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Bob Frederick Sinnif

Bob Frederick Sinnif October 9, 1933 – March 14, 2018 Ottumwa (Eddyville), Iowa | Age 84 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Bob Frederick Sinnif, age 84, of Ottumwa formerly of Eddyville, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa, Iowa. Bob F. Sinnif was born on […]

Bonnie Louise Amber

Bonnie Louise Amber August 25, 1947 – March 14, 2018 Ottumwa, Iowa | Age 70 Bonnie Louise Amber, 70, of Ottumwa, died Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center in Ottumwa. She was born Monday, August 25, 1947, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Earl Henry and Fern Luella Stigers Roberts. Bonnie worked […]

Donald Dick Dusenbery

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Donald Dick Dusenbery September 14, 1928 – March 13, 2018 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 89 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Dick Dusenbery, 89, of Oskaloosa passed away March 13, 2018, under hospice care at the Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa. Donald Dick Dusenbery, son of Harry A. and Philippine Brecht Dusenbery, was […]

Saunders named Iowa Conference baseball position player of the week

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Shortstop Garrett Saunders (junior, Bonaparte, Van Buren HS) has gotten off to a torrid start at the plate this season and was rewarded with the Iowa Conference baseball position player of the week recognition on Monday. He was also named the Iowa Conference male athlete of the week for his efforts. During a […]

Brink files Election Petitions

Holly Brink files Election Petitions

(DES MOINES) – Holly Brink (Oskaloosa) filed her nomination petitions to the Secretary of State’s office to seek election to the Iowa House this fall. “Now that I’m officially a candidate, I’m excited to start meeting voters at their doors to listen to their concerns and ideas about ways to improve education, health care, and […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Vinny Curta ’19 has earned a repeat spot on the All-Region Basketball Team. Curta, a 6-5 guard from Oak Lawn, Ill. (Dwight D. Eisenhower), was named to the Central Region third team after leading all of NCAA – regardless of division – in scoring with 32.7 points per game. […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Kayla Morrissey ’18 has become the first Grinnell College women’s basketball player in a decade to collect All-Region recognition, earning a spot on the Central Region third team. Morrissey, a 5-10 forward from Burr Ridge, Ill. (Lyons Township North), is also a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® […]

Nursing Instructor at William Penn University Receives ‘100 Great Iowa Nurses’ Recognition

Sharon DeKock

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – A list of 100 men and women across the state of Iowa were nominated by fellow peers, colleagues, or friends for the ‘100 Great Iowa Nurses of 2018’. William Penn University’s own Sharon DeKock was nominated by student Marvin Van Der Wiel (’17), who was also nominated for the same award in […]

John Eugene Johnston

John Eugene Johnston September 14, 1935 – March 11, 2018 Eddyville, Iowa | Age 82 John Eugene Johnston, age 82, of Eddyville, Iowa, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Iowa City, Iowa. John Eugene Johnston was born on September 14, 1935, the son of Frederick and Edna Lucille (Simmers) Johnston. He graduated from Eddyville […]

Offensive surge continues for Dutch baseball

Central Dutch Athletics

AUBURNDALE, FLORIDA — Another double-digit run total spurred by 16 hits helped the Central College baseball team slam Becker College (Mass.) 11-1 Monday morning. Despite 10 hits, Central (7-4) succumbed to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (N.Y.) 7-5 in the afternoon portion of the twinbill. Against Becker (3-4), Central had five players register multi-hit games, including a […]


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