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Central’s Hinton receives league women’s soccer honor »

PELLA — Central College forward Brittany Hinton (senior, Davenport, West HS) was named the Iowa Conference women’s soccer offensive player of the week Monday. Hinton helped the Dutch (9-4-3 overall,…

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William Penn University Athletics

Statesmen Down to 16th After Heartbreaker »

Oskaloosa–Ever so close to moving back into the top ten, the William Penn football team’s hard-to-swallow setback last weekend dropped it a handful of spots as the NAIA’s seventh top-25…

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Oskaloosa Voters To Decide On Fire Station Future »

The Oskaloosa Fire Department as pictured here in 1912. (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A pounding on the door as a neighbor wakes you up in the middle of the night…

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Mahaska Health Partnership Recognized by Iowa Donor Network for Work with Tissue Donation »

MHP was recently recognized by the Iowa Donor Network for having a tissue donation conversion rate of 60% or higher in 2012 and 2013. Shown with the award, from left: MHP Chief Nursing Officer and Nursing Support Director Joy Patch.

MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership was recognized by the Iowa Donor Network for achieving a greater than 60% conversion rate…

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Pheasant Hunter Injured Sunday in Mahaska County »

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

A New Sharon man was injured Sunday while pheasant hunting in Mahaska County. Kevin Flander, 51, of New Sharon, sustained…

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OSKALOOSA BAND BOOSTER ANNUAL FRUIT AND NUT SALE BEGINS »

Band members warm up for ValleyFest competition on October 11, 2014.  (submitted image)

Oskaloosa, Iowa [October 27, 2014] – The Oskaloosa Band Booster Annual Fruit and Nut sale began Monday, October 27, 2014.…

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Central’s Hinton receives league women’s soccer honor »

Central College

PELLA — Central College forward Brittany Hinton (senior, Davenport, West HS) was named the Iowa Conference women’s soccer offensive player of the week Monday. Hinton helped the Dutch (9-4-3 overall, 4-1-1 conference) to a 2-0 record last week, scoring a goal in both of their…

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen Down to 16th After Heartbreaker »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Ever so close to moving back into the top ten, the William Penn football team’s hard-to-swallow setback last weekend dropped it a handful of spots as the NAIA’s seventh top-25 poll was released Monday. The Statesmen (5-3, 1-1 MWL), who lost to #9 Saint Xavier…

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Button Stops Shots and Scores for Third Weekly Honor »

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Kelly Button (Sr., Tucson, Ariz., Business Management) had success on both ends as she was again tabbed as Midwest Collegiate Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week Monday. A three-time winner this fall, Button’s week started by doing great work defensively and offensively. She…

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GRINNELL’S HARROUN NAMED MIDWEST CONFERENCE MEN’S SOCCER DFFENSIVE PERFORMER OF THE WEEK »

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Nikolai Harroun ’18, a 5-10, 165-pound defender from Longmont, Colo. (Longmont), has been named the Midwest Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Performer of the Week. Harroun was a key cog as the Pioneers posted their league-high ninth shutout of the season…

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Offenses Shine as WPU Falls to Saint Xavier in 48-46 Shootout »

William Penn came up just short against St. X on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–Jatavius Stewart (Jr., Rock Hill, S.C., Biology) recorded one of the best single-game performances in school history, but not even he could help the William Penn football team from watching victory slip through its grasp in an intense 48-46 Midwest League loss to #9 Saint…

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Statesmen Strike Early, Often to Secure Tourney Home Game »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Camila Parra (Fr., Brisbane, Australia, Biology) found the netting twice as the William Penn women’s soccer team won 3-0 over Mount Mercy in Midwest Collegiate Conference action Saturday. The Statesmen (7-7-3, 3-2-1 MCC) posted their sixth shutout of the year, but more importantly locked up…

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Tie Against MMU Locks Up Home Field for Tourney Quarters »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s soccer team will be at home for a league tournament game for the first time in eight years after tying Mount Mercy 1-1 in double overtime of a Midwest Collegiate Conference game Saturday. With its tie, William Penn (7-7-3, 2-3-1 MCC) has…

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Statesmen Face Off Against NAIA’s Best in Michigan »

William Penn University Athletics

Grand Rapids, Mich.–In their final warm-up before the league championships, William Penn harrier squads competed against gigantic fields at the Great Lakes Challenge Saturday. The WPU men were 23rd out of 35 competing teams with 650 points, while the women were just shy of filling…

Oct 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Indians Season Ends With Road Loss »

The Indians frustrating season came to an end on Friday night against Carlisle.

Carlisle, Iowa – The 1-8 Oskaloosa Indians Varsity Football team didn’t have the season they had hoped for. With play-off hopes dashed weeks ago,, Friday…

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Editorial Osky News

Letter To The Editor: Dave Loebsack has been given a grade “F”

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As a lifetime member of the NRA, chairman of the Southern Iowa Friends of NRA and…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Administration

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Oskaloosa, Iowa Board of Directors GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM WORK SESSION OCTOBER 27, 2014 7:00PM AGENDA 1. Recognition of Establishment of Drost Scholarships 2. Discuss Revised Board Policy Series 600 3.…

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Events 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.

Tickets are still available for Chair Affair

Tickets are still available for the Chair Affair, a fundraiser sponsored by the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary to benefit the MHP Hospice Serenity House. Chair Affair is set for Saturday, Oct. 25 at the William Penn Musco…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »
Local Sports 2014 YMCA's Osky Youth Football Indian Bowl (submitted photo)

YMCA’s Osky Youth Football Indian Bowl

Drizzly, cool weather did not keep fans from the stadium at the Lacey Complex on Sunday October 12th as the YMCA’s Osky Youth Football held their fourth annual Indian Bowl games. Third and fourth grade competed…

Oct 14 2014 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Band members warm up for ValleyFest competition on October 11, 2014.  (submitted image)

OSKALOOSA BAND BOOSTER ANNUAL FRUIT AND NUT SALE BEGINS

Oskaloosa, Iowa [October 27, 2014] – The Oskaloosa Band Booster Annual Fruit and Nut sale began Monday, October 27, 2014. This year, students in grades 7-12 will be selling a variety of items and delivery date…

Oct 27 2014 / Read More »
Education William Penn University

Visit Day Scheduled for Nurses Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree from WPU

William Penn University is hosting a Visit Day for nurses interested in learning more about the William Penn University RN to BSN degree program. It will be held Friday, November 14 from 10:45 am–1:00 pm on…

Oct 9 2014 / Read More »
Local Businesses Work Systems Rehab & Fitness

Physical Therapists are the Coach’s Newest Recruit

Advocate for your child’s health by encouraging this strategic partnership Oskaloosa, Iowa (October 15, 2014) – A surprising number of high school athletes are injured each year. Football, soccer, volleyball and cheerleading injuries for youth totaled…

Oct 16 2014 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership Upgrades Digital Mammography System

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership continues to bring innovative technology to our community. The latest addition is a replacement of their digital mammography system that can image patients with a third lower radiation dose than…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

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