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Tracksters Sweep January Booster Club Awards »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of January’s Player of the Month awards. Junior men’s indoor track and field athlete Derek Seddon (Knoxville, Iowa, Physical…

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Statesmen Dip Two Spots to #9 »

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team has taken some hits over the last few weeks, but is still a top-10 team as the NAIA released its seventh Division I rating…

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia, Conservative Icon, Dead At 79 »

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at a Reuters Newsmaker event in New York September 17, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

By Joan Biskupic and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up…

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Imagine the Possibilities, Christian Opportunity Center set to host This is How We Roll on March 4 »

'This Is How We Roll' was a huge success for both the Christian Opportunity Center and Imagine the Possibilities.

Imagine the Possibilities and Christian Opportunity Center (COC) will once again co-host This is How We Roll, a bowling fundraiser,…

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Rozenboom Report (2/12/2016) »

Iowa Senator Ken Rozenboom talked about water quality and road funding at Saturday's Eggs & Issues on Saturday.

More than 560,000 Iowans are covered by Medicaid, the $4.5 billion federal/state health care administered by the state of Iowa.…

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Guy Vander Linden Weekly Update »

Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R)

Next week is funnel week at the Capitol. We are working hard to push legislation, which best serves you all,…

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OMS Students Participate In Youth Honor Choir »

The OMS choir is under the direction of Kyle Braundmeier.  Participating students pictured are Emily Morrison, Myra Patton, Amber Lindley, Nicholas Ingamells, Mason Barnhart, Cayden Kinzebach, Hannah Josko, Alexis Sidebottom, and Chloe Versteegh.

Nine students from Oskaloosa Middle School recently participated in The Southeast Iowa Choral Director’s Association Youth Honor Choir in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. The Honor Choir was held on Friday, February 5th, 2016 in the Chapel Auditorium of the Iowa Wesleyan College campus. Participants were selected…

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Youth Sports Registrations held at the Lacey Recreation Complex »

Babe Ruth Sign-Ups

Spring Sports are just around the corner and we are gearing up! Saturday, February 6th the Oskaloosa Babe Ruth organizations held registration for Osky Babe Ruth and Senior Babe Ruth. The Saturday before, January 30th, the Mahaska County Soccer Club held registration for youth soccer…

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Tracksters Sweep January Booster Club Awards »

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of January’s Player of the Month awards. Junior men’s indoor track and field athlete Derek Seddon (Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) claimed the Male award, while senior women’s indoor track and field athlete Tarah Alexander…

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen Dip Two Spots to #9 »

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Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team has taken some hits over the last few weeks, but is still a top-10 team as the NAIA released its seventh Division I rating Tuesday. The Statesmen (19-5, 12-4 Heart), who have split their last six games, dropped into…

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Area Sectional Wrestling Recap »

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by Jamie Brockman Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (E-B-F) won their Class 1A Wrestling Sectional at English Valleys Saturday with 202 points, while Sigourney-Keota finished 2nd with 185 points. Finishing first and second earned both teams a trip to the Class 1A Regional Team Dual tournament this Tuesday night…

Feb 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Rios, Cuthbert Make Finals at MVC Open »

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Marshall, Mo.–Two Statesmen grapplers reached the finals and two more placed as William Penn competed at the Missouri Valley Open Sunday. 133-pounder Tommy Rios (Fr., Tucson, Ariz., Exercise Science) and heavyweight Matthew Cuthbert (Fr., Yucaipa, Calif., Sociology) both battled for individual crowns, but came up…

Feb 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Thompson Notches Second-Straight Award »

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Oskaloosa–Neiman Thompson (Sr., Rockville, Md., Physical Education) earned two titles to repeat as the Heart of America Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week Monday. The senior, who is now a two-time winner this season (four in his career), dominated at the Grinnell Invitational last…

Feb 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Broncos’ Manning Says Retirement Decision Will Wait »

