Category archives for: Arts and Education


Christmas 2012

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Y’s Men’s Club will once again open their annual Christmas tree booth at the Mahaska Drug parking lot Thanksgiving weekend. The booth will be open from 11 am until 5 pm on November 28 and 29 (Friday and Saturday). Then the hours will be Sunday through Friday 1-6 pm and Saturdays […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– Mahaska Health Partnership announces Thanksgiving holiday hours as follows: MHP Medical Group, Home Health and Hospice Services and Public Health will be closed for the holiday but will open again for normal hours on Friday. A nurse will be on call Thursday to assist with any home health and hospice needs. Behavioral Health […]

Educator Make-and-Take STEM Festival to be held at William Penn University

William Penn University

William Penn University is proud to be partnering with Drake University’s South Central STEM hub to bring a Make-and-Take night to Penn’s campus. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and its goal is to inspire adults to share the knowledge that they have gained in these areas with younger generations. The […]

William Penn University Community Concert Band Performance to Feature Three Area Guest Conductors.

William Penn University

The William Penn University Community Concert Band will present its Annual Fall Concert on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7:30 pm at the George Daily Auditorium. The band, under the direction of Scott Cressley, Director of Instrumental Music at Penn, will feature works by Sir Arthur Sullivan, Steven Reineke, Michael Kamen, Johann Sebastian Bach, and […]

Community 1st Credit Union Names Jeff Rose as New President/CEO

Jeff Rose

OTTUMWA, IA – The Community 1st Credit Union board of directors has named Jeff Rose, a 30-year executive in the banking industry, as president/CEO of the 16-branch, Ottumwa-based credit union. Rose, who most recently was president/CEO of Southeast National Bank in the Quad Cities for almost four years, will begin his new duties immediately. Prior […]

Oskaloosa High School Pheasants Forever Chapter To Host 4th Annual Banquet

Iowa's Pheasant Population

The Oskaloosa High School Pheasants Forever Chapter will be hosting its 4th annual banquet on Saturday November 22, 2014 at the Oskaloosa High School cafeteria (1816 North 3rd St). It begins at 5:30 pm with dinner to follow at 6:30 pm. There will be a silent auction, live auction, dinner and games. We ask that […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares New Technology for Diabetes Management

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. In honor of National Diabetes Month, Mahaska Health Partnership is sharing some new ways to manage your diabetes with technology. Whether you are at risk or have already been diagnosed, eating a healthy diet […]

Who was Emil Tyden and What is Tyden Farm No 6?

Nelson Pioneer Farm

Join the Mahaska County Historical Society for our Quarterly Meeting and Potluck supper. It will be at Bradbury Hall, Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum on Monday Evening November 17. Judy Pitzenberger of Tyden Farm No. 6 will speak about this unusual farmer and his experimental farms from the 1930’s. She and her husband, Ted, own […]

Fall Jazz and Chorale Concert at William Penn University

William Penn University

The William Penn Singers and Jazz Band will present their fall concerts on November 12 and 13, 7:30 p.m. at the Musco Technology Center (MTC), on the campus of William Penn University. Music genres will range from Renaissance chant to classic jazz; Top 40 country to Walt Disney. New to the concert will be the […]

William Penn University Announces Theme for 2015 Navy & Gold Gala

William Penn University

In July, the William Penn Athletic Booster Club, in partnership with the Advancement Office, hosted their third annual fundraiser at the Penn Central Mall. With over 250 people in attendance and hundreds of donated items, the 2014 Navy and Gold Gala raised over $24,000 in ticket sales, raffle drawings, as well as live and silent […]

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