College Sports

Reynolds Named New Cheer and Dance Coach »

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce that Abby Reynolds has been hired as Head Cheer and Dance Coach. Reynolds, who will be the first full-time…

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William Penn Chooses Rule as New Athletics Director »

Oskaloosa–William Penn University President John Ottosson is proud to announce that Nik Rule has been hired as the University’s new Athletics Director. Rule, who has a rich and diverse history…

Jun 13 2017 / Comments Off on William Penn Chooses Rule as New Athletics Director / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Runs Winning Streak to Nine Before Two Losses »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team is beginning to warm up as it enters its final games of…

Jun 25 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Runs Winning Streak to Nine Before Two Losses / Read More »

Perfect League Week for Indians »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team took care of its rivals as it remained in contention for a…

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Hall of Fame Night Has Danny Lasoski Pocketing $5,000 at Knoxville! »

Clint Garner Scores 31st Win in 360’s, Kade Higday Takes Third of Season in 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa…

Jun 25 2017 / Comments Off on Hall of Fame Night Has Danny Lasoski Pocketing $5,000 at Knoxville! / Read More »

Youthful Exuberance: William Byron Wins at Iowa Speedway Again »

Byron victorious in the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen NEWTON, Iowa (June 24, 2017) –…

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Oskaloosa Runs Winning Streak to Nine Before Two Losses »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team is beginning to warm up as it enters its final games of the regular season. Oskaloosa (22-9, 10-8 LHC) opened the week by easily defeating three foes at the Indian Classic two Saturdays ago. OHS beat Bondurant-Farrar…

Jun 25 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Runs Winning Streak to Nine Before Two Losses / Read More »

Perfect League Week for Indians »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team took care of its rivals as it remained in contention for a Little Hawkeye Conference title. Oskaloosa (17-8, 12-4 LHC) opened the week with a 7-3 win over Dallas Center-Grimes Monday. The squad then dropped its lone…

Jun 25 2017 / Comments Off on Perfect League Week for Indians / Read More »

Hall of Fame Night Has Danny Lasoski Pocketing $5,000 at Knoxville! »

Clint Garner Scores 31st Win in 360’s, Kade Higday Takes Third of Season in 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 24, 2017) – It was a great day to be Danny Lasoski at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday. In the afternoon, he was inducted with…

Jun 25 2017 / Comments Off on Hall of Fame Night Has Danny Lasoski Pocketing $5,000 at Knoxville! / Read More »

Youthful Exuberance: William Byron Wins at Iowa Speedway Again »

Byron victorious in the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen NEWTON, Iowa (June 24, 2017) – Rookie William Byron grabbed the lead with just over 20 laps remaining to win the American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway…

Jun 25 2017 / Comments Off on Youthful Exuberance: William Byron Wins at Iowa Speedway Again / Read More »

John Hunter-Nemechek Goes Back-To-Back »

Nemechek wins the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series M&Ms 200 presented by Casey’s General Store NEWTON, Iowa (June 23, 2017) – John Hunter Nemechek, who gave his father, Joe, an early Father’s Day gift last week at Gateway Motorsports Park, did it again in heart-stopping…

Jun 24 2017 / Comments Off on John Hunter-Nemechek Goes Back-To-Back / Read More »

Repeat Winners Filled the Night on Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night »

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 21st, 2017) – Another beautiful night of racing action at the Southern Iowa Speedway for Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night, 51 cars signed in the pit area. The Kids got to have some fun at Intermission as they got to…

Jun 22 2017 / Comments Off on Repeat Winners Filled the Night on Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night / Read More »

Split Against Ranked Indianola Highlights Softball’s Week »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team battled hard against two of the Little Hawkeye’s Conference’s top teams as it continued its season last week. Oskaloosa (15-7, 6-6 LHC) opened the week Monday with a split against Class 5A #9 Indianola, falling 1-0 and…

Jun 18 2017 / Comments Off on Split Against Ranked Indianola Highlights Softball’s Week / Read More »

Oskaloosa Claims Three Wins After Setbacks to Other Indians »

by Wade Steinlage Following a pair of tough losses to league-leading Indianola, the Indian baseball team rallied together to win three Little Hawkeye Conference games last week. Oskaloosa (13-7, 8-4 LHC) fell twice to Indianola last Monday, 7-3 and 7-1. The squad then responded with…

Jun 18 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Claims Three Wins After Setbacks to Other Indians / Read More »

Matt Juhl Headlines Night of Three First-Time Winners at Knoxville! »

Sawyer Phillips Wins in 360’s, Brad Comegys Takes 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 17, 2017) – It was fitting on the first Van Wall Equipment Night and a night Knoxville Raceway hosted its “Future Stars”, three first-time winners graced Victory Lane at the…

Jun 17 2017 / Comments Off on Matt Juhl Headlines Night of Three First-Time Winners at Knoxville! / Read More »

OHS Girls Soccer Awards »

by Jodi Steinlage Leah VanMaanen and Aleeya Cheney (2nd year in a row) both received 2nd Team All District. This is an amazing honor for both of them and well deserved. All-Conference: Leah VanMaanen: 1st team as a mid-fielder Kinsey Cook: 2nd team as a…

Jun 17 2017 / Comments Off on OHS Girls Soccer Awards / Read More »
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Oskaloosa Runs Winning Streak to Nine Before Two Losses »

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team is beginning to warm up as it enters its final games of the regular season. Oskaloosa (22-9,…

Jun 25 2017 / Comments Off on Oskaloosa Runs Winning Streak to Nine Before Two Losses / Read More »
Editorial

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 »
Agendas and Minutes

Oskaloosa Water Board Agenda – June 19, 2017

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting June 19, 2017 3:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve minutes of the May 15, 2017 regular meeting. 3. Approve invoices and Financial Statements.…

Jun 18 2017 / Read More »
Events

Farmland Leasing Meetings in late July and August

ALTOONA, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings across 12 different sites in Central Iowa during late July and August. Meeting sites include Gladbrook, Boone, Oskaloosa, Knoxville, Adel, Newton, Altoona,…

Jun 17 2017 / Read More »
Local Sports

Repeat Winners Filled the Night on Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 21st, 2017) – Another beautiful night of racing action at the Southern Iowa Speedway for Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night, 51 cars signed in the pit area. The Kids got to…

Jun 22 2017 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations

Christian Opportunity Center Increases Supported Employment Efforts

Christian Opportunity Center is increasing its supported employment efforts in the wake of new State rules eliminating sheltered employment. COC has been providing supported employment services since 1987 and has many success stories of people who…

May 13 2017 / Read More »
Education

Statesmen Named ‘Friends of Education’ by OEA

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) – During the annual Oskaloosa Education Association (OEA) meeting held in late May, two Statesmen were recognized alongside area educators for their contributions to education. The diligent volunteer efforts of alumni Esther Lwakabamba (‘16)…

Jun 14 2017 / Read More »
Local Businesses

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 Shares Fertility Tips

MAHASKA COUNTY – When it comes to having a baby, a number of factors can play a key role in the likelihood and timeliness of conception. MHP OB/GYN Specialist Dr. Jeffrey Fowler offers some tips on…

Jun 4 2017 / Read More »

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