Archive for: March, 2016

Vietnam Vets Welcomed Home

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It’s common these days to see praise and a thank you to those who have served our country in the military. There was a time in our nation’s history, when those who were serving overseas, in particular Vietnam, were not welcomed home as heroes. Nationwide on Wednesday night, people came together to […]

Brown Takes A Thriller at Night One Frostbuster

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (March 30th, 2016) – With the unpredictability of mother nature many wondered if the Southern Iowa Speedway was going to open the Frostbuster Series. Mother Nature never dropped any liquid sunshine at the race track so racing was ran and there was excitement and wild races. The official car count […]

William Penn University to Hold Annual Awards Banquet

William Penn University will hold its annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 9 in the dining room of the Dana M. Atkins Memorial Union. Doors will open at 6:00 pm, with the presentation of the awards starting at 7:00 pm. A dessert buffet will be set up during the reception. Although the ceremony will not […]

Candidates Set For June Primary Vote

Mahaska County Courthouse

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Candidate filings closed on Wednesday afternoon at 5pm for the June 7th primary election. In Mahaska County, four candidates turned in paperwork for the office of county sheriff. Those candidates are: Doug McMillan Randy Poe Russell J. Van Renterghem Trevor J. Wells In addition, four candidates turned in signatures and paperwork for […]

Oskaloosa High School hires new football coach

Oskaloosa High School is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Jenkins as the new high school head football coach. Jake Jenkins brings strong experience to this position. Jenkins has been Oskaloosa High Schools defensive coordinator for the past 2 seasons and before that spent 5 seasons as an assistant coach at William Penn University. […]

Improvement Pushes Statesmen to Sixth at League Tourney Site

William Penn University Athletics

Kansas City, Mo.–If the William Penn men’s golf team’s improvement is any indication of what it may do in May, it could be a good conference showing for the Statesmen as they competed at the A.W. Tillinghast Intercollegiate hosted by Avila Monday and Tuesday. Competing at the same venue (Swope Memorial Golf Course) in which […]

WPU Collects Bronze Against Top Programs

William Penn University Athletics

Silvis, Ill.–The Statesmen women’s golf team stuck around with two of the top programs in the NAIA as it hosted the TPC Deere Run Invitational Monday and Tuesday. #20 William Penn placed third out of 15 teams with a two-day tally of 656 (327-329) at the par-72 TPC Deere Run Golf Course. Cumberlands (Ky.), ranked […]


Park Ridge, Ill. (March 28, 2016) – This morning, the American Egg Board (AEB) kicked off expanded support of the White House Easter Egg Roll by presenting First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama with the 39th annual Commemorative Egg. AEB Chairman Blair Van Zetten and President and CEO Anne L. Alonzo made the presentation […]

Cause Of Smoke At Abandoned Apartment Building Remains Under Investigation

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Oskaloosa firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from an abandoned apartment building, located at 610 North C Street in Oskaloosa, shortly after 10:15 p.m. on Monday evening. Firefighters broke open the apartment doors in search of what was causing the smoke, but quickly found that the fire had exhausted itself. […]

Fire Department Responds To Gas Leak

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Fire Department responded to the 1400 block of High Avenue West around 5:30 on Tuesday afternoon. Construction crews had struck a residential natural gas line, and gas was escaping into the atmosphere. The leak was quickly contained, and no one was injured.


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