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Grinnell men’s XC team picked to defend MWC title »

GRINNELL, Iowa – The Grinnell College men’s cross country team has been picked by the league coaches to win their sixth consecutive Midwest Conference (MWC) title. The Pioneers earned five…

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William Penn Football Expecting Great Things »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The heat of summer will soon give way to the crisp air of fall, and the William Penn football team looks to keep things hot when they…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Needs Financial Assistance »

Beer & Bigs

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The conversation officially got underway early in 2017 about what a youth mentorship program would be like…

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Indians Take The Field For 2017 »

Oskaloosa Indians Football 2017

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Temperatures were comfortable for an end of summer scrimmage, and the action on the field indicated that…

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Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Tips To Improve Children’s Sleep »

MAHASKA COUNTY – Does the idea of getting your children to bed exhaust you? Mahaska Health Partnership Pediatrician John O’Brien,…

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Butterfly Rearing Presentation »

Monarch butterfly populations are currently low due to many factors. One way citizen scientists can help populations rise is to…

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Oskaloosa Volleyball Looks To Build On Past Success »

Oskaloosa Indians Volleyball 2017

Oskaloosa, Iowa – During a public question and answer session hosted by William Penn University and the Oskaloosa School District at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa. The hour-and-a-half long session featured every coach of a fall sport from both institutions. Oskaloosa Head Volleyball Coach Jennifer Comfort…

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Indians Take The Field For 2017 »

Oskaloosa Indians Football 2017

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Temperatures were comfortable for an end of summer scrimmage, and the action on the field indicated that the fall could be hot for the Indians. The format was different than past years for the ‘Old Shoe Game’, when Centerville came to town…

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Grinnell men’s XC team picked to defend MWC title »

GRINNELL, Iowa – The Grinnell College men’s cross country team has been picked by the league coaches to win their sixth consecutive Midwest Conference (MWC) title. The Pioneers earned five first-place votes to earn 77 points, narrowly edging out Cornell College, who also had five…

Aug 19 2017 / Comments Off on Grinnell men’s XC team picked to defend MWC title / Read More »

Bring Your Old Shoes to the Old Shoe Game »

The Mahaska Community Recreation Foundation will once again collect gently used sports equipment and shoes at the Old Shoe game on Friday, August 18th. So bring your old shoes to the old show game and be a part of our “Play it Forward” program on…

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William Penn Football Expecting Great Things »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The heat of summer will soon give way to the crisp air of fall, and the William Penn football team looks to keep things hot when they work to defend their conference championship. The William Penn team starts off the year ranked…

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Donny Schatz Makes It An Even Ten Knoxville Nationals Victories! »

Donny Schatz won his tenth career Knoxville Nationals title Saturday (Paul Arch Photo)

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 12, 2017) – Donny Schatz continues to add to his legendary resume at the Knoxville Raceway, as he took his tenth career championship in the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores…

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Kyle Wantland joins GC staff »

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College football coach Jeff Pedersen ’02 has announced the hiring of Kyle Wantland as the Pioneers’ recruiting coordinator and assistant coach. Wantland will coach the Pioneer quarterbacks and running backs. He has vast coaching experience after graduating from Monmouth College in…

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Jason Johnson Wins Feature and World Challenge Friday on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores! »

Jason Johnson won both the main event and World Challenge Friday at the Knoxville Nationals (DB3 Imaging)

Schuchart, Reutzel, Eliason Also Lock Themselves into Finale! by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 11, 2017) – Like an Iowa cyclone, Jason Johnson ambushed the competition Friday at Knoxville Raceway on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s…

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David Gravel is Perfect on Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores! »

David Gravel celebrates his win on night #2 at the Knoxville Nationals (Paul Arch Photo)

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 10, 2017) – David Gravel swept Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway. After setting quick time, the Watertown, Connecticut native won…

Aug 11 2017 / Comments Off on David Gravel is Perfect on Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores! / Read More »

Kyle Larson Races to Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores! »

Kyle Larson won Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores (DB3 Imaging)

Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet Lead in Points by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 9, 2017) – Kyle Larson led wire to wire on Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores…

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Oskaloosa Volleyball Looks To Build On Past Success »

Oskaloosa Indians Volleyball 2017

Oskaloosa, Iowa – During a public question and answer session hosted by William Penn University and the Oskaloosa School District at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa.…

Aug 19 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Volleyball Looks To Build On Past Success / Read More »
Editorial Oskaloosa News

Letter To The Editor: I Knew This Closing Would Provoke Emotions

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. July 5, 2017 Dear Editor, From: Mark Doland On July 3, 2017 at our board meeting,…

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Oskaloosa Community School Agenda – August 8, 2017

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 AUGUST 8, 2017…

Aug 4 2017 / Read More »
Events

Hypertufa workshop

The Master Gardeners are hosting a workshop on making hypertufa containers Thursday, September 7, 2017; 6-8 pm. At this workshop we will form a rustic textured garden container utilizing Portland cement and perlite. The workshop will…

Aug 19 2017 / Read More »
Local Sports

Repeat Winners Race to Cure on Juvenile Diabetes Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (August 2nd, 2017) – Wednesday Night at Southern Iowa Speedway was Juvenile Diabetes Awareness Night sponsored by Middlekoop Seed Corn of Packwood, Iowa. The youngsters got to have some fun at…

Aug 3 2017 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Oskaloosa News

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS ANNOUNCES THEIR ANNUAL DRIVE

The Oskaloosa Council of the Knights of Columbus to run their annual C.P.I.D. Drive the week of Aug. 20 -27th. This drive familiar to people because of tootsie Rolls handed out for donation is officially the…

Aug 16 2017 / Read More »
Education

Harmony Hols Wins IHCC Tom Arnold Scholarship

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College student Harmony Hols from Oskaloosa is one of two winners of the IHCC Tom Arnold Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. Hols had her essay selected by Arnold, the Hollywood…

Aug 3 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses Oskaloosa News

Swim’s Sports and Awards is back open in Oskaloosa

In May of 2015 a decade’s long business in Oskaloosa was decimated by a fire. Doug Swim had lost his business of over 30 years to the fire. While there has been some disappointing news about…

Apr 15 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Tips To Improve Children’s Sleep

MAHASKA COUNTY – Does the idea of getting your children to bed exhaust you? Mahaska Health Partnership Pediatrician John O’Brien, MD, offers some advice on helping your child get their best night’s sleep every night. When…

Aug 19 2017 / Read More »

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