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Letter To The Editor: Oskaloosa deserves to have leadership with a “WE” mentality.

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Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Is it “Us vs. They” or really “We” There is a choice in the city council seat in Ward 4. That choice centers on Steve Burnett’s vision of a community built on a consensus mentality […]

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. […]

Dawson, VanDerWal, Hughes x2, Havel and Carter All Winners on Night One of Fall Challenge

Stock Car Shootout at the Southern Iowa Speedway for July 1, 2015

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (October 2nd, 2015) – Friday Night fell like Fall as the Southern Iowa Speedway hosted Night one of the 29th Annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge. 139 cars signed in to take to the monster half mile in six classes. Travis Dawson (Iowa Sportsman Series), Curtis VanDerWal (SportMods), Mike Hughes (Stock […]

Slaughter, Carter, Dickey, Potts and Vanderbeek Take Checkers on KBOE Radio Mahaska Bottling Night

Sparks were flyin' at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday night.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (September 23rd, 2015) – After taking three weeks off the Southern Iowa Speedway returned to action for KBOE Radio and Mahaska Bottling Night. 59 drivers signed in to do battle in all five weekly classes, there was also five Late Models getting tuned up for the Late Model Nationals at […]

Bringing the Heat at Lacey

Oskaloosa Blaze (12U & 14U)

Lacey Recreation Complex hosted the final tournament of the 2015 season this past weekend at the 5-plex softball/baseball facility. The SE Iowa Fall Challenge USSSA softball tournament took place on Saturday and Sunday bringing in over 25 teams to Oskaloosa. Oskaloosa Blaze (12U & 14U) competed in the tournament and brought the heat with full […]

Mahaska Youth Soccer Club Begins Fall Season at Lacey

Mahaska Youth Soccer (submitted photo)

The Lacey Recreation Complex was kickin’ it with soccer youth on Tuesday as 150 players and coaches showed up for the first rec practice of the fall season. The Mahaska County Soccer Club hosts rec and league play, the rec begins as early as age 4 with the “Just For Kicks” kids and this year’s […]

It’s Football Season for Oskaloosa Youth Football

Youth football at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Over 400 fans showed up at the stadium at the Lacey Complex on Saturday August 29th at the Oskaloosa Youth Football’s 1st Annual Football Jamboree. Fifth and 6th grade competed in the morning and in the afternoon 3rd and 4th grade took the field. Teams included those from Oskaloosa, New Sharon, Sigourney and Eddyville. A […]

Barnes, Anderson, Hughes, Thrasher and Mather Rock Out on Kiss 101.5 Night

11 Mike Hughes was the feature winner in IMCA Stock Cars on Wednesday night.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (August 26th, 2015) – The Southern Iowa Speedway return to action with Kiss 101.5 FM Classic Rock on Wednesday after taking a couple of weeks off because of Southern Iowa Sprint Week and the State Fair. Josh Barnes (IMCA Sport Compacts), Logan Anderson (IMCA Northern SportMods), Mike Hughes (IMCA Stock […]

Tradition Brings Play it Forward Donations

James Howard plays it forward with a donation at the 'Old Shoe Game'

Oskaloosa Indian’s love school pride and tradition. On August 21st, Indian fans filled the stadium stands at the Lacey Recreation Complex to continue a tradition that has been going on for many years. The Old Shoe Game kicked off at 4:45 p.m. and Mahaska Community Recreation Foundation set up on behalf of the Lacey Youth […]

Carter Doubles Up, Paul, Evans and Mather First Time Winners at Osky

Sparks were flyin' at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday night.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (August 5th, 2015) – After taking the last couple of weeks off for a scheduled week off and mother nature, the Southern Iowa Speedway roared back to life on Supreme Lawn & Landscape, Van Wall Equipment, Farmers Support America, KBOE Radio, Mahaska Bottling Company, Dynamic Drivelines and Autism Society of […]

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