Category archives for: Arts and Education

Mahaska Health Partnership Massage Therapy to Host Knotty and Nice Saturday, Dec. 3

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Being so nice got your feeling knotty? Stop by MHP Massage Therapy’s Knotty and Nice Open House on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 am to Noon in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3). During the event, 30, 60 and 90 minute massages will be 30% off. It’s a great opportunity to […]

Lucky Winner Gets Keys To Truck

Brenda Sytsma is handed the keys by Oskaloosa Hy-Vee manager Clete Hjorth to the new truck the Oskaloosa store gave away.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A bright red truck has sat on the lot of the Oskaloosa Hy-Vee for months, and customers have entered to win the truck by shopping at the store. Brenda Sytsma got the call that she was the lucky winner of the brand new truck. Sytsma doesn’t show much emotion, and readily admits […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Asking for Community Input During Needs Assessment

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership is asking for the community’s assistance in conducting a new Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The project is expected to take three months. According to MHP CEO Jay Christensen, the goal of this assessment update is to gain a comprehensive understanding of community health perceptions. While the results will be […]

Hawkeyes Turn the Lights On with Energy Efficiency and Fan Engagement Using Musco

Carver-Hawkeye Arena joins a long list of facilities around the world that feature an energy-efficient lighting system provided by the company. The list includes the University of Maryland’s XFINITY Center, Michigan State University’s Breslin Center, Rutgers University’s Rutgers Athletic Center, and University of Illinois’ State Farm Center. (submitted photo)

Iowa City – The University of Iowa takes a major step towards maximizing its energy efficiency and enhancing the entertainment experience at Carver-Hawkeye Arena with the installation of an LED system provided by Musco Lighting. “Musco Lighting is the premier athletic facility lighting company in the world and we are fortunate to have them ‘in […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– Mahaska Health Partnership announces Thanksgiving holiday hours as follows: MHP Medical Group, MHP Walk-In, Home Health and Hospice Services and Public Health will be closed for the holiday on Thursday, Nov. 24, and will be open for normal office hours on Friday, Nov. 25. A nurse will be on call Thursday to assist […]

Tour Of Homes Set For December 3rd and 4th

The home of Judy Belzer was looking like a warm country Christmas for the Tour of Homes 2010

The Oskaloosa Area Association of Churches announces tickets for their annual Christmas Home Tour are now on sale. Four uniquely varied homes will be on this year’s tour, to be held Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4. Tickets, priced at $10, are currently available at the Book Vault, Mahaska Drug, and the Area Chamber […]

Community invited to Y’s Virtual Scavenger Hunt

The Mahaska County YMCA

OSKALOOSA, IA – The Mahaska County YMCA is holding a Virtual Scavenger Hunt the week of Thanksgiving. The winner of the hunt will receive a prize valued at over $100. The hunt is being held for both YMCA members and non-members beginning Sunday, November 20. Lisa Martin, the YMCA’s Membership Engagement Director, said “We are […]

Balancing the Economics of Soil Fertility for Crop Production Workshop

Iowa State University Extension

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a workshop on Dec. 14 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on balancing the economics of soil fertility for crop production. Even if you already have soil testing and recommendations hired out to an agri-business, you can still gain a very good understanding of how recommendations are made […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Mindful Holiday Eating

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Now that the holiday season is getting into full swing, delicious meals and treats galore can leave you nervous about the effect on your body. Mahaska Health Partnership Registered Dietitian Lea Rice has some advice for avoiding holiday weight gain this season. “The average person puts on one to two pounds each […]

Jennings Thankful For Generous Customers

Amanda Jennings shared this photo from McDonalds in Oskaloosa. “I like to send a huge shout out to all customers that donated to the charity Ronald McDonald house this year. Thank you all from the staff of Oskaloosa McDonald’s especially Michelle Lea Vinton and Cindy Molyneux.”


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