Archive for: February, 2016

Jenna Marie Norris

Jenna Marie Norris March 22, 1992 – February 28, 2016 Montezuma, Iowa | Age 23 Jenna Norris, 23 of Montezuma passed away suddenly Sunday morning, February 28, 2016 at the Grinnell Regional Medical Center in Grinnell. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 am Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Community Hope Church in Montezuma. Visitation […]

Glen Coplen

Glen Coplen February 6, 1934 – February 28, 2016 Oskaloosa (rural Eddyville), Iowa | Age 82 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Marvin “Glen” Coplen, 82, of Oskaloosa and formerly of rural Eddyville, died Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. He was born February 6, 1934, at […]

Henry Wass

Henry Wass December 10, 1919 – February 28, 2016 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 96 Henry Wass, 96, of Oskaloosa, died Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa. Henry was born on December 10,1919 to Thelma and Gerald Wass in Winterport, Maine. Henry, a Quaker, left Maine in 1948 to attend William […]

Cleta Catherine Pitts

Cleta Catherine Pitts November 24, 1926 – February 28, 2016 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 89 Cleta Pitts, 89, of Oskaloosa, passed away early Sunday morning, February 28, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Cleta Catherine Langenfeld Pitts was born November 24, 1926 in Westphalia, Iowa to George and Anna Schmitz Langenfeld. Cleta […]

Community leaders hear project concerns from residents

Committees formed to pass, defeat LOST Oskaloosa- Citizens and community leaders came together Saturday morning for Eggs and Issues. However, unlike normal sessions that focus on state issues with local state legislators, Saturday’s session of Eggs and Issues focused on local issues. Mark Willett, spokesperson for One Mahaska, Aaron Riggs and Andrew Jensen, spokespersons for […]

Roundtree is NOY, Four Others Also Honored

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A school-record five members of the co-champion Statesmen men’s basketball team were picked for postseason accolades as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference men’s basketball teams were announced by the league office Sunday. Steven Roundtree (Sr., Jacksonville, Fla., Physical Education) and Brady Burford (Sr., Chicago, Ill., Physical Education) earned first-team recognition, while Dondre Alexander (Jr., […]

Phillips, Nwagbaraocha Receive All-Heart Laurels

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Alyssa Phillips (Jr., Gurnee, Ill., Communications) and Vashti Nwagbaraocha (Fr., Milwaukee, Wis., Exercise Science) produced hardware-winning regular seasons as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference women’s basketball teams were announced by the league office Sunday. Phillips was a member of the 10-person first team, while Nwagbaraocha was one of 16 players to collect an honorable […]

Four Dutch wrestlers advance to national meet

DUBUQUE — It was another step forward for the Central College wrestling program Sunday at the NCAA Division III Central Regional as the Dutch qualified four wrestlers for the NCAA Division III Championships. Central continued its steak of sending wrestlers to the national meet, it’s the sixth season the Dutch have accomplished that feat. What […]

Statesmen Collect Title #9 in 92-66 Senior Day Victory

Oskaloosa–The tears were shed during halftime of the women’s game, so once the William Penn men’s basketball team stepped onto the hardwood an hour later against Baker (Kan.), it was all business as the Statesmen won 92-66 to claim a share of the Heart of America Athletic Conference title Saturday. William Penn’s championship is its […]

William Penn Falls on Senior Day

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s basketball team was better than its foe in the second half, but could not mount enough of a comeback on Senior Day in a 78-61 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss to Baker (Kan.) Saturday. The loss drops William Penn (13-16, 10-12 Heart) into the #7 seed for next week’s Heart Tournament. […]


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