Category archives for: Arts and Education

Grant Hladik Earns Eagle Scout Rank

On October 11, 2016, Grant Hladik of University Park was awarded the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the rank of Eagle Scout. A member of Troop 71, chartered by the Central United Methodist Church in Oskaloosa, Hladik is one of approximately 5 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain […]

STEM Regional Manager to present “Growing Iowa’s STEM Career Pipeline” at Leaders Speak Series

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – South Central Iowa STEM Regional Manager, Sarah Derry, from Drake University will present “Growing Iowa’s STEM Career Pipeline” on Wednesday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center on William Penn University’s campus. Derry will present about the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council’s goal of increasing STEM interest and achievement […]

Oskaloosa Agricultural Students Attend Van Wall Partners in Profit

33 Oskaloosa High School students enrolled in Introduction to Agricultural Mechanics students traveled to the Farm Progress Show grounds in Boone on Thursday, Jan. 12th to attend an event put on by Van Wall, John Deere Dealership. On the trip the students learned about different precision farming technologies, marketing and financial decision making in farming, […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Stresses Flu Vaccine Importance

MAHASKA COUNTY – Though the flu season has been relatively quiet in Iowa so far, we may begin to see an increase in cases. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has recently announced the death of two individuals due to influenza complications. “Many people think about the influenza virus before the holiday season, then […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Winter Safety Tips

MAHASKA COUNTY – Now that winter has officially arrived and cold weather is upon us, it’s important to make sure you and your loved ones are prepared. Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Physician Amy Montgomery, DO, suggests ways to keep the whole family safe when temperatures plummet and weather conditions decline. “When it comes to winter […]

OHS Student Council Participating In Iowans Helping Iowans

The Oskaloosa High School Student Council is participating in this year’s student council state project, Iowans Helping Iowans. This project will benefit The Native Fund. The Native Fund is an organization that provides a means for Iowans to volunteer to help fellow Iowans in times of need when disasters like tornadoes or flooding occur. The […]

Conservation Center To Host Owl Prowl

Owl Prowl Friday, January 6th 6:30-7:30 pm Conservation Center, Russell Wildlife Area The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites you to come out to the Conservation Center at the Russell Wildlife Area to learn about owls and their special characteristics as birds of prey. Afterwards, we will go on a night hike to call for owls […]

Tenco Receives Maximum Accreditation by CARF International

In December, Tenco Industries was visited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF), Inc. and recently received notice from them that accreditation has been extended for three years through January 2020, which is the maximum accreditation allowable under CARF International regulations. In a letter to Tenco Director of Operations, Codie Amason, CARF […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Tips for Keeping Children Healthy

MAHASKA COUNTY – Being a parent of a young child can be stressful. MHP Pediatrician Dr. John O’Brien educates on some of the common concerns of parents and how to keep your child healthy and happy. “Being a parent brings on a whole new world of responsibilities and worries,” Dr. O’Brien shared. “I often get […]

OMS Students Explore Potential Careers


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