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WPU Remains 23rd in Fourth Poll »

Oskaloosa–Despite not having played yet this spring, the Statesmen women’s golf team is still where it was two weeks ago as the NAIA’s fourth top-25 poll was released Friday. William…

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Seddon Qualifies in Outdoor Season Opener »

Des Moines–Derek Seddon (Sr., Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) was tremendous in the outdoor track and field season opener as he punched his ticket to nationals at the Grand View Invitational…

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Auburn University Raises the Standard for NCAA Baseball Stadiums with New, Retrofitted LED Lighting System »

AUBURN, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A newly installed LED lighting system at Samford Stadium-Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park will significantly improve the…

Mar 26 2017 / Comments Off on Auburn University Raises the Standard for NCAA Baseball Stadiums with New, Retrofitted LED Lighting System / Read More »

County Auditors’ Task Force recommendations included in Election Modernization and Integrity Act »

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate worked in concert with the Iowa State Association of County Auditors…

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Habitat for Humanity Introduces New Home Repair Program »

Habitat for Humanity has a long history in Mahaska County, building new homes for qualifying families for over two decades.…

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Oskaloosa Fire Station Moving Towards Next Phase »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The addition and renovation of the Oskaloosa Fire Station has been years in the making. Planning and…

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WPU Remains 23rd in Fourth Poll »

Oskaloosa–Despite not having played yet this spring, the Statesmen women’s golf team is still where it was two weeks ago as the NAIA’s fourth top-25 poll was released Friday. William Penn remains #23 (tied with Cumberland-Tenn.) with 131 points. The squad, which opens its spring…

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Seddon Qualifies in Outdoor Season Opener »

Des Moines–Derek Seddon (Sr., Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) was tremendous in the outdoor track and field season opener as he punched his ticket to nationals at the Grand View Invitational Saturday. Seddon, who placed second in the discus at last year’s national meet, won Saturday’s…

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Beebe Signs With William Penn »

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Dutch drop Iowa Conference baseball opener »

PELLA — An early two-run lead slips away from the Central College baseball team Saturday in its Iowa Conference opener against the University of Dubuque. Central (5-9 overall, 0-1 conference) gave up an opening run in the top of the first inning before plating three…

Mar 25 2017 / Comments Off on Dutch drop Iowa Conference baseball opener / Read More »

Daniels leads decathlon after day one in Arkansas »

CONWAY, ARK. — Competing outdoors for the first time this season, freshman Will Daniels (freshman, Geneseo, Ill.) of the Central College men’s track and field team leads the decathlon field after the first day at the Hendrix Spring Break Multis Friday. Daniels put together a…

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Jones Named First-Team All-American, Ellison Picks Up Honorable Mention »

Oskaloosa–Torren Jones (Sr., Chandler, Ariz., Sociology) and Lionel Ellison (Sr., New Orleans, La., Kinesiology) capped mind-blowing 2016-2017 seasons as the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball All-America teams were announced Thursday. Jones was one of 10 players to earn First-Team recognition, while Ellison was one of…

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Phillips Ends Career with Second All-America Laurel »

Oskaloosa–Alyssa Phillips (Sr., Gurnee, Ill., Communications) concluded a remarkable career with one final award as the 2016-2017 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball All-America teams were announced Thursday. Phillips received an Honorable-Mention accolade, the second such laurel of her career. She was one of 40 honorable…

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Statesmen 63rd After Successful Winter Season »

Oskaloosa–National tournament berths by two programs and solid points from two other squads has lifted the Statesmen athletics department into elite status as the final winter Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings were released Thursday. William Penn entered the winter season without any points, but has…

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Trio Garner Scholar-Athlete Accolades »

Oskaloosa–Three members of the William Penn Competitive Dance team were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2016-2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes recently. Madison Mitchell (Sr., New Sharon, Iowa, Elementary Education), with a 3.91 Grade Point Average, Kaitlyn Pearson (Jr., Oskaloosa, Iowa, Kinesiology),…

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Clarke Sweeps Statesmen in Rescheduled Double Dip »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn softball team walked off the diamond Wednesday night hoping that its next action will bring better results as it was swept by Clarke in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader. WPU (13-12, 1-5 Heart) lost by scores of 5-0 and 8-4.…

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Beebe Signs With William Penn »

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Editorial

Letter To The Editor: I Am Writing In Concern To The Proposed South Central Regional Airport

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Letter to the Editor I am writing in concern to the proposed South Central Regional Airport.…

Mar 5 2017 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes

Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Agenda – March 20, 2017

Agenda Notice – The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA.…

Mar 19 2017 / Read More »
Events

Bethesda House To Host Easter Day Activities

EASTER ON THE SQUARE Oskaloosa, Iowa, Friday, March 24, 2017 – We have reserved the Oskaloosa Town Square on Easter – Sunday April 16, 2017. We are having family-centered events throughout the day. The schedule is…

Mar 26 2017 / 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

Habitat for Humanity Introduces New Home Repair Program

Habitat for Humanity has a long history in Mahaska County, building new homes for qualifying families for over two decades. Last year the local Habitat board decided to expand their services to include home remodeling projects.…

Mar 26 2017 / Read More »
Education

IHCC Announces Graduates From 2016-17 Winter Term

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who completed their graduation requirements at the end of the 2016-17 Winter Term. This is a list of students who received an Associate…

Mar 19 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses

Auburn University Raises the Standard for NCAA Baseball Stadiums with New, Retrofitted LED Lighting System

AUBURN, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A newly installed LED lighting system at Samford Stadium-Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park will significantly improve the experience for Auburn University baseball players and fans, with enhanced light quality and the virtual elimination…

Mar 26 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle

MHP Massage Therapist Esther Rose Trained in New Massage Techniques

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership’s newest Massage Therapist, Esther Rose, recently received training in Himalayan salt stone massage and headache relief techniques. For those looking for a hot stone massage, Himalayan salt stones are a…

Mar 22 2017 / Read More »

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