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World News – Oskaloosa News http://oskynews.org Oskaloosa Iowa and Surrounding Area News Thu, 07 May 2020 01:20:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.1 IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD UNITS RECEIVE MOBILIZATION ORDERS http://oskynews.org/iowa-army-national-guard-units-receive-mobilization-orders/ Thu, 07 May 2020 01:20:50 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=106586 As part of the U.S. Army’s ongoing operational requirements, several Iowa National Guard units will deploy overseas in the coming months. Approximately 330 Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, will deploy in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Central Command is […]

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Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, additional death confirmed http://oskynews.org/additional-covid-19-cases-in-iowa-additional-death-confirmed/ Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:36:16 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=105970 DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 73 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 497 positive cases. One death was reported in Muscatine County, a middle-aged (41-60) resident. There have been a total of 6,888 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported […]

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COVID-19 community spread confirmed in Iowa, state agencies take additional measures to limit spread and assist Iowans http://oskynews.org/covid-19-community-spread-confirmed-in-iowa-state-agencies-take-additional-measures-to-limit-spread-and-assist-iowans/ Sun, 15 Mar 2020 04:20:49 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=105734 DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of one additional positive case of an Iowan with COVID-19, for a total of 18 positive cases. The individual is an older adult age 61-80, and a resident of Dallas County. Additionally, IDPH has determined, based on the new COVID-19 case and […]

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Congressman Loebsack Offers Latest COVID-19 Information http://oskynews.org/congressman-loebsack-offers-latest-covid-19-information/ Wed, 11 Mar 2020 15:50:03 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=105707 Dear Friend, With the announcement of Iowans testing positive for the COVID-19 illness, or Coronavirus, I know folks are following this story closely, so I want to make sure you have the latest information in one place. I have included some general information to help stop the spread of this illness, along with a list […]

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European Commission approves U.S. soybean use http://oskynews.org/european-commission-approves-u-s-soybean-use/ Fri, 01 Feb 2019 06:06:37 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=98052 DES MOINES – The European Commission recently announced that conservation practices required for U.S. soybean production meet EU sustainability standards, and biodiesel produced from documented soybeans can now be used in the EU. Governor Reynolds released the following statement today, “This is great news for our soybean farmers by adding stability with the expansion of […]

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Local National Guard Soldier Helps Uncover Corruption In Afghanistan http://oskynews.org/local-national-guard-soldier-helps-uncover-corruption-in-afghanistan/ Mon, 18 Feb 2013 10:15:08 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=54209 Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mayor George Toubekis has been continuing his duties to his hometown and also to the US Army since his deployment in August of 2012. On the day of his departure, tears filled the eyes of his family and friends as the sergeant boarded a bus for some training stateside before being deployed […]

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame Delivers Commencement Address http://oskynews.org/rwandan-president-paul-kagame-delivers-commencement-address/ Mon, 14 May 2012 05:05:24 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=45371 Oskaloosa, Iowa – Security was tight as the visiting head of state, Rwandan President Paul Kagame was on hand to deliver the 2012 commencement address at William Penn University. Students of William Penn started gathering just before noon in the gymnasium, and the college of working adults gathered in the upstairs gym. Students talked amongst […]

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Lt. Gov. Reynolds meets with Vice President Xi http://oskynews.org/lt-gov-reynolds-meets-with-vice-president-xi/ Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:44:59 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=42332 (BEIJING)- Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today met China’s Vice President Xi Jinping while in Beijing on a trade mission with the Iowa Soybean Association. Lt. Gov. Reynolds and Vice President Xi met for 45 minutes in The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The pair discussed Vice President Xi’s visit to Iowa in […]

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Romney narrowly wins Iowa Caucus by 8 votes http://oskynews.org/romney-narrowly-wins-iowa-caucus-by-8-votes/ Wed, 04 Jan 2012 07:37:25 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=37383 Des Moines, Iowa- Mitt Romney won the 2012 Iowa Caucus by a matter of 8 votes with final results being presented by Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn. With 100% of the vote reporting, Romney appears to have garnered 25% of the vote to Santorum’s 25% of the vote. Former Pennsylvania Senator shocked many people by […]

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Remarks by the President on Osama Bin Laden http://oskynews.org/remarks-by-the-president-on-osama-bin-laden/ Mon, 02 May 2011 04:29:29 +0000 http://oskynews.org/?p=21350 THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children. It was nearly 10 years […]

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