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William Penn Beats Baker for First Time

William Penn University Athletics

Baldwin City, Kan.–The Statesmen men’s wrestling team accomplished something Thursday none of its predecessors could as it knocked off Baker 27-26 in Heart of America Athletic Conference dual action. WPU (1-1, 1-0 Heart) slipped by the Wildcats (1-1, 1-1 Heart) for the first time in seven meetings. BU broke even Thursday, defeating Central Methodist 33-21 […]

Four Selected for All-Heart Recognition

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Four members of the William Penn women’s volleyball program were honored for exceptional campaigns as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference teams were announced Tuesday. Cameryn Campbell (Sr., Jefferson City, Mo., Elementary Education) and Kianna Childers (Sr., Copperas Cove, Texas, Psychology) were selected to the 14-person second team, while Peyton Foster (Jr., Graham, Wash., Business […]

High Marks for Gehring in Win Over Bobcats

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa — Finally back in front of the home crowd, William Penn men’s basketball squared off against Peru State in a Wednesday night showdown. The Bobcats were a handful for the team last year and were able to stay with the Statesmen in the first half. However, William Penn outscored the visitors by 14 points […]

Career Night for West in Home Opener

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Brittany West (Sr., Shakopee, Minn., Sports Management) thoroughly enjoyed playing on her home court for the first time this season as she guided the William Penn women’s basketball team to a 101-68 Heart of America Athletic Conference victory over Peru State Wednesday. The Statesmen (4-3, 4-2 Heart) led wire-to-wire in collecting their fourth win in […]


Stores conducting round-up at the register, taking unwrapped toy donations NEWS RELEASE (Boone) – Fareway Stores, Inc. is partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps on their 2020 Toys for Tots campaign. The program provides toys to less fortunate children during the holiday season. Stores are conducting a round-up at the register, where customers can round-up […]

Iowa Speedway to Host ARCA Menards Series Race in 2021

Race to be held July 24 Newton, Iowa (Dec. 1, 2020) – The ARCA Menards Series will be making its return to Iowa Speedway on Saturday, July 24, 2021, as the Series announced its 2021 schedule Tuesday. It will mark the seventh straight year and 15th time in the last 16 years dating back to […]

Drive through a Dazzling Downtown Lighted Christmas Display this Saturday!

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) –Oskaloosa’s Downtown Lighted Christmas Display is happening this Saturday, December 5, 2020. From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, spectators may drive through the Display to view floats and entries against the dazzling backdrop of Painting with Lights. Oskaloosa Main Street and parade organizers have been working with local Public Health, Police, and Emergency […]

John L. Sherlock

John L. Sherlock May 30, 1947 – November 30, 2020 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 73 John L. Sherlock, 73, of Oskaloosa, died Monday, November 30, 2020, at Mercy One in Des Moines. He was born May 30, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of John W. and Norine Brett Sherlock. John graduated from St. Ignatius […]

Minor league job creates big league opportunity for Central grad Zumbach

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—A little shy of a warning-track fly ball away from the playing field at Houston’s Minute Maid Park, 2018 Central College athletic training graduate Brandon Zumbach got his first shot in the big leagues last summer, spending much of the pandemic-shortened baseball season parked outside of the home clubhouse, screening visitors. Yet about all he […]

Iowa Crop Progress & Condition Report Week of Nov. 23-29, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 30, 2020) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “This week marks the end of the 2020 weekly crop progress and conditions report from […]


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