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Boma, Phillips Win November Player of the Month Laurels »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of the November Player of the Month awards. Senior cross country runner Jamal Boma (Des Moines, Iowa, Business Management…

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Altieri, Cuthbert, Loftus Rated Regionally »

Oskaloosa–Three Statesmen grapplers are ranked regionally as the second NAIA top-20 wrestling poll was released Wednesday. William Penn is seventh in the Central Qualifying Group with 41 points, while Grand…

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News

Oskaloosa Police And Fire Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Students and community members helped to make some children’s Christmas a little more special this year, when…

Dec 9 2016 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Police And Fire Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas / Read More »

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Benefits of Supplements »

MAHASKA COUNTY – We all strive to have a well-balanced diet that provides nutrients our bodies need, but sometimes we…

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Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – December 13, 2016 »

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With…

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William Penn Announces Partnership with Racine Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – William Penn University recently announced an exciting new partnership between its Athletic Bands and the Racine Scouts…

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Sports and Activities

8th Grade Girls Defeat Newton »

Last night the 8th grade girls took on a competitive Newton team and were victorious in all 3 games! The A game had a final score of 25-21. The girls came out with more aggression and set the tone early. We rebounded the ball fairly…

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Boma, Phillips Win November Player of the Month Laurels »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of the November Player of the Month awards. Senior cross country runner Jamal Boma (Des Moines, Iowa, Business Management and Physical Education) claimed the Male award, while senior women’s basketball player Alyssa Phillips (Gurnee,…

Dec 9 2016 / Comments Off on Boma, Phillips Win November Player of the Month Laurels / Read More »

Altieri, Cuthbert, Loftus Rated Regionally »

Oskaloosa–Three Statesmen grapplers are ranked regionally as the second NAIA top-20 wrestling poll was released Wednesday. William Penn is seventh in the Central Qualifying Group with 41 points, while Grand View is on top with 223 points. John Altieri (So., Warwick, R.I., Sociology) is ranked…

Dec 9 2016 / Comments Off on Altieri, Cuthbert, Loftus Rated Regionally / Read More »

Title winners honored at Central men’s basketball alumni event »

PELLA — Some legends of Central men’s basketball past are returning to Pella to take part in an alumni event Saturday. Upwards of 50 former Dutch players are expected to their former stomping grounds, and a pair of Central’s 17 Iowa Conference championship teams will…

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Extended stay in top-10 for Dutch wrestling »

PELLA — Slotted at No. 10 once again in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III poll, the veteran Central College wrestling team continues to gain respect nationally. Three Central wrestlers are ranked individually and the Dutch are the second-highest rated Iowa Conference program…

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Central takes both ends of wrestling triangular »

LINCOLN, NEB. — Two dominant victories over Northeastern Junior College (Colo.) and Nebraska Wesleyan University Wednesday night has the Central College wrestling team off to its best start in over 20 years. Central toppled the Plainsmen 45-3 in the opener before besting the Iowa Conference…

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Central College men’s basketball team wins in comeback fashion »

PELLA — There is a reason they play two halves of basketball at the college level. The Central College men’s basketball team finished off a 73-64 comeback victory over the University of Dubuque Wednesday. The Dutch faced a 34-25 halftime deficit, but utilized a 48-point…

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Marburger leads Dutch past Dubuque in women’s basketball win »

PELLA — The Central College women’s basketball team grabbed its first Iowa Conference victory of the season with a 64-51 win over the University of Dubuque. “Our defense was great tonight,” said coach Chelsea Petersen. “Holding a team like Dubuque to 51 points was an…

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8th Grade Girls Looking For First Win »

Last night the 8th grade girls took the court against a very impressive Norwalk team. Norwalk was coming into this game after beating a very good Pella team with ease. Last night we had more open looks than ever before and our rebounding was outstanding.…

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Indians Run Record to 4-0 with 76-52 win »

by Doug DeKock Centerville, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Boys’ basketball team travelled to Centerville Tuesday night with a chance to start 4-0 for the first time in 8 years. The Indians did just that in beating Centerville 76-52. In the past, Oskaloosa would play down…

Dec 8 2016 / Comments Off on Indians Run Record to 4-0 with 76-52 win / Read More »
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School Activities

8th Grade Girls Defeat Newton »

Last night the 8th grade girls took on a competitive Newton team and were victorious in all 3 games! The A game had a final…

Dec 9 2016 / Comments Off on 8th Grade Girls Defeat Newton / Read More »
Editorial

Letter To The Editor: I Have Been Stonewalled At Every Turn

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Dear Editor, I am highly disappointed at the lack of regard that the South Central Regional…

Oct 13 2016 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes

Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – December 13, 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 MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS DECEMBER 13, 2016 7:00PM…

Dec 9 2016 / Read More »
Events

Christmas Toy Drive to be held at William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA – Sodexo Food Services at William Penn University will hold a Christmas Toy Drive on Wednesday, December 7, from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Students, as well as the community, are invited to donate a…

Dec 6 2016 / 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

William Penn Computer Club Joins Mission to Introduce Students to Computer Science

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Computers are everywhere, changing every industry on the planet, but fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Girls and minorities are severely underrepresented in computer science classes and in the tech…

Dec 7 2016 / Read More »
Education

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

Mahaska Health Partnership Radiology Upgrades Equipment

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership continues to bring innovative technology to the community, with the latest addition of three new pieces of imaging equipment. “We are always looking for ways to improve each patient’s experience…

Dec 2 2016 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Benefits of Supplements

MAHASKA COUNTY – We all strive to have a well-balanced diet that provides nutrients our bodies need, but sometimes we don’t get enough just from our food. Mahaska Health Partnership Family Practice Physician Valerie Bonnett, MD,…

Dec 9 2016 / Read More »

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