Archive for: January, 2016

Oskaloosa Elementary Taste Testing Kickoff!

On January 28, 2016, Oskaloosa Elementary School held their first-ever produce taste testing event! Program director Julie Miller secured funding for taste-testing through a Team Nutrition grant as well as a grant from the Chef Ann Foundation. Students taste tested jicama & cherry tomatoes. Once tasted, then the students voted on whether the produce was […]

Alexander Breaks School Record to Lead WPU at Central

William Penn University Athletics

Pella–Tarah Alexander (Sr., Cedar, Iowa, Physical Education) darted past the competition en route to breaking a record that has stood for nearly 30 years as she and the rest of her William Penn indoor track and field teammates competed at the Central Dutch Athletics Classic Saturday. The men were second out of 11 teams with […]

Statesmen Cruise After Halftime for Season Sweep of PSC

William Penn University Athletics

Peru, Neb.–The offense may have finally received the jumpstart it has desperately needed as the William Penn women’s basketball team defeated Peru State 78-51 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. Ahead just 41-35 at the break, the Statesmen (10-11, 7-7 Heart) dominated the second stanza on both ends to finish the season sweep […]

William Penn Falls in Top-25 Matchup

William Penn University Athletics

Peru, Neb.–It will now come down to which program has the best eight-game stretch as the Statesmen men’s basketball team was knocked off by #21 Peru State 91-76 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. #6 WPU (18-4, 11-3 Heart) greatly improved in the second period, but could not overcome a 16-point halftime deficit […]

WPU Tallies 1-2 Record at Heart Duals

William Penn University Athletics

Lamoni–The Statesmen wrestling program met its final three league opponents as it competed at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Duals Saturday. William Penn (3-5) opened the day by defeating Benedictine 25-24, but then the squad fell to #5 Missouri Valley 43-6 in the semifinals and #18 Baker (Kan.) 28-19 in the consolation round. WPU […]

Central track and field men win crown, women third at Dutch Athletics Classic

PELLA — The Central College track and field teams excelled on their home track Saturday at the Dutch Athletics Classic, with the men’s squad winning the crown and the women’s team taking third. In the 11-team field, the Dutch men finished on top with 131 points, and carried a 35-point margin over second place William […]

Central rolls to men’s basketball win

PELLA — The Central College men’s basketball squad led wire to wire Saturday, taking down Coe in emphatic fashion, 84-63. The Dutch (13-6, 4-4 Iowa Conference) outscored Coe (7-12, 2-6 conference) 38-28 in the first half and followed that up with a 46-35 advantage in the final period. “We played 40 minutes of basketball today,” […]

Comeback falls short for Dutch women’s basketball squad

PELLA — The Central College women’s basketball team erased a 20-point deficit Saturday against Coe, but could not complete the comeback, falling 66-61 to the Kohawks. The Dutch (4-15, 1-7 Iowa Conference) found themselves down 22-2 to Coe (13-6, 4-4 conference) with 3:25 to play in the first quarter. The Kohawks opened the game 7-for-8 […]

Rozenboom Report (1/29/2016)

The legislature made some progress this week on PK-12 education funding. On Tuesday, the House passed a bill that provides a 2% funding increase in Supplemental State Aid (SSA) and categorical funding for Fiscal Year 2017. On Wednesday, Senate Democrats rejected that legislation, demanding a 4% increase for PK-12. That means the matter now goes […]

Oskaloosa City Council Agenda

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda February 1, 2016  Call to Order and Roll Call – 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Pastor Bruce Wittern, Central United Methodist Church 2. Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States […]


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