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William Penn Wins Weekend Series Over Mount Mercy »

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen baseball team got back on track over the weekend by taking of three of four games against Mount Mercy in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. William Penn…

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Central College baseball team swept by Dubuque »

PELLA — The Central College baseball team lost two heart-breaking games to the University of Dubuque Sunday, 10-9 in 10 innings and 2-1 in seven innings. Central (5-11 overall, 0-3…

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News

Teacher Charged with Sexual Exploitation »

A Marion County Sheriff’s Office Press Release Marion County, Iowa – In February 2017, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received…

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Community Garden Kick Off To Be Held April 3 »

Interested in having a plot at one of Oskaloosa’s Community Gardens? Come learn more about our community gardens from the…

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Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Common Teen Foot Ailments »

MAHASKA COUNTY – As a teenager, changes in your body occur from head to toe. MHP Podiatrist Mark Beers, DPM,…

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Digital Communication Program Nominated for Student Crystal Pillar Awards »

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn Digital Communication students received four nominations from The Upper Midwest Chapter through their Student Crystal…

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William Penn Wins Weekend Series Over Mount Mercy »

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen baseball team got back on track over the weekend by taking of three of four games against Mount Mercy in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. William Penn (14-12, 4-8 Heart) won Saturday’s opener 11-6. The team then took the nightcap, which was…

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Central College baseball team swept by Dubuque »

PELLA — The Central College baseball team lost two heart-breaking games to the University of Dubuque Sunday, 10-9 in 10 innings and 2-1 in seven innings. Central (5-11 overall, 0-3 Iowa Conference) faced a 3-0 deficit during game one until a five-run second inning overtook…

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Big 7th-inning comeback sparks Central softball sweep »

PELLA — A sudden surge of offense fueled a four-run seventh-inning comeback and a Central College softball sweep of the College of St. Benedict (Minn.) Sunday. The No. 22-ranked Dutch (15-3) rallied from a five-run deficit for a 7-6 win in the opener, then needed…

Mar 27 2017 / Comments Off on Big 7th-inning comeback sparks Central softball sweep / Read More »

Iowa Barnstormers Impress in Home Opener »

Iowa defeats Cedar Rapids Titans 46-23 Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (3-2) bounced back this week with a 46-23 win over in-state rival Cedar Rapids Titans (0-5) Sunday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Arena. In the first quarter, the Barnstormers jumped out to…

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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…

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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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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

Community Garden Kick Off To Be Held April 3

Interested in having a plot at one of Oskaloosa’s Community Gardens? Come learn more about our community gardens from the garden coordinators. A Kick off for Oskaloosa Community Gardens will be held Monday April 3. It…

Mar 28 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

Digital Communication Program Nominated for Student Crystal Pillar Awards

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn Digital Communication students received four nominations from The Upper Midwest Chapter through their Student Crystal Pillar competition. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation, nominated two…

Mar 28 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

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Common Teen Foot Ailments

MAHASKA COUNTY – As a teenager, changes in your body occur from head to toe. MHP Podiatrist Mark Beers, DPM, explains common foot conditions in teens and how to treat them. According to Dr. Beers, teens…

Mar 28 2017 / Read More »

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