Archive for: November, 2015

Family Escapes Early Morning Blaze

Oskaloosa, Iowa – One Oskaloosa family escaped their burning home with their lives on Monday morning. A heater is the suspected culprit of a fire, which was called in at 5:43am at the residence of Teresa Latchum, located at 320 North 5th St in Oskaloosa. Twelve Oskaloosa firefighters and 4 New Sharon firefighters battled the […]

Statesmen Cold in Loss to Ashford

Clinton–The shots just would not fall for the William Penn women’s basketball team as it dropped a 61-50 non-conference decision to host Ashford as part of the Ashford Classic Sunday. The Statesmen (3-5) made only 22.4% of their field goals, while the Saints (1-7) shot 37.5% on the afternoon. Already trailing 13-10 after the first […]

Small Business Saturday Brings Shoppers Looking For That Unique Gift

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There are lots of catchy names for the particular shopping days that follow Thanksgiving. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Shop Small Saturday just to name a few. Those names, like Black Friday, have started to become an example of the worst of Christmas shopping and gift-giving because people are viewing the shopping […]

Santa Says iPads Along With Dolls And Trains Among Most Requested Gifts

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Christmas Season is now well underway in Oskaloosa and across the nation. For Santa, it was a big weekend, as droves of children headed out to local shopping centers and malls around the country, and in Oskaloosa, Penn Central Mall played host to the jolly man from the North Pole. Santa […]

William Penn University Welcomes Dave Price for Leaders Speak Series

William Penn University will be hosting Dave Price on Tuesday, December 1 as its second guest in a prospective series of speakers, a lecture series called “Ideas and Inspiration in Iowa— Leaders Speak at William Penn University”. Dave Price will present at the Musco Technology Center on the Oskaloosa campus at 6:00 p.m. Dave Price […]

Seven in Double Figures in Win Against Crossroads

Oskaloosa–A tougher opponent entered Penn Gymnasium Saturday, but basically the same result was produced as the Statesmen men’s basketball team dominated Crossroads (Minn.) 123-75 in non-conference play. For the second night in a row, seven players surpassed the double-digit mark for William Penn (8-1), which has now won eight-straight contests. It is the fourth time […]

Rally Falls Short in Loss to Mount Mercy

Clinton–The William Penn women’s basketball team worked hard to get back into the game, but did not have enough in the tank to finish off the rally in a 69-63 non-conference loss to Mount Mercy as part of the Ashford Classic Saturday. Both sides struggled from the field with the Statesmen (3-4) being outshot 33.8%-32.9%. […]

Taylor scores 42 in men’s basketball overtime thriller

LINCOLN, NEB. — Junior forward Colby Taylor (Creston, Iowa) racked up a career-high 42 points Saturday but the Central College men’s basketball squad suffered its first loss in a shootout at Nebraska Wesleyan Saturday, 107-102 in overtime. Taylor’s 42 points are the most for a Dutch player since Scott Huisman scored 43 in 2003 against […]

Maxine Gray

Maxine Gray March 21, 1916 – November 27, 2015 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 99 Lois Maxine Johanna Anderson Gray was born March 21, 1916 on a farm south of Oskaloosa, to Richard Anderson and Bertha Vaner Anderson – a Swedish immigrant. She was a lifelong resident of Mahaska County. Maxine graduated from Oskaloosa High School […]

Knoxville Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Pointed Gun At Parents

At about 6:36 p.m. on November 27, 2015 Knoxville Police officers were called to the 2900 block W. Larson Street for the report of a 26-year-old man pointing a gun at his parents. The parents were able to get out of the house and call for police assistance. Knoxville Police officers assisted by Marion County […]


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