College Sports Mike Christner played men's fastpitch softball for over 20 years (photo courtesy William Penn University)

Christner Inducted into State Fastpitch Hall of Fame »

Oskaloosa–Before he became William Penn’s highly-successful softball coach, Mike Christner was a standout men’s fastpitch softball player and his career on the diamond was deservedly recognized over the weekend as…

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GRINNELL’S ANTHONY MACK NAMED TO ABCA/RAWLINGS ALL-REGION TEAM »

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Anthony Mack ’16 has been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Central Region Team for the 2015 season. Mack, a center fielder from…

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Branding Committee Clarifies Bandstand Position »

Oskaloosa Bandstand

The “Simply Brilliant” Oskaloosa rebranding project continues to move forward with community improvements, while the Brand Leadership Team (BLT) clarifies…

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Branding, Bandstand and Backlash »

Oskaloosa Bandstand

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The hornets nest is an idiom for “a situation or subject which causes a lot of people…

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EXHIBITIONS OF BIRDS CANCELLED FOR 2015 DUE TO AVIAN INFLUENZA »

Chicken

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Agriculture…

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Hurricanes Capture Dirtbags NIT Title »

Kneeling L to R - Lucas Bunnell, Hogan Rockhold, Colton Jones, Jackson Blythe, & Austin Hafner
Standing L to R - Coach Doug Yates, Nik Dykstra, Casey Hill, Cole Henry, Rian Yates, Jacob Hacker, Coach Vaughn Blythe, & Coach Todd Hafner
Missing from photo - Cole Kraber, Coach Troy Kraber

The Oskaloosa Hurricanes 14U USSSA baseball team claimed the championship at the Dirtbags NIT tournament in Altoona this past weekend.…

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Hurricanes Capture Dirtbags NIT Title »

Kneeling L to R - Lucas Bunnell, Hogan Rockhold, Colton Jones, Jackson Blythe, & Austin Hafner
Standing L to R - Coach Doug Yates, Nik Dykstra, Casey Hill, Cole Henry, Rian Yates, Jacob Hacker, Coach Vaughn Blythe, & Coach Todd Hafner
Missing from photo - Cole Kraber, Coach Troy Kraber

The Oskaloosa Hurricanes 14U USSSA baseball team claimed the championship at the Dirtbags NIT tournament in Altoona this past weekend. After an opening game loss, the Hurricanes rolled to four straight wins in earning their first title of the season. Oskaloosa opened Saturday pool play…

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Christner Inducted into State Fastpitch Hall of Fame »

Mike Christner played men's fastpitch softball for over 20 years (photo courtesy William Penn University)

Oskaloosa–Before he became William Penn’s highly-successful softball coach, Mike Christner was a standout men’s fastpitch softball player and his career on the diamond was deservedly recognized over the weekend as he was inducted into the Iowa Men’s Fastpitch Hall of Fame Sunday. Christner played over…

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Iowa Speedway Double Header on National Television Thursday »

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NASCAR K&N Pro Series and Season 2 episode of West End Salvage will air May 21 NEWTON, Iowa (May 20, 2015) – Thursday night’s blueprint is simple. Take one part Iowa Speedway, one part Don Short. Add a handful of Chevrolet auto parts and a…

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Osky Girls Soccer To Start Regional Tournament »

Oskaloosa Indians

By Jamie Brockman The Oskaloosa Girls Soccer team ended their regular season with a hard fought 2-1 loss at 8th ranked Pella last night. Much of the first half was dominated by Pella’s offense as they had numerous shots on goal, however Osky goal keeper…

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GRINNELL’S ANTHONY MACK NAMED TO ABCA/RAWLINGS ALL-REGION TEAM »

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Anthony Mack ’16 has been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Central Region Team for the 2015 season. Mack, a center fielder from Libertyville, Ill. (Libertyville), was a third-team selection. He earned All-Region honors last year, as well.…

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Yang Named Honorable-Mention All-American »

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Maggie Yang (Sr., Chino, Calif., Biology) concluded undeniably the best career in William Penn women’s golf history as the NAIA Women’s Golf All-America Teams were announced Monday. Yang was named to the Honorable Mention squad as a total of 45 players were honored (15 each…

May 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Tough Pella Team Holds Off Osky »

The JV and Varsity boys soccer teams were both in action tonight (May 19th) against Pella. The JV team played well, and the game ended in a 1 to 1 tie. Oskaloosa’s goal was scored by Issac Parks. Oskaloosa’s defense played well and held off…

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21 All-MCC Awards for WPU T&F »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Over 20 all-Midwest Collegiate Conference honors were earned by William Penn outdoor track and field athletes this spring. All-MCC awards are given to all athletes finishing in the top three in individual events, in the top two in a relay event, or first in an…

May 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Osky Girls Soccer To Start Regional Tournament »

Oskaloosa Indians

By Jamie Brockman The Oskaloosa Girls Soccer team ended their regular season with a hard fought 2-1 loss at 8th ranked Pella last night. Much…

May 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Letter To The Editor: Why I Support Rand Paul

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As my wife and I have become more involved in the process of electing leaders, we…

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City of Oskaloosa Planning and Zoning Commission

City of Oskaloosa Planning and Zoning Commission Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda special meeting 5/26/2015 4:30pm Roll Call Chair: Blomgren_____; Members:Campbell;_____;Jensen_____; Keep_____; Tarbell_____; Wagner____; Citizens to be Heard Street and Alley…

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Events William Penn University

Children’s Computer Camp to be held in June at William Penn University

Want to expand your child’s computer literacy beyond playing games, writing stories and browsing the Internet? Want your child to learn how math can be fun and directly related to computer graphics? Children’s Computer Camp at…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Local Sports Kneeling L to R - Lucas Bunnell, Hogan Rockhold, Colton Jones, Jackson Blythe, & Austin Hafner
Standing L to R - Coach Doug Yates, Nik Dykstra, Casey Hill, Cole Henry, Rian Yates, Jacob Hacker, Coach Vaughn Blythe, & Coach Todd Hafner
Missing from photo - Cole Kraber, Coach Troy Kraber

Hurricanes Capture Dirtbags NIT Title

The Oskaloosa Hurricanes 14U USSSA baseball team claimed the championship at the Dirtbags NIT tournament in Altoona this past weekend. After an opening game loss, the Hurricanes rolled to four straight wins in earning their first…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Daily Youth Theatre's Summer Camp!

Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Camp!

Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Camp! The summer is packed with themed camps so campers can go as many weeks as they like and have a different experience each time.…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Education William Penn University

Children’s Computer Camp to be held in June at William Penn University

Want to expand your child’s computer literacy beyond playing games, writing stories and browsing the Internet? Want your child to learn how math can be fun and directly related to computer graphics? Children’s Computer Camp at…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Local Businesses Iowa State University Extension

Master Gardener Office Hours

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will be present at the Mahaska County Extension office on Tuesday mornings 9-11 am for client inquires; May 26 through Sept 1. Clients are welcome to bring horticulture inquires at other times…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership to offer Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Behavioral Health Services will be offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Friday, June 12 from 8 am to 5 pm in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3)…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

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