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Statesmen Ranked in NAIA’s Top 20 »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s and women’s bowling teams are both rated high nationally as the NAIA released its first top-20 poll Friday. The men are ninth with…

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WPU Opens Campaign at Grand View Open »

by Wade Steinlage Pleasant Hill–The Statesmen wrestling team got action underway Saturday as it competed at the Grand View Open. The event was split into two separate divisions–Open and Freshman/Sophomore.…

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Henry Has Emotional Day As He Signs With UNI »

Oskaloosa's Cole Henry signed his letter of intent to play for the University of Northern Iowa Panthers, joining their basketball squad. Pictured is John Henry, Cole Henry, and Maggie Henry.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Oskaloosa’s Cole Henry and his family had an emotional day as he officially signed his letter of…

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Mahaska County 911 Communications Achieves PowerPhone Accreditation »

A Mahaska County Emergency Management Press Release Oskaloosa, Iowa – November 11, 2018– Mahaska County 911 Communications, a division of…

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Local Law Enforcement Arrest Man On Probation/Parole Violation After Lengthy Chase »

Mahaska County, Iowa – On Sunday, November 11th, 2018, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office was contacted…

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Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – Tuesday November 13, 2018 »

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OSKALOOSA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Mission: Engaging ALL Students To Embrace The Power Of Learning Vision: Believe, Achieve, And Create With…

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Statesmen Ranked in NAIA’s Top 20 »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s and women’s bowling teams are both rated high nationally as the NAIA released its first top-20 poll Friday. The men are ninth with 1,939 points, while the women are 14th with 1,681 points. The ratings come from collegebowling.com’s…

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WPU Opens Campaign at Grand View Open »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Pleasant Hill–The Statesmen wrestling team got action underway Saturday as it competed at the Grand View Open. The event was split into two separate divisions–Open and Freshman/Sophomore. 133-pounder Darquell Pierre (Jr., St. Petersburg, Fla., Sociology) headlined the navy and gold by placing…

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Second Half Comeback Propels Statesmen to Win »

Mario Manuel went on an impressive 10 straight point run to bring the Statesmen within 1 point of the Owls.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team hosted the William Woods Owls on Saturday in their final tune-up before the start of Heart of America Athletic Conference play. #2 WPU (4-0) took down the Owls (2-3) 82-77 in a close battle that went down…

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William Penn Drops Game to Grand View in Season Finale »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Des Moines–The Statesmen football team concluded their season on Saturday with still a lot to play for as they would take on the rival Grand View Vikings and attempt to keep the rock and ladder trophy in Oskaloosa for the second consecutive…

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Three more individual champions for Central wrestling team »

Central Dutch Athletics

DECATUR, ILL. — For the second weekend in a row, the Central College wrestling team topped three individual brackets at a tournament, winning at 133, 174 and 184 pounds at the Millikin Open Saturday. Making their season debuts, Cam Timok (senior, Glen Allen, Va., Hermitage…

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Wis.-River Falls out-muscles Central men’s basketball squad »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—A young Central College men’s basketball team was outsized and outmuscled in a season-opening loss to Wis.-River Falls Saturday, 103-77. The Dutch were hammered 50-28 on the boards and increased its degree of difficulty by encountering foul problems and shooting just 36.9 percent from the…

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:02 left, Alberts FG caps Central football comeback »

Central Dutch Athletics

DUBUQUE—It was a season-defining second half for the Central College football team, which erased an early 17-point deficit and pulled off a 37-34 victory at Loras College Saturday on an 18-yard Jon Alberts (junior, Huntley, Ill.) field goal with :02 left. It was the first…

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Hubert comes through in Central women’s basketball win »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—A pair of freshmen helped fuel the Central College women’s basketball offense but it was a senior who delivered at the finish in a 70-64 victory over Millikin University (Ill.) Saturday afternoon. Guard Maci Gambell (freshman, Hedrick, Pekin HS) had 17 points and nine rebounds…

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Statesmen End Fall at #14 »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s golf team will use a slight snub by the national voters as extra motivation for the cold winter months as it dropped a handful of spots in the NAIA’s second top-25 poll which was released Friday. WPU fell…

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Central storms back for overtime women’s basketball win in opener »

Central Dutch Athletics

GRINNELL—With four new starters, the Central College women’s basketball team displayed some veterans’ poise, roaring back from a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 59-55 season-opening victory at Grinnell College Thursday night. Junior center Kendall Brown (Moravia) steadied the young Dutch with her fourth career double-double…

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Rockets Season Ends Vs. Tipton »

Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets

by Coach Gladys Genskow “Our season comes to an end tonight. It’s hard to say goodbye to our seniors that gave so much leadership to…

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Thank You From The Family Of Cpl Anthony Nimtz

The family of Cpl Anthony Nimtz (Class of 2014) thanks the entire community for their support following his death on October 23, 2018. The hugs, prayers, and kind words gave us strength during this difficult time.…

Nov 11 2018 / Read More »
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Oskaloosa School Board Agenda – Tuesday November 13, 2018

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 NOVEMBER 13, 2018…

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Events Merry Little Downtown Christmas 2017 (file photo)

Oskaloosa Merry Little Downtown Christmas 2018

Merry Little Downtown Christmas | December 1, 2018 | 5-8 PM On Saturday, December 1st from 5-8 PM, break that cabin fever with a trip to downtown Oskaloosa for holiday fun and festivities. Visit City Square…

Nov 11 2018 / Read More »
Local Sports MCSC's Youth Soccer (submitted photo)

MCSC’s Youth Soccer at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Mahaska County Youth Soccer Club, the Oskaloosa 4-5 year olds “Just For Kids” through U19 youth, are in their fall season at the Lacey Recreation Complex. Thursday and Saturday last week brought near 300 spectators cheering…

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations

A to Z Foodie Trail Seeking Applications

In January of 2018, partners in Mahaska County and Marion County collaborated to create a trail for foodies. This was a way to extend visitor stays, build off-season tourism traffic, promote our unique foodie businesses and…

Sep 9 2018 / Read More »
Education Indian Hills

Indian Hills Debuted A new Academic Program

At the start of the current academic year, Indian Hills Community College debuted a new academic program that is sort of a hybrid, blending new areas of emphasis with some established courses. The new Agriculture and…

Nov 1 2018 / Read More »
Local Businesses Oskaloosa News

Randy S. DeGeest Joins Heslinga, Dixon, & Hite

Randy is a lifelong resident of Oskaloosa. He graduated from Oskaloosa Senior High School in 1971, Drake University Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1974, and Drake Law School Order of The Coif and…

Nov 8 2018 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Thank You From The Family Of Cpl Anthony Nimtz

The family of Cpl Anthony Nimtz (Class of 2014) thanks the entire community for their support following his death on October 23, 2018. The hugs, prayers, and kind words gave us strength during this difficult time.…

Nov 11 2018 / Read More »

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