Archive for: September, 2016

Ronald Pettit

Ronald Pettit August 8, 1933 – September 29, 2016 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 83 Ronald Pettit, 83, of Oskaloosa, died Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Ron was born August 8, 1933, in Wapello, County the son of Royce A. and Enid Irene Bradshaw Pettit. Ron graduated from Agency […]

Oskaloosa Area Chamber finds a new home!

After 60+ years at 124 North Market Street, the Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group will be moving to a new location. Effective Monday, October 3, 2016, making the move to 222 1st Avenue East in Oskaloosa will be the Chamber, Oskaloosa Main Street, Mahaska County Agricultural & Rural Development, Mahaska FutureView and Mahaska Community […]

Sondra Bottenfield presents a check to MCRF from the Oskaloosa Women’s Club.

The Women’s Club recently disbanded but Sondra Bottenfield of Oskaloosa was happy to distribute the funds to several organizations across Oskaloosa to continue the goal of the club, “enrich the community in literature, music, history, and any social improvements that were needed in Oskaloosa.” The community trail was the area of concentration for the $750 […]

MHP’s Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Scheduled for Oct. 1

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Public Health is continuing its annual “Drive-Thru Flu Clinic” on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 7 am to Noon on the MHP campus, entrance #1. “All people have to do is drive under the teal awning off C Avenue East, and we will be waiting to provide their flu vaccine,” […]


DES MOINES—The State Library of Iowa has announced that the Oskaloosa Public has met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards Sixth Edition.” Achieving accreditation requires a significant, ongoing local commitment to high quality library services. The Oskaloosa Public has been recognized for its efforts in all […]

C1st has been awarded a 2016 “Top Workplaces” honor!

Community 1st Credit Union has been awarded a 2016 “Top Workplaces” honor by The Des Moines Register. The newspaper recognizes 150 Iowa companies and organizations annually. The employer honor is based on results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a research firm specializing in organizational health and workplace environment. Community 1st Credit […]

A Swashbuckling Adventure at The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told

OSKALOOSA, IA — “Pirates of the Caribbean” meets “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” with a splash of “Monty Python” and even some “Mad Libs” tossed into the mix – The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told is a swashbuckling musical adventure for the whole family! The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told comes to the George Daily […]

E.B.F.H.S Marching Band Wins at Pella

The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Marching Band had a great day in Pella Saturday as they outscored a total of 10 other bands at the Marching Dutch Invitational. The band placed 1st in class 2A with a score of 66.4 seven points ahead of the closest 2A band. EBF also won the Outstanding Color Guard Award. […]

Statesmen Fall in Upset Bid of Rivals

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s soccer team got the better of Grand View on the road last year, but the squad could not replicate that performance Wednesday in a 3-1 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss. The Statesmen (4-5-1, 1-3 Heart) had the same number of shots (15) as the 12th-ranked Vikings (7-1-1, 3-0-1 Heart), but […]

Parra’s Goal Helps WPU Draw with GVU

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Camila Parra (Jr., Brisbane, Australia, Exercise Science) put away the equalizer in the second half as the William Penn women’s soccer team tied rival Grand View 1-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Wednesday. In the second draw in the last three years, the Statesmen (3-5-1, 1-2-1 Heart) matched the Vikings (6-3-1, 2-1-1 Heart) […]


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