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Oskaloosa To Host Xcel State Meet

Transform Academy

Over 400 young gymnasts and their families will be visiting Oskaloosa this weekend for the Xcel State Meet. The Competition will take place at Oskaloosa Elementary School. Sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27. Admission for families, friends, and gymnastics fans will be $8 for adults, $5 for […]

Loebsack Announces More Than $2.4 Million for Water and Waste Disposal Project in Barnes City

Congressman Dave Loebsack

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that Barnes City will receive a $835,000 loan and a $1,599,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Water and Waste Disposal Project. “Investments in infrastructure, particularly in the state’s rural areas, are key to rebuilding Iowa’s economy,” said Loebsack. “I am pleased that Barnes City is […]

Rex Ralph Goodman

Rex Ralph Goodman

Rex Ralph Goodman August 16, 1922 – April 20, 2014 Rose Hill, Iowa | Age 91 years, 8 months, and 4 days Rex Goodman, 91 years, 8 months, and 4 days, of Rose Hill, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Easter, Sunday, April 20, 2014, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. […]

Barnstormers Seal Victory Against KISS

The Iowa Barnstormers defeated the LA KISS Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. (photo by Ginger Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

Iowa Sweeps HOF Game from Los Angeles Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (3-2) go undefeated on their home turf with a steep defeat against the now 2-3 Los Angeles KISS. With the intensity high at Wells Fargo Arena, the Iowa Barnstormers hit the field looking for a victory in the 2014 HYDRIVE AFL […]

More Offensive Struggles Against Another Top-Ten Squad

William Penn Women's Athletics

Bourbonnais, Ill.–The Statesmen softball team was stymied for the second day in a row in being swept by #7 Olivet Nazarene in non-conference action Saturday. William Penn (26-17) fell by scores of 2-0 and 5-1. Jennifer Whitehead (Sr., Oskaloosa, Iowa, Biology) was a Tiger killer for most of the game, striking out six without a […]

Rushing, Dutch complete four-game series sweep

Central College

PELLA—Senior Robbie Rushing (West Des Moines, Valley HS) picked up the victory on the mound in Saturday’s opener before going 4-for-5 at the plate in the series finale, leading the Central College baseball team to 4-2, 13-5 wins over Coe College for the four-game sweep. The Dutch (20-11 overall, 12-8 conference) are fourth in the […]

25 hits only good enough for Central softball split

Central College

PELLA — Not even 25 hits were enough for the Central College softball team to pull off an Iowa Conference doubleheader sweep of Simpson College Saturday. Instead the No. 12 Dutch (27-7 overall, 7-3 conference) were left just inches away, dropping a 2-1 decision after rolling to an 11-3, six-inning victory in the opener. The […]

Statesmen Fall Short Twice Against #10 Saint Xavier

William Penn Women's Athletics

Chicago, Ill.–Two spectacular pitching performances could not fix a tough day at the plate as the William Penn softball team fell twice to #10 Saint Xavier in non-conference action Friday. The Statesmen (26-15) fell 1-0 (ten innings) and 2-0. The visitors were limited to only three hits in the opener, including just one in the […]

Dutch manufacture baseball sweep

Central College

PELLA—The Central College baseball team manufactured a pair of one-run victories for a 2-1, 5-4 sweep of Iowa Conference foe Coe College, separating itself as one of the top four teams in the league standings. Starting pitcher Judson McKown (senior, Independence, Minn., Orono HS) tossed a complete game for the win in the opener, while […]

Rozenboom Report (4/18/2014)

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

by Ken Rozenboom Nearly two weeks have gone by since House File 2462, a bill that would protect Iowa workers and create a more transparent government, was passed in the Iowa House. During that time, the Senate majority party has talked endlessly about the need for more transparency in government and protecting workers. But they […]

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