College Sports William Penn University Football Freddy Griggs takes off upfield against the Bethel Wildcats on Saturday

Mediacom, MCG to Also Show Nationally-Televised Action »

Oskaloosa–For those who do not live in the Kansas City area or who are not interested in watching this fall’s nationally-televised William Penn football games on the internet, there will…

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William Penn University Athletics

Four Named Preseason All-Americans »

Oskaloosa–The calendar may say June, but football is already on the minds of many as four Statesmen have been named to the USA College Football NAIA Preseason All-America team. Offensive…

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Carter, VanDerWal and Griffiths Take Big Pay Day at Great American Stock Car Shootout »

Cayden Carter (IMCA Stock Cars) took $2,000 for his win.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 2nd, 2015) – For the 20th year in a row the Southern Iowa Speedway…

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Lions Golf Shootout successful »

Lions Club

The Oskaloosa Lions Club held its 4th annual Lions Golf Shootout last Saturday at Harvest Point Golf Course in Oskaloosa.…

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New LED Lighting System Will Illuminate Statue of Liberty July 7 »

Statue of Liberty with Musco LED Lighting (photo courtesy of Musco)

New York, NY – The National Park Service announces that the Statue of Liberty will shine as never before beginning…

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Leighton Turns 150 »

Leighton 4th of July Parade 2013 (file photo)

In 1853, a group of investors got together in Keokuk, Iowa. Their mission: to establish a railroad that headed northwest…

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Carter, VanDerWal and Griffiths Take Big Pay Day at Great American Stock Car Shootout »

Cayden Carter (IMCA Stock Cars) took $2,000 for his win.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 2nd, 2015) – For the 20th year in a row the Southern Iowa Speedway hosted the Budweiser Great American Stock Car Shootout and fans were not disappointed. Thursdays Night show saw last chance qualifiers, top eight dash and 30…

Jul 3 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Mediacom, MCG to Also Show Nationally-Televised Action »

William Penn University Football Freddy Griggs takes off upfield against the Bethel Wildcats on Saturday

Oskaloosa–For those who do not live in the Kansas City area or who are not interested in watching this fall’s nationally-televised William Penn football games on the internet, there will still be plenty of cable options. Heart of America Athletic Conference Commissioner Lori Thomas, who…

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Barnes and Banks Takes Features With Carter, VanDerWal and Griffiths Leading Points on Night #1 »

Stock Car Shootout at the Southern Iowa Speedway for July 1, 2015

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 1st, 2015) – One of the most exciting events at the Southern Iowa Speedway is the Budweiser Great American Stock Car Shootout and this year marks the 20th Anniversary of the event. 91 cars signed in for Night one…

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Indians Suffer Second Loss To Ranked Team »

Oskaloosa Indians Softball vs Dallas Center - Grimes

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mother Nature has been playing havoc on softball and baseball games around the area for a little over a week. With a soaked home field, the Indians softball squad moved their home game against a very good Dallas Center-Grimes to the Lacey…

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Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Reduced Rate Sports Physicals in July »

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is offering reduced rate school sports physicals in July at the Oskaloosa campus and New Sharon Medical Center for student athletes. These reduced-rate exams will only be offered on scheduled dates in July and August. On the Oskaloosa campus,…

Jun 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Four Named Preseason All-Americans »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The calendar may say June, but football is already on the minds of many as four Statesmen have been named to the USA College Football NAIA Preseason All-America team. Offensive lineman J.T. Dotson (Sr., Jenks, Okla., Business Management) and linebackers Isaac Samek (Sr., Bolivar, Mo.,…

Jun 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Central’s Stoll named all-America honorable mention »

Central College

PELLA — Central College men’s golfer Desmond Stoll (senior, Lockport, N.Y.) was named honorable mention Division III PING all-America by the Golf Coaches Association of America Tuesday. Stoll placed 34th individually at the NCAA Division III Championships with 73-73-75-78—299. The Iowa Conference player of the…

Jun 25 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Larson, Vander Veer named to Academic All-America squad »

Central College

PELLA — Central College student-athletes Eric Larson (senior, Waverly, Waverly-Shell Rock HS) and Jamie Vander Veer (senior, Harvey, Knoxville HS) were named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III men’s track and field/cross country team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of…

Jun 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Indians Suffer Second Loss To Ranked Team »

Oskaloosa Indians Softball vs Dallas Center - Grimes

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mother Nature has been playing havoc on softball and baseball games around the area for a little over a week. With a…

Jun 28 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Editorial Osky News

Letter To The Editor: Why I Support Rand Paul

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. As my wife and I have become more involved in the process of electing leaders, we…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Administration

Oskaloosa Community School District

Oskaloosa Community School District Oskaloosa, Iowa Board of Directors GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM REGULAR SESSION JUNE 22, 2015 7:00PM AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Consider Declaring Surplus Property and Authorizing…

Jun 18 2015 / Read More »
Events Summer Theatre Camp continues on July 6.

Journey On! in July with the George Daily Youth Theatre

  OSKALOOSA, IA — Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Theatre Camp! Investigate mysteries, attend Hogwarts, play games, sing, dance, and most of all, act! The second half of the Summer…

Jul 2 2015 / Read More »
Local Sports Cayden Carter (IMCA Stock Cars) took $2,000 for his win.

Carter, VanDerWal and Griffiths Take Big Pay Day at Great American Stock Car Shootout

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 2nd, 2015) – For the 20th year in a row the Southern Iowa Speedway hosted the Budweiser Great American Stock Car Shootout and fans were not disappointed. Thursdays Night show…

Jul 3 2015 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations The student leadership team chose to collect an offering at the 2015 Oskaloosa Baccalaureate Service and they selected Crisis Intervention Services as the recipient. Here, Alisha Horn presents the check to Leslie Ruggles of CIS.

Baccalaureate Offering Donated To CIS

The student leadership team chose to collect an offering at the 2015 Oskaloosa Baccalaureate Service and they selected Crisis Intervention Services as the recipient. Here, Alisha Horn presents the check to Leslie Ruggles of CIS.…

Jun 25 2015 / Read More »
Education William Penn University

Children’s Computer Camp to be held in June at William Penn University

Want to expand your child’s computer literacy beyond playing games, writing stories and browsing the Internet? Want your child to learn how math can be fun and directly related to computer graphics? Children’s Computer Camp at…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Local Businesses Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership Walk-In Clinic Closed Saturday, July 4

MAHASKA COUNTY– The Saturday Walk-In Clinic at Mahaska Health Partnership will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Saturday, July 4. Normal operating hours for the MHP Medical Group will resume on Monday, July 6.…

Jul 2 2015 / Read More »
Lifestyle Sunny Skies

Mahaska Health Partnership Suggests Ways to Stay Safe in the Sun

MAHASKA COUNTY – With the warmer weather, many people are spending more time outdoors. However, prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays puts you at greater risk for skin cancer. Mahaska Health Partnership has advice on how…

Jun 25 2015 / Read More »

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