College Sports William Penn Women's Athletics

Vernon Walk-Off Secures Split Vs. Ashford »

Oskaloosa–Taylor Vernon (Fr., Tracy, Calif., Biology) made her first collegiate hit at the varsity level one she will never forget as she helped the William Penn softball team split a…

Mar 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
William Penn University Athletics

Statesmen Take Pair of Tight Wins to Start League »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn baseball team may have just needed some home cooking to cast out those late-inning demons as it swept Viterbo in Midwest Collegiate Conference action Wednesday. The Statesmen…

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month »

Oskaloosa Police Department Squad

The Nation Highway Traffic safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Oskaloosa Police Department has declared distracted driving to be a major…

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7th Annual Live United 5K & YMCA Healthy Kids Day to be held April 25th »

Approximately 100 runners took part in the United Way 5K on Saturday.

7th Annual Live United 5K & YMCA Healthy Kids Day to be held April 25th March 25, 2015– Oskaloosa, IA…

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What’s the future of recreation and child care in the Oskaloosa and Mahaska community? »

Children and childcare providers and YMCA members take off on the Healthiest State Walk

The Mahaska Community Development Group (MCDG) and YMCA will host a public input meeting at 9 am, 11:30 am and…

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Council Approves MCRF Maintenance Building In Special Session »

Oskaloosa City Hall

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council met in special session on Monday to consider the site plan for a…

Mar 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz Band Wins Districts »

Front Row: Brandon Salevsky, Kenny Settimi, Zackary Salevsky, Greg Ewart

Second Row: Jack Dawson, Lani Guiter, Payton Bandy, Colin Fiechtner, John Krejci, Joshua Hartl, Ethan Herr, Emily Daugherty, Joseph Heimroth

Third Row: River Campbell, Isaiah Winegar, Emma Raymond, Jensen DeJong, Leah Wilcox, Dakota Scully Swanson, Emmit Boender, John Edgren, Aaron Vos, Joe Siebens, Kira Lanphier, Arissa Friesen

Not pictured: Caleb Edwards, Coltin Edwards, Andrew Scholes

The Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz Band received 1st place in the Middle School Band Small Class at the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association District Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 7th in Iowa City. The Oskaloosa MS Jazz Band was followed by Solon I/II, Ft. Madison, Mt.…

Mar 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Vernon Walk-Off Secures Split Vs. Ashford »

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Taylor Vernon (Fr., Tracy, Calif., Biology) made her first collegiate hit at the varsity level one she will never forget as she helped the William Penn softball team split a non-conference doubleheader with Ashford Wednesday. The Statesmen (5-14) lost the opener 5-1 before winning the…

Mar 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen Take Pair of Tight Wins to Start League »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn baseball team may have just needed some home cooking to cast out those late-inning demons as it swept Viterbo in Midwest Collegiate Conference action Wednesday. The Statesmen (12-10, 2-0 MCC) won their league openers 2-0 and 4-3. Josh Ruiz (Sr., Chula Vista,…

Mar 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Central baseball team defeated in home opener »

Central College

PELLA — The Central College baseball team came up short in its first home game of the season against Grinnell College Wednesday, falling to the Pioneers 9-8. The Dutch (4-7) and the Pioneers (3-8) played a back-and-forth game with five lead changes over the course…

Mar 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

WPU Takes Crown in First Event of Spring »

William Penn Athletics

Moravia–The Statesmen men’s golf program dominated its spring opener as the varsity won the title at the Iowa Intercollegiate Championships Sunday and Monday. William Penn won the four-team tournament with a two-day score of 607 (300-307) at The Preserve Golf Course–a par-72 layout. Central Methodist…

Mar 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Spring Season Opens with Tournament Title »

William Penn Athletics

Moravia–Four titles in the fall were no fluke as the Statesmen women’s golf team began the more important segment of its campaign with yet another a win at the Iowa Intercollegiate Championships Sunday and Monday. William Penn won the eight-team tournament with a two-day score…

Mar 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Iowa Barnstormers Defeated by Green Bay Blizzard »

