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OSKALOOSA SCHOOLS ELEVATES THE SPORTS AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH MAJOR FACILITY RENOVATIONS

Oskaloosa Baseball field upgrades (photo provided)

OSKALOOSA, IOWA — Oskaloosa Schools is proud to announce a series of renovations designed to enhance safety, playability, and inclusivity at its sports and educational facilities.  The project includes upgraded lighting and turf at the high school baseball diamond, the addition of automated sports broadcasting technology for the baseball and softball diamonds, new lighting in […]

Dutch clean the glass for men’s basketball conference win

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Dominance on the glass allowed the Central College men’s basketball team to open its American Rivers title defense with an 80-76 victory over Simpson College Tuesday. The Dutch outboarded Simpson 53-28. All-American center Joshua Van Gorp (senior, Pella) posted his third double-double of the young season with 19 points and 10 rebounds despite a Simpson […]

NO. 13 WARRIORS RUN PAST KCK AT HOME

Indian Hills Athletics

Ottumwa, IA – A second half surge powered the No. 13 ranked Indian Hills Men’s Basketball team to its largest victory of the year, dropping Kansas City Kansas Community College 96-71 at the Hellyer Center on Tuesday night. The Warriors move to 5-2 overall on the year. The Warriors ran past the Blue Devils over […]

Mistakes cost Central in women’s basketball home opener

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—A stout defensive effort was undone by mistakes on the offensive end in Central College’s 63-56 women’s basketball loss to Simpson College Tuesday. In the team’s home opener, the Dutch (2-2 overall, 0-1 American Rivers) turned the ball over 25 times. “Yes, 25 turnovers that they turned into 22 points and there’s your game,” coach […]

Indian Hills Fall Honor Roll

Indian Hills Community College

NOVEMBER 21, 2023 OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the 438 students who were on the college’s academic Honor Roll for the 2023 Fall Term. To be included on the Honor Roll an IHCC student must be enrolled full-time and have a grade point average for the term of 3.5 […]

OSKALOOSA SCHOOLS WELCOMES KELSEY VELDHUIZEN AS NEW HIGH SCHOOL COLOR GUARD COACH

Oskaloosa Color Guard 2023 (photo provided)

OSKALOOSA, IOWA — Oskaloosa Schools announces Kelsey Veldhuizen as the new Oskaloosa High School Color Guard coach, starting in the 2024-25 school year. A native of Oskaloosa, Veldhuizen graduated from OHS in 2002. She brings a wealth of experience and a deep passion for color guard to her new role. Veldhuizen holds a bachelor’s degree […]

IMPORTANT LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARADE INFORMATION

Uplifting Puppet Company's Brant Bollman was the creator of the "Paper Boy" puppet debuted at the lighted parade Saturday night.

The 36th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 2nd in downtown Oskaloosa, starting at 7:00 pm. “The Oskaloosa Main Street office is gearing up for a magical event. This year’s theme is ‘The Heart of Christmas’ and we can’t wait to see the creativity of this year’s float entries,” says Main […]

Proclamation Names November 30th As Emily Russel Day In Oskaloosa

Emily Russel and her cat Dixie. (photo provided)

City of Oskaloosa Proclamation Emily Russell Day November 30,2023 WHEREAS, longevity of life is a blessing for an individual and for a community which benefits from the knowledge, creativity, and experiences this individual brings to all; and, WHEREAS, the City of Oskaloosa would like to recognize Mrs. Emily Russell to commemorate her 100th birthday and […]

One In Custody After Report Of A Gun Shot

Oskaloosa Police Department

An Oskaloosa Police Department Press Release November 21, 2023 On November 21, 2023, at approximately 6:34 p.m., members of the Oskaloosa Police Department were dispatched to the area of 200 Terrace Dr regarding an armed man in the driveway screaming. During the investigation, officers made contact with the subject inside the house. The male, later […]

All-America honors for five Dutch runners

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Five Central College runners officially received all-America distinction Monday from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Monday. They were cited after placing in the top 40 at the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships Saturday at Newville, Pennsylvania. Central’s five all-America awards were the most received by […]

               

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