Archive for: June, 2017

Douglas Edward Kipple

Douglas Edward Kipple March 16, 1956 – June 30, 2017 University Park, Iowa | Age 61 Douglas Edward Kipple, 61, of University Park, died Friday, June 30, 2017, at his home in University Park. He was born Thursday, March 16, 1956, in Hanover, Pennsylvania, the son of Alton William and Effie Elizabeth Zartman Kipple. Doug […]

Jil Veldhuizen

Jil Veldhuizen November 9, 1959 – June 29, 2017 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 57 Jil Veldhuizen, 57, of Oskaloosa, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017, at her home in rural Oskaloosa. She was born November 9, 1959, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the daughter of Carlos “Carlie” and Peggy Jean Shifflett Converse. Jil graduated from Oskaloosa High […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Hernias

MAHASKA COUNTY – A hernia is a common health condition often requiring surgery. MHP General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, explains the causes and what to look for. According to Dr. Riggs, a hernia occurs when an organ or fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a muscle or connective tissue. “There are different […]


Oskaloosa Lions Club will conduct a KidSight vision screening during the Southern Iowa Fair July 22. KidSight screenings are free. The Oskaloosa Lions Club does this public screening following the diaper derby and decorated diaper contests at the Southern Iowa Fair each year, along with additional screenings at day cares and preschools around Mahaska County. […]

SCRAA Meeting Happens Without Mahaska County Rep

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There has been plenty of discussion about the new regional airport with politicians around the county, but at the quarterly board meeting, it was business as usual. The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors voted last week to remove the county from a 28E agreement with the cities of Pella and Oskaloosa to […]

Are Fireworks Legal To Detonate In Oskaloosa

An Oskaloosa Fire Department Press Release As the July 4th holiday approaches, the Oskaloosa Fire Department and Oskaloosa Police Department would like to remind the public of some general rules and safety guidelines regarding the use and discharge of Consumer Grade Class I and Class II fireworks. What are Class I and II fireworks? Attached […]

Vera Mae Rogers

Vera Mae Rogers May 24, 1936 – June 27, 2017 Montezuma, Iowa | Age 81 Vera Rogers, 81 of Montezuma passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City surrounded by her family. Vera Mae Rogers, the daughter of Edward and Mildred (Oepping) Windman, was born on May 24, […]

Pierson Promoted to Head Women’s Golf Coach

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce that Chris Pierson has been hired as Head Women’s Golf Coach. Pierson replaces Rule who was recently hired as William Penn’s Athletics Director. He advances within the program, after serving as Associate Head Coach the past two seasons. “Chris and his staff have spent […]

Oskaloosa Runs Winning Streak to Nine Before Two Losses

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team is beginning to warm up as it enters its final games of the regular season. Oskaloosa (22-9, 10-8 LHC) opened the week by easily defeating three foes at the Indian Classic two Saturdays ago. OHS beat Bondurant-Farrar 11-3, Creston 16-3 (four innings), and PCM 13-3 (five innings). […]

Perfect League Week for Indians

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team took care of its rivals as it remained in contention for a Little Hawkeye Conference title. Oskaloosa (17-8, 12-4 LHC) opened the week with a 7-3 win over Dallas Center-Grimes Monday. The squad then dropped its lone contest, falling 11-9 to non-conference foe Knoxville Tuesday. On Wednesday, […]


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