After months of campaigning, one of the most polarizing City Council elections in recent memory is almost over. That's regarding a proposed regional airport. Twelve candidates are running in this years election.
William Penn Basketball is back in full effect this week. The men's team is gearing up for it's season opener tonight Friday, October 31 against Morningside University. The Lady Statesmen set the bar high earlier this week crushing Waldorf College 83-53. Both squads had success a year ago, and expect to build on that this season.
During this election season, candidates collectively raised more than $23,000 to go toward campaign activity. All candidates that either raised or spent more than $750 on campaign activity must disclose their financials to the Iowa State Ethics Board. They had to do that by Oct. 31. Only the incumbents running for re-election met that threshold, as they are the only candidates that have filed.
New School Board members are putting pressure on the district to improve test scores at the elementary school. The board met this week in special session to discuss goals and evaluate student test scores.
2012-2013 NAIA Division II First Team All-American and former Statesmen Brandon Beasley is back in the news. This Friday the Indiana native has a chance to take his game to the next level as he enters into the NBA Developmental League Draft. CRI's Jason Madison has more.
(Freshman) Sienna, (junior) Skylar, and (junior) Spencer DeJong all placed in the Top 10 in their respective races at the State Cross Country Meet this past week, earning historic All-State honors for the Oskaloosa High School cross country squads.
The Indians (7-3) score 14 points in the fourth quarter to take down Centerville (4-6), 21-14, and move on to the next round of the Class 3A playoffs. The Indians will now take on Washington on the road on Monday at 7 p.m.