Category archives for: Arts and Education

Bethesda House To Host Easter Day Activities

EASTER ON THE SQUARE Oskaloosa, Iowa, Friday, March 24, 2017 – We have reserved the Oskaloosa Town Square on Easter – Sunday April 16, 2017. We are having family-centered events throughout the day. The schedule is as follows: 6:00 AM: Sunrise Service 7:15 AM: Juice & Doughnuts @ Bethesda House (201 High Avenue East) 1:00 […]

Navy & Gold Gala to be held at The Barn

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) – The William Penn University Athletic Booster Club has announced that the annual Navy & Gold Gala, set for Saturday, April 8, 2017, will now be held at The Barn, located at 815 Woodland Road in Oskaloosa, Iowa. This event is sponsored by NoCoast Beer Co. Join William Penn University at The Barn […]

Auburn University Raises the Standard for NCAA Baseball Stadiums with New, Retrofitted LED Lighting System

AUBURN, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A newly installed LED lighting system at Samford Stadium-Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park will significantly improve the experience for Auburn University baseball players and fans, with enhanced light quality and the virtual elimination of glare. Administrators at Auburn made the decision to install new lighting at Plainsman Park in an effort to […]

Nelson Pioneer Farm To Host May Melodrama

Visit with the folks of the small town of Hopewell, Mahaska County, when Hans DeSchvindler (Hans the swindler), a purveyor of perfidy, comes to town. Will he buy up all the whole town? Will Hans break the heart of poor Miss Polly VanPerfect – the sweet schoolmarm? Will Polly succumb to Hans or stay true […]

Hunter Education Class

Hunter Education Class May 5 & 6, 2017 Russell Wildlife Area A two-day hunter education class will be held on Friday, May 5 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm and Saturday, May 6 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Russell Wildlife Area. There is no cost to take the class, but participants must attend […]

Habitat for Humanity Introduces New Home Repair Program

Habitat for Humanity has a long history in Mahaska County, building new homes for qualifying families for over two decades. Last year the local Habitat board decided to expand their services to include home remodeling projects. Board members felt such a service was greatly needed in Mahaska County, and that Habitat was uniquely qualified to […]

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William Penn University to Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) – The annual William Penn University Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the student group P.A.S.S. (Programming Activities for Students by Students), will be held on Wednesday, April 12 at 4:00 p.m. on the front lawn of Penn Hall. Children of the community are invited and should bring their own Easter basket or bag. […]

MHP Massage Therapist Esther Rose Trained in New Massage Techniques

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership’s newest Massage Therapist, Esther Rose, recently received training in Himalayan salt stone massage and headache relief techniques. For those looking for a hot stone massage, Himalayan salt stones are a great option. “These stones are used during the massage to help release negative ions into the air when heated,” […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Health Maintenance Screenings

MAHASKA COUNTY – When it comes to a healthcare provider, most people only consider a visit when they are sick or injured. Family Practice Physician Eric Miller, DO, explains why regular visits to your primary care provider are essential to overall health. When it comes to your health, check-ups are just as important in preventing […]


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