The Iowa Barnstormers are sharpening their football 'and' community service skills in Oskaloosa. They've been holding their training camp in town for the second year in a row. This past Tuesday they teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to help paint the inside of a house as they get ready for their new season.
It's been an exciting year for William Penn Men's Basketball. The #1 seed had its sights set on the NAIA Division II National Championship after crushing Grace 79 to 58 on Monday. Penn had to put that game behind them as
Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Doland went into a closed-door meeting in Leighton Thursday night to talk about the proposed regional airport. The meeting came after a dinner to thank voters for supporting him in a recent special election in January.
One non-profit organization in Pella is looking to lend a hand in Oskaloosa. A Call to Serve or ACTS Ministries has chosen Oskaloosa as one of the locations for an annual project called Service Surge. The one-day event connects people who need assistance with willing volunteers.
The Statesmen basketball team received a warm welcome back to Oskaloosa Wednesday after spending a week in Missouri. The men made it to the championship round of the NAIA Division II National Tournament but Penn ran out of gas.
Drivers in Oskaloosa may arrive at their destination a lot quicker this summer. That's because the city is considering converting thirteen all-way traffic stops into two way stops. That will leave seven all-way stops in town. I spoke with Oskaloosa's public works director for details.
Iowa lawmakers are moving forward with priority bills now that "funnel week" is past. That's one topic covered in this week's "Eggs and Issues" political forum. The forum is held at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa every two weeks during Iowa's legislative session.
William Penn is hosting the Iowa Barnstormers again this year for training camp. The 45 players and staff will conduct spring training at the William Penn Athletic Center from now until March 16th. This is the second year in a row the arena football team has visited Oskaloosa. CRI's Jason Madison stopped by the Penn Central Mall Sunday to talk with a few players as they signed memorabilia and met fans.