Archive for: November, 2017

Early Childhood Development Center Focus Of Government Meetings

Oskaloosa School Board members gathered this past week to begin discussing options for a 28E agreement with the city of Oskaloosa for an early childhood development center.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Last year, the voters in Oskaloosa said they wanted seventy-five percent of the local option sales tax money to go to an early childhood development and recreation center. The remaining 25% is used to maintain the roads in Oskaloosa. Last month, the city of Oskaloosa held a work session that would help […]

Dr. Kym Life named MHP MVP for 2017

Dr. Kymberly Life was named the 2017 MHP MVP (Most Valuable Provider) at Mahaska Health Partnership’s annual Provider Appreciation Dinner. She is presented this “Golden Stethoscope” award by MHP Chief Medical Officer Tim Breon.

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership has named Emergency Services Physician Kym Life, DO, the 2017 MHP MVP (Most Valuable Provider) at the 11th Annual Provider Appreciation Dinner. Each year the MVP Provider Award recipient is selected based on several factors, including patient care, employee relations, leadership and hospital engagement. This year, the Medical Staff […]

Statesmen Take Down Mount Mercy in Heart Opener

Terrell Thompson puts down two of his team leading 24 points for the Statesmen against Mount Mercy.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team overcame a sluggish start with a stout second half as it defeated Mount Mercy 92-80 in its Heart of America Athletic Conference opener Wednesday. #3 WPU (11-0, 1-0 Heart) won its 32nd-straight game at home and is closing in on the best start in school history […]

William Penn Opens League Action with 63-41 Win Over Mustangs

William Penn's Sham Troupe in action Wednesday night against Mount Mercy.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–If the Statesmen women’s basketball team can maintain its level of defensive success, it will be in contention every night in the Heart of America Athletic Conference as witnessed by Wednesday’s 63-41 league-opening win over Mount Mercy Mustangs. WPU (7-3, 1-0 Heart), which is off to its best 10-game start since 1992-1993 […]

William Penn and KMZN/KMYQ to Partner for Basketball Broadcasts

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce that the University has entered into an agreement with KMZN/KMYQ to broadcast radio coverage of all the men’s and women’s basketball Heart of America Athletic Conference games this winter. Beginning with tonight’s home doubleheader against Mount Mercy (5:30 & 7:30 tipoffs), KMZN […]

Oskaloosa Boys Basketball Opens Season With A Win On The Road

Fairfield, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians boys basketball team kicked off the 2017-18 season on the road in Fairfield Tuesday night. The Indians struggled in the first quarter, going down 9-12 to the Trojans. In the second quarter, the Indians picked up the pace and outscored the Trojans 22-14 for a halftime score of 31-26. […]

Girls Varsity Falls To Fairfield

Fairfield, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Girls Varsity team battled a tough Fairfield team Tuesday night, but couldn’t overcome the homecourt advantage. Oskaloosa, 0-2 on the season is working on rebuilding their program and was lead in scoring Tuesday night by sophomore Mary Nelson, who posted 11 points and three rebounds in the effort. She was […]

Maxine Louise Dugger

Maxine Louise Dugger March 4, 1928 – November 27, 2017 What Cheer, Iowa | Age 89 Maxine Dugger, 89, of What Cheer, died Monday, November 27, 2017 at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney. Maxine Louise Dugger was born March 4, 1928 in What Cheer, Iowa, the daughter of Walter Rayburn Fuller and Margaret […]

Big Brothers and Big Sisters Of Mahaska County Officially Underway

Robbyn Duchow cuts the ribbon officially opening the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Mahaska County.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Things are gearing up for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Mahaska County at their office inside of the Mahaska County YMCA. Robbyn Duchow was hired to lead the effort, and she opened the door to her office on October 31st, to begin the training needed to help make the program […]

Young Ambassadors Winners Announced

2017 Young Ambassador Princess Kaci Rogers (left) with Prince Kaden Linder (right).

Main Street Young Ambassador Contest winners were announced in a gala event at the Penn Central Mall evening. All participants’ ages three through kindergarten of the Young Ambassadors Contest were introduced by Master of Ceremonies, Miranda Keeler. Music was provided by Bob Ballard of Spinners DJ. Local merchants sponsored the children’s canisters. Money placed in […]


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