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Statesmen Fall in Straight Sets to Clarke »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Playing just 13 hours after it finished up the night before, the William Penn volleyball team failed to turn a win into a winning streak with a…

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Evangel’s Three Second-Half Goals Sink WPU »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team opened its Heart of America Athletic Conference slate in a tough way, being shut out by Evangel 3-0 Saturday. William Penn (3-2,…

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Forest Cemetery Property Target Of Vandals »

Pictured here is the second swan to be found with an adhesive like substance applied to it's bill in just a few short weeks.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Another swan at Forest Cemetery was found this week, struggling to survive with what appears to be…

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Mahaska Health Partnership Board of Trustees Announces Change in Leadership »

MAHASKA COUNTY – The Mahaska Health Partnership Board of Trustees announced that CEO Jay Christensen has taken an extended leave…

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Oskaloosa Overcomes Slow Start »

Jaden Van Roekel powers past Mt. Pleasant in a 57-yard run to set up an Oskaloosa TD just before the half. (photo by Wendy Van Roekel)

The Oskaooosa Indians seemed to struggle through a slow start to overcome a tough Mt. Pleasant team on Friday night.…

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Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Monthly Breast Self Awareness Exams »

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MAHASKA COUNTY – With Breast Cancer Awareness Month right around the corner, Mahaska Health Partnership Family Practice and Obstetrics Physician…

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Statesmen Fall in Straight Sets to Clarke »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Playing just 13 hours after it finished up the night before, the William Penn volleyball team failed to turn a win into a winning streak with a 3-1 setback to Clarke in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. WPU (5-11, 1-4…

Sep 17 2017 / Comments Off on Statesmen Fall in Straight Sets to Clarke / Read More »

Evangel’s Three Second-Half Goals Sink WPU »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team opened its Heart of America Athletic Conference slate in a tough way, being shut out by Evangel 3-0 Saturday. William Penn (3-2, 0-1 Heart) battled evenly with the Crusaders through the opening half, including being outhit just…

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William Penn Shuts Out Crusaders in Heart Opener »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–It took a little longer than anyone had hoped, but the Statesmen men’s soccer team claimed the win in its Heart of America Athletic Conference opener, shutting out Evangel 2-0 Saturday. Mother Nature decided to play her part, disrupting quite a few…

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Record-Tying Second Day Leads WPU to Runner-Up Trophy »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage North Sioux City, S.D.–The Statesmen women’s golf team rallied after a poor opening 18 holes to tie a program record and finish high at the Lila Frommelt Classic hosted by Briar Cliff Friday and Saturday. #17 William Penn placed second out of…

Sep 17 2017 / Comments Off on Record-Tying Second Day Leads WPU to Runner-Up Trophy / Read More »

Defense Guides Statesmen Past Central Methodist »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn football team kept Central Methodist under the century mark in total yardage as it cruised to a 37-7 win in a Heart of America Athletic Conference North-South crossover game Saturday. WPU (2-2) outgained the Eagles (1-3) by a tally…

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Regional soccer ranking given to Dutch women »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — In the first United Soccer Coaches North Region Division III poll of the season, the Central College women’s soccer team came in at No. 9. Central is 4-1 this season, allowing just three goals while scoring 14 times. Kallie Holte (senior, Kirksville, Mo.)…

Sep 14 2017 / Comments Off on Regional soccer ranking given to Dutch women / Read More »

Oskaloosa Middle School XC Tackles A Tough Osky Course »

OMS Girls XC team came in third at their home meet on Tuesday.

“It was a warm night last night, but the middle schoolers went out hard. The girl’s team may be small, but mighty they came in 3rd. The boys battled hard, coming in 4 points shy of 2nd place. They ran hard and I am proud…

Sep 14 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Middle School XC Tackles A Tough Osky Course / Read More »

Ranked Fillies Take Indians In Straight Sets »

Emily Richmond blocks the shot by DCG Tuesday evening.

