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Big Play Leads to Award for Thomas »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Jonathan Thomas (Sr., Americus, Ga., Undecided) not only ripped the ball away for the winning touchdown, but also stole the weekly recognition as he was named Heart…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on Big Play Leads to Award for Thomas / Read More »
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Warne Wins Seventh Career Accolade »

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Elise Warne (Sr., Melbourne, Australia, Exercise Science) posted the best tournament performance of her career and her efforts were more than good enough to earn Heart of…

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Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Home In Overnight Fire »

Firefighters battled a house fire in the 800 block of High Avenue East overnight.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A motorist driving along A Avenue East at approximately 11:35 pm noticed heavy smoke, and notified Mahaska…

Sep 20 2018 / Comments Off on Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Home In Overnight Fire / Read More »

NAIG COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT »

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released…

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YOUNG AMBASSADOR CONTESTANTS & SPONSORS WANTED »

2017 Young Ambassador Princess Kaci Rogers (left) with Prince Kaden Linder (right).

The Main Street Program of the Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group has held the Young Ambassador Contest for several…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on YOUNG AMBASSADOR CONTESTANTS & SPONSORS WANTED / Read More »

AAUW Book Sale Set For October 4-6 »

The 48th Annual AAUW Book sale ends on Saturday.

It’s that time—time for the 53rd annual used book sale in Oskaloosa. This year’s sale will be October 4—6 in…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on AAUW Book Sale Set For October 4-6 / Read More »
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Big Play Leads to Award for Thomas »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Jonathan Thomas (Sr., Americus, Ga., Undecided) not only ripped the ball away for the winning touchdown, but also stole the weekly recognition as he was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Football Defensive Player of the Week Monday. Thomas claimed his first…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on Big Play Leads to Award for Thomas / Read More »

Warne Wins Seventh Career Accolade »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Elise Warne (Sr., Melbourne, Australia, Exercise Science) posted the best tournament performance of her career and her efforts were more than good enough to earn Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week honors Monday. Warne collected her seventh career…

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Cruz Wins First POW Honor »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Nashali Cruz (So., Bayamon, P.R., Biology) played an instrumental role in her team’s success last week and it was enough to be named Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Volleyball Co-Attacker of the Week Monday. Cruz earned her first career award by…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on Cruz Wins First POW Honor / Read More »

Elizabeth Hunt is MWC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week »

Grinnell College Athletics

Elizabeth Hunt ’21, a keeper from Birmingham, Ala. (Indian Springs School), has been named the Midwest Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week. Hunt recorded her first solo shutout of the season – and career –as the Pioneers blanked Simpson College 2-0. She recorded…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on Elizabeth Hunt is MWC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week / Read More »

Luhring named to volleyball all-tournament team at Ripon »

Central Dutch Athletics

RIPON, WIS.— Outside hitter Landry Luhring (freshman, Grundy Center) became the second Central College freshman volleyball player to be an all-tournament team this season, receiving the honor at the Red Hawks Invitational hosted by Ripon College. In four matches, Luhring had 51 kills on 126…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on Luhring named to volleyball all-tournament team at Ripon / Read More »

Oskaloosa 9th Grade Football Handles Norwalk »

by Todd Miller The Oskaloosa Freshman went to Norwalk last Friday night and earned another win by beating the Warriors by a score of 47-13. The young Indians came out ready to play football as they scored on the first possession on a 9-yard pass…

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Set piece goal dooms Central women in final seconds »

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — In a game in which it never trailed until the final whistle, the Central College women’s soccer team fell 3-2 on Sunday afternoon to Illinois Wesleyan University. The Dutch (3-2-1) led for 53 minutes and 55 seconds of the contest and were tied…

Sep 16 2018 / Comments Off on Set piece goal dooms Central women in final seconds / Read More »

Mistakes Cost Norwalk While Oskaloosa Capitalizes »

Norwalk, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians came into Friday night’s matchup 21 point underdogs but capitalized when the Warriors fumbled twice in the early going. Oskaloosa Head Coach Jake Jenkins said that he and his team had seen the prediction, but they as a team…

Sep 16 2018 / Comments Off on Mistakes Cost Norwalk While Oskaloosa Capitalizes / Read More »

EBF With Consistent Play At Ottumwa Tournament »

by Coach Gladys Genskow EBF at Ottumwa Tournament Sept. 15, 2018 The girls played consistent overall for this tournament. This is something we have been working hard to accomplish. I have seen improvement in their play the past week. I am proud of their efforts…

Sep 16 2018 / Comments Off on EBF With Consistent Play At Ottumwa Tournament / Read More »

Incredible Comeback for Statesmen »

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Olathe, Kan.–A fumble returned for a touchdown and a blocked field goal will be the most memorable plays from Saturday, but so many others marked the way to the William Penn football team’s 36-35 come-from-behind win over MidAmerica Nazarene in a Heart…

Sep 16 2018 / Comments Off on Incredible Comeback for Statesmen / Read More »
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Oskaloosa 9th Grade Football Handles Norwalk »

by Todd Miller The Oskaloosa Freshman went to Norwalk last Friday night and earned another win by beating the Warriors by a score of 47-13.…

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Editorial Oskaloosa firefighter Adam Haroldson battles the most recent B&B Bedding fire.

Letter To The Editor: B and B Bedding August 4 Fire

Letter from Ann Brouwer The B and B Bedding fire began Saturday afternoon when a mulch pile spontaneously combusted, and strong winds from the south carried it to other mulch piles. Thanks to the Oskaloosa Fire…

Aug 7 2018 / Read More »
Agendas and Minutes Oskaloosa Community School Board

Oskaloosa Community School District – Agenda – 9-11-2018

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 ANNUAL & REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SEPTEMBER…

Sep 9 2018 / Read More »
Events 2017 Young Ambassador Princess Kaci Rogers (left) with Prince Kaden Linder (right).

YOUNG AMBASSADOR CONTESTANTS & SPONSORS WANTED

The Main Street Program of the Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group has held the Young Ambassador Contest for several years to raise funds to promote the Lighted Christmas Parade. The contest is fun for kids…

Sep 18 2018 / Read More »
Local Sports Fall soccer at the Lacey Complex (submitted photo)

Soccer Game Day at the Lacey Complex

Soccer hosted the Mahaska County Soccer Club’s (MCSC) first fall season game at the Lacey Recreation Complex Sunday, September 9th. The Oskaloosa High School aged girls played against Marshalltown U19 girls. With determined energy, a rigorous…

Sep 11 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 Computer Camp attendees designed race tracks for their hexbugs to follow to a determined location while meeting all of the constraints. (Photo provided by Breanne Garrett, Computer Camp 2017)

William Penn University’s Importance of STEM in Education

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) — STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has been an area of focus for education and business over the last decade. What has been an even greater focus is including STEM practices in early…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »
Local Businesses Jason Shiffer talks about his newest Old School Pinball and Arcade coming to Penn Central Mall.

Old School Pinball and Arcade Coming To Penn Central Mall

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The black plastic is covering the space in Penn Central Mall, but the rumors have been leaking out about what may be coming to fill that space. At a recent William Penn vendor…

Sep 9 2018 / Read More »
Lifestyle

Mahaska Health Partnership Introduces New Event Series, Health Focus Live

MAHASKA COUNTY – Starting in September of 2018, Mahaska Health Partnership will offer the public a new educational event series, Health Focus Live, focusing on how attendees can live healthier, happier lives. “Our goal at Mahaska…

Sep 7 2018 / Read More »

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