College Sports

Brondyke returns to Germany, Thorpe Cup »

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY— The 2017 Drake Relays champion in the decathlon, Central College alum Kurtis Brondyke ‘11 continues his track and field season next weekend in Germany at the 24th annual…

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Grinnell swimmer to compete at World Swimming Championships »

GRINNELL, Iowa – Last summer, Grinnell College swimmer Joshua Tibatemwa ’19 had the thrilling experience of competing in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Later this month, Tibatemwa makes another splash…

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Oskaloosa Takes Third at State, Breaks Record for Wins »

by Wade Steinlage A second-straight state title was not to be, but the Oskaloosa Indian softball team still produced a…

Jul 23 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Takes Third at State, Breaks Record for Wins / Read More »

Indians State Bound for First Time in Two Decades »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team is going dancing at state after a pair of late-inning rallies last…

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E-B-F Claims Heart-Breaking Runner-Up Trophy »

by Wade Steinlage Just three outs away from its first-ever state title, the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rocket softball team was stunned as…

Jul 23 2017 / Comments Off on E-B-F Claims Heart-Breaking Runner-Up Trophy / Read More »

Authorities Say Fremont Fire Suspicious »

On Thursday, July 20th, 2017, at approximately 4:15 pm the Cedar Township (Fremont) fire Department was dispatched to 556 West…

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Oskaloosa Takes Third at State, Breaks Record for Wins »

by Wade Steinlage A second-straight state title was not to be, but the Oskaloosa Indian softball team still produced a plethora of memorable moments last week as it closed out its 2017 season with a third-place finish. Fourth-seeded Oskaloosa (31-13) opened its title defense with…

Jul 23 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Takes Third at State, Breaks Record for Wins / Read More »

Indians State Bound for First Time in Two Decades »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team is going dancing at state after a pair of late-inning rallies last week. For the first time since 1998 and just the second time in program history, Oskaloosa (28-13) has qualified for the state tournament. The Indians…

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E-B-F Claims Heart-Breaking Runner-Up Trophy »

by Wade Steinlage Just three outs away from its first-ever state title, the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rocket softball team was stunned as it was relegated to runner-up in Class 2A last week. The Rockets (32-8) began state competition Monday with a 7-2 win over #3 seed Waterloo…

Jul 23 2017 / Comments Off on E-B-F Claims Heart-Breaking Runner-Up Trophy / Read More »

Brown Surges after Absence at Knoxville »

By Bob Wilson Knoxville Raceway, KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 22) – Brian Brown returned to Knoxville after a two-week absence and came away the 410 victor at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night. Sawyer Phillips took the 360 feature and Matthew Stelzer was the victor in the 305…

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Abelson and VanDerWal win Dynamic Drivelines Dirt Duel IMCA Modified Event! »

KNOXVLLE, Iowa (July 20, 2017) – On a very hot and humid night at the Knoxville Raceway the IMCA Modifieds pounded the historic black zook clay oval in the second running of the Dynamic Drivelines Dirt Duel! 37 Modifieds and 36 SportMods entered on this…

Jul 20 2017 / Comments Off on Abelson and VanDerWal win Dynamic Drivelines Dirt Duel IMCA Modified Event! / Read More »

Brondyke returns to Germany, Thorpe Cup »

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY— The 2017 Drake Relays champion in the decathlon, Central College alum Kurtis Brondyke ‘11 continues his track and field season next weekend in Germany at the 24th annual Thorpe Cup. The Thrope Cup is annual competition between the United States of America and…

Jul 20 2017 / Comments Off on Brondyke returns to Germany, Thorpe Cup / Read More »

Grinnell swimmer to compete at World Swimming Championships »

GRINNELL, Iowa – Last summer, Grinnell College swimmer Joshua Tibatemwa ’19 had the thrilling experience of competing in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Later this month, Tibatemwa makes another splash on the international stage when he represents his native Uganda at the 17th FINA World Championships swimming…

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Dutch golf alum plays at John Deere Classic »

SILVIS, ILL. — An All-American golfer while at Central College, Darin Fisher ’97 played with the best men’s golfers in the world after earning an exemption to play at the John Deere Classic last weekend. Fisher, the PGA Professional at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake…

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Carter Takes Hawkeye Dirt Tour Race at the Southern Iowa Fair »

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 19th, 2017) – Hot and steamy night filled with action packed racing during night number two of the Southern Iowa Fair Races. The Arnold Motor Supply Hawkeye Dirt Tour for IMCA Modifeds made their yearly visit to the monster…

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Central unveils new athletics graphic identity »

PELLA—A refresh of the Central College athletics department’s graphic identity was unveiled Wednesday. It was produced by national athletics branding specialist Joe Bosack of Joe Bosack & Co. of Pottsville, Pa. Bosack has developed athletics brand identities for some 100 colleges and universities and is…

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Oskaloosa Takes Third at State, Breaks Record for Wins »

by Wade Steinlage A second-straight state title was not to be, but the Oskaloosa Indian softball team still produced a plethora of memorable moments last…

Jul 23 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Takes Third at State, Breaks Record for Wins / Read More »
Editorial

Letter To The Editor: I Knew This Closing Would Provoke Emotions

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. July 5, 2017 Dear Editor, From: Mark Doland On July 3, 2017 at our board meeting,…

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Agendas and Minutes

Oskaloosa Water Board Agenda – July 10, 2017

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting July 10, 2017 4:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve agenda. 2. Reorganization of the Board of Trustees. 3. Approve minutes of the June 19, 2017 regular…

Jul 9 2017 / Read More »
Events

PFLAG To Hold 3rd In Event Series

PFLAG Oskaloosa presents the 3rd in a series of events titled “Talking Inclusively” to be held Thursday, August 10 at 7PM at On The Green. The theme for the evening is “Coming Out” at which a…

Jul 23 2017 / Read More »
Local Sports

Abelson and VanDerWal win Dynamic Drivelines Dirt Duel IMCA Modified Event!

KNOXVLLE, Iowa (July 20, 2017) – On a very hot and humid night at the Knoxville Raceway the IMCA Modifieds pounded the historic black zook clay oval in the second running of the Dynamic Drivelines Dirt…

Jul 20 2017 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations

Christian Opportunity Center Increases Supported Employment Efforts

Christian Opportunity Center is increasing its supported employment efforts in the wake of new State rules eliminating sheltered employment. COC has been providing supported employment services since 1987 and has many success stories of people who…

May 13 2017 / Read More »
Education

Indians Hills To Hold Introduction To Aviation

OTTUMWA — Young people looking for an introduction to the field of aviation should plan to attend the 2017 Aviation Youth Rally on Aug. 5 at the Indian Hills Community College North Campus, located at the…

Jul 23 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses

Swim’s Sports and Awards is back open in Oskaloosa

In May of 2015 a decade’s long business in Oskaloosa was decimated by a fire. Doug Swim had lost his business of over 30 years to the fire. While there has been some disappointing news about…

Apr 15 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Mahaska Health Partnership Explains Lymphedema Treatment

MAHASKA COUNTY – Lymphedema refers to chronic swelling that usually occurs in an arm or leg. Mahaska Health Partnership Certified Lymphedema Therapist Lauren Terpstra, DPT explains how the condition arises and ways to treat it. Lymphedema…

Jul 23 2017 / Read More »

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