Archive for: December, 2014

Oskaloosa Emergency Responders Work To Save Family Pet

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The call of smoke at a residence located at 801 South 6th went out around 11:20 pm Tuesday. When firefighters arrived on the scene, there was a lot of smoke coming from the roof vents of the home. Firefighters then proceeded into the home to extinguish the fire, with one family pet […]

Suspect Wanted in Albia Road BP Robbery

Initial Information: On Monday, December 22nd, 2014, at approximately 2:30 a.m., a suspect robbed the attendant at the Albia Road Bp gas station. The suspect is described as a white male in his 20’s, that left the area on a bicycle heading East on Albia Road. A weapon was displayed during the Robbery but the […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Recommends Healthy Foods for Aging

MAHASKA COUNTY – What you eat may affect what you see in the mirror. However, a few minor changes to your dining habits may have a huge impact. Mahaska Health Partnership shares foods that can cause premature aging and some healthier alternatives. “What you put in your body has a huge effect on your health,” […]

WPU Falls in Opener of Holiday Tourney

Milwaukee, Wis.–The Statesmen women’s basketball team struggled in its first game after Christmas in a 74-41 loss to #6 Cardinal Stritch at the Cardinal Stritch Holiday Classic Monday. William Penn (5-9) shot just 22.4% and permitted the Wolves (12-2) to hit 44.4% of their shots. The visitors fell behind 10-2 out of the gate, but […]

Statesmen End Losing Streak Against Holy Cross

Milwaukee, Wis.–The William Penn women’s basketball team picked up its first victory since Thanksgiving weekend with a 77-75 win over Holy Cross (Ind.) to conclude the Cardinal Stritch Holiday Classic Tuesday. The Statesmen (6-9), who snapped their five-game losing streak, nearly blew a sizeable lead down the stretch. Fortunately, Janay Pritchett (Sr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, […]

Oskaloosa Hardees Shutters Location

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Workers began dismantling the Oskaloosa Hardees location on Monday, December 29th. The move was an unexpected one to Oskaloosa residents, many of whom had been to the location just the day before. Hardees has been working to move its current business to a new location, just west of the current urban park, […]

Oskaloosa News – Year In Review 2014

The photographers of Oskaloosa News share some of their favorite moments from 2014. Music provided by local talent: -Errin Keltner -Fatal Addiction -Beth Hunter & Tom Robinson Oskaloosa News Photographers: -Denis Currier -Don Hubbard -Candace Allsup -Ginger Allsup -Ken Allsup

The Future Of Mahaska County And Oskaloosa Focus Of Chamber Group

Oskaloosa, Iowa – What does the future of Mahaska County look like? That is a question that is impossible to answer, but individuals with Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group hope to have a hand in sculpting. The Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group [OACDG] has gone through some transformation the past two years with […]

Does the “Hobbit” Hold Up?

by Jay Pinder The Hobbit, Battle of Five Armies is the last installment of The Lord of the Rings series, helming the catchphrase… one last stand. Being the last of the franchise of multiple movies, many place this in comparison to the final Harry Potter. So the question can be begged, How does it hold […]

Oskaloosa Wrestlers Crown 3 Champions and 2 Runner Ups at Pella Tournament

by Matt Saville Pella, Iowa – This has been like a roller coaster ride for the Oskaloosa wrestlers this season. The Indians have struggled during duals but have had some very strong moments during tournaments. Saturday was a little of both as Oskaloosa took to the mat at the Pellagra Tournament, against some of the […]


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