College Sports William Penn Baseball split with Clarke once again in the two day, double-headers.

William Penn Splits with Clarke Again »

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen baseball team was on both sides of tremendous pitching performances on Sunday as it split another Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader with Clarke. William Penn (14-12, 4-2 MCC) claimed…

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Jorden Steele headlined the offense with a 3-for-3 outing that included a two-run single in the second and a solo home run (her third) in the fourth.

Pair of Mercy-Rule Victories for WPU »

Oskaloosa–In need of a dominating performance to jump start the season, the Statesmen softball team got two Sunday against Viterbo in a Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader. William Penn (7-14, 3-1…

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OPD Shares Bicycle and Skate Board City Rules »

Oskaloosa Police Department

With warmer weather ahead, kids are heading to the skate park. The Oskaloosa Police Department would like to remind everyone…

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Evans Family Fosters Deployed Soldier’s Dogs »

US Army Reservist Rick Peugh is reunited with his dogs Rex and Cotton this past week at Small Animal Clinic in Oskaloosa.

The reunion was both a happy and sad affair for the different parties. Oskaloosa, Iowa – Many of us have…

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Oskaloosa Water Conducting Bi-annual Hydrant Flushin »

Fire hydrants are used for flushing out city water lines.

The Oskaloosa Water Department will be conducting our bi-annual hydrant flushing beginning Monday March 30, 2015. This will last approximately…

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Dare Ya Expo Finds Roots In Community Trail »

Shane Zickefoose of Oskaloosa Rides Bikes gives a demonstration at Sundays Dare Ya Expo.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Penn Central Mall has been a busy place lately hosting various community events. The latest was on…

Mar 30 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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William Penn Splits with Clarke Again »

William Penn Baseball split with Clarke once again in the two day, double-headers.

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen baseball team was on both sides of tremendous pitching performances on Sunday as it split another Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader with Clarke. William Penn (14-12, 4-2 MCC) claimed the opener 2-0, but fell in the second contest 12-0. Cory DeRush (Sr., Grand Junction,…

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Pair of Mercy-Rule Victories for WPU »

Jorden Steele headlined the offense with a 3-for-3 outing that included a two-run single in the second and a solo home run (her third) in the fourth.

Oskaloosa–In need of a dominating performance to jump start the season, the Statesmen softball team got two Sunday against Viterbo in a Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader. William Penn (7-14, 3-1 MCC) won by scores of 8-0 and 10-2; both games ended in five innings via…

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Central defense improves, offense shines in softball sweep »

Central College

PELLA — Getting the kind of defensive play it’s been searching for, the Central College softball team posted a much-needed sweep on a wind-swept Sunday, rallying past St. Norbert (Wis.) 6-4 and overpowering St. Scholastica (Minn.) 9-1 in six innings. Second baseman Abbey Strajack (senior,…

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Statesmen to #21 »

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–A win in its spring season opener has propelled the William Penn women’s golf team up the rankings as the NAIA’s second top-25 poll was released Friday. The Statesmen improved two positions to #21 with 178 points. League rival Grand View is unofficially 33rd with…

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Statesmen Split Tight Twinbill with Clarke »

The Statesmen Baseball team split the doubleheader with Clarke on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–On a day when one of their starters returned to the diamond, the William Penn baseball team went 1-1 against Clarke in Midwest Collegiate Conference action Saturday. WPU (13-11, 3-1 MCC) won the opener 9-6, but fell in the nightcap 5-4. Originally figured to be…

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Silver for Sargent, WPU at Graceland Invite »

William Penn University Athletics

Maryville, Mo.–The Statesmen men’s golf team put a scare into one of the better teams in the NAIA as it finished high at the Graceland Spring Invitational Friday and Saturday. William Penn was second out of 10 programs with a two-day score of 600 (298-302)…

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Central erupts after early softball struggle »

