Archive for: July, 2012

Mahaska Health Partnership Celebrates Breastfeeding Week

MAHASKA COUNTY – In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 through 7, Mahaska Health Partnership emphasizes the value of breastfeeding for mothers and children alike. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated around the globe to encourage breastfeeding as a means of improving the health of babies. Breastfeeding is […]

Tyler Sash Suspended For 4 Games By NFL

by A.J. Hodgeman Tyler Sash: “I have to own up to my mistake.” Watch video of Sash addressing the media (source: ESPN) New York Giants Safety and former Iowa Hawkeye, Tyler Sash has been suspended for 4 games for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy. Sash tested positive for Adderall in March. He says he […]

Rotary Youth Exchange Student Returns from Belgium

Oskaloosa – July 27, 2012 Brooke Beers spent her junior year in Belgium through the Rotary Youth exchange. She returned to Oskaloosa just in time for the fair. “What a culture shock…coming from Europe to the fair in Oskaloosa,” said Brooke during a recent presentation to the Oskaloosa Rotary Club about her experiences. Beers spent […]

Cedar Livestock 4-H Club Receives Award‏

Cedar, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Transportation nominated the Cedar Livestock 4-H Club for a Governor’s Volunteer Award. The Cedar Livestock 4-H Club has actively participated in the Adopt-A-Highway project for 10 consecutive years and was selected to be recognized by Iowa’s Governor, Terry Branstad. They have received a certificate of appreciation sealed by […]

Main Street’s Sweet Corn Serenade

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mark your calendars for Thursday, August 2! Main Street’s Sweet Corn Serenade in downtown Oskaloosa will be the place for you. It will be a day packed with food, music by American Pie, kids’ crafts & games, a craft & product show, contests and MORE. There is fun for the whole family. […]

“One Nation Under God” Chick-Fil-A and the Boy Scouts of America

Oskaloosa News

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this editorial are not necessarily the views or opinions of Osky News. Letter to the Editor Guidelines. What does Chick-Fil-A and the Boy Scouts of America have in common? If you have kept up with the buzz lately, both of these groups are receiving heavy backlash for […]

MHP Foundation’s 2nd annual “Run in the Sun” hosted more than 200 Participants

MAHASKA COUNTY – The weather was ideal for the more than 230 participants who gathered July 28 at Lacey Sports Complex to take part in the Mahaska Health Partnership Foundation’s 2nd annual “Run in the Sun” 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk fundraiser. This year’s event raised approximately $9,600 for the MHP Hospice Serenity House. Before […]

Oskaloosa Housing Needs Study

by Maureen McKamey Oskaloosa, Iowa – During an Oskaloosa Housing Trust Fund board work session this week, the board talked about how to improve the quality and appearance of homes and apartments in town. The city of Oskaloosa commissioned a housing study that showed that of the over 4000 single family homes in Oskaloosa, the […]

Gov. Branstad issues Disaster Emergency Proclamation to assist livestock producers and farmers impacted by drought

(DES MOINES) – Today, Gov. Branstad issued a disaster emergency proclamation that will provide relief to Iowa farmers hit hard by the drought being experienced in the state. This proclamation takes affect at noon today for the next 60 days. The assistance comes in the form of a suspension of state laws and regulations affecting […]

Babe Ruth Team Heads For Nebraska

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The 13 year old Babe Ruth team will be headed to Gering, Nebraska in search of a World Series berth in the Babe Ruth World Series to be held in Washington State. Coach Matt Saville told CRI that he is proud of this team and how they rose to the occasion when […]


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