Archive for: July, 2017

Seniors lead Central women’s track team in classroom

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA— The entire Central College women’s track and field team was honored for its performance in the classroom, but three May graduates served as the catalyst by earning spots on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team. In order to qualify for the team award, the GPA of the team’s […]

Academic track team features three Dutch men

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA— The Central College men’s track and field program had three individuals named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team. Will Daniels (freshman, Geneseo, Ill.), Mark Fairley (junior, Dubuque) and Ryan Kruse (junior, St. Clair, Minn.) earned the distinction, Fairley and Kruse were also recipients in 2016. Daniels was […]

Radio System Discussion Waiting On Answer From Supervisors

Oskaloosa, Iowa – For nearly three years, emergency personnel from around the county have been talking about the troubles they are facing in communicating not only with each other during emergency situations, but with the communications center itself. Those discussions heated up when the Mahaska County Secondary Roads Engineer spoke about the difficulties they were […]

Rollin’ Oldies Attracts Several New Faces

Oskaloosa, Iowa – For nearly three decades, the Rollin’ Oldies Car Club has hosted a car show on the square in Oskaloosa the last weekend of July. The sound of big blocks and whine of superchargers can be found shaking the pavement at your local car shows, just like the annual Rollin’ Oldies show. Jerry […]

Stuff The Bus Helps Fill Operation Backpack Needs

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The cars started streaming into the parking lot just North of Hy-Vee on Friday morning around 11 am. Cars with boxes of school supplies were unloaded and filled up an Oskaloosa School District bus. Amy Meyer, Mahaska County United Way Director, explains that the ‘Stuff the Bus’ program continues to grow year […]

Linda Lou Harden

Linda Lou Harden October 7, 1938 – July 28, 2017 New Sharon, Iowa | Age 78 Linda Harden, 78 of New Sharon, passed away peacefully Friday evening, July 28, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City. Linda Lou Harden, the daughter of Harold and Lucille (Johnson) Scheuermann, was born on […]

Robert L. Hammes

Robert L. Hammes September 20, 1928 – July 29, 2017 Delta, Iowa | Age 88 Robert L. Hammes, 88, of rural Delta, died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. He was born September 20, 1928, in the Clear Creek Township of Keokuk County, the son of C.P. and […]

Osky Challenge Brings High Stakes Racing Action Back To Town

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The dust has just settled from last year’s unofficial opening to the Knoxville Nationals–the Osky Front Row Challenge. The ‘One Night Stand for 20 Grand’ has, in more than 2 decades of racing, turned into one of those dates racers circle on their calendar to be at. This year, that dash for […]

Terry McCarl Doubles His Fun at Knoxville!

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 29, 2017) – Terry McCarl swept the night in both the 410 sprint car class and with the Lucas Oil ASCS 360 Series Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway on Weiler Night. It was the fourth time that the National Sprint Car Hall of Famer from Altoona, Iowa has pulled […]

Ryan Preece Scores First Career Victory at Iowa Speedway

Former NASCAR Next driver wins in overtime NEWTON, Iowa (July 29, 2017) – Ryan Preece bet on himself and won at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Sure, the 26-year-old driver didn’t win the race at Loudon, NH but he made a loud statement that he deserved a good ride in NASCAR. In Preece’s first start with […]


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