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.
First post season win in school history and the journey continues. The William Penn men's basketball team got the monkey off its back with a 71-65 first round win at the NAIA Division II National Tournament Wednesday.
If you're looking for some hometown entertainment this weekend you can find it at the George Daily Auditorium. About every three years the high school drama department puts on a musical, and this year it's Grease.
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.
Dr. Salami's is officially closed effective Monday, but a new restaurant will be taking it's place this summer. Iowa's Best Bite Restaurant Challenge operated by Art A La Carte selected the former Dr. Salami's location to be the contest grand prize.
The Iowa Court of Appeals heard oral arguments this past Tuesday in the case of former Mahaska County Supervisor Henry Van Weelden. A year ago, Van Weelden was found guilty of first degree theft, misconduct in office, and tampering with records for adding his wife to the taxpayer-funded county insurance program.
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.
It's too soon to tell how much and if any services in the Oskaloosa community school district will be affected due to Governor Terry Branstad's eduction reform bill and approval of school funding. That funding is called allowable growth. Superintendent Russ Reiter told lawmakers what he'd like to see for school funding at last weekend's Eggs and Issues forum.