Category archives for: Arts and Education

PFLAG To Hold 3rd In Event Series

PFLAG Oskaloosa presents the 3rd in a series of events titled “Talking Inclusively” to be held Thursday, August 10 at 7PM at On The Green. The theme for the evening is “Coming Out” at which a few Oskaloosans and one of their parents share their coming out stories. PFLAG Oskaloosa is the local chapter of […]

Indians Hills To Hold Introduction To Aviation

OTTUMWA — Young people looking for an introduction to the field of aviation should plan to attend the 2017 Aviation Youth Rally on Aug. 5 at the Indian Hills Community College North Campus, located at the Ottumwa Airport. The day’s events will run from 8 a.m. to noon. This interesting, educational and fun workshop is […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Explains Lymphedema Treatment

MAHASKA COUNTY – Lymphedema refers to chronic swelling that usually occurs in an arm or leg. Mahaska Health Partnership Certified Lymphedema Therapist Lauren Terpstra, DPT explains how the condition arises and ways to treat it. Lymphedema is common after having lymph nodes removed or damaged. “When you are diagnosed with cancer, it’s common to have […]

Pie Bakers & Pedal Tractor Pullers Needed

Main Street’s Sweet Corn Serenade Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 27th! Main Street’s 30th Annual Sweet Corn Serenade in downtown Oskaloosa will be the place for you. It will be a day packed with food, music by Marshall County Hangmen, kids’ crafts & games, a craft & product show, contests and MORE. There is […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Reduced Rate Sports Physicals in July and August

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is offering reduced rate school sports physicals on their campus in Oskaloosa and at their New Sharon Medical Center for student athletes. These reduced-rate exams will only be offered on scheduled dates in July and August. On the Oskaloosa campus, exams will be offered on July 25, 31 and […]

Steve Bell To Be At Thursday Night City Band Concert

Thursday’s Concert in the Park starts out at 5:30 with Supper in the Shade. WanderLunch, Calico Jacks, and Sno Biz will be set up on the east side of the square and will be serving throughout the evening. Lawn games are provided weekly by Mahaska Drug. The games are on the grassy area southeast of […]

Crisis Intervention Services Annual Charity Golf Tournament

2017 marks the 17th year for our Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Money raised at this event goes towards the services and assistance provided by CIS to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in our 12-county region (Appanoose, Davis, Jasper, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Wapello and Wayne). Fundraising is vital to our […]

Oskaloosa Christmas In July Is This Week

Oskaloosa Main Street’s Christmas in July activities set for July 15 There are many activities planned for Oskaloosa Main Street’s Christmas in July, set for Saturday, July 15 on the Square. This all-day fundraiser will benefit Painting with Lights on downtown buildings during the Christmas season. 9:00 am to Noon – The Alley will host […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Hernias

MAHASKA COUNTY – A hernia is a common health condition often requiring surgery. MHP General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, explains the causes and what to look for. According to Dr. Riggs, a hernia occurs when an organ or fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a muscle or connective tissue. “There are different […]


Oskaloosa Lions Club will conduct a KidSight vision screening during the Southern Iowa Fair July 22. KidSight screenings are free. The Oskaloosa Lions Club does this public screening following the diaper derby and decorated diaper contests at the Southern Iowa Fair each year, along with additional screenings at day cares and preschools around Mahaska County. […]


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