Category archives for: Arts and Education

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Shines under New State-of-the-Art LED Lighting System

Musco's LED lighting solution provides a more focused light on the field to improve visibility for players and fans. (Photo: Business Wire)

Iconic venue once again turns to Musco, this time for its industry-leading LED solution LOS ANGELES & OSKALOOSA, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Three decades ago, as part of its preparations for hosting the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum partnered with Musco—the Official Supplier of Lighting to the 1984 Olympic Games—for the installation of a new lighting […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Urges Regular Testing for STDs

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Most people with a sexually transmitted disease show no signs or symptoms, or their symptoms are easily misdiagnosed as something harmless. Mahaska Health Partnership encourages all sexually active people to get tested annually. “As we’ve seen cases of syphilis, Chlamydia and gonorrhea rise in our region, it’s imperative we stress the importance […]

William Penn Athletic Booster Club Announces Navy and Gold Gala Set for October 8

William Penn Athletics

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mark your calendars and gear up for an evening of trivia under the tent as the Navy and Gold Gala fundraiser quickly approaches. The William Penn Athletic Booster club will host this annual event on Saturday, October 8, at 6:00 p.m. and will be located at the Lacey Recreation Complex in Oskaloosa. […]

NoCoast® Beer Co. Launches Brand and Declares Middlefesto™

NoCoast Beer Co. Logo (PRNewsFoto/NoCoast Beer Co.)

Bold new brewery in Midwest opening August 2016 OSKALOOSA, Iowa, Aug. 18, 2016 — NoCoast Beer Co. announced its name, logo, and fearless brand identity by unveiling a new website and delivering a spirited Middlefesto. NoCoast Beer Co. will celebrate its launch with a series of exciting events. The first is a media only […]

Imagine The Possibilities Merges With DAC Inc.

Osky News

Imagine the Possibilities, Inc., a local non-profit provider of residential services for individuals with disabilities, recently announced that it has agreed to terms and executed a merger agreement with DAC, Inc. effective July 1, 2016. DAC is a non-profit agency providing an array of high quality services to individuals with disabilities in northeast Iowa. DAC […]

Mahaska County to hold Master Gardener Training

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Extension is now enrolling for a Master Gardener training to occur September 20 – November 17, 2016. Master Gardener trainees attend classes taught by Iowa State University Extension professionals in topics ranging from lawn care, flower and vegetable gardening, ornamental trees and shrubs, fruit crops and houseplants to insect, disease and weed control, […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Advice on Prepping for a New School Year

Officials remind drivers that passing a stopped school bus is illegal, and this year, the penalties for do so are increased. (photo by Ginger Allsup)

MAHASKA COUNTY – Now that August is here, parents are preparing their children to return to school. MHP Family Practice Physician Eric Miller, DO, offers advice on preparing your kids to transition back into their school routine. “After a long summer break, it may be hard to get some children excited to return to school,” […]

ncore presentation of “So You Need A Web Site: What Now?” scheduled

The Exchange Oskaloosa CoWorking

OSKALOOSA – On Tuesday, August 16, The Exchange for Entrepreneurs is hosting an encore presentation of “So You Need a Website: What Now?” The program will begin at 6:30 p.m., and will be held in the loft area of Smokey Row. Exchange member Todd Swope will provide insightful, simple to understand basics of web sites […]

Senior Awarded Winter Estate Scholarship

William Penn University

Zachary Milonas, an Oskaloosa resident and senior at William Penn University, has been selected to receive a Winter Estate Scholarship for the 2016–2017 academic year through the Iowa College Foundation. The Winter Estate Scholarship Program is an endowment that was established with the Iowa College Foundation through the estate of Thelma and Carlton Winter. Both […]

Mahaska County Historical Society 3rd Quarter Potluck

Nelson Pioneer Farm

3rd Quarterly meeting and pot luck dinner. August 15, 2016 Ì Monday Evening 6:30 Dinner Ì 7:15 Program Pot Luck Dinner: Please bring a dish to share and your own service. Coffee and water available. Program: Prohibition in Eastern Iowa by Linda Betsinger McCann In Bradbury Hall at Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum Prohibition was […]


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