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Girdley, Schroeder, Brown, Phillips and VanDerWal Victorious on Season Championship Night

The racing season is almost over with tonight being KBOE Radio & Pepsi Season Championship. Only one more race for the season remains on October 3-4 with the 28th Annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (September 17th, 2014) –Wednesday night track points wrapped up at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Pepsi Cola Mahaska Bottling and KBOE Radio Season Championships. Fans were able to see the stars driving the hot rods because there was out of the car introductions before the features. Track Champions determined and […]

City of Oskaloosa: City Council Meeting Regular Session

Oskaloosa City Hall

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa IA, 52577 Agenda September 15, 2014 Call to Order and Roll Call – 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Mayor David Krutzfeldt 2. Pledge of Allegiance. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to […]

Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant comes to life in this informative, humorous, and touching portrayal. (submitted photo)

Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant performed by Peter J. Grady Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 5:30pm Oskaloosa Public Library Ulysses S. Grant comes to life in this informative, humorous, and touching portrayal. Meet the victorious General whose strategy and tenacity won the Civil War, the President who struggled to rebuild his country after […]

Statesmen Rally for 28-27 Upset Over #6 Saint Francis (Ind.)

William Penn Football in their home opener 2014

Fort Wayne, Ind.–A historical win might just set the table for a memorable season as the William Penn football team defeated #6 Saint Francis (Ind.) 28-27 in an MSFA crossover game Saturday. The seventh time was the charm for the Statesmen (2-1) as they defeated the Cougars (1-1) for the first time ever on Saturday. […]

Beasley Joins Steffeck in Luxembourg

Steffeck and Beasley All-American (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa–2013 First-Team All-Americans Brandon Beasley and Keith Steffeck will once again be teammates as Beasley recently signed to also play in Luxembourg. Beasley has left his team in Saudi Arabia and will join Steffeck on BBC Sparta Bertrange, a franchise in the Total League. The Midwest Collegiate Conference Player of the Year during the 2012-2013 […]

Top Ranked Pella Rolls Over Oskaloosa

Bennett Spry is brought down by a a group of Pella Dutch on Friday night at the Lacey Stadium.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It was the season’s first truly cold day, but the Pella Dutch remained red hot on the field as they rolled past the Oskaloosa Indians 61-6 Friday night at Lacey Stadium. I asked Oskaloosa Head Football Coach Mike Sterner if the score was somewhat expected going against the top ranked team in […]

Mahaska County Board of Supervisors

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Agenda Notice The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA. Approve agenda Approve minutes September 2nd Sanitarian Report Conservation Report MCARD Report Payroll changes o County Attorney 28E agreements o […]


Oskaloosa Water Department

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting September 15, 2014 5:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve Minutes of the August 11, 2014 Regular Meeting. 3. Approve Invoices and Balance Statements. 4. Customer Forum. 5. Discussion and Consideration of Online Bill Payment Option. 6. Discussion and Consideration of Water Rate […]

SAFE Walks To Bring Attention To Suicide

William Penn University Safe

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It’s a difficult subject to talk about, but suicide and its prevention was the reason a walk was organized on the campus of William Penn University this past week. World Suicide Prevention Day was the reason for the walk, and SAFE (Students Advocating for Equality), which is a new organization at William […]

Volunteers Share Their Time To Make The Community Better

A fresh coat of paint was applied to New Hope during the United Way Day of Caring.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – On the day a nation remembers its fallen, a group of volunteers have taken up paint brushes and push brooms to help make Oskaloosa just a little bit better. Day of Caring is a one-day event that matches up local volunteers with needs at nonprofits and individual homes. The event is a […]

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