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William Penn Hot From Field in 105-89 Road Win »

by Wade Steinlage Springfield, Mo.–The Statesmen men’s basketball team returned to its winning ways Saturday by torching the nylon in a 105-89 Heart of America Athletic Conference win over Evangel.…

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Statesmen Keep Rolling with Season-Best Shooting Effort »

by Wade Steinlage Springfield, Mo.–Jenna Santi (Jr., Oak Creek, Wis., Elementary Education) and Vashti Nwagbaraocha (Jr., Milwaukee, Wis., Exercise Science) were both perfect from the field and the William Penn…

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Icy Conditions Lead To Three Rollover Accidents »

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Making the commute to work on Friday morning got a little dicey for those traveling in Mahaska…

Dec 15 2017 / Comments Off on Icy Conditions Lead To Three Rollover Accidents / Read More »

Edgren to resign from school board »

Erik Edgren [second from right\ announced on Tuesday that he will step down from the board in the near future.

by Charlie Comfort Oskaloosa, Iowa- More turnover on the board is imminent as another Oskaloosa School Board member announced they…

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Firefighters Battle Garage Fire »

Oskaloosa firefighters battled this garage fire early Monday morning at 1010 High Ave East.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Oskaloosa firefighters were called to the scene of a garage fully engulfed early Monday morning. A passerby…

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Judge Denies Mahaska County’s Request To Dismiss Case »

Legal documents were filed in Mahaska County District Court by Pella and Oskaloosa to force Mahaska County to once again participate in the 28E agreement for a regional airport.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The lawsuit being presented by the City of Pella and the City of Oskaloosa will continue, after…

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Indians Win At Home Bowling Opener »

Both the boys and girls bowling teams won their home opener on Saturday.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Indians found success on Saturday, as they hosted Pella Christian and Centerville. The Oskaloosa Girls racked up a total of 2278 pins, while Pella Christian came in with 1731, while Centerville had 1660. Four of the Oskaloosa girls had high series,…

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Oskaloosa Dance Team Makes Top Marks At State »

Dance Dynamix 2017

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A gymnasium full of Oskaloosa Indians fans welcomed back the Oskaloosa Dance Dynamix team after taking home 1st place in three categories. Dance Dynamix brought home the top spot in Coed Dance, Pom, and Jazz. They also got second place in Hip…

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William Penn Hot From Field in 105-89 Road Win »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Springfield, Mo.–The Statesmen men’s basketball team returned to its winning ways Saturday by torching the nylon in a 105-89 Heart of America Athletic Conference win over Evangel. #3 WPU (12-1, 2-1 Heart) shot 58.1% overall, but was simply ridiculous in the second…

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Statesmen Keep Rolling with Season-Best Shooting Effort »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Springfield, Mo.–Jenna Santi (Jr., Oak Creek, Wis., Elementary Education) and Vashti Nwagbaraocha (Jr., Milwaukee, Wis., Exercise Science) were both perfect from the field and the William Penn women’s basketball team dominated the middle two quarters as it defeated Evangel 72-45 in Heart…

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Elmore, Robinson Qualify in Successful Season Opener »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Pella–Derek Robinson (Sr., Jenks, Okla., Communications) and Tristen Elmore (So., Ovied, Fla., Physical Education) guided the Statesmen track and field teams to an impressive start to its indoor campaign as it competed at the Central Holiday Preview Saturday. Elmore had two event…

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Oskaloosa Boys Continue To Roll »

Spencer Tucker gets the high percentage shot against Grinnell on Friday night.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa boys varsity basketball team continued its winning way on Friday night in front of a packed house. The red-hot Indians pounded on the Tigers from Grinnell 76-30. Oskaloosa Head Coach Ryan Parker found out Friday night that at least four…

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Central men launch into indoor track season »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — The first full meet of the season once again paid dividends for the Central College men’s indoor track & field team at the Dutch Holiday Preview Saturday. No team scores were kept in the first of four meets held at H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse…

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Youth impressive for Central women at pre-Christmas track meet »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Inexperience was no matter for the Central College women’s indoor track and field team as a strong contingent of underclassmen highlighted the Dutch Holiday Preview Saturday. No team scores were kept in the first of four meets held at H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse this…

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Central men’s basketball rally falls short of No. 11 Washington-St. Louis »

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ST. LOUIS, MO. — An upset bid was denied Saturday afternoon as the Central College men’s basketball team lost on the road to d3hoops.com No. 11 Washington-St. Louis University (Mo.) 87-83. In a back-and-forth game, Central trailed 44-40 at halftime, but rallied to take a…

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Dutch extend women’s basketball winning streak to three games »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — A balanced-scoring attack propelled the Central College women’s basketball team to an 81-64 victory over Iowa Wesleyan Saturday afternoon. With its third consecutive win, Central improves to 5-3 overall while Iowa Wesleyan falls to 0-8. “Even though Iowa Wesleyan doesn’t have a win…

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School Activities

Indians Win At Home Bowling Opener »

Both the boys and girls bowling teams won their home opener on Saturday.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Indians found success on Saturday, as they hosted Pella Christian and Centerville. The Oskaloosa Girls racked up a total of 2278…

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Editorial Oskaloosa News

Letter To The Editor: I wish to publicly show my support for Mrs. Lynette Stream

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. With the upcoming Oskaloosa School Board election fast approaching, I wish to publicly show my support…

Sep 1 2017 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Board

Oskaloosa School Board – Agenda – December 12, 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 DECEMBER 12, 2017…

Dec 10 2017 / Read More »
Events

The Mitten Tree At Russell Wildlife

The Mitten Tree Saturday, December 9 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Russell Wildlife Area Come out to the conservation center at the Russell Wildlife Area at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 9th to listen to a wonderful…

Dec 3 2017 / Read More »
Local Sports YMCA's flag football

Score With YMCA Youth Football

YMCA’s flag football hosted games Tuesday night at the Lacey Recreation Complex. Flag football players, 1st through 4th graders, bravely competed despite the cold temperatures. The program is geared to teach teamwork and encourage youth to…

Oct 27 2017 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations

McCartie Hired As Child Care Director

The Mahaska County YMCA is proud to announce the hiring of Meagan McCartie as the new Child Care Director effective January 2, 2018. Meagan has worked for the Y for seven years in a number of…

Dec 1 2017 / Read More »
Education

Indian Hills Collaborating With Iowa DPH To Provide Assistance

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College is collaborating with two other community colleges and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) to provide assistance to expecting and parenting students. Indian Hills, along with Des Moines Area…

Nov 15 2017 / Read More »
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U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION LAUNCHES IT’S EVERYONE’S GAME, a national effort to increase access to soccer programming

CHICAGO, IL (Dec. 5, 2017) – The U.S. Soccer Foundation is launching a national campaign, It’s Everyone’s Game, aimed at dramatically expanding its impact on children across the country through soccer-based programs. To kick off the…

Dec 6 2017 / Read More »
Lifestyle Birthing Center Director Heather Cook stands in front of one of the Safe Haven stickers located at Mahaska Health Partnership. MHP is among the health care facilities in Iowa that proudly provides Safe Haven zones.

Safe Haven Babies Always Welcome at Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY—In August, the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) officials used the state’s Safe Haven procedures for the 30th time since the law went into effect in 2002. A girl was born August 21 at…

Nov 25 2017 / Read More »

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