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Girls Find Success On The Blue Oval

by Coach Betsy Luck It was an exciting state meet for the Oskaloosa girls team. The team started off on Thursday in the field events with Faith DeRonde and Sophia Dykstra competing in the discus. Faith wrapped up her freshmen season finishing 5th in class 3A with a throw of 119-9. Sophia finished 11th in […]

Indian Boys Track Set Records At State Track

by Coach Mike Sterner What a weekend by our men! Here is the daily rundown of their accomplishments at the state meet. Thursday: Discus- Casey Hill started our state meet throwing 144′ 11″ to put him #14 in all of class 3A. 400- Carter Huyser came from the second heat to earn Class 3A 4th […]

Amy Brainard, County Youth Coordinator at What’s Up Wednesdays 5.29.2019

The Mahaska County Extension office will be hosting Amy Brainard, County Youth Coordinator at “What’s Up Wednesdays – Lunch and Learn” Wednesday May 29; 11:45 am – 1:15 pm. At What’s Up Wednesday, ISUEO specialists and county staff will be available for informal conversations each Wednesday March – May. Bring your own lunch, have your […]


May 20 – June 2, 2019 Memorial Day and the traditional beginning of summer are quickly approaching. Unfortunately, with the increase in summer traffic we will also see a rise in traffic crashes and fatalities. Last year there were four traffic fatalities on Iowa roadways over the Memorial Day weekend; four deaths that may have […]

Seaman First Class Wesley Jordan

Seaman First Class Wesley Jordan May 6, 1918 – December 7, 1941 Barnes City, Iowa | Age 23 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Wesley Vernie Jordan, the son of William Ferris Jordan and Ola (Brader) Jordan, was born on May 6, 1918. Seaman First Class (S1c) Wesley Jordan enlisted in the U.S. […]

The Knoxville Raceway Hall Of Fame Class Of 2019

The Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Class of 2019 inductees have been announced by our Hall of Fame Committee! Those being inducted at our ceremonies to be held on June 22 will be Perry Bell, Doug Brown, Jake Peters and Gary “Wally” Price. This year marks the 41st class of inductees. The Knoxville Raceway Hall […]

Central’s Miranda splits matches at World Team Trials

Central Dutch Athletics

RALEIGH, N.C.—Former Central College wrestler Jaime Miranda split a pair of matches at the World Team Trials Challenge Friday. Representing the U.S. Marines Corp, Miranda, the No. 8 seed, won his 87-kilogram (191 pounds) Greco-Roman pigtail match against the No. 9 seed, 3-1, but then drew the No. 1 seed, Ben Provisor of the Nittany […]

Mental Health Care Away From Home Can Be Difficult For College Students

By Lily Bohlke May 16, 2019 When Mary Rose Bernal sought help for her eating disorder during her first year of college in Iowa, she said she felt like she had to educate her Iowa providers “who should have known better.” Bernal, 21, originally from San Jose, California, and a spring 2019 graduate of Grinnell […]

Indians Advance To State

by Coach Bret Foster Great day at Edmundson today! The team qualified for State for the 2nd year in a row and will be heading back to Ft. Dodge next Thursday and Friday. Seniors Austin Hafner and Hogan Rockhold led the team with a pair of hardworking 80s. Carter Parks came through in the clutch […]

Boschma, Isiminger earn all-conference tennis plaudits

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — The two-highest seeded Central College men’s tennis players both received All-American Rivers Conference accolades the league office announced Thursday afternoon. Sophomores William Isiminger (North Aurora, Ill., West Aurora HS) and David Boschma (Olathe, Kan., Northwest HS) were both selected for the singles play while Boschma also was recognized for doubles. Isiminger was 5-2 […]


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