College Sports Abrian Edwards (Sr., Austin, Texas, Kinesiology) silently had a tremendous all-round performance, recording his second triple-double of the season with 17 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists. The senior was 5-for-9 from the field, made a pair of three-pointers, and knocked down five free throws.

William Penn Collects Much-Needed Win Over Baker »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team had five players in double figures for the second consecutive night, but this time around the crew was able to come away…

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Kate Ylitalo (Jr., Maple Plain, Minn., Biology) came out of the gates red-hot racking up 10 points in the first quarter to guide the navy and gold to an early 21-9 advantage after one quarter of play.

Statesmen Get Sixth-Straight Win, Remain Atop the Heart »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa—William Penn Women’s Basketball hosted Baker on Saturday, looking to build upon a five-game winning streak. The 18th ranked Statesmen (23-2, 18-2 Heart) came into the match-up…

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District Court Makes Another Ruling In Regional Airport Case »

An aerial view of the land that might be impacted by a new regional airport. (file photo)

Washington County, Iowa – 8th Judicial District Court Judge Crystal Cronk has ruled in the latest legal wrangling taking place…

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7 Year-Old Child Dies In House Fire Friday Night »

First Responders rush the 7 year-old fire victim from the residence to an awaiting ambulance on Friday night.

An Oskaloosa Fire Depatment Press Release At 20:30 hours on February 15, 2019 the Oskaloosa Fire Department was dispatched to…

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Eggs And Issues Focuses On Education »

Oskaloosa Community School Superintendent Paula Wright answers questions to the gathered crowd at Eggs and Issues on Saturday.

by Ken Allsup Oskaloosa, Iowa – During Eggs and Issues, we typically find our state representatives center stage, in the…

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Indians Stun The Warriors »

Bowen Born gets blocked by Xavier Foster on Saturday afternoon. Foster. Fosters presence on the inside changed Norwalk's game plan.

by Jamie Brockman On a late Saturday afternoon, an Oskaloosa gymnasium filled with pink for Coaches vs. Cancer, witnessed the…

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Two Rivers Bowling Conference All Conference Selections »

Two Rivers Bowling Conference All Conference List For the Season 2018 – 2019 Boys Girls First Team School First Team School Dylan Van Wyk* Oskaloosa Elizabeth Stanley* Bondurant-Farrar Matthew DeJong Pella Nikki Parlet Oskaloosa Carter Vanderschel Newton Tanya Hernandez Newton Reid Miller Pella Keely Birkenholtz…

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Indians Win Back To Back Conference Titles »

by Coach Tony Witt It was another Great day on the lanes for the Osky boys Bowling team winning the Conference tournament title back to back years! The Osky boys improved there record to 24 and 3 on the season now! Jared Smith continued his…

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William Penn Collects Much-Needed Win Over Baker »

Abrian Edwards (Sr., Austin, Texas, Kinesiology) silently had a tremendous all-round performance, recording his second triple-double of the season with 17 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists. The senior was 5-for-9 from the field, made a pair of three-pointers, and knocked down five free throws.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team had five players in double figures for the second consecutive night, but this time around the crew was able to come away victorious as it defeated Baker 87-81 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. #14…

Feb 11 2019 / Comments Off on William Penn Collects Much-Needed Win Over Baker / Read More »

Statesmen Get Sixth-Straight Win, Remain Atop the Heart »

Kate Ylitalo (Jr., Maple Plain, Minn., Biology) came out of the gates red-hot racking up 10 points in the first quarter to guide the navy and gold to an early 21-9 advantage after one quarter of play.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa—William Penn Women’s Basketball hosted Baker on Saturday, looking to build upon a five-game winning streak. The 18th ranked Statesmen (23-2, 18-2 Heart) came into the match-up with the Wildcats (15-12, 10-11 Heart) controlling their own destiny in their aspirations of grabbing…

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Williams Wins Shot Put Again as WPU Competes at Heart Championships »

