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Homecoming Season For OHS

An OHS Student Council Press Release It’s homecoming season at the Oskaloosa High School! To help celebrate this year, our Student Council and faculty here at OHS have come up with ways to have homecoming be fun yet safe at the same time! It may be different from past years, yet we appreciate all the […]

Rural Mahaska Man Facing Multiple Drug Related Charges

A Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office Press Release Tuesday, September 15, 2020 On Monday, September 14th, 2020, the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement task force, executed a search warrant at 1671 305th Street in rural Mahaska County. This warrant was for controlled substances and paraphernalia related to the manufacturing, […]

Oskaloosa Main Street Trick or Treat Parade Called Off

September 8, 2020 (Oskaloosa, Iowa) Due to continuing concerns about the COVID-19 virus, Oskaloosa Main Street has made the difficult decision to cancel the Main Street Trick or Treat Parade scheduled for Thursday, October 29, 2020. The board decision was not made lightly, but carefully considered after consultation with Mahaska County Public Health and Mahaska […]

Lepper, Jaquez Highlight Successful Opening Weekend

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s volleyball team hosted the second annual Wendy’s Labor Day Classic this weekend in the Penn Activity Center. Seven schools joined in on the action this weekend as the Statesmen opened up their season. The team began the year on a strong note, finishing the tournament with a 3-1 record. The ladies […]

WPU Denied Opening-Day Win on Late Goal

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team played even with a tough Jamestown side for most of the hot and blustery afternoon, but unfortunately could not come up with the big goal down the stretch in a 1-0 season-opening, non-conference loss Sunday. William Penn (0-1), outshot just 13-10, tallied just three tries at the goal prior to […]

Harry “Buck” Hicklin

Harry “Buck” Hicklin November 18, 1929 – September 5, 2020 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 90 Harry “Buck” Hicklin, age 90, of Oskaloosa, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. He was born November 18, 1929, just south of Delta, the son of Tom and Anna (Sellers) Hicklin. […]

Mary Beth Hunt

Mary Beth Hunt July 19, 1956 – September 5, 2020 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 64 Mary Beth Dittmer Hunt, died at the Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, Methodist Campus, on Saturday, September 5, 2020. She was the oldest daughter of Neil and Helen Raders Dittmer. She was born on Thursday, July 19, 1956 in Davenport, […]

Statesmen Drop Opener in Nebraska

William Penn University Athletics

Papillion, Neb. — The William Penn men’s soccer team opened up their season with an away trip to face the Bruins of Bellevue. A heavy weight that beat Central Methodist last year, the Statesmen entered knowing they were up against a quality foe. Despite some good passages of play, WPU went down early and could […]

WPU Opens Season in Ankeny

William Penn University Athletics

Ankeny– The Statesmen cross country teams opened up their season at the Grand View Invitational Saturday. The William Penn men finished fifth out of sixth in the meet, posting a team score of 150. Iowa Central CC took the team crown with a score of 25. The Tritons had five runners place in the top […]

McGriff New Business Manager at North Mahaska

by RD Keep NEW SHARON – North Mahaska has a familiar face overseeing the school district’s finances. Sarah McGriff, a former student, was sworn in by school board president Dirk Wilkin Aug. 17. She replaces long-time business manager Cindy Quang, who moved to Nebraska this summer. McGriff is a 2012 graduate of North Mahaska and […]


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