Central College

PELLA — It was another step back and step forward for the Central College softball team Saturday. After a sluggish start, the No. 19 Dutch (17-6) showed some seventh-inning spark, only to have the potential tying run thrown out at the plate in a 2-1…

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Central baseball squad drops a pair on the road »

Central College

WAVERLY — The Central College baseball team was out hit on the road at Wartburg Saturday in losing both ends of an Iowa Conference doubleheader 14-3 and 11-8. Central (5-9) was able to connect on 18 hits to score 11 runs, but the Knights (17-2)…

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EBFHS JAZZ BAND TO PERFORM AT THE IOWA JAZZ CHAMPIONSHIPS! »

Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont

The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Joe Overton, will be participating in class 2A at the 40th Annual Iowa…

Mar 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz Band Wins Districts »

Front Row: Brandon Salevsky, Kenny Settimi, Zackary Salevsky, Greg Ewart

Second Row: Jack Dawson, Lani Guiter, Payton Bandy, Colin Fiechtner, John Krejci, Joshua Hartl, Ethan Herr, Emily Daugherty, Joseph Heimroth

Third Row: River Campbell, Isaiah Winegar, Emma Raymond, Jensen DeJong, Leah Wilcox, Dakota Scully Swanson, Emmit Boender, John Edgren, Aaron Vos, Joe Siebens, Kira Lanphier, Arissa Friesen

Not pictured: Caleb Edwards, Coltin Edwards, Andrew Scholes

The Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz Band received 1st place in the Middle School Band Small Class at the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association District Jazz Festival…

Mar 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Editorial The Iowa Capitol

Letter To The Editor: Every session the question facing the legislature is how to fit Iowans’ priorities within the constraints of state revenue.

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. For years, state government in Iowa operated much like it does in Washington, D.C. – spend…

Mar 28 2015 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa City Hall

OSKALOOSA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION

AGENDA OSKALOOSA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015 CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS 5:15 P.M. 1.Purpose of meeting/blueprint overview 2.Overcap of recent accomplishments 3.Current Initiatives a.Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan b.Sidewalk cafes and Parklets c.Complete Streets…

Mar 22 2015 / Read More »
Events Mahaska County Conservation Board

Shed Hunting with Dogs

Shed Hunting with Dogs Saturday, April 11 10:00 – 11:30 am Russell Wildlife Area Have you ever thought about using a four-legged canine friend to help you find antler sheds? Some people have trained their dogs…

Mar 28 2015 / Read More »
Local Sports Mahaska County Recreation Foundation

Plans continue for Community Event at Penn Central Mall

MCRF will host a Dare Ya’ expo in the mall to introduce of all of the incredible clubs, activities, events and organizations available for anyone right here in our own community. Looking for “things to join”…

Mar 20 2015 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations DAILY YOUTH THEATRE OVERRUN WITH ZOMBIES! (submitted photo)

DAILY YOUTH THEATRE OVERRUN WITH ZOMBIES!

OSKALOOSA, IA — Are you a survivor, or will you eat brains? Zombies are the theme of this year’s final after school theatre camp at the George Daily Auditorium. The 4-week long program for students in…

Mar 28 2015 / Read More »
Education David E. Wolfe

2015 Beane Lecture Series at WPU Welcomes David E. Wolfe

William Penn University will welcome David E. Wolfe on Tuesday, April 7 as the 2015 Beane Lecture Series guest speaker. Wolfe will be giving two lectures, both of which will be open to the public. His…

Mar 24 2015 / Read More »
Local Businesses Campaign HQ

Campaign Headquarters Opens Office In Oskaloosa

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) Campaign Headquarters will celebrate the opening of their newest location at 212 North I Street in Oskaloosa with a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, March 26, 2015, from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30…

Mar 22 2015 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

There’s Still Time to get Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits at MHP

MAHASKA COUNTY – March is recognized as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Mahaska Health Partnership is offering free colorectal cancer screening kits for the rest of the month. “Starting at age 50, a colorectal cancer…

Mar 23 2015 / Read More »

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