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Area Sectional Wrestling Recap

Osky News

by Jamie Brockman Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (E-B-F) won their Class 1A Wrestling Sectional at English Valleys Saturday with 202 points, while Sigourney-Keota finished 2nd with 185 points. Finishing first and second earned both teams a trip to the Class 1A Regional Team Dual tournament this Tuesday night at Sigourney.  Both teams will dual each other in the […]

Brownfields Project Website Launched

Oskaloosa City Hall

OSKALOOSA, Iowa — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the City of Oskaloosa two Brownfields Assessment Grants totaling $400,000 which allow the City to inventory, characterize, assess, and plan the revitalization and reuse of underutilized properties within the community. Brownfields are underutilized or abandoned properties in which future development is complicated by the perception […]

Missoula Children’s Theatre presents Aladdin

Missoula Children's Theatre presents Aladdin

Calling all kids! Auditions for Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Aladdin are Monday, February 15th at 4:00 p.m. at the George Daily Auditorium! Approximately 60 Oskaloosa students in kindergarten through 12th grade are needed to fill all the roles. No experience or preparation is necessary, just a smile and an open schedule! Audition forms are available at […]

SHARE Iowa Hires New Community Developer

Share Iowa located along South 7th in Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, February, 2016: SHARE Iowa is pleased to announce its recent hire of Jen Gillespie as Community Developer. Gillespie will be responsible for increasing awareness and participation in existing host sites, work on the development of new host sites, and facilitate volunteer training programs. “I was attracted by SHARE Iowa’s mission to promote volunteerism through […]

Broncos’ Manning Says Retirement Decision Will Wait

Denver Broncos' quarterback Peyton Manning and Carolina Panthers' head coach Ron Rivera (R) greet each other on the field after the Broncos defeated the Panthers in the NFL's Super Bowl 50 football game in Santa Clara, California February 7, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

By Larry Fine SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) – Peyton Manning crowned a brilliant NFL career on Sunday as he helped steer the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl victory but put his retirement decision on hold. The 39-year-old Manning, who revolutionized the position while winning a record five NFL most valuable player awards, said he […]

Representative Vander Linden‏ Weekly Update

Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R)

February 4th, 2016 The 2016 Legislative Session is fully underway. Below you will find information about the most recent happenings here at the Capitol. If you have any questions, I encourage you to contact me for information. The Tax Coupling Bill The tax coupling bill has an impact on the FY 2016 ending balance and […]


Oskaloosa Community School Administration

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With Pride GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FEBRUARY 9, 2016 7:00PM AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Public Comment 4. Reports a. Board b. Building […]

Rozenboom Report (2/5/2016)

Iowa Senator Ken Rozenboom talked about water quality and road funding at Saturday's Eggs & Issues on Saturday.

The Iowa Caucus and winter storms created an abbreviated work schedule this week at the Capitol. On Monday the legislature was not in session so members in the House and Senate could be in their respective districts to attend their precinct caucuses. It was great to see our voter turnout so high and so many […]

William Penn Drops Top-25 Road Contest

William Penn University Athletics

Olathe, Kan.–The Statesmen men’s basketball team is not currently at full strength and unfortunately it could not slow down streaking MidAmerica Nazarene in an 87-78 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss Saturday. #7 William Penn (19-5, 12-4 Heart) lost to the 20th-ranked Pioneers (18-6, 12-4 Heart) to drop into a three-way tie atop the league […]

Statesmen Stumble in First Half Against #8 Pioneers

William Penn University Athletics

Olathe, Kan.–By the time the William Penn women’s basketball team finally sorted things out, it was too late as it fell 85-69 to #8 MidAmerica Nazarene in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. The Statesmen (11-12, 8-8 Heart) fell behind 19-8 after the first quarter and trailed 40-21 by halftime. Try and they did, […]


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