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Perfect League Week for Indians

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team took care of its rivals as it remained in contention for a Little Hawkeye Conference title. Oskaloosa (17-8, 12-4 LHC) opened the week with a 7-3 win over Dallas Center-Grimes Monday. The squad then dropped its lone contest, falling 11-9 to non-conference foe Knoxville Tuesday. On Wednesday, […]

Hall of Fame Night Has Danny Lasoski Pocketing $5,000 at Knoxville!

Clint Garner Scores 31st Win in 360’s, Kade Higday Takes Third of Season in 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 24, 2017) – It was a great day to be Danny Lasoski at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday. In the afternoon, he was inducted with three others into the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame. At […]

Youthful Exuberance: William Byron Wins at Iowa Speedway Again

Byron victorious in the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen NEWTON, Iowa (June 24, 2017) – Rookie William Byron grabbed the lead with just over 20 laps remaining to win the American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night for his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series […]

John Hunter-Nemechek Goes Back-To-Back

Nemechek wins the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series M&Ms 200 presented by Casey’s General Store NEWTON, Iowa (June 23, 2017) – John Hunter Nemechek, who gave his father, Joe, an early Father’s Day gift last week at Gateway Motorsports Park, did it again in heart-stopping fashion in Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Series M&M’s 200 presented […]

Oskaloosa Man Arrested On Drug Charges

On June 19th, 2017 at approximately 12:45 a.m. members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force with the assistance of the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office and the Oskaloosa Police Department executed drug search warrants on a motor vehicle and residence located at 807 North H Street Apt #1 in Oskaloosa where illegal drugs and drug […]

Repeat Winners Filled the Night on Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 21st, 2017) – Another beautiful night of racing action at the Southern Iowa Speedway for Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night, 51 cars signed in the pit area. The Kids got to have some fun at Intermission as they got to take a little field trip through the pit area to […]

Everyone Escapes Injury in Leighton Fire

Leighton, Iowa – The Pella Fire Department was called to a house on fire located at 304 Reid Street in Leighton on Monday evening. According to Pella Fire Chief, Doug Van Gorkom, there were no injuries reported with the fire that did some structural damage to the residence. Pella sent four apparatus trucks to the […]

NASCAR Crew Chief and Fremont Native Returns to Iowa Speedway

Mahaska County, Iowa – You might not think of NASCAR when you think of Fremont, Iowa, but you should. Just look at Fremont native, Chad Norris, crew chief for the NASCAR Xfinity Series 2017 No. 48 DC Solar Chevrolet, that will be piloted by Brennan Poole at the Iowa Speedway this weekend. Norris has been […]

Oskaloosa Family Reunited After Decades Apart

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There were many surprised individuals this past week, and many of them shed more than a few tears from the experience. Thankfully, those tears were tears of joy as a local family was reunited with a long lost brother. The day leading up to all those tears started off about 4 years […]

IHA Awards Scholarship to MHP Nurse Melissa Schultz

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Nurse Melissa Schultz has been awarded a $3,500 from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA). Schultz, who lives in Oskaloosa, currently works on Inpatient Services. She is also attending William Penn University pursuing a Bachelor’s of Nursing Degree. […]


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