCAA Division III Academic All-District men’s soccer team. The award is presented by Capital One and the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). By being voted to the team, Brown is eligible for Academic All-America honors. Brown, a 5-11, […]

Carl Benson

Carl Benson October 18, 1927 – October 28, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 87 Carl Benson, 87, of Oskaloosa, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at his home in Oskaloosa. He was born October 18, 1927 at Barnes City, Iowa, the son of Harold Benson and Gladys James. Carl graduated from Oskaloosa High School with the […]


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