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Letter To The Editor: Campaigning To Represent District 80

Jared Godby (I) for Iowa House District 80

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I’ve been campaigning to represent District 80 in the Iowa house for several months now and I would like to take a moment to write on the idea of representation. A representative, as the name […]

There is a proper way to dispose of leaf and yard waste within the city limits.

Fall means colorful leaves and the debris they leave behind.

There is a proper way to dispose of leaf and yard waste within the city limits. The City of Oskaloosa allows its residents to dump brush, limbs, and unbagged leaves at no cost at the “snow dump” facility located on the south side of Suffolk Road at the intersection of High Avenue West. It is […]

Voters Hear from Mahaska County Supervisor Candidates in Penn-Sponsored Forum for Election

Osky News

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) Voters in Mahaska County will hear from county supervisor candidates in a forum on October 28, 2014 at William Penn University. The forum will be held at 7 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center on campus. Three supervisor candidates are vying for two seats on the board. The candidates include incumbent Mark Doland, […]

William Penn Athletics News – October 21

William Penn University Athletics

Statesmen Tabbed for Silver Oskaloosa–Despite graduating a good deal of talent, the William Penn men’s bowling team is still figured to be a major player as the Midwest Collegiate Conference coaches’ poll was released today. The defending conference champion Statesmen are picked to place second in the seven-team league with 42 points and one first-place […]

E.B.F.H.S Marching Band Wins Championships!!

EBF State Marching Band 2014 (submitted photo)

On Saturday, Oct. 18th, the Eddyville-Blakesburg High School Marching Band placed 1st in class 2A at the Mid-Iowa Marching Band Championships in Ankeny for the 18th time in the last 20 years. EBF’s score of 65.6 was 11 points ahead of the nearest competitor. The band was also presented with the Outstanding Drumline and Color […]

Mahaska County YMCA Freaky 5k A Spooky Good Time

Mahaska County YMCA Freaky 5k 2014

Oskaloosa, Iowa – On Saturday, October 18, the Mahaska County YMCA and co-sponsors Clow Valve Company and Mahaska Health Partnership, hosted the 3rd annual Freaky 5k Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run at the Lacey Complex Stadium. With the Fun Run beginning at 8am and the 5k taking place at 9am, the stadium was filled with […]

Central trio earns weekly league honors

Central College

PELLA — Three Central College athletes were named Iowa Conference player of the week in their respective sports Monday. Central free safety Jacob Edleman (senior, Mechanicsville, North Cedar HS) was named the football defensive player of the week, soccer forward Aleksander Glavas (senior, Loves Park, Ill., Guilford HS) was named men’s soccer offensive player of […]

Statesmen Second in MCC Coaches’ Poll

Coach Henry of the Willaim Penn Men's Basketball program utilizes 2 GA's on the team currently.

Oskaloosa–The league’s head men gave a lot of respect to the William Penn men’s basketball team, but also offered up plenty to last year’s regular season champion as the Midwest Collegiate Conference preseason coaches’ poll was released today. William Penn was 24-10 (9-3 MCC) last year, winning the MCC Tournament crown and advancing to the […]

William Penn Athletics News–October 20‏

William Penn University Athletics

Fifth Place Expected of William Penn Women Oskaloosa–In a deep league race, the Statesmen women’s basketball team is slated to finish fifth as the Midwest Collegiate Conference preseason coaches’ poll was released today. William Penn (12-18, 3-9 MCC) picked up 26 points to take the fifth spot in the seven-team league. The MCC’s coaches have […]


Oskaloosa Main Street

Thirteen Communities Selected for Project Award October 15, 2014 (Des Moines, Iowa) — The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) awarded Oskaloosa Main Street a $75,000 grant for the Iowa Building. Twelve other Main Street Iowa communities also received grants. The grants will benefit local improvement projects such as façade upgrades and restoration, upper floor rehabilitation, […]

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