Category archives for: Arts and Education

William Penn University’s Social Media Class to host the third annual Break The Wall event.

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 10, 2015) — William Penn University’s social media class will be hosting their third annual Break The Wall event on May 5th, 2015 at Smokey Row from 4 P.M.-6 P.M. Break The Wall is used to help raise awareness for cyber bullying, and will promote a more positive use of social media. […]

William Penn University Theatre Department to Perform “Snapshot”

William Penn University

The William Penn University Theatre Department will be holding its performance of “Snapshot” Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, under the direction of Andy McGuire. In contrast to previous performances, the play will be held in the Musco Technology Center on the William Penn University campus. The performance will begin at 7:00 p.m. and […]

Reception for “Iowa Landscapes” Artist Nancy O’Brien

Nancy O’Brien Artwork

OSKALOOSA, IA — Iowa landscapes and barns are the primary subject of local artist Nancy O’Brien’s exhibit at the George Daily Auditorium. Celebrate her work at a reception on Thursday, April 16 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. People are invited to view the exhibit, talk to the artist, and enjoy refreshments and snacks. Nancy O’Brien, […]

Paddleboarding

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Paddleboarding Saturday, May 2 11:00 a.m. Pond 1 at the Russell Wildlife Area Come out to the Russell Wildlife Area to learn about one of the newest and most popular water recreation activities for people of all ages! You will receive instruction on how to paddleboard and then given an opportunity to try it on […]

Hunter Education Class

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Hunter Education Class Thursday, April 30 (6:00 – 9:00 pm) & Saturday, May 2 (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) Russell Wildlife Area This course is free of charge, but space is limited and pre-registration is required at www.iowadnr.gov. Anyone born after January 1st, 1972 must attend a Hunter Education course before they are allowed to […]

New Attractions on the Trail Tram Tours

Trail Tram Tours now available

Mahaska Community Recreation Foundation is now accepting reservations for trail tram tours starting in the month of May. The tour will include the new trail section poured last fall through Caldwell Park and allow for viewing of the Drost Soccer Complex, an update of the WPU stadium press box and continued progress of the MCRF […]

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% […]

NSMC Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Lisa Smith

New Sharon Medical Center, a service of Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, held an open house on April 8 to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Lisa Smith, ARNP-C, to the practice as the full-time provider. Smith, a New Sharon resident, said she is excited to be meeting the healthcare needs of her home community. Smith, center, is shown with Steve and Jo Wiley of New Sharon at the open house.

New Sharon Medical Center, a service of Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, held an open house on April 8 to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Lisa Smith, ARNP-C, to the practice as the full-time provider. Smith, a New Sharon resident, said she is excited to be meeting the healthcare needs of her home community. Smith, center, […]

ACTS ANNOUNCES 2015 SERVICE SURGE

Osky News

ACTS Ministries has announced its annual Service Surge locations in Chariton, Knoxville, Pella, Prairie City, Oskaloosa, and Sully. ACTS is looking for volunteers to lend a hand to their neighbor. PELLA – April 2015 – A Call To Serve (ACTS) Ministries of Iowa has announced that its annual Service Surge will be held on May […]

Oskaloosa Prom Open House

Oskaloosa Indians

An open house for the Oskaloosa High School prom will be held on Saturday April 18th from 12 pm to 4 pm. This is a time for the public to view all of the hard work that has been put into the decorations for this year’s prom. The theme is “The Red Carpet Affair” and […]

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