Archive for: September, 2018

Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Home In Overnight Fire

Firefighters battled a house fire in the 800 block of High Avenue East overnight.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A motorist driving along A Avenue East at approximately 11:35 pm noticed heavy smoke, and notified Mahaska County 911 Dispatchers. Oskaloosa Fire, Oskaloosa Police Department, and Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Services searched nearby streets for the cause of the smoke. Oskaloosa Fire Captain Dan Hoy said that the ambulance crew found the […]

Big Play Leads to Award for Thomas

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Jonathan Thomas (Sr., Americus, Ga., Undecided) not only ripped the ball away for the winning touchdown, but also stole the weekly recognition as he was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Football Defensive Player of the Week Monday. Thomas claimed his first career accolade after helping William Penn to a come-from-behind win […]

Warne Wins Seventh Career Accolade

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Elise Warne (Sr., Melbourne, Australia, Exercise Science) posted the best tournament performance of her career and her efforts were more than good enough to earn Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week honors Monday. Warne collected her seventh career weekly honor (second of the year) by guiding the Statesmen […]

Cruz Wins First POW Honor

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Nashali Cruz (So., Bayamon, P.R., Biology) played an instrumental role in her team’s success last week and it was enough to be named Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Volleyball Co-Attacker of the Week Monday. Cruz earned her first career award by helping lead the Statesmen (12-5) to three wins in four […]

Elizabeth Hunt is MWC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

Grinnell College Athletics

Elizabeth Hunt ’21, a keeper from Birmingham, Ala. (Indian Springs School), has been named the Midwest Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week. Hunt recorded her first solo shutout of the season – and career –as the Pioneers blanked Simpson College 2-0. She recorded three saves in the contest and improved her goals against […]

Luhring named to volleyball all-tournament team at Ripon

Central Dutch Athletics

RIPON, WIS.— Outside hitter Landry Luhring (freshman, Grundy Center) became the second Central College freshman volleyball player to be an all-tournament team this season, receiving the honor at the Red Hawks Invitational hosted by Ripon College. In four matches, Luhring had 51 kills on 126 attempts to register a .253 hitting percentage. She compiled 58 […]

Oskaloosa 9th Grade Football Handles Norwalk

by Todd Miller The Oskaloosa Freshman went to Norwalk last Friday night and earned another win by beating the Warriors by a score of 47-13. The young Indians came out ready to play football as they scored on the first possession on a 9-yard pass from Will Schultz to David Nelson. To make the score […]


DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “A dry week of weather allowed farmers to get back into fields to make hay, chop silage and start […]


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

The Main Street Program of the Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group has held the Young Ambassador Contest for several years to raise funds to promote the Lighted Christmas Parade. The contest is fun for kids and parents all across Mahaska County. Main Street is seeking area boys and girls ages three through kindergarten to […]

AAUW Book Sale Set For October 4-6

The 48th Annual AAUW Book sale ends on Saturday.

It’s that time—time for the 53rd annual used book sale in Oskaloosa. This year’s sale will be October 4—6 in Center Court of Penn Central Mall. There is a new start time of 10 a.m. on Thursday this year, and the sale will proceed during open mall hours through 4 p.m. on Saturday. There will […]


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