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WPU Clinches Automatic Bid with Win at GVU »

by Wade Steinlage Des Moines–Buoyed by a boisterous traveling crowd, the Statesmen men’s basketball team got past rival Grand View 99-90 to win the outright Heart of America Athletic Conference…

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Streak Snapped on Road »

by Wade Steinlage Des Moines–The Statesmen women’s basketball team lost for the first time in over a month as it dropped a 58-50 Heart of America Athletic Conference matchup to…

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Elvis: Rock ‘N’ Remember Hits the George Daily Auditorium Stage »

Joseph Hall's Elvis: Rock "N" Remember Tribute (photo submitted)

OSKALOOSA, IA — Elvis is in the building! Joseph Hall has the look, the voice, the charm, and the moves…

Feb 22 2018 / Comments Off on Elvis: Rock ‘N’ Remember Hits the George Daily Auditorium Stage / Read More »

Brink Announces Run for District 80 »

Holly Brink (submitted photo)

Holly Brink of rural Mahaska County announced that she will be seeking election to the Iowa House of Representatives in…

Feb 22 2018 / Comments Off on Brink Announces Run for District 80 / Read More »

Council Thanks Those Who Helped With Fire »

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. The change in day…

Feb 21 2018 / Comments Off on Council Thanks Those Who Helped With Fire / Read More »

The Rozenboom Report – February 19, 2018 »

Sen. Ken Rozenboom (R)

by Ken Rozenboom The deadline for the first funnel for this legislative session was Friday, meaning that our days last…

Feb 20 2018 / Comments Off on The Rozenboom Report – February 19, 2018 / Read More »
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WPU Clinches Automatic Bid with Win at GVU »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Des Moines–Buoyed by a boisterous traveling crowd, the Statesmen men’s basketball team got past rival Grand View 99-90 to win the outright Heart of America Athletic Conference crown Wednesday. In defeating the Vikings, #3 William Penn (26-2, 16-2 Heart) secured both the…

Feb 22 2018 / Comments Off on WPU Clinches Automatic Bid with Win at GVU / Read More »

Streak Snapped on Road »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Des Moines–The Statesmen women’s basketball team lost for the first time in over a month as it dropped a 58-50 Heart of America Athletic Conference matchup to Grand View Wednesday. Despite suffering its first loss in nine games, William Penn (21-6, 15-3…

Feb 22 2018 / Comments Off on Streak Snapped on Road / Read More »

WPU Traveling to Dallas for Sectionals »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn bowling teams will head to the Lonestar State in two weeks as they have yet again qualified for the USBC Intercollegiate Team Sectionals. The men and women, ranked #17 and #24 respectively on the collegebowling.com website, will trek to…

Feb 22 2018 / Comments Off on WPU Traveling to Dallas for Sectionals / Read More »

Buckle Up for the Fourth Anniversary of the NAPA Auto Parts Concert Series »

Beloved rock group, Survivor, will be first act of 2018 edition NEWTON, Iowa (Feb. 21, 2018) – Race fans and music lovers will come together again this summer to celebrate three weekends of world-class entertainment at Iowa Speedway. The NAPA Auto Parts Concert Series returns…

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Dutch down Beavers in men’s basketball league tournament opener »

Central Dutch Athletics

STORM LAKE — A familiar story had its first excerpt written Tuesday night as the Central College men’s basketball team knocked off Buena Vista University 84-70 in the opening round of the Iowa Conference tournament. Central (11-15 overall) headed to Storm Lake as the sixth…

Feb 21 2018 / Comments Off on Dutch down Beavers in men’s basketball league tournament opener / Read More »

Central still No. 17 in national track poll »

Central Dutch Athletics

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — The Central College men’s track and field team was once again at No. 17 in the USTFCCCA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Team Computer Rankings this week. Points in the National Team Computer Rankings are based off placement in…

Feb 21 2018 / Comments Off on Central still No. 17 in national track poll / Read More »

No change for Dutch women in regional track poll »

Central Dutch Athletics

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — Heading in to this weekend’s Iowa Conference Indoor Championships, the Central College women’s track team stood pat at No. 10 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Central Region poll. Rankings are based off placement in the…

Feb 21 2018 / Comments Off on No change for Dutch women in regional track poll / Read More »

