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Central misses chance for softball sweep »

PELLA — Central College’s Iowa Conference softball doubleheader with Wartburg College was shortened because of darkness Sunday, but not shortened quite enough for the Dutch. As daylight dwindled on the…

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Dutch baseball squad downed by Dubuque in doubleheader »

DUBUQUE — A furious late-game really narrowed the margin, but the Central College baseball team could not overcome a five-run deficit in game two and were swept 6-0 and 5-3…

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Rural residents kill One Mahaska proposal »

Individuals gathered at the Mahaska County Courthouse on Tuesday evening to watch returns from the LOST vote on May 3, 2016.

OSKALOOSA- Plans for a proposed early childhood development/recreation center were stopped dead in their tracks Tuesday evening as rural Mahaska…

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How “Stop Trump” Failed To Halt The Republican Front-runner »

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump waves after speaking to supporters after his rival, Senator Ted Cruz, dropped out of the race for the Republican nomintion following the results of the Indiana state primary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

By Michelle Conlin and Steve Holland (Reuters) – Republican John Hammond III had made no secret of his distaste for…

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Mahaska County Entrepreneur Series – Deb DeJong »

Deb DeJong - Reruns Consignment Store

Oskaloosa, Iowa – For nearly two decades, Deb DeJong has been turning on the lights every day at her store,…

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Central misses chance for softball sweep »

Central College

PELLA — Central College’s Iowa Conference softball doubleheader with Wartburg College was shortened because of darkness Sunday, but not shortened quite enough for the Dutch. As daylight dwindled on the A.N. Kuyper Athletics Complex field, umpires elected to squeeze in one more inning in the…

May 2 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Dutch baseball squad downed by Dubuque in doubleheader »

Central College

DUBUQUE — A furious late-game really narrowed the margin, but the Central College baseball team could not overcome a five-run deficit in game two and were swept 6-0 and 5-3 against the University of Dubuque Sunday. Scoreless in the first 14 innings of the doubleheader,…

May 2 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Rain, Rain Go Away; We’d Like to Play Softball Today »

Rainy weekend at Lacey Recreation Complex (submitted photo)

A very rainy day at the Lacey Recreation Complex for MCRF’s first time “Swing Into Spring” tournament! MCRF hosted a fund raiser tournament at the complex on Saturday and Sunday April 30-May 1. For Saturday, the games were canceled before they began but some games…

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Mulford soars in Drake Relays high jump for Central »

Central College

DES MOINES — Competing in a stellar field at the Drake Relays Saturday morning, Logan Mulford (junior, Mount Pleasant) exceeded his personal-best and propelled his way to the top of Division III in the high jump. One of only three Division III competitors in a…

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Seddon Qualifies in Third Event »

William Penn University Athletics

Kirksville, Mo./Indianola–Derek Seddon (Jr., Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) is having a year of unparalleled success by qualifying yet again as the Statesmen track and field team split up once more this week. At the Truman Twilight on Thursday, Seddon helped the men’s team to third…

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WPU Caps Regular Season with Sweep; Awaits PSC Results »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen baseball team worked out its side of the equation perfectly and received some help, but now has to play the waiting game after sweeping Graceland in a Heart of America Athletic Conference twinbill Friday. William Penn (24-23, 14-18 Heart), which won by scores…

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Relay squads shine for Dutch at day two of Drake Relays »

Central College

DES MOINES — Blazing the track in its fastest time this season, the women’s 4×400 meter relay team highlighted a full day for the Central College track and field squads at the Drake Relays Friday. The quartet of Ashlee Downs (senior, Urbandale, West Des Moines…

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Dutch drop two on the road in baseball »

Central College

DUBUQUE — A slow offensive day was too much for the Central College baseball team to overcome as they were swept 6-2 and 9-2 on Friday against the University of Dubuque. Even though they were able to pound out 14 hits in the doubleheader, the…

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Statesmen Keep Season Alive with Sweep of Graceland »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn kept its postseason dreams intact at least for a few more hours by taking care of Graceland in a Heart of America Athletic Conference baseball sweep Thursday. The Statesmen (22-23, 12-18 Heart) won by scores of 4-3 and 10-1. WPU’s work is nowhere…

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NFF Honor Society Awards Go to Five WPU Players »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Five seniors from last fall’s Statesmen football team were honored on another national academic scene as the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame announced its 2016 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. Kalob Gist (Oskaloosa, Iowa, Business Management), Connor Menown (Springfield, Mo., Physical Education),…

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SEIBA Elementary Honor Band‏ »

Students left to right: Sage Adam, alto saxophone; Mina Kim, trombone; Madeline Steinbron, alto saxophone; Ashlyn McDougall, trombone; Ella Roach, clarinet; Marissa Katko, clarinet; Abby Drost, trumpet; Carter Waddington, percussion.

Eight OMS sixth grade students under the direction of Michelle Dickinson participated in the second annual Southeast Iowa District Elementary Honor Band. The honor band…

Apr 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Letter To The Editor: I have heard from over 2,000 constituents

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. On December 21st the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors (BOS) received a petition signed by nearly…

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Oskaloosa Community School District Agenda – April 26, 2016

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 APRIL 26, 2016…

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Professional Development Helps Connect Teachers to New Science Standards

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – May 2, 2016– A two day professional development workshop for teachers will be offered in Oskaloosa and Eddyville, Iowa by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation, Keokuk Co. Farm Bureau, Mahaska Co.…

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Local Sports Rainy weekend at Lacey Recreation Complex (submitted photo)

Rain, Rain Go Away; We’d Like to Play Softball Today

A very rainy day at the Lacey Recreation Complex for MCRF’s first time “Swing Into Spring” tournament! MCRF hosted a fund raiser tournament at the complex on Saturday and Sunday April 30-May 1. For Saturday, the…

May 2 2016 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Oskaloosa Rides Bikes

Oskaloosa Rides Bikes Round Oskaloosa event this weekend!

by Carissa Osborn Spring and summer weather allows for more outdoor activities and groups to meet. Oskaloosa Rides Bikes (ORB) is one such group that depends on those seasons to really kick off their events. ORB…

Apr 23 2016 / Read More »
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Professional Development Helps Connect Teachers to New Science Standards

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – May 2, 2016– A two day professional development workshop for teachers will be offered in Oskaloosa and Eddyville, Iowa by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation, Keokuk Co. Farm Bureau, Mahaska Co.…

May 2 2016 / Read More »
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Mahaska County Entrepreneur Series – Deb DeJong

Oskaloosa, Iowa – For nearly two decades, Deb DeJong has been turning on the lights every day at her store, Reruns Consignment Store. DeJong has become an expert at understanding what the second hand shopper is…

May 2 2016 / Read More »
Lifestyle MHP celebrates the naming of two nurses to the 2016 list of “100 Great Iowa Nurses.” Shown at the statewide ceremony on Sunday in Des Moines is MHP Chief Nursing Officer Darlene Keuning, Honorees Heather Cook and Crystal Booy along with MHP CEO Jay Christensen.

Two MHP Nurses named “100 Great Iowa Nurses”

Oskaloosa – Mahaska Health Partnership nurses Crystal Booy, RN, of Oskaloosa and Heather Cook, BSN, RN, of Pleasantville, have been named to the 12th annual listing of “100 Great Iowa Nurses.” Recipients were honored at a…

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