Category archives for: Arts and Education

WPU To Host Earth Day Cookout

Sodexo, along with William Penn and Mahaska Bottling held a fundraiser for the Ecumenical Cupboard on Tuesday (photo by Ginger Allsup)

Sodexo Food Services of William Penn University will be hosting an Earth Day Cookout on Tuesday, April 22 from 11:00 am–1:30 pm. Tables will be set up on the patio in front of the Dana Atkins Memorial Union on the north side of campus. Menu to include: grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, salads, assorted […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Cautions on Alcohol Abuse

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY- Alcohol is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, Mahaska Health Partnership wants to share the signs and symptoms associated with alcohol abuse and treatment options available. “Alcoholism is characterized by a prolonged period of frequent, heavy alcohol use,” said MHP Behavioral Health […]

Community Good Friday Service

St. Paul Congregational United Church of Christ, Oskaloosa Iowa

The Oskaloosa Area Association of Churches is sponsoring a Community Good Friday Service at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18. The service will be held at St. Paul Congregational United Church of Christ, 501 High Ave. E. in Oskaloosa. The Rev. Dr. Dennis Morey, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church will preach. The service will include […]

LIVE UNITED 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 26‏

LIVE UNITED 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 26‏

Are you looking for a great way to kick off summer with your family? Then come to William Penn University’s Penn Activity Center on Saturday April, 26 for the Live United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day! United Way of Mahaska County and the Mahaska County YMCA have put together a day filled with fun […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Family Activities

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – If you spent the majority of the winter months cooped up in the house wishing for warmer weather, you’re not alone. The particularly cold and inclement conditions this winter kept many people from regular exercise. Now that warmer spring weather has arrived, Mahaska Health Partnership encourages you to help the whole family […]

Oskaloosa Blue Zones Free Kickoff Event!

Oskaloosa Blue Zones 'Live Longer Better'

On April 14th, the Blue Zones Project will officially kick off in Oskaloosa, Monday, April 14th. Join us that evening, beginning at 5:00 pm, at the Oskaloosa Senior High School Gymnasium to celebrate our community, our well-being, and our future as we work together to become a Blue Zones Community! The kickoff rally will feature […]

Doty Presented “International President’s Certificate of Appreciation”

Oskaloosa Lions Club member Deb Doty is presented the "International President's Certificate of Appreciation"

At the District Convention for 9SE held on March 29-30, 2014, Oskaloosa Lions Club member, District Governor Elect Debbie Doty, received the “International President’s Certificate of Appreciation”. The award is the fourth highest award given by Lions International It was presented in appreciation for her work with our local club and the Lions Club of […]

Penn Student Awarded Scholarship in National Contest

William Penn University

It is no secret that William Penn University has many shining student-athletes, but there are a number of students that are excelling in areas beyond the court, track, and field. Keri Beener, a junior from Monroe, IA, recently received one of five scholarships after she submitted a 350-word essay in a national contest about a […]

Return to Neverland with the Daily Youth Theatre!

Maddie Guffey is one of the George Daily Youth Theatre campers.

OSKALOOSA, IA — The Daily Youth Theatre is excited to announce the next session of the after-school program, Return to Neverland! The session begins Sunday, April 14th and culminates in a public showcase on Saturday, May 10th so campers can show what they’ve learned. “It’s a really great way to experience a twist on a […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Thyroid Disorders

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Thyroid diseases affect many Americans, especially women, and can drastically alter the way your body functions. Understanding the signs and symptoms of thyroid abnormalities is an important first step in diagnosis. According to the American Thyroid Association, the thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck. When […]

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