Category archives for: Arts and Education



OSKALOOSA, IA — Are you a survivor, or will you eat brains? Zombies are the theme of this year’s final after school theatre camp at the George Daily Auditorium. The 4-week long program for students in kindergarten through 8th grade starts Monday, March 30th and focuses on fiction’s most famous undead foes in an age-appropriate […]

Shed Hunting with Dogs

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Shed Hunting with Dogs Saturday, April 11 10:00 – 11:30 am Russell Wildlife Area Have you ever thought about using a four-legged canine friend to help you find antler sheds? Some people have trained their dogs to find sheds, including a local shed hunter, Jason Callen. Jason’s recently trained dog found at least 23 antler […]

Oskaloosa Trees Forever To Hold Golf Tournament

Osky News

Oskaloosa Trees Forever is holding their annual fundraiser golf tournament on Saturday, April 11th, at Edmundson Golf Course in Oskaloosa. Format is a 4 person best position. Start time is 9:00am. Please call Edmundson Golf Course at 641-673-5120 to sign up. All proceeds benefit Oskaloosa Trees Forever projects.

7th Annual Live United 5K & YMCA Healthy Kids Day to be held April 25th

Approximately 100 runners took part in the United Way 5K on Saturday.

7th Annual Live United 5K & YMCA Healthy Kids Day to be held April 25th March 25, 2015– Oskaloosa, IA – The United Way of Mahaska County is very excited for its 7th Annual Live United 5K & YMCA Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 25th at the Penn Activity Center on the William Penn […]

Walk the entire trail…in the mall , Dare YA’

Community Invited to Dare Ya' Event March 29th

Ever wanted to walk the entire trail? Now’s your chance! MCRF will have a trail replica as it follows the map in center court of the mall. The trail will come complete with an 8ft underpass to walk under, a bridge to walk across and a bench for resting! This is only one of the […]

Call for Entries!!

Osky News

2 shows! 2 opportunities to share your love of art!  March: It’s the Annual FACE members show! April: Mahaska County Open  During the month of March, the Center’s goal for this exhibit is to get as many of our fine FACE members to strut their stuff and show off their creations. Artwork due the first […]

2015 Beane Lecture Series at WPU Welcomes David E. Wolfe

David E. Wolfe

William Penn University will welcome David E. Wolfe on Tuesday, April 7 as the 2015 Beane Lecture Series guest speaker. Wolfe will be giving two lectures, both of which will be open to the public. His first lecture will be held at 11:15 am. in the Chief Mahaska Room in the Dana Atkins Memorial Union. […]

Girl Scouts Dessert Auction This Weekend

Girl Scouts

Girl Scout cookie sales may be over for the year, but Oskaloosa Girl Scouts can help you out with your sweet tooth needs! The organization will sponsor a dessert auction in March to raise funds to send Oskaloosa girls to camp. The auction will be held on Saturday, March 28 in center court of Penn […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Assistance Quitting Smoking

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Struggling with smoking and ready to kick the habit? Mahaska Health Partnership Cardiopulmonary Services will be offering a weekly Freedom from Smoking Class beginning Tuesday, April 7 and concluding on Tuesday, May 19. Freedom from Smoking is an educational series developed by the American Lung Association that emphasizes long-term freedom from smoking. […]

There’s Still Time to get Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits at MHP

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – March is recognized as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Mahaska Health Partnership is offering free colorectal cancer screening kits for the rest of the month. “Starting at age 50, a colorectal cancer screening should be done annually,” MHP General Surgeon Tim Breon, MD, FACS said. “These kits are a great preventive […]

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