The Iowa Barnstormers during training camp at the Pella Rec Center. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

Barnstormers Fall by One to Blizzard Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (1-2) were defeated 47-46 by the Green Bay Blizzard (2-1) Sunday afternoon at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Iowa Barnstormers and the Green Bay Blizzard rekindled an old rivalry…

Mar 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Steele Hits Homers Twice as WPU Swept by #10 Central Methodist »

William Penn Athletics

Oskaloosa–A long weekend ended with the Statesmen softball team falling twice to #10 Central Methodist (Mo.) in a non-conference doubleheader Sunday. William Penn (4-13) lost by scores of 9-4 and 8-2. The Eagles (13-6) were on fire to begin the day, scoring nine runs in…

Mar 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz Band Wins Districts »

Front Row: Brandon Salevsky, Kenny Settimi, Zackary Salevsky, Greg Ewart

Second Row: Jack Dawson, Lani Guiter, Payton Bandy, Colin Fiechtner, John Krejci, Joshua Hartl, Ethan Herr, Emily Daugherty, Joseph Heimroth

Third Row: River Campbell, Isaiah Winegar, Emma Raymond, Jensen DeJong, Leah Wilcox, Dakota Scully Swanson, Emmit Boender, John Edgren, Aaron Vos, Joe Siebens, Kira Lanphier, Arissa Friesen

Not pictured: Caleb Edwards, Coltin Edwards, Andrew Scholes

The Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz Band received 1st place in the Middle School Band Small Class at the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association District Jazz Festival…

Mar 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

EBF Jazz Band Places 1st At SEIBA District Jazz Contest »

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On Saturday, March 7th, the Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont High School Jazz Band placed 1st in class 2A at the South East Iowa Bandmasters Association District…

Mar 10 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Editorial Osky News

Letter To The Editor: Standing Up For Business

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Iowa businesses contribute greatly to the economic engine of our state. Main Street business owners take…

Mar 23 2015 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa City Hall

OSKALOOSA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION

AGENDA OSKALOOSA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015 CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS 5:15 P.M. 1.Purpose of meeting/blueprint overview 2.Overcap of recent accomplishments 3.Current Initiatives a.Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan b.Sidewalk cafes and Parklets c.Complete Streets…

Mar 22 2015 / Read More »
Events Osky News

Oskaloosa Trees Forever To Hold Golf Tournament

Oskaloosa Trees Forever is holding their annual fundraiser golf tournament on Saturday, April 11th, at Edmundson Golf Course in Oskaloosa. Format is a 4 person best position. Start time is 9:00am. Please call Edmundson Golf Course…

Mar 26 2015 / Read More »
Local Sports Mahaska County Recreation Foundation

Plans continue for Community Event at Penn Central Mall

MCRF will host a Dare Ya’ expo in the mall to introduce of all of the incredible clubs, activities, events and organizations available for anyone right here in our own community. Looking for “things to join”…

Mar 20 2015 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Osky News

Call for Entries!!

2 shows! 2 opportunities to share your love of art!  March: It’s the Annual FACE members show! April: Mahaska County Open  During the month of March, the Center’s goal for this exhibit is to get as…

Mar 24 2015 / Read More »
Education David E. Wolfe

2015 Beane Lecture Series at WPU Welcomes David E. Wolfe

William Penn University will welcome David E. Wolfe on Tuesday, April 7 as the 2015 Beane Lecture Series guest speaker. Wolfe will be giving two lectures, both of which will be open to the public. His…

Mar 24 2015 / Read More »
Local Businesses Campaign HQ

Campaign Headquarters Opens Office In Oskaloosa

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) Campaign Headquarters will celebrate the opening of their newest location at 212 North I Street in Oskaloosa with a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, March 26, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30…

Mar 22 2015 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

There’s Still Time to get Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits at MHP

MAHASKA COUNTY – March is recognized as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Mahaska Health Partnership is offering free colorectal cancer screening kits for the rest of the month. “Starting at age 50, a colorectal cancer…

Mar 23 2015 / Read More »

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