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Dutch overwhelm Wolves in first-semester finale

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PELLA — With a month-long layover on the horizon, the Central College wrestling team blew past their opponents from Nebraska Wesleyan University Thursday night 42-3. The triumph gave Central (2-1, 1-1 conference) its first win of the Iowa Conference season. Juniors Lane Rumelhart (174 pounds, Guthrie Center) and Tristan Clark (141 pounds, Monroe, PCM HS) […]

Mexico football game to include eight Central players

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA —A contingent of eight players will represent the Central College football program in this year’s Tazon De Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on December 16 in Tijuana, Mexico. Wide receivers Kohle Helle (senior, Guttenberg, Clayton Ridge HS) and Sam Markham (senior, Atlantic) will be joined on the offense by center Josh Brunk (senior, West […]

Iowa Voter ID Cards Arriving Soon To A Mailbox Near You

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced on Monday that his office begins mailing Voter ID cards this week to registered voters in the state who do not possess a valid Iowa driver’s license or non-driver’s ID. The cards are free and will be sent automatically to 123,000 Iowans, roughly six percent […]

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, Dec. 7, in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, […]

Dutch drop men’s basketball contest to Prairie Wolves

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — In a back-and-forth contest Wednesday night, the Central College men’s basketball team fell to Iowa Conference foe Nebraska Wesleyan 99-86. With 11:29 remaining in the second half, Central faced a 60-59 deficit but was unable to overtake Nebraska Wesleyan (6-0 overall, 2-0 conference). The Prairie Wolves scored on 12-straight possessions to take an […]

Helton leads Dutch to second women’s basketball conference victory

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA, IOWA— For the first time since 2002, the Central College women’s basketball team is 2-1 in Iowa Conference play after an 86-77 triumph over Nebraska Wesleyan University Wednesday night. Central (4-3 overall) senior guard Jessica Helton (Nevada) had a huge night with 23 points and nine rebounds, both career highs. “Really proud of Jessica […]

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION LAUNCHES IT’S EVERYONE’S GAME, a national effort to increase access to soccer programming

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CHICAGO, IL (Dec. 5, 2017) – The U.S. Soccer Foundation is launching a national campaign, It’s Everyone’s Game, aimed at dramatically expanding its impact on children across the country through soccer-based programs. To kick off the campaign, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club will announce their support […] places Central’s on Olson all-region squad

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — The Iowa Conference leader in tackles, Central College linebacker Tyler Olson (senior, Mapleton, Minn., Maple River HS) was selected to the All-West Region third team. It is the sixth consecutive season that a Dutch player has been chosen to the all-region team. Olson is the third Dutch linebacker to have been selected […]

Jeffrey Norman McCartney

Jeffrey Norman McCartney December 26, 1961 – December 4, 2017 Beacon, Iowa | Age 55 Jeffrey McCartney, 55, of Beacon, died Monday, December 4, 2017, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Jeff was born Tuesday, December 26, 1961, in Oskaloosa, the son of (Wilbur) “Roy” and Donna Russell McCartney. Jeff graduated from Oskaloosa […]

City Snow Emergency Policy Explained

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OSKALOOSA, IOWA – Winter weather will happen – ready or not – and it’s never too early to remind everyone “Ice and Snow…..Take it Slow.” The Oskaloosa Police Department reminds citizens when winter weather conditions become severe with freezing rain, sleet, ice or snow fall which cause difficult travel conditions, the City Manager has the […]


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