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Statesmen Clinch Outright Title in 96-84 Win Over Graceland »

Lamoni–Torren Jones (Sr., Chandler, Ariz., Sociology) was nearly perfect Saturday as the William Penn men’s basketball team defeated Graceland 96-84 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. #2 WPU (25-3,…

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Nwagbaraocha’s 25-14 Effort Leads WPU Past Graceland »

Lamoni–Vashti Nwagbaraocha (So., Milwaukee, Wis., Exercise Science) posted a big double-double to lead the Statesmen women’s basketball team to a 78-70 Heart of America Athletic Conference road win over Graceland…

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Indians advance in district play with 81-46 win over Washington »

by Doug DeKock The Oskaloosa boys basketball team did some things that had not been done for quite a while…

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Oskaloosa News ‘Asking Your Opinion’ »

Are you in favor of a new regional airport to be built between Pella and Oskaloosa? Next Poll Do You…

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Main Street sets theme for 2017 Lighted Christmas Parade »

The Lighted Christmas Parade Committee met following a successful 2016 parade and set the theme for the 30th annual Main…

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OHS Wrestlers Find Success At The Well »

Des Moines, Iowa – A season of blood, sweat, and tears has come to an end for a group of…

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Indians advance in district play with 81-46 win over Washington »

by Doug DeKock The Oskaloosa boys basketball team did some things that had not been done for quite a while Monday night in district play at Oskaloosa against Washington. First off, they are hosting districts by being the #2 seed in the substate, secondly, they…

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OHS Wrestlers Find Success At The Well »

Des Moines, Iowa – A season of blood, sweat, and tears has come to an end for a group of Oskaloosa High School wrestlers, with three finding a place on the podium at the state wrestling tournament held at Wells Fargo Arena. Those finishing on…

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Statesmen Clinch Outright Title in 96-84 Win Over Graceland »

Lamoni–Torren Jones (Sr., Chandler, Ariz., Sociology) was nearly perfect Saturday as the William Penn men’s basketball team defeated Graceland 96-84 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. #2 WPU (25-3, 21-3 Heart) tied its season high for consecutive wins with seven (third time this year)…

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Nwagbaraocha’s 25-14 Effort Leads WPU Past Graceland »

Lamoni–Vashti Nwagbaraocha (So., Milwaukee, Wis., Exercise Science) posted a big double-double to lead the Statesmen women’s basketball team to a 78-70 Heart of America Athletic Conference road win over Graceland Saturday. With the victory, William Penn (16-12, 14-10 Heart) secured its first winning season since…

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Altieri Wins Title at Qualifying Tourney »

Des Moines–John Altieri (So., Warwick, R.I., Sociology) will return to nationals after topping his weight class as the William Penn wrestling team competed at the NAIA Central Qualifying Tournament Saturday. Altieri went 3-0 to win the 125-pound crown and qualify for the NAIA National Championships…

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Hot shooting Central College men’s basketball team routs Luther »

PELLA — Some days the shots fall and Saturday was one of those days for the Central College men’s basketball team dismantling Luther College 105-70 Saturday. In the win, Central broke the school single game record for most 3-pointers made with 24, squashing the previous…

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Marburgber erupts for 30 in Central women’s basketball season-ending loss »

DECORAH — Central College sophomore forward Claire Marburger (Perry) exploded for 30 points and eight rebounds in a season-ending 83-68 Iowa Conference women’s basketball loss at Luther College Saturday. Central trailed 23-9 after the first quarter and could not overcome the deficit. “We felt like…

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Boma Qualifies Twice in Last Chance Meet »

Charleston, Ill.–Jamal Boma (Sr., Des Moines, Iowa, Business Management and Physical Education) kept his best performances for the last week of the regular season as the William Penn track and field teams competed at the Eastern Illinois Friday Night Special. Boma not only won the…

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Hernandez No-Hits William Woods in 10-0 Win »

Joplin, Mo.–Felipe Hernandez (Jr., North Hollywood, Calif., Sociology) was masterful on the mound Friday, tossing the first Statesmen no-hitter in almost three years as the William Penn baseball team shut out William Woods 10-0. Hernandez, in just his second start in a navy and gold…

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Dutch women roll past the Storm in track dual »

PELLA — Winning six of 11 events, the Central College women’s track and field team rolled past Simpson College Friday night in a 55.5-51.5 dual victory. It was the final full-team competition for the Dutch before next weekend’s Iowa Conference Indoor Championships. “This meet is…

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Indians advance in district play with 81-46 win over Washington »

by Doug DeKock The Oskaloosa boys basketball team did some things that had not been done for quite a while Monday night in district play…

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Editorial

Letter To The Editor: Iowa Legislature and Governor need to fund the Trust this year.

Mahaska County Conservation Board Director Dave Sedivec, a member of the County Conservation Director’s Association, agrees that the Iowa Legislature and Governor need to fund the Trust this year. During its annual meeting in Des Moines…

Feb 19 2017 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes

Oskaloosa Water Board of Trustees Agenda – February 21, 2017

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting February 21, 2017 3:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve minutes of the January 16, 2017 regular meeting. 3. Approve invoices and Financial Statements.…

Feb 19 2017 / Read More »
Events

Jazz To Be Celebrated At 25th Annual Indian Hills JAZZFEST

OTTUMWA — A quarter of a century of jazz will be celebrated on the Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa campus this month when the college hosts the 25th Annual Indian Hills JAZZFEST. The weekend of jazz…

Feb 17 2017 / Read More »
Local Sports

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

OACDG Scholarship applications available

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is happy to announce that scholarships will again be available through its Chamber Scholars program, now in its 21st year. High school seniors living in Mahaska County and attending…

Jan 28 2017 / Read More »
Education

Indian Hills Awarded Internship Grant

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has been awarded a two-year, $103,248 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. With the grant, an anticipated 46 new paid internships will be created…

Feb 17 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses

MCG bringing wireless Internet to rural Mahaska County

Mahaska Communication Group (MCG) is building a wireless Internet network to serve rural residents of Mahaska County, according to Frank Hansen, MCG General Manager. The network of wireless towers is being built in stages. Some of…

Feb 17 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Born For Challenges: Article 3 – Bethesda House

Born For Challenges: Article 3 – Bethesda House God has been talking to me lately about the Pool of Bethesda. It is a very interesting portion of Scripture actually… John 5:1-15: Afterward Jesus returned to Jerusalem…

Feb 18 2017 / Read More »

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