Category archives for: Arts and Education

Fields of Faith Event Features Linda Hoskins

William Penn University

The William Penn University Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be sponsoring a Fields of Faith event on campus at the PAC in the indoor football practice facility starting at 6:00 PM on Saturday, February 28. The evening will feature contemporary Christian music as well as the speaker Linda Hoskins, a 1977 graduate of WPU. Hoskins, […]

All Bugs Good and Bad; Pesticide Strategy

Iowa State University Extension

Webinar Encore All Bugs Good and Bad are monthly webinars presented nationally by eXtension. They provide practical information utilizing Extension staff across the nation. Kaci Buhl, Oregon State University & National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) presented a webinar on Pesticide Strategy February 6, 2015. The NPIC is the source for science based pesticide information. All […]

Seed Starting—Lunch & Learn – Friday, March 6

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Extension and Master Gardener Linda Spears will offer an opportunity to learn about starting your own seeds. Linda has started seeds for over six years, especially heirloom tomatoes. Linda and her husband have just constructed their own small greenhouse. Bring your lunch and learn from Linda! Noon to 1pm – Presentation and Questions […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offering Free Screening for Colorectal Cancer

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 throughout the month. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum. Most colorectal cancers grow slowly over several years and usually develop in the form of […]

Turkey Hunting & Safety Seminar

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Turkey Hunting & Safety Seminar Saturday, March 28 10:00 am – 3:30 pm Russell Wildlife Area Are you or your children interested in learning about hunting wild turkeys this spring? The Mahaska County Conservation Board is offering a Turkey Hunting and Safety Seminar on Saturday, March 28th from 10:00 am until 3:30 pm at the […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Exercise for Heart Health

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – February is American Heart Month, a time when people are encouraged to be aware of their cardiovascular health. Mahaska Health Partnership shares some benefits of exercise that can help improve your cardiovascular health and reduce your risk of heart disease. “Your heart is a muscle, and it gets stronger the more active […]

The 1st Annual Mahaska Young Professionals Chili Cook Off Results.

Many people of all ages came out to the Mahaska Young Professionals Chili Cook Off held at the Kinsmans Keep this past week.

The 1st Annual Mahaska Young Professionals Chili Cook off results. 1st – Wyndell Campbell with State Farm 2nd – Tiffany Korn Cargill 3rd – Amy Langdon United Way People’s Choice Ross Schultz of Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Stitch ‘n’ Quilt Guild To Host Open Sewing Day

Mahaska Stitch ‘n’ Quilt Guild, which recently held a quilt show at Penn Central Mall, is conducting an open sewing day at Penn Central Mall Center Court Area on February 21, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. An “Open Sewing Day” is a day members gather to sew projects that are of individual interest, […]

Musco LED System Shines at The Palace of Auburn Hills

Musco LED System Shines at The Palace of Auburn Hills (Photo: Musco Lighting)

Newly Installed Lighting System Enhances The Fan Experience At Iconic NBA Venue OSKALOOSA, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Palace of Auburn Hills—home to the NBA’s Detroit Pistons—continues a legacy of providing leading-edge sports entertainment thanks to a newly installed, state-of-the-art lighting system by Musco Lighting. “Musco’s system helps reduce our energy consumption and, at the same time, delivers […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Pain Relievers for Children

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Whether it’s teething, a hard fall on the playground or a fever that won’t break, kids may occasionally need over-the-counter pain reliever. With so many options available, it’s important for parents to know the proper way to administer these medications. “It can be unnerving for a parent when your child is experiencing […]

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