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WPU Survives to Take Homecoming Win 14-10

William Penns Evan Ressler takes advantage of a hole in the Taylor defense on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–A strong defensive effort saved the Statesmen football team as it escaped with a 14-10 Homecoming victory over Taylor (Ind.) in a MSFA crossover game Saturday. #15 WPU (4-1), which won its third game in a row, was outgained by one yard, 268-267, in the defensive battle. The win is WPU’s tenth in its last […]

Chargers Spoil Indians Homecoming

Sr. Max Johnson takes off on his second kick-off return for a touchdown on Friday. His first was called back due to a penalty.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Chariton Chargers have been on a roll this year, but questions swirled if their recent stumble would play a factor on Friday night. The Indians were fresh off a road victory, and carried that momentum all week. Homecoming is always an emotional game, with a week filled with events, pep rally […]

New Magistrate Judge Sworn In

Amber Thompson was sworn in on Tuesday, by Judge Randy DeGeest, as the newest Magistrate for Mahaska County.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mahaska County has a new Magistrate Judge. Amber Thompson was sworn in on Tuesday, by Judge Randy DeGeest, as the newest Magistrate for Mahaska County. She will be taking over for retiring Magistrate Judge Scott Campbell. Thompson, who is married and has two small children, attended Kirkwood Community College and Mount Mercy […]

ANNUAL CEMETERY WALK TO TAKE PLACE AT FOREST CEMETERY

Oskaloosa, IA – The Oskaloosa Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board invites the public to their Annual Cemetery Walk at Forest Cemetery. The walk will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 5 and begin just inside the North 9th Street entrance. A yearly tradition, the Cemetery Walk offers a tour through Forest Cemetery and […]

Voter Registration Deadline For Early Voting Is October 25

Voting Booth

The voter registration deadline to register early to vote for the upcoming General Election is Saturday, October 25, 2014. According to Mahaska County Auditor, Susan L. Brown, the Auditor’s Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on that day. If you are mailing a voter registration form, it must be postmarked on […]

William Penn to Induct 2014 Hall of Fame Class at Homecoming

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University will induct four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame at this year’s Homecoming celebration, September 26-27. During halftime of Saturday’s football game against Taylor (Ind.) (1 p.m. start), the four former Statesmen athletes will be recognized for their athletic accomplishments. Larry Noland – Class of 1973 (Football) Larry Noland was […]

Tickets on Sale for Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary’s Chair Affair

2014 Chair Affair committee members are finalizing plans for the Oct. 25 auction, a fundraiser for the MHP Hospice Serenity House. The event, sponsored by the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary, will feature more than 90 decorated chairs for auction. Shown are, from left: Chair Affair Chairperson Debbie Farrow, Ruthi Rogers, Ann Brouwer, Ann Fender, Debra Johnson and Janet Farner.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Tickets are now on sale for the Chair Affair, set for Saturday, Oct. 25 at the William Penn Musco Technology Center in Oskaloosa. The silent auction will begin at 6 pm and a live auction will start at 8 pm. The Chair Affair is a fundraiser sponsored by the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary […]

PROFESSIONAL SEASON ANNOUNCED AT THE GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM

Answer Lady

OSKALOOSA, IA — The Friends of the Auditorium is proud to announce the 2014-2015 Professional Touring Season at the George Daily Auditorium! The season kicks off on October 6th with The Lady With All The Answers, a warmhearted play about Sioux City native Eppie Lederer, better known as renowned advice columnist Ann Landers. For decades, […]

Torch Award Presented to the Hal and Sylvia Laird Family

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA—The Torch Award, presented annually by the William Penn University Alumni Association, acknowledges and honors an alumni family of at least two generations, or non-alumni parents, all of whose children have attended William Penn. The award was initiated in 1972 during Parent’s Weekend and has remained a prominent honor to families who have shown […]

132 Receive Flu Vaccine At Drive-Thru Clinic

Nancy Engeman of Oskaloosa is one of 132 people to get a flu vaccination at the Drive-Thru Flu Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Mahaska Health Partnership. She is shown receiving her shot from MHP Public Health Nurse Patty Malloy. The clinic was sponsored by MHP Public Health. Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics are still available at Public Health (entrance #1) Mondays from 8:00 am  to Noon & Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Flu vaccines outside the scheduled clinics are available by appointment. Please call 641.673.3257. The flu shot and flu mist are $25. High dose vaccine for people 65 years and older is also available for $30. Medicare Plan B can be billed with proof of card. MHP Public Health also participates in the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program that provides flu vaccines to Medicaid, underinsured and uninsured children ages 6 months to 18 years old.

Nancy Engeman of Oskaloosa is one of 132 people to get a flu vaccination at the Drive-Thru Flu Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Mahaska Health Partnership. She is shown receiving her shot from MHP Public Health Nurse Patty Malloy. The clinic was sponsored by MHP Public Health. Walk-in Flu Vaccination Clinics are still available […]

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