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Statesmen Win First Team Title Since 2005

William Penn University Athletics

Pella–The William Penn men’s track and field program has improved leaps and bounds in the past few years, but on Saturday it finally snapped a lengthy title drought as the Statesmen came home champions of the Central Dutch Athletics Classic. WPU earned the men’s crown with 99 points, holding off NCAA Division II Truman (Mo.) […]

Statesmen Unable to Slow SAU in Second Half

William Penn Women's Athletics

Davenport–The William Penn women’s basketball team could not keep St. Ambrose from a huge second half in a 100-82 Midwest Collegiate Conference loss Saturday. In a tale of two halves, the Statesmen (9-12, 2-3 MCC) led 48-44 at halftime on 52.8% shooting, but were outscored 56-34 after the break (the Bees hit 63.6% in the […]

WPU Downed by SAU 95-85

William Penn University Athletics

Davenport–Four players had at least 18 points, but it was not enough for the Statesmen men’s basketball team in a 95-85 setback to St. Ambrose in Midwest Collegiate Conference play Saturday. William Penn (12-9, 1-4 MCC) made only 31.4% of its first-half shots and could not play well enough in the second half to rally […]

Central Track and Field hosts Dutch Athletics Classic

Central College

PELLA— A pair of injury-depleted Central College track and field rosters competed at their home invitational Saturday, with the men finishing sixth and the women taking fourth at the Dutch Athletics Classic. The men finished in sixth place out of 10 teams with 64 points. William Penn won the team championship with 99 points. The […]

Central finishes strong at Iowa Conference Duals

Central College

PELLA— After falling to Dubuque and Wartburg in the first two matches of the day, the Central College wrestling team finished the day on a high note with a 45-7 dual victory over Buena Vista at the Iowa Conference Duals Saturday in Waverly. The Dutch (6-3) came up just short in a 22-15 loss to […]

Coe tops Central men’s basketball team in OT

Central College

PELLA — The Central College men’s basketball team was outscored 19-12 in overtime, including 11-6 at the free throw line, in an 80-73 loss to Coe College Saturday. The Dutch (9-8 overall, 2-4 Iowa Conference) were able to force overtime despite an eight minute scoring drought in the second half. They led the Kohawks (11-6, […]

Coe holds off Central women’s basketball squad

Central College

PELLA —An 8-2 Coe College flurry to close the end of the first half dimmed Central College’s hopes for a women’s basketball upset and the Dutch were on the wrong end of a 62-52 final Saturday. After leading by six at the break Coe (12-5 overall, 5-1 Iowa Conference) stretched its lead out to as […]

Rozenboom Report (1/23/2015)

Ken Rozenboom (R) at his desk in the Iowa Senate Chambers.

This has been a short week at the Capitol due to the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday. My colleague Senator Brad Zaun took a moment Wednesday morning to commend our former State Senator and current US Senator Joni Ernst. Senator Ernst delivered the Republican response to the President’s State of the Union response, which […]


Oskaloosa Public Library

The Oskaloosa Public Library will be offering computer classes again this spring. A full schedule of classes through May is available at the library’s service desks or on the library’s website. From Computer Basics to Getting Started with Facebook, the library will offer a variety of computer classes each month. Classes are taught by library […]

Sheets Snapshot 1-22-2015

Rep. Larry Sheets (R) (photo by Don Hubbard)

Dear friends in District 80, thank you for the election win last November. First I want to express my deep sorrow in losing a fellow Representative who had earned my highest esteem and respect, Dwayne Alons. I miss him. The first week of Session was a parade of ceremonies. It began with the swearing in […]

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