Category archives for: Arts and Education



OSKALOOSA, IA — A brand new professional season kicks off at the George Daily Auditorium on Monday, September 14 with an unusual show called Artrageous! Called “the BEST!” by Harrison Ford, Artrageous! is an entirely unique, unparalleled professional performance. Bubble wrap, black lights, live music, dance, art, and paint everywhere – Artrageous! is as dazzling […]

Are the California redwoods in danger because of the drought?

An "EPIC" View of Earth - photo credit NASA's Earth Observatory
Flickr account.

Dear Earthtalk: Are the California redwoods in danger because of the drought? — Jesse Pollman, Seattle, WA California is home to two of the three redwood tree species: coast redwoods and giant sequoias. The coast redwood is the Earth’s tallest tree, growing more than 360 feet tall, with a trunk that can extend to 24 […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to offer Free Diabetes Support Group

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Are you living with diabetes and struggling with how to handle it? Mahaska Health Partnership is offering assistance through a free support group focused on managing symptoms and coping with diabetes care at home. According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately 30 million children and adults have diabetes, with close to 95% […]

Hunter Education Field Day

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Hunter Education Field Day Russell Wildlife Area 2254 – 200th Street, New Sharon, IA 50207 September 16, 2015 5:30 -9:00 pm A Hunter Education Field Day is being offered at the conservation center at the Russell Wildlife Area on Wednesday, September 16 from 5:30-9:00 pm. Hunter Education Field Day courses are typically 4-5 hours in […]

Girls Scouts Registration Night

OSKALOOSA – Calling all Oskaloosa girls in grades K-12 who have always wanted to be a Girl Scout! The local Oskaloosa Girl Scout organization will hold its annual registration event on Tuesday evening, September 8 at the United Way Building from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The organization is also in need of Girl Scout leaders, […]

Lynnville Event To Help Those In Need

Smoke On The Water BBQ Competition & Benefit

Lynnville, IA- Last year, 2 longtime friends got together to raise money for a family in need, and that’s when Smoke on the Water was born. Jeff Armet and Jim Richardson, both of Lynnville, are two men who found their passion; not only smoking & barbequing, but also helping those in need. Last month, Jeff smoked […]

Plant Some Shade

Iowa State University Extension

MidAmerican Energy Company, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Mahaska County Extension, is proud to offer the Plant Some Shade® residential tree-planting program, which provides affordable (only $30 each) and desirable landscape-sized (3-8′) trees for its residential customers to purchase and plant on their properties for long-term energy savings, community […]

Allergy, Ashma and Sinus Care Specialist to Begin practicing on the MHP Campus

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is pleased to announce the addition of Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Care Specialist Dr. Ravinder Agarwal, to its Medical Staff. Dr. Agarwal will be a visiting specialist, working alongside Melissa Lamb, ARNP-BC, allergy/pulmonology, who practices full time on the MHP campus. Dr. Agarwal is board certified in Allergy and […]

Emirates Stadium Showcases Musco’s LED Lighting Solution

Musco's LED lighting solution provides a better experience for players, spectators, and television broadcasts (Photo: Musco Sports Lighting, LLC)

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Arsenal Football Club unveiled Musco’s new state-of-the-art LED floodlights at their first evening game of the 2015/16 season against Liverpool at Emirates Stadium. After nine seasons at Emirates Stadium, Arsenal selected Musco to take the experience of spectators to the next level and maximise energy efficiency. With a nearly 40-year history of providing […]

Tomatoes Lunch & Learn-Friday, August 28; Noon

Iowa State University Extension

Tomatoes are the most popular warm season vegetable in home gardens. Bring your lunch and learn about growing, including common problems, and preserving this vegetable at the Mahaska County Extension Office. Eileen Blom will lead this presentation, it is open to the public and free to attend. Prior registration is not required, but appreciated. We […]

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