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by Wade Steinlage Crete, Neb.–For the second-consecutive time, Shelbie Williams (So., Hedrick, Iowa, Elementary Education) launched the top shot put in the league as the William Penn track and field teams competed at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday. Williams…

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Statesmen Sneak in Pair of Games to Start 2019 »

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by Wade Steinlage Fort Worth, Texas–Before Mother Nature could butt in, the William Penn softball team was able to play a pair of contests as part of the Cowtown Classic Friday. WPU (1-1) began the spring by defeating Central Baptist 7-6 and falling to #1…

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Charles-Pierre Takes Third in Final Tune-Up for Conference »

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by Wade Steinlage Pella–Nadhelo Charles-Pierre (So., Miramar, Fla., Sports Management) paced a duo of grapplers at the Central Last Chance Invitational Saturday. The 125-pounder opened his day with a 23-5 technical fall win over Carter Wilken of Graceland. Unfortunately, he dropped his semifinal match, but…

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Area Wrestlers Headed To The Well »

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by Jamie Brockman The brackets are now set for next week’s Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, and the local area will once again be well represented on the mats. In a Class 2A District meet at Knoxville,…

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Indians Wrestling Season Comes To An End »

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa knew they’d have their work cut out for them to advance anyone to state, competing in a tough Class 3A District wrestling tournament at Des Moines East Saturday. To no one’s surprise, Southeast Polk dominated the team race, advancing to the…

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Warriors Girls Deny Indians The Sweep »

by Jamie Brockman Playing their final home game of the regular season, which was also Senior night along with Coaches vs. Cancer pink out night, the Oskaloosa girls fell to Norwalk 53-32 in LHC action on Saturday. Four Seniors were honored, including Marleigh Denberger, Lindsay…

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Two Rivers Bowling Conference All Conference Selections »

Two Rivers Bowling Conference All Conference List For the Season 2018 – 2019 Boys Girls First Team School First Team School Dylan Van Wyk* Oskaloosa…

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Editorial The Oskaloosa Tour of Homes was held on December 2nd and 3rd. (photo by Ginger Allsup)

Thank You For Supporting Tour of Homes

I would like to say thanks from the Oskaloosa Area Association of Churches (OAAC), 2018 Tour of Homes. The Tour of Homes was held on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, 2018. Oskaloosa Area Association of Churches…

Jan 3 2019 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Board

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…

Nov 11 2018 / Read More »
Events

Year Round Indoor Salad Gardening is Garden Basics topic Come learn from Master Gardener Intern Krysta Wendelboe, about how you can grow salad—year round—indoors at this upcoming Garden Basic class Thursday February 21 at 6:30 pm…

Feb 10 2019 / Read More »
Local Sports The Oskaloosa Girls Basketball team gets a big win, and brings the traveling trophy home to Oskaloosa.

Oskaloosa Girls Look to Keep Streak Alive Heading Into Holiday Break

by Jamie Brockman The 2-7 (1-3 LHC) Oskaloosa Girls are riding a train of momentum they haven’t enjoyed in years, holding a two-game win streak heading into tonight’s home contest vs. Pella. The Lady Dutch handled…

Dec 21 2018 / Read More »
Clubs and Organizations Mahaska Health Partnership

Hospital Auxiliary Holds Fudge Sale Fundraiser

MAHASKA COUNTY – The Mahaska Health Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a fudge sale fundraiser on February 13-14 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. outside of Whispering Tree Gifts on Mahaska Health’s Campus. “If you are…

Feb 9 2019 / Read More »
Education

OACDG Scholarship applications available

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is happy to announce that scholarships will again be available through its Chamber Scholars program, now in its 23rd year. Deb Bruxvoort of the OACDG stated, “This year brings…

Jan 26 2019 / Read More »
Local Businesses Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Announces collaboration with Southern Iowa Mental Health Center, Iowa Home Care and Caregivers Home Health

A Mahaska Health Press Release MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health announced its collaboration with three regional organizations to provide behavioral health and home health services on Mahaska’s campus and surrounding communities. Mahaska has selected Southern Iowa…

Jan 25 2019 / 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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