College Sports Statesmen sophomore fullback Nate Van Veldhuizen in action against Baker. (file photo)

Van Veldhuizen’s Big Day Keys WPU’s First Win of 2016 »

Fayette, Mo.–After three disappointing weeks to begin the campaign, the Statesmen football team finally broke into the win column with a 34-21 victory over Central Methodist in Heart of America…

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Statesmen Fifth at Stacked Event »

Clayton, Ind.–Against the best competition it may face all regular season, the William Penn women’s golf team finished in the top half at the Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic hosted by…

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Oskaloosa Homecoming week is September 26th – 30th. »

Oskaloosa Homecoming Court 2016.

Oskaloosa Homecoming week is September 26th – 30th. The theme this year is Olympic based and titled, ¨Go for Gold¨.…

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Large Turnout Reported for President’s Convocation »

Dr. Irving C. Jones delivered the Convocation Address on September 15 in the George Daily Auditorium.

OSKALOOSA, Iowa –William Penn University staff, faculty and students welcomed a new school year during the annual President’s Convocation held…

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Sidewalks And Parking Problems Make Up Council Meeting »

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council once again tackled a request from an Oskaloosa resident in regard to the…

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Supervisors Agendas Continue To Be Light »

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors completed their meeting on Monday morning in under 20 minutes. On…

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Van Veldhuizen’s Big Day Keys WPU’s First Win of 2016 »

Statesmen sophomore fullback Nate Van Veldhuizen in action against Baker. (file photo)

Fayette, Mo.–After three disappointing weeks to begin the campaign, the Statesmen football team finally broke into the win column with a 34-21 victory over Central Methodist in Heart of America Athletic Conference North-South crossover action Saturday. William Penn (1-3) and Central Methodist (1-3) exchanged blows…

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Statesmen Fifth at Stacked Event »

William Penn University Athletics

Clayton, Ind.–Against the best competition it may face all regular season, the William Penn women’s golf team finished in the top half at the Dan Quayle Collegiate Classic hosted by DePauw Saturday and Sunday. #21 WPU tied for fifth out of 14 teams with a…

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Central cracks football rankings »

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PELLA — For the first time in nearly six years, Central College has cracked the D3football.com top 25 rankings. The Dutch debut at No. 25 after raising their season mark to 3-0 with a 33-0 whitewashing of Buena Vista University. It’s Central’s first appearance in…

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Oskaloosa Football Battles Past Mount Pleasant »

The Indians defeated Mount Pleasant

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians won for the third time in as many weeks, as they bested Mount Pleasant on Friday Night. The Indians find themselves at 3-1 on the season, and 2-0 in District play. They travel to Solon on Friday night, who…

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Second-Ranked Pioneers too Much for William Penn »

William Penn University Athletics

Olathe, Kan.–The home team erupted from the opening whistle and the Statesmen men’s soccer team never caught up, falling 6-1 to #2 MidAmerica Nazarene in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. William Penn (3-3-1, 0-1 Heart), which was outshot 22-9, permitted a goal less…

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Statesmen Fall in League Opener to MNU »

William Penn University Athletics

Olathe, Kan.–The visiting William Penn women’s soccer team slowed down MidAmerica Nazarene Saturday, but not enough to come away with a win in a 2-0 setback in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. WPU (2-4, 0-1 Heart) was outshot 16-1 with Isabelle Lucking (So., River…

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Soccer rout for Central women on senior day »

Central College

PELLA — The long shutout streak came to a close, but the Central College women’s soccer team picked up its sixth win in a row on Senior Day with a 5-1 thrashing of Principia College (Ill.). For the first time in 13 days, the Dutch…

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Dutch prevail in close men’s soccer match »

Central College

PELLA — The youthful Central College men’s soccer team took another step in its development Saturday, taking a low-scoring affair 1-0 over Principia College (Ill.). Entering Saturday’s match, the Dutch (5-2-0) were third in all of Division III in goals scored with 23 already this…

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Central notches football shutout over Buena Vista »

Central College

PELLA — On a day in which Central College honored its iconic former football coach Ron Schipper, the Dutch defense turned in the kind of performance that would have made the hall of famer proud, blanking Buena Vista University 33-0 Saturday. Earlier in the day,…

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Boma Wins Individual Title at Grand View »

William Penn University Athletics

Indianola–Jamal Boma (Sr., Des Moines, Iowa, Business Management and Physical Education) blew past his other cross country competitors Friday to easily win the Grand View Invitational. The William Penn men placed fifth out of six teams with 110 points, while NCAA Division I Drake won…

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Oskaloosa Football Battles Past Mount Pleasant »

The Indians defeated Mount Pleasant

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians won for the third time in as many weeks, as they bested Mount Pleasant on Friday Night. The Indians…

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Editorial Osky News

Doland and Vander Molen should resign

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. At this past week’s meeting of the Mahaska County Supervisors, the Supervisors appointed a new member…

Aug 2 2016 / Read More »
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Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – July 12, 2016

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With Pride GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS JULY 12, 2016…

Jul 11 2016 / Read More »
Events

Register for Mahaska Health Partnership’s Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

MAHASKA COUNTY – September is halfway over, and Mahaska Health Partnership is looking toward October and raising awareness regarding breast cancer. The month will kick off with MHP’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Friday, Oct.…

Sep 17 2016 / Read More »
Local Sports The Mahaska County YMCA

Players and Community Invited to Challenger Softball League Games

The Mahaska County YMCA and Imagine the Possibilities have once again partnered to bring a Challenger Softball League to the Mahaska Community. With games starting soon, players are encouraged to sign-up and play, and the community…

Sep 16 2016 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations The Mahaska County YMCA

Players and Community Invited to Challenger Softball League Games

The Mahaska County YMCA and Imagine the Possibilities have once again partnered to bring a Challenger Softball League to the Mahaska Community. With games starting soon, players are encouraged to sign-up and play, and the community…

Sep 16 2016 / Read More »
Education Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (cover photo submitted)

Vander Linden Releases Information on Legislative Page Program

(DES MOINES) – Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) today released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program. Each year the Iowa House of Representatives and the Iowa Senate employ Iowa high school juniors and seniors to…

Sep 16 2016 / Read More »
Local Businesses Musco's LED lighting solution provides a more focused light on the field to improve visibility for players and fans. (Photo: Business Wire)

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Shines under New State-of-the-Art LED Lighting System

Iconic venue once again turns to Musco, this time for its industry-leading LED solution LOS ANGELES & OSKALOOSA, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Three decades ago, as part of its preparations for hosting the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Memorial…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Healthy Colon Tips

MAHASKA COUNTY – Did you know there are actions you can take to help promote colon health? MHP General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, offers some tips on keeping your colon healthy. According to the American…

Sep 16 2016 / Read More »

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