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Ava Jean Stone

Ava Jean Stone

Ava Jean Stone May 26, 1932 – October 4, 2015 Conrad (Oskaloosa), Iowa | Age 83 Ava Jean Stone, 83 of Conrad and formerly of New Sharon, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 in Conrad, Iowa. Ava Jean was born in New Sharon Iowa on May 26, 1932 to Clovis and Josie (Groves) Johnson. Ava […]

Mammoth Site Continues To Educate

Orange Elementary from Waterloo took part in digging on Friday at the mammoth site in Mahaska County.

Mahaska County, Iowa – The digging for mammoth bones is once again nearing the end of the season, but until then the opportunity for education and discovery continues at the rural Mahaska County site. On Friday, a group of elementary students from Orange Elementary in Waterloo were on hand to help scientists dig and discover. […]

Walking For A Cure

Nearly 140 individuals took part in the Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Friday at noon.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – 2309 pink flags filled the square in Oskaloosa. Each one of those flags represented a breast cancer diagnosis in Iowa this year. With awareness and support, the hope is that illnesses such as breast cancer can be detected early, and the Friday noon walk was designed to raise money for those unable […]

County Residents Discuss Potential LOST Projects


Oskaloosa, Iowa – On Thursday evening, citizens of Mahaska County were able to express themselves and their wishes to the County Board of Supervisors in regards to the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) renewal. Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Doland thanked those in attendance, saying that the turnout was greater than expected. Doland said that there […]

Statesmen Drop Avila for Homecoming ‘W’

William Penn's Nate Van Veldhuizen is off to the races against Avila on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–Aaron Osborne (Sr., Houston, Texas, Physical Education) and Nate Van Veldhuizen (Fr., Oskaloosa, Iowa, Mechanical Engineering) each rushed for over 150 yards as the William Penn football team defeated Heart of America Athletic Conference South Division foe Avila (Mo.) 51-29 for Homecoming Saturday. The 19th-ranked Statesmen cruised at times en route to nearly breaking records […]

WPU Falls to Central Methodist 4-1

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team failed to hold onto its first half lead in a 4-1 Heart of America Athletic Conference setback to Central Methodist (Mo.) Saturday. William Penn (5-5, 2-3 Heart) led 1-0 at the break, but the Eagles (6-4-2, 2-1-1 Heart) posted four unanswered scores to close out the night. The hosts were […]

Statesmen Handed First Heart Blemish by CMU

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s soccer squad came up short for the first time since joining the Heart of America Athletic Conference in a 3-1 loss to Central Methodist (Mo.) Saturday. Despite outshooting the Eagles (9-1-2, 3-1 Heart) by a 9-8 tally, William Penn (7-4-1, 4-1 Heart) had its four-game winning streak snapped. The defensive battle […]

Hughes, Brown, Slaughter, Vanderbeek, VanDerWal and Tish Take Final Checkers at Osky

Southern Iowa Speedway racing action on June 18, 2015

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (October 3rd, 2015) – Saturday Night put an end to the 2015 season at the Southern Iowa Speedway with Night two of the 29th Annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge. It was another complete show for all classes on the very brisk and fall like night at the monster half mile. […]

Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Agenda


The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA. 1. Approve agenda 2. Approve minutes September 21st 3. Approve September bills 4. Accept 1st Quarter Reports * Auditor * Veterans Affairs […]

Oskaloosa City Council Agenda

Oskaloosa City Hall

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda October 5, 2015 Call to Order and Roll Call – 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Pastor Michael Dotson, Assembly of God Church 2. Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States […]

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