College Sports

William Penn Upsets CMU to Complete Season Sweep »

Fayette, Mo.–The Statesmen women’s basketball team nearly collapsed in the second half, but recovered late to upset #13 Central Methodist 72-67 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. #4…

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Statesmen Drop Central Methodist 74-71 »

Fayette, Mo.–The William Penn men’s basketball team survived another strong road test Saturday as it slipped past Central Methodist 74-71 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. #4 WPU (16-2,…

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News

Iowa Ag Secretary To Be Feature Speaker At February Eggs & Issues »

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is excited to feature Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey at our February…

Jan 23 2017 / Comments Off on Iowa Ag Secretary To Be Feature Speaker At February Eggs & Issues / Read More »

Rogers Named Officer Of The Year »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – With less than two years on the job, Oskaloosa Police Officer Austin Rogers is chosen as Officer…

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Facade Grant To Bring Facelift To North Side Of Downtown »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Owning a brick and mortar location is a continual battle to preserve what, in many cases, are…

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The Rozenboom Report – January 19, 2017 »

The 2017 General Assembly began work on January 9, when re-elected and newly elected Representatives and Senators took the oath…

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Sports and Activities

Indians complete season sweep of #1 ranked Pella Christian 68-57 »

by Doug DeKock On December 2nd, 2017, the Oskaloosa Indian basketball team pulled off a shocker in defeating #1 Pella Christian, 76-70, in overtime at Pella. As the horn sounded, the student section for Oskaloosa stormed the court to celebrate one of Oskaloosa’s biggest wins…

Jan 22 2017 / Comments Off on Indians complete season sweep of #1 ranked Pella Christian 68-57 / Read More »

Pella Christian Girls down Oskaloosa 73-36 »

by Doug DeKock The last time Oskaloosa and Pella Christian played on December 2nd the Indians played their best quarter of basketball and actually led P.C. into the 2nd quarter. The Lady Eagles were not going to make the same mistake twice as they raced…

Jan 22 2017 / Comments Off on Pella Christian Girls down Oskaloosa 73-36 / Read More »

William Penn Upsets CMU to Complete Season Sweep »

Fayette, Mo.–The Statesmen women’s basketball team nearly collapsed in the second half, but recovered late to upset #13 Central Methodist 72-67 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. #4 WPU (12-6, 10-4 Heart), who also defeated the Eagles (16-3, 12-3 Heart) at home back…

Jan 22 2017 / Comments Off on William Penn Upsets CMU to Complete Season Sweep / Read More »

Statesmen Drop Central Methodist 74-71 »

Fayette, Mo.–The William Penn men’s basketball team survived another strong road test Saturday as it slipped past Central Methodist 74-71 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. #4 WPU (16-2, 12-2 Heart) outshot the Eagles (11-8, 8-7 Heart) 45.5%-37.5% and dominated the glass 45-29, but…

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Statesmen Grapple at Missouri Valley, Minnesota West CC Tournaments »

Marshall, Mo./Worthington, Minn.–The William Penn wrestling team split its crew this weekend, competing at both the Missouri Valley Invitational and the Worthington Open hosted by Minnesota West CC Friday and Saturday. At Missouri Valley, WPU placed 27th out of 33 teams with 14 points, while…

Jan 22 2017 / Comments Off on Statesmen Grapple at Missouri Valley, Minnesota West CC Tournaments / Read More »

Boma Sets Two Records, Men Win Title at Central Invite »

Pella–The Statesmen track and field teams packed the top of almost every leaderboard as William Penn had a wildly successful day at the Central Dutch Athletics Classic Saturday. William Penn won the six-team men’s race with 220 points, while the women were third out of…

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Fairley doubles up on the track for Dutch men »

PELLA— A second place performance by the Central College men’s track and field squad at Saturday’s Dutch Athletics Classic was highlighted by victories in the 1,000-meter run and mile-run for junior Mark Fairley (Dubuque). In the team standings, Central had 151 points and came in…

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Team crown at home track meet for Central women »

PELLA— The first meet back after the Christmas break for the Central College women’s track team resulted in a team title at the Dutch Athletics Classic. The Dutch piled up 139 team points to earn the top spot. Baker University (Kan.) was second with 124…

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Back to winning ways for Central wrestling »

DUBUQUE— After stumbling in the opener, the Central College wrestling team rattled off a pair victories at the Iowa Conference Duals Saturday at the University of Dubuque. The Dutch (7-2, 4-2 Iowa Conference) trampled the host Spartans 34-7 and bounced Buena Vista University 36-12. No.…

Jan 22 2017 / Comments Off on Back to winning ways for Central wrestling / Read More »

Oskaloosa Wrestlers Participate In Bean City Duals »

Bean City Duals Bracket – Oskaloosa is guaranteed 5th place Match #1 Round 1: Decorah defeated Oskaloosa 47-21 132 – Rashaun Braggs (Oskaloosa) over Brendan Lovstuen (Decorah) Dec 19-13 138 – Elijah Mitchell (Decorah) over Zaiyan Mamun (Oskaloosa) Dec 11-7 145 – Tanner Knutson (Decorah)…

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School Activities

Indians complete season sweep of #1 ranked Pella Christian 68-57 »

by Doug DeKock On December 2nd, 2017, the Oskaloosa Indian basketball team pulled off a shocker in defeating #1 Pella Christian, 76-70, in overtime at…

Jan 22 2017 / Comments Off on Indians complete season sweep of #1 ranked Pella Christian 68-57 / Read More »
Editorial

The Truth about the Election Integrity bill

There have been a lot of distortions and misunderstandings regarding my Election Integrity proposal. My job is to make it easy to vote, but hard to cheat. That’s what this proposal accomplishes. The Election Integrity Act…

Jan 13 2017 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes

Supervisors Agenda for January 17, 2017

The Mahaska County Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Third floor conference room of the Mahaska County Courthouse, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA. 1. Approve agenda…

Jan 13 2017 / Read More »
Events

Iowa Ag Secretary To Be Feature Speaker At February Eggs & Issues

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is excited to feature Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey at our February 11th Eggs & Issues event! This forum gives area residents an opportunity to learn more about…

Jan 23 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

Grant Hladik Earns Eagle Scout Rank

On October 11, 2016, Grant Hladik of University Park was awarded the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the rank of Eagle Scout. A member of Troop 71, chartered by the…

Jan 16 2017 / Read More »
Education

Oskaloosa Agricultural Students Attend Van Wall Partners in Profit

33 Oskaloosa High School students enrolled in Introduction to Agricultural Mechanics students traveled to the Farm Progress Show grounds in Boone on Thursday, Jan. 12th to attend an event put on by Van Wall, John Deere…

Jan 13 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses

Tenco Receives Maximum Accreditation by CARF International

In December, Tenco Industries was visited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF), Inc. and recently received notice from them that accreditation has been extended for three years through January 2020, which is…

Dec 29 2016 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Born For Challenges: A Little About Me

Since this is my first article, I’d like to introduce myself and tell you about my family. I was born in 1984 (to 2 amazing parents) with Cerebral Palsy that effects my entire body. I am…

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »

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