The Oskaloosa Volleyball team was in action against #14 4A Dallas Center-Grimes last night. The match went to the Fillies in straight sets 18-25, 18-25, 18-25. The JV team lost 17-25, 12-25. The Freshmen also lost 18-25, 6-25. Statistical Leaders: Attacking – Josie Bunnell: 6…

Sep 14 2017 / Comments Off on Ranked Fillies Take Indians In Straight Sets / Read More »

Navarro’s Hat Trick Guides WPU to Upset of #18 Midland »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Diego Navarro (Fr., Madrid, Spain, Mechanical Engineering) scored all three goals as the Statesmen men’s soccer team knocked off #18 Midland 3-2 in non-conference play Tuesday. William Penn (3-1-1), which is off to its best start since 2014 (4-0), has now defeated…

Sep 13 2017 / Comments Off on Navarro’s Hat Trick Guides WPU to Upset of #18 Midland / Read More »

Statesmen Swept by #12 GVU »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn volleyball team was unable to steal a set from its visiting rival, falling 3-0 to #12 Grand View in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Tuesday. WPU (4-10, 0-3 Heart) lost by scores of 12-25, 24-26, 12-25. The navy…

Sep 13 2017 / Comments Off on Statesmen Swept by #12 GVU / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Middle School XC Tackles A Tough Osky Course »

OMS Girls XC team came in third at their home meet on Tuesday.

“It was a warm night last night, but the middle schoolers went out hard. The girl’s team may be small, but mighty they came in…

Sep 14 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Middle School XC Tackles A Tough Osky Course / Read More »
Editorial Oskaloosa News

Letter To The Editor: I wish to publicly show my support for Mrs. Lynette Stream

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. With the upcoming Oskaloosa School Board election fast approaching, I wish to publicly show my support…

Sep 1 2017 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes

Oskaloosa Water Board – Agenda – September 12, 2017

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Special Meeting September 12, 2017 3:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve agenda. 2. Public Hearing for Water Tower Maintenance project. 3. Consideration and discussion of awarding tabulated bids…

Sep 10 2017 / Read More »
Events The MH4H Color Blast 5K

Having a Blast in Pella

Pella, Iowa – The MH4H Color Blast 5K is back this September 23rd, making it the 5th year for the fun run/walk. The annual run combines a 5k run/walk while participants pass through 5 different color…

Sep 14 2017 / Read More »
Local Sports USSSA softball action at the Lacey Complex.

Weekend Smash at Lacey Recreation Complex

The USSSA Softball Lacey Fall Smash Tournament was hosted over the weekend with Oskaloosa and Ottumwa coming out ahead. The two-day tournament had 19 teams competing in 4 divisions. In the end it was Oskaloosa’s Sweet…

Sep 13 2017 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations 4-H Clover

Audience Appeal Earns 4-H’ers Awards at Iowa State Fair

Mahaska County 4-H’ers earned recognition as communicators at the Iowa State Fair. 4-H’ers compete in four categories of oral communication — educational presentations, working exhibits, extemporaneous speaking — and one category of visual communication. In educational…

Aug 25 2017 / Read More »
Education

Indian Hill Summer Graduates

SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who completed their graduation requirements at the end of the 2016-17 Summer Term. This is a list of students who…

Sep 8 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses Don Crall

Crall Hired As VP Of Ag and Commercial Lending

Keith Welling, President of TruBank, is pleased to announce the hiring of Don Crall as a vice president of ag and commercial lending in its Oskaloosa office. Crall was previously with TruBank in the early to…

Sep 4 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Monthly Breast Self Awareness Exams

MAHASKA COUNTY – With Breast Cancer Awareness Month right around the corner, Mahaska Health Partnership Family Practice and Obstetrics Physician Angela Godejohn, MD, explains the important aspects of self breast awareness exams. While most of the…

Sep 14 2017 / Read More »

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