Regionals loom with Pestano atop 125-pound wrestling class »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — C.J. Pestano (senior, Torrance, Calif.) kept a firm grasp on the No. 1 spot at 125 pounds in this week’s National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III poll as the Central College wrestling team prepares for the NCAA Division III Lower Midwest Regional this…

Feb 21 2018 / Comments Off on Regionals loom with Pestano atop 125-pound wrestling class / Read More »

Morrissey named MWC Women’s Basketball Performer of the Week »

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Kayla Morrissey ’18 capped a stellar basketball career by being named the Midwest Conference Performer of the Week. Morrissey, a 5-10 forward from Burr Ridge, Ill. (Lyons Township North), saved some of her best for last by scoring 26 points…

Feb 20 2018 / Comments Off on Morrissey named MWC Women’s Basketball Performer of the Week / Read More »

Statesmen Finish 1-3 in Season-Opening Weekend »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Joplin, Mo.–The William Penn baseball team knocked off some rust over the weekend as it began its 2018 season with a quartet of contests. WPU (1-3) opened with a 13-2 win over Viterbo Friday, but then came up short in a pair…

Feb 20 2018 / Comments Off on Statesmen Finish 1-3 in Season-Opening Weekend / Read More »
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Vanwyk Qualifies For State Bowling Tournament »

The Oskaloosa boys and girls bowling teams came up just short at the state qualifying tournament held in Ottumwa. Both teams finished 2nd behind Ottumwa.…

Feb 16 2018 / Comments Off on Vanwyk Qualifies For State Bowling Tournament / Read More »
Editorial Oskaloosa News

Letter To The Editor: How one guy can (and will) block funding for parks and water quality

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. February 13, 2018 “I will not support any sort of tax increase. Period.” This was basically…

Feb 15 2018 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa School Board - October 2017

Oskaloosa School Board – Agenda – February 13, 2018

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 REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FEBRUARY 13, 2018…

Feb 10 2018 / Read More »
Events Joseph Hall's Elvis: Rock "N" Remember Tribute (photo submitted)

Elvis: Rock ‘N’ Remember Hits the George Daily Auditorium Stage

OSKALOOSA, IA — Elvis is in the building! Joseph Hall has the look, the voice, the charm, and the moves to take us back to a time when fans fell in love with Elvis Presley. Joseph…

Feb 22 2018 / Read More »
Local Sports YMCA's flag football

Score With YMCA Youth Football

YMCA’s flag football hosted games Tuesday night at the Lacey Recreation Complex. Flag football players, 1st through 4th graders, bravely competed despite the cold temperatures. The program is geared to teach teamwork and encourage youth to…

Oct 27 2017 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Local Boy Scout Troop Hosts District Klondike Derby

Local Boy Scout Troop Hosts District Klondike Derby

Jamie Leonard After months of planning, local Boy Scout Troop 71, Chartered by the Central United Methodist Church, hosted the 1st Annual Mid-Iowa Council Woodland Trails District Klondike Derby at Lake Keomah. The Klondike Derby has…

Jan 30 2018 / Read More »
Education Indian Hills

Indian Hills Home To Regional Entrepreneurship Center

OTTUMWA — The Regional Entrepreneurship Center (REC) operated by Indian Hills Community College continues to assist fledgling businesses grow to the point where they are able to move out into the college’s district and strengthen local…

Feb 22 2018 / Read More »
Local Businesses MHP celebrated Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 2, a day is designed to help raise awareness of heart disease in women. While not able to participate in the Jean’s Day MHP sponsored for employees, Surgical Services staff still showed their support by wearing red surgical caps.

MHP Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Feb. 2

MAHASKA COUNTY – February 2 was National Wear Red Day, when the American Heart Association encouraged everyone to wear red to bring awareness to cardiovascular disease and its effect on women. According to the American Heart…

Feb 4 2018 / Read More »
Lifestyle

MHP offers free “Introduction to Cholesterol” class on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa

MAHASKA COUNTY – According to the American Heart Association (AHA), too much bad cholesterol or not enough good cholesterol can increase your risk of a cardiac event. But how do you improve your cholesterol levels? Mahaska…

Feb 14 2018 / Read More »

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