Category archives for: Arts and Education

Oskaloosa Girl Scout Registration Night

OSKALOOSA – Calling all Oskaloosa girls in grades K-12 who have always wanted to be a Girl Scout! The organization will hold its annual registration event on Monday evening, September 29 at Smokey Row from 5 to 7 p.m. The organization is also in need of Girl Scout leaders, co-leaders and parent volunteers to help […]

Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant comes to life in this informative, humorous, and touching portrayal. (submitted photo)

Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant performed by Peter J. Grady Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 5:30pm Oskaloosa Public Library Ulysses S. Grant comes to life in this informative, humorous, and touching portrayal. Meet the victorious General whose strategy and tenacity won the Civil War, the President who struggled to rebuild his country after […]

Master Gardeners to host a Plant Swap

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Master Gardeners are hosting a plant swap for all interested gardeners. The swap will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014; 9-11 am Rain or Shine at the Farmers Market; Musco Parking lot, South D Street, Oskaloosa. Plant Swap parking is on the west end of the area by the trees. Participants are […]

Plant Some Shade Distribution October 18

Oskaloosa Girl Scouts help plant trees at the Oskaloosa City Square on Saturday.

MidAmerican Energy partners with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in the Plant Some Shade residential tree-planting program, which is designed to work with local county conservation boards, resource conservation and development councils, and/or county extension offices (local project coordinators) to provide affordable and desirable landscape trees (6-8′) for residents to purchase and plant […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to host Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

The cold couldn't diminish the spirit of the Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Friday

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership has scheduled the 10th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk for Friday, Oct. 3 on the Square in Oskaloosa. MHP PR/Marketing Coordinator Cassie Riley explained that the walk is held from Noon to 1:00 pm. “We hold the walk on the Square during the noon hour because many people will […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Seasonal Flu Vaccines

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – With the beginning of flu season upon us, Mahaska Health Partnership has begun offering flu vaccinations. “The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that hospitals and other health agencies begin offering the vaccine as soon as it is available,” MHP Public Health Coordinator Patty Malloy said. MHP Public Health will hold Walk-In […]

49th Annual Fall Festival Scheduled At Nelson Pioneer Farm

Nelson Pioneer Farm

49th Annual Fall Festival at the Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum will be held on Saturday, September 20th. Don’t miss the fun with old time crafts, pony rides and kids games. The thresher and bailer will be working with the steam powered engine. Visit the blacksmith, milk the “cow” and play with live bunnies and […]

Youth Outdoor Field Day

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Youth Outdoor Field Day Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Russell Wildlife Area Join the Mahaska County Conservation Board and local conservation groups on Saturday, September 20th for a whole day of hands-on outdoor activities for kids! The event will be held from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm with the check […]

Mahaska County YMCA Freaky 5k Registration Open

YMCA Freaky 5k 'Run For Your Life'

[Oskaloosa, September 3, 2014] – Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 18, to share in the fun with the Mahaska County YMCA and co-event sponsors Clow Valve Company and Mahaska Health Partnership, at the 3rd annual Freaky 5k Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run. The Freaky 5k, a community event focused on fun and fitness, showcases […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Hormone Replacement Therapy

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – During menopause, women undergo a wide array of changes. One treatment option to consider is hormone replacement therapy. Mahaska Health Partnership explores the purpose of therapy for menopausal women. Hormone replacement therapy is a technique used to help supplement the body with estrogen and sometimes progesterone during and after menopause. “Women produce […]

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