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Lucille Marie Watson

Lucille Marie Watson

Lucille Marie Watson December 2, 1912 – May 26, 2015 Montezuma, Iowa | Age 102 Lucille Watson, 102 of Montezuma, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday morning, May 26, 2015 at her home in Montezuma. Lucille Marie Watson, the daughter of Eli and Martha Jane (Quaintance) Bryan, was born on December 2, […]

Gov. Terry Branstad orders flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in honor of Officer Kerrie Orozco

State of Iowa Seal

Omaha Police Officer and Iowa resident killed in the line of duty Wednesday in Omaha, Neb. (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff Tuesday, May 26, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in honor of Omaha, Neb., Police Officer Kerrie Orozco, 29, who was […]

Edna Pearl Ferguson

Bob Wells

Edna Pearl Ferguson April 5, 1925 – May 25, 2015 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 90 Edna Ferguson, 90, of Oskaloosa, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa. As was her wish, her body has been cremated and burial of her ashes will be held privately at Conner Cemetery near Sigourney. Garland-Van […]

Gregory Alan Williams

Gregory Alan Williams

Gregory Alan Williams November 18, 1964 – May 23, 2015 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 50 Gregory Alan Williams, 50, of Oskaloosa died Saturday, May 23, 2015, doing what loved, boating at Lake Rathbun. Gregory Alan was born November 18, 1964, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Richard and Barbara Langford Williams. Greg was baptized […]

Highest Ranking Ever for Statesmen at #12

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Thanks to a tremendous outing at last week’s national tournament, the William Penn women’s golf program vaulted all the way up to #12 in the NAIA’s postseason top-25 poll Friday. The Statesmen, who placed 12th at nationals, received 293 points to claim their highest-ranking ever; their previous best was #16 in last year’s postseason poll. […]

Seddon Takes 4th, McCastle 7th to Highlight Nationals Trip

William Penn University Athletics

Gulf Shores, Ala.–Thanks to a pair of All-America finishes, the William Penn track and field teams turned a tough start into a terrific outing at the NAIA National Championships Friday. After two Statesmen qualifiers were unable to get on the podium, Derek Seddon (So., Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) and Cornelius McCastle (So., McKinney, Texas, Industrial […]

Simmons, Edwards Honored as Scholar-Athletes

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Alora Simmons (Jr., Newton, Iowa, Elementary Education) and Alex Edwards (Sr., Knoxville, Iowa, Elementary Education) were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2014-2015 Daktronics-NAIA Track and Field Scholar-Athletes Friday. Simmons owned a 3.76 Grade Point Average entering this spring, while Edwards had a 3.54 GPA. They were among a list […]

Scholar-Athlete Recognition to Swink

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Jeremy Swink (Sr., Burlington, Iowa, Physical Education) was honored for his excellence in the classroom as he was named a 2014-2015 Daktronics-NAIA Men’s Golf Scholar-Athlete Thursday. Swink, who owned a 3.62 Grade Point Average, was among a list of 165 men’s golfers from within the NAIA to be awarded the laurel. The honor is the […]

Katherine “Kay” J. Boot

Katherine "Kay" J. Boot

Katherine “Kay” J. Boot June 14, 1930 – May 21, 2015 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 84 Kay Boot, 84, of Oskaloosa passed away Thursday morning, May 21, 2015, at the Northern Mahaska Nursing and Rehab Center in Oskaloosa. Katherine Julia Boot, daughter of Peter and Alice (Boersma) Link, was born, June 14, 1930, in Paterson, […]

Branding Committee Clarifies Bandstand Position

Oskaloosa Bandstand

The “Simply Brilliant” Oskaloosa rebranding project continues to move forward with community improvements, while the Brand Leadership Team (BLT) clarifies that the downtown revitalization efforts will not include moving the bandstand. The Oskaloosa BLT has spent several months evaluating the recommendations for rebranding the City of Oskaloosa, as presented by Roger Brooks International, Inc. The […]

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