Archive for: August, 2018

Leroy James Peterson

Leroy James Peterson July 17, 1934 – August 30, 2018 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 84 Leroy James Peterson, 84, of Oskaloosa passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Mahaska Healthcare Partnership. Leroy James Peterson, son of Edward and May (Rudd) Peterson, was born July 17, 1934 in Minneapolis, MN. After graduating high school in Minneapolis […]

Early goals overpower Central men in soccer defeat

Central Dutch Athletics

PLATTEVILLE, WIS.— A rapid start by the Pioneers from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville created a mountain the Central College men’s soccer team couldn’t climb in a 3-0 loss Friday afternoon. It was the season opener for both programs as the Dutch fall to 0-1 on the season. Pioneer striker Logan Rinderknecht put three goals into […]

WPU Announces Recipients of Statesmen Awards

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University enjoyed celebrating once more the accomplishments of the 2017-2018 school year as it held the First Annual Statesmen Awards for Athletics and Student Life last Sunday. Over 30 awards were given out at the event, including: ATHLETIC AWARDS Record-Breaking Performance of the Year–Zachary Chegwidden (Men’s Golf) Upset of the Year–Football win over […]

Exchange for Entrepreneurs Host Business Presentation

OSKALOOSA – AJ Gevock, Director of the Regional Entrepreneurship Center (REC) at Indian Hills, will be guest presenter at the Exchange for Entrepreneurs Coffee & Conversation September 7 at Smokey Row. Individuals who have business startup questions, venture ideas, or those are wondering about area resources and opportunities are invited to this free presentation which […]

Artrageous Paints the George Daily Auditorium Stage

An audience favorite, Artrageous kicks off the new professional season at the George Daily Auditorium on Wednesday, September 12 at 7 p.m.!

OSKALOOSA, IA — An audience favorite, Artrageous kicks off the new professional season at the George Daily Auditorium on Wednesday, September 12 at 7 p.m.! Bubble wrap, black lights, live music, dance, art, and paint splattered everywhere – Artrageous is off the hook! Imagine an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. […]

PC Proves Too Much For Rockets

by Coach Gladys Genskow We are off to a slow start this season with the inconsistent play. There were some positive moments with some key hits and blocks that kept us in the 2nd set. PC ran a quicker offense that kept us from being successful along with tough serving. We are still struggling to […]

Statesmen Earn Bronze Status in NAIA’s COC Program

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University is again a Champion of Character as the NAIA announced its 2017-2018 list of Five-Star institutions. William Penn is one of 171 institutions that were recognized by the NAIA. The Statesmen earned Bronze status–one of 35 to do so–while 12 schools posted perfect scores of 100 points. A total of 13 Heart […]

Robert Ross Stevens

Robert Ross Stevens June 5, 1930 – August 29, 2018 Silver Spring, Maryland | Age 88 Robert Ross Stevens, 88, of Silver Spring, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 following a bravely fought illness. Robert, affectionately known as “Bob,” or “Uncle Bob” to his family, was born June 5, 1930, in Oskaloosa, […]

Oskaloosa Mayor Signs YMCA Appreciation Month

From left to right, Sitting; Debbie Guild, Vice President, David Krutzfeldt, Mayor, Tory Schrock, President. 1st Standing Row Joe Ryan, Treasurer, Ed Butler, Katie Netland, Madonna Bowie, Past President, Billy Blake, Eric Christensen, CEO; 2nd Standing Row: Matt Blanco, Jim Blomgren, Secretary (submitted photo)

YMCA PROCLAMATION Designating the month of September 2018 as “YMCA Appreciation Month” in Oskaloosa, Iowa. WHEREAS, the YMCA is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility WHEREAS, the Mahaska County YMCA in Oskaloosa, Iowa serves our residents with the help of 200 […]

Dutch kicker Alberts on preseason watch list

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA— Central College football kicker Jon Alberts (junior, Huntley, Ill.) was one of 34 kickers nationwide named to the Fred Mitchell Award Kick-Off Watch List Monday afternoon. Kickers from all non-Division I FBS schools are eligible for the award based on athletic performance and community service. This year’s list includes nine kickers from Division III […]


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