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Coertze Honored Again »

Oskaloosa–Demi Coertze (Sr., Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communication) won another tournament title over the weekend, netting her yet another Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week honor…

Apr 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Qualification Leads Robinson to Earn Weekly Award »

Oskaloosa–Derek Robinson (So., Jenks, Okla., Communications) not only punched his ticket for nationals, but he was also named Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week Monday.…

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Chromebooks Replace Macbooks For Student Technology »

Shari Hankins-Barnhart, Technology Director for the Oskaloosa School District presented the Oskaloosa School Board options for updating the technology that students use on a daily basis.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Technology in education is a key factor for student learning today. Pencils and paper and blackboards have…

Apr 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

One Mahaska, Rural Residents for Better Roads disclose financials »

A proposed early childhood development and recreation center would be located near the Lacey Complex and Oskaloosa Elementary School.

OSKALOOSA- Campaign reports for One Mahaska and Rural Residents for Better Roads were filed with the Iowa Ethics and Campaign…

Apr 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Appeals court rejects Oskaloosa man’s drug conviction appeal »

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Court preserves ineffective assistance of counsel claim OSKALOOSA- The Iowa Court of Appeals on Wednesday unanimously rejected an appeal from…

Apr 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

U.S. Economy Stalls In First Quarter As Activity Weakens Broadly »

A shopper takes part in Black Friday sales at a Target store in Chicago, Illinois, United States, November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter to its slowest pace in…

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Coertze Honored Again »

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Oskaloosa–Demi Coertze (Sr., Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communication) won another tournament title over the weekend, netting her yet another Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week honor Monday. Coertze, now a nine-time career winner (back-to-back this year), helped the Statesmen to the…

Apr 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Qualification Leads Robinson to Earn Weekly Award »

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Oskaloosa–Derek Robinson (So., Jenks, Okla., Communications) not only punched his ticket for nationals, but he was also named Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week Monday. Robinson won his first weekly award by hitting the automatic-qualifying standard in the discus at…

Apr 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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 was held on April 23, 2016, at Washington High School in Washington, IA. The honor band, which included full group…

Apr 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Central upends St. Thomas for baseball split »

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PELLA—Breaking out of a slump in a big way, the Central College baseball team shocked No. 10 St. Thomas (Minn.) 4-3 Monday in game two of a doubleheader winning following an 8-5 loss in the opener. Frankie Mauro (freshman, Des Moines, Iowa, Dowling Catholic HS)…

Apr 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

William Penn Upended Twice Against MoVal »

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Marshall, Mo.–The host Vikings of Missouri Valley were better at taking advantage of a windy day as the Statesmen baseball team was swept in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader Sunday. William Penn (20-23, 10-18 Heart) lost by scores of 12-4 and 19-2. The…

Apr 25 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Softball Season Over at CMU »

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Fayette, Mo.–The William Penn softball team had to win at least one game Sunday to have any chance at postseason play, but unfortunately #21 Central Methodist was too strong in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader. The Statesmen (19-32, 6-16 Heart), who lost by…

Apr 25 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Watts, Robinson Qualify in Busy Weekend »

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Lawrence, Kan./Dubuque–The Statesmen track and field teams continued to impress this spring as two more individuals qualified for nationals at the Kansas Relays and Dubuque Invitational this week. At Kansas on Thursday and Friday, CJ Watts (Sr., Rockville, Md., Physical Education) joined the qualifying list…

Apr 25 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

William Penn Takes Third Title in a Row, Yang Records Hole-in-One »

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Storm Lake–Led by eight players all in the top 10, the Statesmen women’s golf team will be playing its best entering the league tournament as it won the Buena Vista Invitational Saturday and Sunday. #21 William Penn was first out of eight teams with a…

Apr 25 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

WPU Swept on Senior Day »

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Oskaloosa–Senior Day unfortunately did not go as planned Saturday as the Statesmen softball team was swept by Evangel in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. William Penn (19-30, 6-14 Heart) fell by scores of 6-0 and 5-1. Its losses, coupled with win by Missouri Valley…

Apr 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Offensive Barrage Keys Statesmen Split at MVC »

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Marshall, Mo.–The William Penn baseball was hoping for two victories on Saturday, but instead had to settle for a win and a loss against Missouri Valley in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. In a battle between two teams vying for one of the last…

Apr 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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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 »
Editorial Osky News

Letter To The Editor: What does our community look like ten years into the future?

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Thank you for allowing me to share my thoughts. I recently chose to run for city…

Apr 27 2016 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Administration

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…

Apr 26 2016 / Read More »
Events The Second Annual Chalk The Walk helped to raise funds for Operation Backpack.

KIGC and FACE Partner to Color for a Cause

Oskaloosa residents will soon see a splash of color, as 88.7 KIGC “The Kitchen” of William Penn University and Fine Arts and Culture Events (FACE) of Mahaska County prepare for the annual “Chalk the Walk” event.…

Apr 24 2016 / Read More »
Local Sports Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

Evans, Carter, VanDerWal, Ulin and Thornton Take Opening Night Wins at Southern Iowa Speedway

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 13th, 2016) – Wednesday Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway, drivers were treated to a get in free night and 64 cars checked in to tame the monster half mile…

Apr 14 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 »
Education 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.

SEIBA Elementary Honor Band‏

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 was held on April 23, 2016, at Washington High School in…

Apr 26 2016 / Read More »
Local Businesses Tanks for a new craft beer brewery at Mahaska being assembled. (submitted photo)

Mahaska Excited For Craft Beer Expansion

by Carissa Osborn There’s a new craft beer brewery coming to Iowa, and it’s being built right in Oskaloosa. Mahaska started construction on the new brewery a few months ago with plans to open by mid…

Apr 22 2016 / Read More »
Lifestyle Osky News

Oskaloosa Free Clinic to close after more than 20 years in community

After providing basic medical services in Oskaloosa since 1994, advisory board members of the Oskaloosa Free Clinic announced that Tuesday, May 3, would be the free clinic’s last day. “It’s really brought out a lot of…

Apr 26 2016 / Read More »

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