College Sports The William Penn Statesmen have run up an 8-0 record in the early season. Conference play begins at the end of November and should provide a real test for the #3 ranked team.

William Penn 8-0 After Easy Win Over Wright State Lake »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team extended its home winning streak as it crushed Wright State Lake 134-69 in non-conference action Saturday. #3 WPU (8-0) has now won…

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Statesmen Compete at Augsburg Invitational »

by Wade Steinlage Minneapolis, Minn.–The William Penn wrestling team had numerous individuals compete in three separate divisions at the Augustana Auggie-Adidas Invitational Saturday. The event included a Gold, Silver, and…

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Oskaloosa Art Center Plays Host To Iowa Arts Council Fellows »

The Oskaloosa Art Center and FACEe of Mahaska County played host to a special event on Saturday, as the Iowa Arts Council Fellows made a stop at the center.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It was a celebration of the arts and the artists who create works of art that inspire…

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Oskaloosa Lions and Mahaska Health Partnership Team Up For Diabetes Fair »

Dr. Beers checks blood flow in Elmer Stahl's legs at a free screening during Saturday's Diabetes Fair inside Penn Central Mall.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Diabetes is one of the most significant health concerns for people, not only in the United States…

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Bell Ringing Underway Across Mahaska County »

This Salvation Army truck looks for victims of Hurricane Harvey in Rockport Texas, September 2017.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Friends and supporters of the Mahaska County Salvation Army gathered at Penn Central Mall on Friday to…

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Des Moines Register Includes Oskaloosa In Their Changing Iowa Series »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – On Thursday night, many community members, leaders and more came out to share their thoughts with the…

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William Penn 8-0 After Easy Win Over Wright State Lake »

The William Penn Statesmen have run up an 8-0 record in the early season. Conference play begins at the end of November and should provide a real test for the #3 ranked team.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team extended its home winning streak as it crushed Wright State Lake 134-69 in non-conference action Saturday. #3 WPU (8-0) has now won 31 straight contests at home and 41 of its last 42 in the friendly confines…

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Statesmen Compete at Augsburg Invitational »

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by Wade Steinlage Minneapolis, Minn.–The William Penn wrestling team had numerous individuals compete in three separate divisions at the Augustana Auggie-Adidas Invitational Saturday. The event included a Gold, Silver, and Bronze division and the navy and gold had a placewinner in all three divisions. GOLD…

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Over $250,000 in Cash and Contingencies Handed Out at Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet! »

Over $250,000 in cash and contingencies were handed out Saturday night, November 18 at the 2017 Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet! The event, held at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa played host to over 600 attendees. (submitted photo)

by Bill Wright November 18, 2017 – Over $250,000 in cash and contingencies were handed out Saturday night, November 18 at the 2017 Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet! The event, held at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa played host to over…

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Valuable matches for young Central wrestlers at Augsburg »

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MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. —The third tournament of the season for the Central College wrestling team presented an opportunity to get a lot of the underclassmen mat time at the Augsburg-Adidas Invitational on Saturday. No team scores were kept at the tournament that included 19 teams. Central…

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Turnovers costly for Dutch women’s basketball team »

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  MANKATON, MINN. — Turnovers led to the demise of the Central College women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon, succumbing 79-72 to Bethany Lutheran University.   Central (1-1) had 19 turnovers and gave up 19 points off those turnovers. “Tough game on the road tonight,” said…

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Dutch men’s basketball rally falls short against Eagles »

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LA CROSSE, WIS. — A career high 19 points from Central College senior forward Malik Wildermuth (Normal, Ill., University HS) was not enough to lead the Dutch over Wis.-La Crosse Saturday, falling 81-70. There were six lead changes in the first half before the game…

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Washington Records Triple-Double as WPU Holds Off Pesky Lions »

William Penn's Dominique Shaw elevates against Lincoln Christian on Friday night.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team did not play its best, but still managed to stay perfect as it dropped Lincoln Christian 115-97 in non-conference action Friday. #3 William Penn (7-0) shot 51.9% from the floor, but permitted the Lions (1-6) to shoot…

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Coleman’s Co-Defensive POY Award Headlines 15 WPU Honorees »

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by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Resean Coleman (So., River Rouge, Mich., Exercise Science) made camp in opponents’ back fields this fall and his efforts led him to the biggest of William Penn’s 15 awards as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference football teams were announced Friday. The…

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Statesmen Drop Exhibition Against Augustana »

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Sioux Falls, S.D.–The William Penn women’s basketball team battled well for two quarters of the game, but faced struggles in the other two periods as it fell 94-54 against NCAA Division II Augustana in exhibition play Tuesday. The Statesmen used the matchup as a chance…

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Chegwidden, Ludwig Win Booster Club Awards »

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Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of the October Player of the Month awards. Sophomore golfer Zachary Chegwidden (Essex, England, Business Management) earned the Male award, while junior soccer player Riley Ludwig (Big Bear City, Calif., Biology) took home the…

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Statesmen and Indians Share The Stage For Winter Sports »

William Penn's Wade Steinlage (left) talks with Oskaloosa Boys Basketball Head Coach Ryan Parker (center) and Jarad Kruse during the preview night at Smokey Row.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The stage at Smokey Row is often filled with politicians who are sharing their vision for the future, or answering the tough…

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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 »
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Oskaloosa City Council Meeting – November 20, 2017 – Agenda

City of Oskaloosa City Council Meeting Regular Session Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda November 20, 2017 Call to Order and Roll Call – 6:00 P.M. 1. Invocation: Pastor Alvern…

Nov 17 2017 / Read More »
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IHCC To Host Annual Art Faculty Exhibition

OTTUMWA — The 2017 annual art faculty exhibition in the Art Gallery on the Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa campus will feature the art work of Lisa Fritz and Mark McWhorter. (The public is invited to…

Nov 17 2017 / 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

ART ON THE SQUARE 50TH ANNIVERSARY LOGO CONTEST

Calling all Artists Oskaloosa, IA, November 8, 2017– In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Art on the Square, a two day event scheduled for June 8-9, 2018, Oskaloosa Main Street is hosting a logo design…

Nov 11 2017 / Read More »
Education

Indian Hills Collaborating With Iowa DPH To Provide Assistance

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College is collaborating with two other community colleges and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) to provide assistance to expecting and parenting students. Indian Hills, along with Des Moines Area…

Nov 15 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses Family Practice Physician Susan Harte, DO

Mahaska Health Partnership Welcomes Family Practice Physician Susan Harte, DO

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is pleased to welcome Family Practice Physician Susan Harte, DO, to its Medical Staff. “Dr. Harte practiced at MHP 18 years ago, working as a locum tenens in our Emergency…

Oct 27 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle

MHP Encourages Participation in the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16

MAHASKA COUNTY— The Great American Smokeout is an annual event set for the Thursday before Thanksgiving, aimed to raise awareness about the dangers of smoking and help motivate people to quit. Mahaska Health Partnership’s Cardiopulmonary Services…

Nov 11 2017 / Read More »

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