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Central’s Larson earns weekly league honor »

PELLA — Central College men’s track and field multi-eventer Eric Larson (senior, Waverly, Waverly-Shell Rock HS) was named the Iowa Conference men’s indoor track and field events performer of the…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
William Penn University Athletics

McCastle Honored Again »

Oskaloosa–A new school record has again given Cornelius McCastle (So., McKinney, Texas, Industrial Technology) yet another weekly award as he was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men’s Field Athlete of…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Cholesterol Screenings Feb. 10 »

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership will be offering reduced-rate cholesterol screenings Tuesday, Feb. 10 on their Oskaloosa campus and…

Jan 31 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

The Race For 2016 Is On In Iowa »

Businessman Donal Trump address the crowd at the Iowa Freedom Summit.

Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Caucuses are over a year away, but the political theater is already underway in…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

A Changing Of The Guard At The Mahaska County YMCA »

Outgoing Mahaska County YMCA Executive Director Dawn Collins meets with community members Wednesday afternoon at a reception to welcome the new director and thank Collins for her 5 years of service to the Y.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It was a changing of the guard at the Mahaska County YMCA this past week. Friends, family…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

The Presidential Race 2016 Starts In Oskaloosa »

Fox News came to town this week to interview potential presidential candidate Rick Santorum.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The lights were bright in Oskaloosa this week, as a national tv news channel visited Oskaloosa to…

Jan 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Indians Show Well At Ottumwa Meet »

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Indians went to Ottumwa to take on the Bulldogs in the final regular season meet. The boys have been working hard and came away with 11 personal best times during the meet on their way to scoring 50 points on the night. The…

Jan 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Central’s Larson earns weekly league honor »

Central College

PELLA — Central College men’s track and field multi-eventer Eric Larson (senior, Waverly, Waverly-Shell Rock HS) was named the Iowa Conference men’s indoor track and field events performer of the week Monday. Larson won the heptathlon by 631 points at the Dutch Athletics Classic Friday…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

McCastle Honored Again »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A new school record has again given Cornelius McCastle (So., McKinney, Texas, Industrial Technology) yet another weekly award as he was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week Monday. McCastle won his third weekly laurel (fifth career) by breaking his own…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

1,000-Point Club Member Pritchett Nabs Second Honor »

Janay Pritchett drives to the hoop against St. Ambrose on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–Janay Pritchett (Sr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Biology & Sociology) used a career high to break into a prestigious club over the weekend and her efforts earned her Midwest Collegiate Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors Monday. Pritchett, a two-time honoree this year (three…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen One Spot from Qualifying »

William Penn University Athletics

Fairview Heights, Ill.–The WPU women’s bowling team nearly got into the battle for the crown at the McKendree Baker Challenge Saturday and Sunday. William Penn placed ninth out of 13 teams with 6,776 pins in ten Baker sets, finishing only 112 pins from qualifying for…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

WPU Just Misses Cut at Baker Challenge »

William Penn University Athletics

Fairview Heights, Ill.–In a format that is used in postseason competition, the Statesmen men’s bowling team narrowly missed going for the title at the McKendree Baker Challenge Saturday and Sunday. William Penn placed tenth out of 19 teams with 7,349 pins in ten Baker sets.…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Roller Coaster Week for Indian Boys’ Basketball Team »

Sophomore Jack Moore finished off a fast break int he first quarter with a two-handed dunk that set the Indian crowd on fire. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

by Matt Saville With the way the season has gone for the Oskaloosa Indian boys basketball team, this week looked promising as they headed to Knoxville to take on the Panthers. The Panthers had handed the Indians an early season loss. Coach Ryan Parker received…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Rough Week For Oskaloosa Girls »

Oskaloosa Senior Taylor Richardson drives against E-B-F on Friday night. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

by Matt Saville Rough Week See’s Osky Girls Go 0-3. The Oskaloosa girl’s basketball team started out a busy week by traveling to Knoxville on Tuesday night to take on the Panthers. The season has been frustrating for the lady Indians, as they have had…

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Indians Show Well At Ottumwa Meet »

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Indians went to Ottumwa to take on the Bulldogs in the final regular season meet. The boys have been working hard and came…

Jan 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Editorial Osky News

Letter To The Editor: My hope is that voters will wake up and voice their concerns

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. I heard this morning that certain individuals running for public office support the proposed regional airport,…

Nov 2 2014 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa City Hall

Oskaloosa City Council Budget Study Sessions

AGENDA OSKALOOSA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING BUDGET STUDY SESSION MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015 CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS 3:30 P.M. 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call: ______ Mayor David Krutzfeldt, Council Members: ______ Caligiuri, ______ Jimenez, ______…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »
Events Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Cholesterol Screenings Feb. 10

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership will be offering reduced-rate cholesterol screenings Tuesday, Feb. 10 on their Oskaloosa campus and at their New Sharon Medical Center. According to the American Heart Association, cholesterol is a soft,…

Jan 31 2015 / Read More »
Local Sports Claire F., Lindsey, Brittany, Sofia, Marta, Claire K., Veronica, Vivian, Jack, Nick, Carter, Carson, and Jarod enjoying time together while waiting for their next race to be called.

Mahaska YMCA Dolphins Host First Swim Meet Of 2015

The Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins hosted their first swim meet of the season on January 17th against Marshalltown, Centerville, and Des Moines. Riverfront YMCA’s and it was a great meet by the host team. The Dolphins…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations BECOME LEGENDARY WITH THE DAILY YOUTH THEATRE

BECOME LEGENDARY WITH THE DAILY YOUTH THEATRE

OSKALOOSA, IA — Every person can become legendary, according to Youth Theatre Director Andy McGuire, which is the theme of the new after school theatre camp at the George Daily Auditorium. The 4-week long program starts…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »
Education William Penn University

William Penn University to Host South Central Iowa’s First Educator-Focused STEM Festival

William Penn University will host a free Make-N-Take Educator STEM Festival on January 27, 2015. The event is tailored for teachers who are looking for science, technology, engineering and math activities for classroom/youth group use. It’s…

Jan 18 2015 / Read More »
Local Businesses Oskaloosa Main Street

Oskaloosa Main Street “The Main Point”

In the upcoming months, Oskaloosa Main Street will share ideas, inspiration and information designed to help you put your best foot forward. With the idea that small changes can make a big impact. THE MAIN POINT…

Jan 18 2015 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Menopause

MAHASKA COUNTY – Every woman experiences menopause differently, but it usually begins around age 50. You may notice irregular menstrual cycles, hot flashes and sleep difficulty. Though symptoms vary for each person, they can usually be…

Jan 15 2015 / Read More »

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