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Another Game, Another Survival for WPU

William Penn survived Dalton State to move on to the quarterfinals against Our Lady of the Lake (Tex.)

by Wade Steinlage Kansas City, Mo.–The Statesmen men’s basketball was again forced to play a slow-down style and had to go to an extra session, but somehow came up with enough plays down the stretch to advance as it defeated Dalton State (Ga.) 68-64 in overtime in the second round of the NAIA Division I […]

WPU Escapes Science & Arts in Opening-Round Contest

The William Penn Statesmen survived Science & Arts (Okla.) 68-63 in the first round of the NAIA Division I National Championships.

by Wade Steinlage Kansas City, Mo.–The Statesmen men’s basketball did not have its best game, but survived to another see another day as it defeated Science & Arts (Okla.) 68-63 in the first round of the NAIA Division I National Championships Thursday. Top-seeded William Penn (28-4) advances to face #4 seed Dalton State (Ga.) in […]

Oskaloosa Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

Luke VanHemert, 23, of Oskaloosa, IA, is charged with the 2nd Degree Murder of Marquis Todd, says Mahaska County Attorney James Q. Blomgren. The Mahaska County 911 Center received a call at approximately 10:50 pm, March 1st, about a fight that occurred at 603 North 3rd Street in Oskaloosa. Law enforcement found Todd stabbed, just […]

Oskaloosa Native and Entrepreneur Shares What Sparked His Passion for Improving the Organ Transplant Industry

Dalton Shaull

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Oskaloosa native and 2018 Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ recipient, Dalton Shaull, will present on Thursday, March 29, at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) on William Penn University’s Oskaloosa campus. Shaull’s presentation will be about his inspiration and journey to creating HeathTech Solutions and its first innovation, TXP ChatTM. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eggs and Issues Talking Local Issues

MCDG's Tom Flaherty speaks about housing in Oskaloosa during Saturday's Eggs and Issues.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – This Eggs and Issues was different than most. It featured the Oskaloosa Area Chamber representatives on the panel. The legislators weren’t available on Saturday as they were busy at various conventions around the area. Ann Smith, Emily Brown, and Tom Flaherty were the panel members on Saturday morning. Emily Brown, who is […]

Indians Suffer Tough Loss In Title Game

The Oskaloosa Indians came up 4 points short against Glenwood for the state title.

Des Moines, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians fought their way to the title game of the Iowa Class 3A basketball game on Friday night. They were set to take on Glenwood, a team not so dissimilar to many of the teams the Indians faced all season long. The game was an epic battle between two […]

Water Board of Trustees – Agenda – March 12, 2018

Oskaloosa Water Department

WATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES Regular Meeting March 12, 2018 4:00 PM Location: 1208 South 7th St. Agenda 1. Approve Agenda. 2. Approve minutes of the February 12, 2018 regular meeting. 3. Approve invoices and Financial Statements. 4. Customer Forum. 5. Consideration and discussion of approval of water main installation on South 5th Street. 6. Consideration […]

Oskaloosa School Board – Agenda – March 13, 2018

Oskaloosa Community School Board

OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With Pride GEORGE DAILY AUDITORIUM BOARD ROOM REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MARCH 13, 2018 6:00PM AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Public Comment 4. Reports a. Board b. Building […]


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