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WPU Splits League DH in Wisconsin »

La Crosse, Wis.–Entering Sunday’s Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader against Viterbo, the William Penn softball team had an outside chance of rallying for the league title. Unfortunately, those hopes took a…

Apr 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
William Penn Women's Athletics

Statesmen Win 10 Events at Own Meet »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s track and field team put together a load of great performances as it hosted the Statesmen Relays Saturday. Of the 17 contested events, a member of…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Brand Action Plan Introduced to Brand Leadership Team »

An aerial view of Oskaloosa, Iowa taken October of 2014.

An Oskaloosa Main Street Press Release Oskaloosa, Iowa— Oskaloosa’s Brand Leadership Team (BLT), a sub-committee of Oskaloosa Main Street Economic…

Apr 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Oskaloosa High School receives National Student Council Award »

Oskaloosa High School

Oskaloosa’s 68-member council recently was recognized for their outstanding efforts. For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that…

Apr 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

What’s the future of recreation and child care in Oskaloosa and the Mahaska community »

Children and childcare providers and YMCA members take off on the Healthiest State Walk

What’s the future of recreation and child care in Oskaloosa and the Mahaska community? Area residents are being asked to…

Apr 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Vander Linden Capitol Update for April 23‏ »

Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R)

House Republican Budget Targets It is important to Iowans that we do not spend more than we have and live…

Apr 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Porter Dominates Southern Iowa Chassis Hobby Stock Special »

Wednesday night racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway for April 22, 2015.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 22nd, 2015) – Mother Nature always seems to make a presence known on race nights and this time she made it well known she was in control as there was strong north winds and very chilly temperatures. 77 drivers…

Apr 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Oskaloosa Wins Over Winterset »

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Boys Soccer team traveled to Winterset for a four team tournament on Saturday. Oskaloosa won a close game against Winterset by a score of 3 to 2. Two goals were scored by Adam Durech and one goal was scored by Vinay Phonkeo. Adam…

Apr 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

WPU Splits League DH in Wisconsin »

William Penn Women's Athletics

La Crosse, Wis.–Entering Sunday’s Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader against Viterbo, the William Penn softball team had an outside chance of rallying for the league title. Unfortunately, those hopes took a big hit as the Statesmen (16-25, 9-7 MCC) split with Viterbo, winning 12-3 (5 innings)…

Apr 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Iowa Barnstormers Stopped by Nebraska Danger »

The Iowa Barnstormers during training camp at the Pella Rec Center. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

Barnstormers Outdueled by Danger, 33-16 Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (2-4) were defeated 33-16 by the Nebraska Danger (6-1) Saturday evening at Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. In a scoreless first quarter for the Iowa Barnstormers home team, the Nebraska…

Apr 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen Win 10 Events at Own Meet »

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s track and field team put together a load of great performances as it hosted the Statesmen Relays Saturday. Of the 17 contested events, a member of the Statesmen squad topped the field 10 times. Meaghan Foster (Jr., Centerville, Iowa, Physical Education)…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

WPU Falters Late Before Rain Interferes »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen baseball team started hot Saturday, but struggled down the stretch in a 17-9 loss to AIB in Midwest Collegiate Conference action. William Penn (17-19, 7-9 MCC) led 9-6 in the bottom of the fourth of the nightcap, but Mother Nature delivered the day’s…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Dozen Crowns for WPU »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s track and field team collected numerous event wins as it hosted the Statesmen Relays Saturday. Of the 20 contested events, William Penn squad members topped the field on 12 occasions. Derek Seddon (So., Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) was a two-time champion, taking…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Central women earn victory in home track meet »

Central College

PELLA — The Central College women’s track and field team dominated the Dutch Triangular Saturday, winning by 62 points. The Dutch men’s team also came away with a first place finish, scoring 59 points to best Simpson by seven. Zimmerman breaks school record—Senior Meredith Zimmerman…

Apr 18 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Wins Over Winterset »

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Boys Soccer team traveled to Winterset for a four team tournament on Saturday. Oskaloosa won a close game against Winterset by a score…

Apr 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Oskaloosa Boys JV Soccer Defeats Albia 4-0 »

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Boys JV Soccer Team beat Albia 4-0. Two Goals were scored by Kirkland Howard, one by Garrett Gilliland, and another by Jose Chavez.…

Apr 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Editorial Osky News

Letter To The Editor: Our “brand,” built upon years of rich history and tradition, needs to be strengthened and tweaked

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. A consortium of Main Street and other groups is considering suggestions made by Roger Brooks, an…

Apr 22 2015 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Water Department

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting April 20, 2015 4:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve Minutes of the March 16, 2015, Regular Meeting, March 23, 2015, April 6, 2015…

Apr 17 2015 / Read More »
Events William Penn University

William Penn University Theatre Department to Perform “Snapshot”

The William Penn University Theatre Department will be holding its performance of “Snapshot” Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, under the direction of Andy McGuire. In contrast to previous performances, the play will be held…

Apr 15 2015 / Read More »
Local Sports Wednesday night racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway for April 22, 2015.

Porter Dominates Southern Iowa Chassis Hobby Stock Special

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 22nd, 2015) – Mother Nature always seems to make a presence known on race nights and this time she made it well known she was in control as there was…

Apr 23 2015 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Osky News

ACTS ANNOUNCES 2015 SERVICE SURGE

ACTS Ministries has announced its annual Service Surge locations in Chariton, Knoxville, Pella, Prairie City, Oskaloosa, and Sully. ACTS is looking for volunteers to lend a hand to their neighbor. PELLA – April 2015 – A…

Apr 9 2015 / Read More »
Education William Penn University

William Penn University’s Social Media Class to host the third annual Break The Wall event.

Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 10, 2015) — William Penn University’s social media class will be hosting their third annual Break The Wall event on May 5th, 2015 at Smokey Row from 4 P.M.-6 P.M. Break The Wall…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »
Local Businesses New Sharon Medical Center, a service of Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, held an open house on April 8 to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Lisa Smith, ARNP-C, to the practice as the full-time provider. Smith, a New Sharon resident, said she is excited to be meeting the healthcare needs of her home community. Smith, center, is shown with Steve and Jo Wiley of New Sharon at the open house.

NSMC Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Lisa Smith

New Sharon Medical Center, a service of Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, held an open house on April 8 to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Lisa Smith, ARNP-C, to the practice as the full-time provider. Smith, a…

Apr 13 2015 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership to offer Free Diabetes Support Group

MAHASKA COUNTY – Are you living with diabetes and struggling with how to handle it? Mahaska Health Partnership is offering assistance through a free support group focused on managing symptoms and coping with diabetes care at…

Apr 13 2015 / Read More »

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