Category archives for: Arts and Education

Central United Methodist Church To Host “Fat Tuesday” Pancake Dinner

Central United Methodist Church will be holding their annual “Fat Tuesday” Pancake Dinner on Tuesday, February 28th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. Pancakes, sausage and a beverage will be served for a freewill offering. All proceeds go to support the Team HOPE and their local and outreach Mission Service. This March they will be travelling […]

Born For Challenges: Article 3 – Bethesda House

Born For Challenges: Article 3 – Bethesda House God has been talking to me lately about the Pool of Bethesda. It is a very interesting portion of Scripture actually… John 5:1-15: Afterward Jesus returned to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish holy days.Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with […]

Indian Hills Awarded Internship Grant

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has been awarded a two-year, $103,248 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. With the grant, an anticipated 46 new paid internships will be created during the 2017-2018 academic year. “Paid internships benefit students, colleges and employers,” said Richard D. George, Great Lakes President […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Recommendations on Total Hip and Knee Replacements

MAHASKA COUNTY – As we age, a common symptom is joint pain and stiffness. MHP Orthopaedic Surgeon Sreedhar Somisetty, MD, explains how to treat this discomfort and when to consider joint replacement surgery. When it comes to joint surgery, many factors play a role. “I am often asked when the right time is for hip […]

MCG bringing wireless Internet to rural Mahaska County

Mahaska Communication Group (MCG) is building a wireless Internet network to serve rural residents of Mahaska County, according to Frank Hansen, MCG General Manager. The network of wireless towers is being built in stages. Some of the towers have been turned on now, and others will be coming in the months to come. “We know […]

Jazz To Be Celebrated At 25th Annual Indian Hills JAZZFEST

OTTUMWA — A quarter of a century of jazz will be celebrated on the Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa campus this month when the college hosts the 25th Annual Indian Hills JAZZFEST. The weekend of jazz will begin with an opening concert on Friday, Feb. 24, in St. John Auditorium. Then, 16 Iowa high school […]

“Keep Palmer amaranth off your farm” workshop to be held in Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Palmer amaranth, a new weed to Iowa and a serious threat to production agriculture, has now been discovered in at least 48 of Iowa’s 99 counties Farmers, crop consultants landowners, and those interested in learning to identify and manage this new threat will want to attend the “Keep Palmer amaranth off your […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Host FREE Cholesterol Class March 7

MAHASKA COUNTY – Are you struggling with high cholesterol or worried about a family history? This is the class for you! Mahaska Health Partnership is offering a free Introduction to Cholesterol class on March 7. According to MHP Cardiac Rehab Nurse Renee Edgar, this class is for anyone interested in learning about the basics of […]

Oskaloosa Winter Open 2017

This February, United Way of Mahaska County, along 13 local nonprofit partners, will be hosting the 6th Annual Oskaloosa Winter Open. The Mahaska County YMCA has asked that UWMC take over the coordination of this event. Each hole along the course will be co-hosted by a UWMC partner agency and a business sponsor. Each hole of the Open […]

William Penn University Fine Arts Department Presents ‘Theory of Relativity’ Musical

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – The William Penn University Fine Arts Department will present “Theory of Relativity” on Thursday, February 23, Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Edwin McGrew Fine Arts Center on the Oskaloosa campus. Written in 2015, the musical was authored by Brian Hill and Neil Bartram, who were […]


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