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Grove Named Academic All-American »

Oskaloosa–Brittanee Grove (Sr., Runnells, Iowa, Elementary Education) took home one of the most prestigious honors available to a collegiate student-athlete as she was named a 2015 Capital One College Division…

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William Penn Women's Athletics

Highest Ranking Ever for Statesmen at #12 »

Oskaloosa–Thanks to a tremendous outing at last week’s national tournament, the William Penn women’s golf program vaulted all the way up to #12 in the NAIA’s postseason top-25 poll Friday.…

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Historic Guided Walking Tours Coming to Oskaloosa »

Northeast Corner of Oskaloosa Town Square 1868 Mahaska County

The Historic Preservation Commission is proud to host free guided walking tours of the historic downtown district on June 13,…

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Summer 2015 Street Improvements »

2015 Street Improvements

This summer the Oskaloosa Public Works Department has several streets that will be undergoing improvements. Please check out the map…

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SUMMER READING TO KICK-OFF AT LIBRARY JUNE 1 »

Oskaloosa Public Library

Oskaloosa, IA – Children of all ages are invited to kick off a summer of heroic fun at the Oskaloosa…

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Gov. Terry Branstad orders flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in honor of Officer Kerrie Orozco »

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Omaha Police Officer and Iowa resident killed in the line of duty Wednesday in Omaha, Neb. (DES MOINES) – Gov.…

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2015 Oskaloosa Girls Track & Field Wrap-Up »

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – The end of the school year means that, with the exception of softball and baseball, the 2014-15 season is nearly complete. This year, the 2015 OHS Girls Track & Field Team consisted of 25 athletes that racked up 21 season best relay…

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OHS Girls Compete At State Pentathlon »

Three members of the girls track team traveled to Washington, IA today to compete in the IATC (Iowa Association of Track Coaches) State Pentathlon. The girls competed very well. Each athlete competes in all 5 events. (100 m hurdles, Shot Put, Long Jump, High Jump…

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Grove Named Academic All-American »

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Brittanee Grove (Sr., Runnells, Iowa, Elementary Education) took home one of the most prestigious honors available to a collegiate student-athlete as she was named a 2015 Capital One College Division Softball Academic All-American by CoSIDA Monday. Grove received First-Team Academic All-American status on the College…

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Highest Ranking Ever for Statesmen at #12 »

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Thanks to a tremendous outing at last week’s national tournament, the William Penn women’s golf program vaulted all the way up to #12 in the NAIA’s postseason top-25 poll Friday. The Statesmen, who placed 12th at nationals, received 293 points to claim their highest-ranking ever;…

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Seddon Takes 4th, McCastle 7th to Highlight Nationals Trip »

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Gulf Shores, Ala.–Thanks to a pair of All-America finishes, the William Penn track and field teams turned a tough start into a terrific outing at the NAIA National Championships Friday. After two Statesmen qualifiers were unable to get on the podium, Derek Seddon (So., Knoxville,…

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Simmons, Edwards Honored as Scholar-Athletes »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Alora Simmons (Jr., Newton, Iowa, Elementary Education) and Alex Edwards (Sr., Knoxville, Iowa, Elementary Education) were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2014-2015 Daktronics-NAIA Track and Field Scholar-Athletes Friday. Simmons owned a 3.76 Grade Point Average entering this spring, while…

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Scholar-Athlete Recognition to Swink »

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Oskaloosa–Jeremy Swink (Sr., Burlington, Iowa, Physical Education) was honored for his excellence in the classroom as he was named a 2014-2015 Daktronics-NAIA Men’s Golf Scholar-Athlete Thursday. Swink, who owned a 3.62 Grade Point Average, was among a list of 165 men’s golfers from within the…

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Hurricanes Capture Dirtbags NIT Title »

Kneeling L to R - Lucas Bunnell, Hogan Rockhold, Colton Jones, Jackson Blythe, & Austin Hafner
Standing L to R - Coach Doug Yates, Nik Dykstra, Casey Hill, Cole Henry, Rian Yates, Jacob Hacker, Coach Vaughn Blythe, & Coach Todd Hafner
Missing from photo - Cole Kraber, Coach Troy Kraber

The Oskaloosa Hurricanes 14U USSSA baseball team claimed the championship at the Dirtbags NIT tournament in Altoona this past weekend. After an opening game loss, the Hurricanes rolled to four straight wins in earning their first title of the season. Oskaloosa opened Saturday pool play…

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2015 Oskaloosa Girls Track & Field Wrap-Up »

Oskaloosa Indians

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The end of the school year means that, with the exception of softball and baseball, the 2014-15 season is nearly complete. This…

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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

City of Oskaloosa Planning and Zoning Commission

City of Oskaloosa Planning and Zoning Commission Council Chambers City Hall, 220 S. Market Street Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Agenda special meeting 5/26/2015 4:30pm Roll Call Chair: Blomgren_____; Members:Campbell;_____;Jensen_____; Keep_____; Tarbell_____; Wagner____; Citizens to be Heard Street and Alley…

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Events Northeast Corner of Oskaloosa Town Square 1868 Mahaska County

Historic Guided Walking Tours Coming to Oskaloosa

The Historic Preservation Commission is proud to host free guided walking tours of the historic downtown district on June 13, 2015. The tours will start at the northeast corner of the square at 10:00 am 11:00…

May 27 2015 / Read More »
Local Sports Kneeling L to R - Lucas Bunnell, Hogan Rockhold, Colton Jones, Jackson Blythe, & Austin Hafner
Standing L to R - Coach Doug Yates, Nik Dykstra, Casey Hill, Cole Henry, Rian Yates, Jacob Hacker, Coach Vaughn Blythe, & Coach Todd Hafner
Missing from photo - Cole Kraber, Coach Troy Kraber

Hurricanes Capture Dirtbags NIT Title

The Oskaloosa Hurricanes 14U USSSA baseball team claimed the championship at the Dirtbags NIT tournament in Altoona this past weekend. After an opening game loss, the Hurricanes rolled to four straight wins in earning their first…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Daily Youth Theatre's Summer Camp!

Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Camp!

Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Camp! The summer is packed with themed camps so campers can go as many weeks as they like and have a different experience each time.…

May 21 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 Iowa State University Extension

Master Gardener Office Hours

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will be present at the Mahaska County Extension office on Tuesday mornings 9-11 am for client inquires; May 26 through Sept 1. Clients are welcome to bring horticulture inquires at other times…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
Lifestyle Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership to offer Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Behavioral Health Services will be offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Friday, June 12 from 8 am to 5 pm in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3)…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

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