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Oskaloosa PD Seeks Info In Abduction Case

Oskaloosa Police Department Squad

An Oskaloosa Police Department Press Release On December 15, 2014 at approximately 9:10 p.m. the Oskaloosa Police Department was contacted by a 30 year old female advising that she had been abducted by gunpoint by two male subjects. The victim advised she was standing at the intersection of North E and B Ave West at […]

Free Throws Halt Statesmen Vs. #9 Bruins

William Penn University Athletics

Bellevue, Neb.–The William Penn men’s basketball gave the #9 team in the land quite a fight, but the Statesmen could not pull off the road upset in a 102-90 non-conference loss to Bellevue Saturday. #21 WPU (11-5) was down only two points with 5:23 remaining. Unfortunately, the Bruins closed out the game strong to move […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Announces December Holiday Hours

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– Mahaska Health Partnership Clinics announce their holiday hours as follows: Behavioral Health Services, Home Health, Hospice Services and Public Health will be open until Noon on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. All of these services will be closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25, but will open again for normal hours on Friday, Dec. 26. The […]

James “Jim” Sandholdt

James M. Sandholdt

James “Jim” Sandholdt October 29, 1935 – December 13, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 79 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran James M. Sandholdt, 79, of Oskaloosa, died Saturday, December 13, 2014, at Unity Point Health Systems in Des Moines. He was born October 29, 1935, at Savanna, Illinois, the son of Bert […]

Cold shooting plagues Central men’s basketball team

Central College

DAVENPORT — After building a four-game winning streak by shooting more than 40 percent from beyond the arc, the Central College men’s basketball team could not find the shooting touch it had in recent weeks in a 73-46 loss to Mt. Mercy Saturday. Despite the poor offensive numbers, the Dutch (6-2) found themselves trailing the […]

Central women’s basketball team falls to Augustana

Central College

PELLA — The Central College women’s basketball team played tough defense, but struggled offensively in a 58-55 loss to Augustana (Ill.) Saturday. The Dutch (6-2) continued to fight until the final buzzer, despite trailing by seven with 29 seconds left. A 3-pointer by guard Kaitlin Stump (junior, Lancaster, Mo., Schuyler R-1 HS) trimmed the Augustana […]

Central men’s basketball team scores comeback victory

Central College

DAVENPORT — The Central College men’s basketball team trailed by double digits in the first half, but came back to take the lead in the second half and held on late in an 86-84 win at St. Ambrose Friday. The Dutch (6-1) led the Bees (8-3) by just one with 19 seconds left before forward […]

OskyBots Host Their First-Ever Regional Scrimmage

The OskyBots FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team consists of youth in 4th-6th grade.

The OskyBots FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team consists of youth in 4th-6th grade. Team members have been meeting since early September to learn about LEGO Mindstorms robotics, teamwork, gracious professionalism, and how to complete their challenge. This year’s FLL challenge is “World Class” and the members had to figure out how people learn, about different […]

Mahaska County Board of Supervisors


Agenda Notice The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA. · Approve agenda · Approve minutes December 1st · Sanitarian Report · Conservation Report · MCARD Report · Payroll County […]

Arthur “Art” Dykstra Sr.

Arthur Dean Dykstra, Sr.

Arthur “Art” Dykstra Sr. May 1, 1936 – December 11, 2014 Eddyville, Iowa | Age 78 Arthur Dean Dykstra, Sr., 78, of Eddyville, died Thursday, December 11, 2014, at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa. Art was born May 1, 1936, in Oskaloosa, the son of Alva and Nellie Fern Denburger Dykstra. On April 6, […]

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