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Defense Struggles in 2016 Opener »

Oskaloosa–The duo of Nenad Markovic (Fr., Belgrade, Serbia) and Emmanuel Morris (Jr., Minneapolis, Minn.) were on their game in Saturday’s season opener, but it was not enough to lift the…

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William Penn University Athletics

Statesmen Winless at Season-Opening Tournament »

Huntington, Ind.–The William Penn volleyball team improved as the first weekend of the year wore on, but still came up without a victory at the Huntington Tournament Friday and Saturday.…

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Homecoming Dresses Get Second Date »

Homecoming dress sale at Penn Central Mall.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Looking good at formal dances can be a costly affair for young ladies and their parents. according…

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‘No Coast’ Makes A Splash In Oskaloosa »

NoCoast colorful cans at their public unveiling.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It’s not every day you get to celebrate a completely different kind of business. This week, Oskaloosa…

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“Grizz” Adams Set To Retire After 25 Years Serving Mahaska County »

Melissa and Richard Adams

Oskaloosa, Iowa – You only have to say one word for most Mahaska County residents to know who you’re talking…

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New Sharon Fire Once Again Answering The Call For Help »

New Sharon fire member Dustin Briggs works to remove ceiling tile Friday afternoon.

Independence, Louisiana – This small town of nearly 2000 people was flooded up to their windows when catastrophic rains hammered…

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Defense Struggles in 2016 Opener »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The duo of Nenad Markovic (Fr., Belgrade, Serbia) and Emmanuel Morris (Jr., Minneapolis, Minn.) were on their game in Saturday’s season opener, but it was not enough to lift the Statesmen men’s soccer team in a 4-2 non-conference loss to Calumet-St. Joseph (Ind.). William Penn…

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Statesmen Winless at Season-Opening Tournament »

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Huntington, Ind.–The William Penn volleyball team improved as the first weekend of the year wore on, but still came up without a victory at the Huntington Tournament Friday and Saturday. The Statesmen (0-3) opened with a 3-0 loss to host Huntington Friday (15-25, 8-25, 18-25).…

Aug 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Grinnell Expected to Win Fifth Straight Cross Country Championship »

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GRINNELL, Iowa – The Grinnell College men’s cross country program has dominated the Midwest Conference (MWC), winning 28 of the last 30 league titles. The Pioneers reign over the MWC is expected to continue in 2016 as Grinnell has been picked by the league coaches…

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DAVID ARSENEAULT JR. NAMED INTERIM MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH AT GRINNELL »

David Arseneault Jr.

GRINNELL, Iowa – After a successful run coaching in the NBA D-League, David Arseneault Jr. ’09 will be back on the Darby Gymnasium sidelines in 2016-17. Arseneault Jr. has been named the Pioneers’ interim head men’s basketball coach for the season, taking over duties from…

Aug 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Grinnell Picked to Win Fourth Straight Women’s Golf Title »

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GRINNELL, Iowa – The Midwest Conference (MWC) women’s golf coaches have picked Grinnell College to win its fourth straight league title in the annual MWC Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The Pioneers garnered the maximum six first-place votes and totaled 36 points in the poll. Coaches are…

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Fall Sports Get Underway In Oskaloosa »

The 'Old Shoe Game' 2016

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The final days of summer are here, and the school year is here. Student athletes at schools around Iowa have been hard at work preparing for the fall sports season. Those fall sports have arrived, and in Oskaloosa Friday night, the community…

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Grinnell’s Joshua Tibatemwa competes in Olympic Games »

Grinnell College Athletics

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Grinnell College’s Joshua Tibatemwa ’19 had the experience only most can dream about Thursday morning when he competed in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Tibatemwa swam in the 50-meter freestyle preliminaries, posting a time of 25.98 to take sixth in…

Aug 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen 23rd in Preseason Rating »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn enters 2016 as a legitimate contender for national success as the NAIA’s preseason top-25 rating was released Monday. The Statesmen (7-4 in 2015, 3-2 North) popped up two spots from the summer ranking to #23 with 54 points. The Heart of America Athletic…

Aug 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Grinnell’s Joshua Tibatemwa carries torch for Olympics‏ »

Grinnell's Joshua Tibatemwa carries torch for Olympics‏

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Grinnell College student-athlete Joshua Tibatemwa ’19 earned a major thrill earlier this summer when he was selected to the Ugandan team for the 2016 Summer Olympics. The swimmer added to that excitement Friday night as he served as flag bearer…

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Seddon, Coertze Named Booster Club Players of the Year »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of the fourth annual John Eberline Player of the Year Awards. Junior track and field athlete Derek Seddon (Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) won the Male award, while senior women’s golfer Demi Coertze (Johannesburg, South…

Aug 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fall Sports Get Underway In Oskaloosa »

The 'Old Shoe Game' 2016

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The final days of summer are here, and the school year is here. Student athletes at schools around Iowa have been hard…

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Editorial Osky News

Doland and Vander Molen should resign

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. At this past week’s meeting of the Mahaska County Supervisors, the Supervisors appointed a new member…

Aug 2 2016 / Read More »
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Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – July 12, 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 SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS JULY 12, 2016…

Jul 11 2016 / Read More »
Events William Penn Athletics

William Penn Athletic Booster Club Announces Navy and Gold Gala Set for October 8

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mark your calendars and gear up for an evening of trivia under the tent as the Navy and Gold Gala fundraiser quickly approaches. The William Penn Athletic Booster club will host this annual…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »
Local Sports Racing action from the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday night.

Four First Time Winners and Mechanic Races Headlined Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night at SIS

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (August 3rd, 2016) – Its been one month since the Southern Iowa Speedway saw racing action during the first night of the stock car shootout but Wednesday Night, there was some…

Aug 4 2016 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club

6th Annual Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club Golf Outing

The Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club will host the 6th annual best ball Golf Outing on Saturday August 6, 2016 at Oskaloosa Golf with an 11:00 a.m. shot gun start. Once again, the Booster Club has acquired…

Jul 30 2016 / Read More »
Education William Penn University

Senior Awarded Winter Estate Scholarship

Zachary Milonas, an Oskaloosa resident and senior at William Penn University, has been selected to receive a Winter Estate Scholarship for the 2016–2017 academic year through the Iowa College Foundation. The Winter Estate Scholarship Program is…

Aug 11 2016 / Read More »
Local Businesses Musco's LED lighting solution provides a more focused light on the field to improve visibility for players and fans. (Photo: Business Wire)

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Shines under New State-of-the-Art LED Lighting System

Iconic venue once again turns to Musco, this time for its industry-leading LED solution LOS ANGELES & OSKALOOSA, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Three decades ago, as part of its preparations for hosting the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Memorial…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership Urges Regular Testing for STDs

MAHASKA COUNTY – Most people with a sexually transmitted disease show no signs or symptoms, or their symptoms are easily misdiagnosed as something harmless. Mahaska Health Partnership encourages all sexually active people to get tested annually.…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

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