Category archives for: Arts and Education

Register for Mahaska Health Partnership’s Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

MAHASKA COUNTY – September is halfway over, and Mahaska Health Partnership is looking toward October and raising awareness regarding breast cancer. The month will kick off with MHP’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Friday, Oct. 7 from Noon to 1:00 pm on the Square in Oskaloosa. “Our annual walk is a great way to […]

Players and Community Invited to Challenger Softball League Games

The Mahaska County YMCA

The Mahaska County YMCA and Imagine the Possibilities have once again partnered to bring a Challenger Softball League to the Mahaska Community. With games starting soon, players are encouraged to sign-up and play, and the community is encouraged to come watch the games. “Challenger Softball,” said Mahaska County YMCA Youth Program Director Emily Macki, “allow […]

Vander Linden Releases Information on Legislative Page Program

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (cover photo submitted)

(DES MOINES) – Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa) today released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program. Each year the Iowa House of Representatives and the Iowa Senate employ Iowa high school juniors and seniors to serve as Pages for the legislative session which begins in Monday, January 9, 2017. Duties of the House and […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Healthy Colon Tips

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Did you know there are actions you can take to help promote colon health? MHP General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, offers some tips on keeping your colon healthy. According to the American Cancer Society, close to 100,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer every year. Colorectal cancer is the third most […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Updates on Flu Vaccines

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Flu season is approaching and Mahaska Health Partnership wants patients to know vaccination clinics have been scheduled on the Oskaloosa campus. Starting in September, patients can receive their flu vaccine during a regular appointment with their primary care provider or have their vaccine administered during a hospital stay. For those looking to […]

The Exchange Hears Money Talk

he Exchange for Entrepreneurs hosted special guest Bryan Ziegler and his presentation “Finding Money.”

Money. It’s a topic business start-ups, entrepreneurs, and business owners address daily. Whether it’s learning how to make ends meet or finding money to address successful expansion, the topic generated a lively discussion Friday morning when The Exchange for Entrepreneurs hosted special guest Bryan Ziegler and his presentation “Finding Money.” Ziegler is the Regional Director […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Benefits of Grandparents

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Do your children spend quality time with their grandparents? Not only are grandparents a welcome helping hand when raising children, their relationship with your child can benefit their health too. Research has shown that keeping aging parents and grandparents in or near your home benefits all ages; adding up to six years […]

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Shines under New State-of-the-Art LED Lighting System

Musco's LED lighting solution provides a more focused light on the field to improve visibility for players and fans. (Photo: Business Wire)

Iconic venue once again turns to Musco, this time for its industry-leading LED solution LOS ANGELES & OSKALOOSA, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Three decades ago, as part of its preparations for hosting the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum partnered with Musco—the Official Supplier of Lighting to the 1984 Olympic Games—for the installation of a new lighting […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Urges Regular Testing for STDs

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Most people with a sexually transmitted disease show no signs or symptoms, or their symptoms are easily misdiagnosed as something harmless. Mahaska Health Partnership encourages all sexually active people to get tested annually. “As we’ve seen cases of syphilis, Chlamydia and gonorrhea rise in our region, it’s imperative we stress the importance […]

William Penn Athletic Booster Club Announces Navy and Gold Gala Set for October 8

William Penn Athletics

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mark your calendars and gear up for an evening of trivia under the tent as the Navy and Gold Gala fundraiser quickly approaches. The William Penn Athletic Booster club will host this annual event on Saturday, October 8, at 6:00 p.m. and will be located at the Lacey Recreation Complex in Oskaloosa. […]


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