Denver Broncos' quarterback Peyton Manning and Carolina Panthers' head coach Ron Rivera (R) greet each other on the field after the Broncos defeated the Panthers in the NFL's Super Bowl 50 football game in Santa Clara, California February 7, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

By Larry Fine SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) – Peyton Manning crowned a brilliant NFL career on Sunday as he helped steer the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl victory but put his retirement decision on hold. The 39-year-old Manning, who revolutionized the position while winning…

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William Penn Drops Top-25 Road Contest »

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Olathe, Kan.–The Statesmen men’s basketball team is not currently at full strength and unfortunately it could not slow down streaking MidAmerica Nazarene in an 87-78 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss Saturday. #7 William Penn (19-5, 12-4 Heart) lost to the 20th-ranked Pioneers (18-6, 12-4…

Feb 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Statesmen Stumble in First Half Against #8 Pioneers »

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Olathe, Kan.–By the time the William Penn women’s basketball team finally sorted things out, it was too late as it fell 85-69 to #8 MidAmerica Nazarene in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. The Statesmen (11-12, 8-8 Heart) fell behind 19-8 after the first…

Feb 8 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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OMS Students Participate In Youth Honor Choir »

The OMS choir is under the direction of Kyle Braundmeier.  Participating students pictured are Emily Morrison, Myra Patton, Amber Lindley, Nicholas Ingamells, Mason Barnhart, Cayden Kinzebach, Hannah Josko, Alexis Sidebottom, and Chloe Versteegh.

Nine students from Oskaloosa Middle School recently participated in The Southeast Iowa Choral Director’s Association Youth Honor Choir in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. The Honor Choir…

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Letter To The Editor: Reasons To Support Renewable Fuels This Election Season

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Oskaloosa News. Many Christians agonize over their voting choices and this year is particularly difficult with so many…

Jan 29 2016 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Administration

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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 FEBRUARY 9, 2016…

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Events 'This Is How We Roll' was a huge success for both the Christian Opportunity Center and Imagine the Possibilities.

Imagine the Possibilities, Christian Opportunity Center set to host This is How We Roll on March 4

Imagine the Possibilities and Christian Opportunity Center (COC) will once again co-host This is How We Roll, a bowling fundraiser, on March 4, 2016 at Mahaska Bowl from 6:30-9 p.m. Lane sponsorships are $120 and resident…

Feb 13 2016 / Read More »
Local Sports Babe Ruth Sign-Ups

Youth Sports Registrations held at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Spring Sports are just around the corner and we are gearing up! Saturday, February 6th the Oskaloosa Babe Ruth organizations held registration for Osky Babe Ruth and Senior Babe Ruth. The Saturday before, January 30th, the…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Missoula Children's Theatre presents Aladdin

Missoula Children’s Theatre presents Aladdin

Calling all kids! Auditions for Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Aladdin are Monday, February 15th at 4:00 p.m. at the George Daily Auditorium! Approximately 60 Oskaloosa students in kindergarten through 12th grade are needed to fill all the…

Feb 8 2016 / Read More »
Education Oskaloosa FFA Member Geoffrey harvest's leaf lettuce at the Oskaloosa FFA Learning Garden in the summer of 2015.

Oskaloosa FFA receives FFA: Food For All grant from National FFA Organization to help fight hunger

INDIANAPOLIS 2nd, February 2016/National FFA Organization – The Oskaloosa FFA chapter in Oskaloosa, IA has been awarded $2,500 as part of the FFA: Food For All program. The nationwide program provides grant money to local FFA…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »
Local Businesses Ben Doak is the owner of Mahaska Custom Millwork in Oskaloosa.

Mahaska County Entrepreneur Series – Ben Doak

Oskaloosa, Iowa – On one of the coldest days of the year, local entrepreneur Ben Doak turns on the lights at Mahaska Custom Millwork [MCM], just like he has for over a decade. Ben Doak and…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »
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Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Lead Testing for Children

MAHASKA COUNTY – Lead is a metal found naturally in the environment and some household products. While small amounts of exposure are usually harmless to adults, it can cause a variety of health complications for young…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

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