Category archives for: Arts and Education

Mahaska Health Partnership Suggests Skin Safety Tips for Summer

Sunny Skies

MAHASKA COUNTY – Now that the summer heat is in full swing, outdoor fun is being had by many. However, protecting your skin from the effects of sun exposure is important! Mahaska Health Partnership offers tips on keeping yourself safe from skin damage while enjoying the great outdoors. “Skin damage from the sun can happen […]

Oskaloosa Elks to share history of flags

Raymond Edward Weinmeister

In an effort to support patriotism, Elks Lodges throughout the United States present Flag Day ceremonies on their meeting nights closest to the actual Flag Day, which falls on June 14 each year. Oskaloosa Elks Lodge will host a Flag Day Ceremony on Thursday, June 16, at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge 340 on […]

Oskaloosa City Band To Perform On Thursday

The Oskaloosa City Band performs each Thursday at 8pm in the evening during summer.

The Oskaloosa City Band will perform their weekly concert on Thursday, June 16 at 8 p.m. Concert goers are encouraged to arrive early to eat and participate in yard games. Food vendors will begin serving at 5:30 and continue throughout the evening. This week, the musical selections will highlight the trumpet (Travelin’ Trumpets) and trombone […]

William Penn University Athletic Bands to Host Drum Corps Competition

The Vanguard Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps from Santa Clara, CA in Oskaloosa 2014 (file photo)

William Penn University’s Athletic Band program is bringing an exciting new event to Oskaloosa this summer. “Drum Corps Mid-America” is a competition between six of the best Open Class Drum & Bugle Corps from across the U.S. and will be held at the Oskaloosa Community Stadium on Wednesday, July 27. There are over 135 events […]

Local Citizens Receive Governor’s Volunteer Award

Governor's Volunteer Award

Oskaloosa – Martha Comfort, Stephanie Cornelder, Judy Lewis and Ken Ward received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds during a special recognition ceremony held June 10, in Ottumwa. Martha Comfort was honored with an individual award having been nominated by Crisis Intervention Services for her volunteer activity. […]

Conservation Day Camps Starting Soon

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Summer day camps with the Mahaska County Conservation Board are beginning soon! Below is a list of upcoming day camps for kids of all ages. Be sure to sign up soon by calling the MCCB office at (641)673-9327. Payment is due by the first day of camp. Registration forms can be found online at www.mahaskaconservation.com […]

A Coffee House Amateur Music Talent Contest

Talent Contest

Smokey Row is making an effort to support live music by opening up our Rivola Stage to local and regional talent. We’re working towards having talent on the Rivola Stage at least twice a month. We want to be the cornerstone of community and offer the family a place to go together. Have some dinner, […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Urges Proper Foot Care

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – When thinking about overall health, most people don’t think of their feet. However, they are just as important as the rest of your body! Mahaska Health Partnership encourages you to take your foot health seriously. According to MHP Podiatrist Dr. Mark Beers, many health conditions are reflected in your feet. “I have […]

All Bugs Good & Bad Webinar

Iowa State University Extension

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD, Drosophila suzukii) is an invasive insect pest of both large and small fruit crops. Detected in California in 2008, SWD has been reported across the United States. Learn practical tips of detection and management of SWD by Dr. Hannah Burrack, Associate Professor of Entomology & Extension Specialist at North Carolina State […]

MG Booth at the Farmer’s Market

Iowa State University Extension

The Mahaska County Master Gardeners will have an informational booth at the Oskaloosa Farmers Market in Oskaloosa the last Tuesday and Saturday of each month. Stop by and ask a Master Gardener your gardening questions! Mays dates are Saturday May 28 8- 11 am and Tuesday May 31 4- 6 pm. The Osklaoosa Farmer’s Market […]

   

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