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Carl Benson

Carl Benson

Carl Benson October 18, 1927 – October 28, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 87 Carl Benson, 87, of Oskaloosa, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at his home in Oskaloosa. He was born October 18, 1927 at Barnes City, Iowa, the son of Harold Benson and Gladys James. Carl graduated from Oskaloosa High School with the […]

Yvonne Fahlenkamp

Kim Kiefer

Yvonne Fahlenkamp August 24, 1923 – October 28, 2014 Montezuma, Iowa | Age 91 Yvonne Fahlenkamp, 91 of Montezuma passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, October 28, 2014 at the Montezuma Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Montezuma. Lela Yvonne Fahlenkamp, the daughter of John and Lillie (Luethje) Collins, was born on August 24, 1923 in Hartley, […]

Murray James Fynaardt

Murray James Fynaardt

Murray James Fynaardt February 15, 1937 – October 27, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 77 Murray Fynaardt, 77, of Oskaloosa passed away Monday, October 27, 2014, at his home in rural Oskaloosa. Murray James Fynaardt, son of Ben and Marie (DeHaan) Fynaardt, was born February 15, 1937, at the rural home of his parents near […]

Pheasant Hunter Injured Sunday in Mahaska County

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

A New Sharon man was injured Sunday while pheasant hunting in Mahaska County. Kevin Flander, 51, of New Sharon, sustained minor injuries to his face, chest and hand when he was hit with pellets fired from a shotgun by someone in his hunting party. The incident happened at approximately 11:30 a.m. Sunday, southwest of Barnes […]


Band members warm up for ValleyFest competition on October 11, 2014.  (submitted image)

Oskaloosa, Iowa [October 27, 2014] – The Oskaloosa Band Booster Annual Fruit and Nut sale began Monday, October 27, 2014. This year, students in grades 7-12 will be selling a variety of items and delivery date for all orders is Saturday, December 6, 2014. The students are selling eight different fruit packages with apples, oranges, […]

Offenses Shine as WPU Falls to Saint Xavier in 48-46 Shootout

William Penn came up just short against St. X on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–Jatavius Stewart (Jr., Rock Hill, S.C., Biology) recorded one of the best single-game performances in school history, but not even he could help the William Penn football team from watching victory slip through its grasp in an intense 48-46 Midwest League loss to #9 Saint Xavier Saturday. With the loss, the #11 nationally-ranked Statesmen (5-3, […]

Statesmen Strike Early, Often to Secure Tourney Home Game

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Camila Parra (Fr., Brisbane, Australia, Biology) found the netting twice as the William Penn women’s soccer team won 3-0 over Mount Mercy in Midwest Collegiate Conference action Saturday. The Statesmen (7-7-3, 3-2-1 MCC) posted their sixth shutout of the year, but more importantly locked up a home game for next Saturday’s MCC Tournament Quarterfinals. WPU […]

Tie Against MMU Locks Up Home Field for Tourney Quarters

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s soccer team will be at home for a league tournament game for the first time in eight years after tying Mount Mercy 1-1 in double overtime of a Midwest Collegiate Conference game Saturday. With its tie, William Penn (7-7-3, 2-3-1 MCC) has garnered the #3 seed and will again play host to […]

Statesmen Face Off Against NAIA’s Best in Michigan

William Penn University Athletics

Grand Rapids, Mich.–In their final warm-up before the league championships, William Penn harrier squads competed against gigantic fields at the Great Lakes Challenge Saturday. The WPU men were 23rd out of 35 competing teams with 650 points, while the women were just shy of filling a team. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) took the men’s crown (77 […]

William Penn Winless at Michigan Tourney

William Penn Women's Athletics

Grand Rapids, Mich.–The Statesmen volleyball team had little luck in its final tournament of the year at the Aquinas/Cornerstone Tournament Friday and Saturday. William Penn (2-25) opened the weekend with 3-0 losses on Friday to Siena Heights (Mich.) (19-25, 23-25, 20-25) and Lawrence Tech (Mich.) (28-30, 16-25, 22-25). The team then lost 3-0 on Saturday […]

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