Category archives for: Arts and Education

Mahaska Health Partnership Walk-In Clinic Closed Saturday, July 4

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– The Saturday Walk-In Clinic at Mahaska Health Partnership will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Saturday, July 4. Normal operating hours for the MHP Medical Group will resume on Monday, July 6. For immediate medical needs, MHP Emergency Services is available 24/7, located at entrance #5. Regular MHP Walk-In Clinic hours […]

Journey On! in July with the George Daily Youth Theatre

Summer Theatre Camp continues on July 6.

  OSKALOOSA, IA — Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Theatre Camp! Investigate mysteries, attend Hogwarts, play games, sing, dance, and most of all, act! The second half of the Summer Theatre Camp kicks off on July 6. Campers in grades K-5 will create thrilling tales of suspense in Tales […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Suggests Ways to Stay Safe in the Sun

Sunny Skies

MAHASKA COUNTY – With the warmer weather, many people are spending more time outdoors. However, prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays puts you at greater risk for skin cancer. Mahaska Health Partnership has advice on how to enjoy the sun while protecting your skin this summer. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), melanoma, […]

Baccalaureate Offering Donated To CIS

The student leadership team chose to collect an offering at the 2015 Oskaloosa Baccalaureate Service and they selected Crisis Intervention Services as the recipient. Here, Alisha Horn presents the check to Leslie Ruggles of CIS.

The student leadership team chose to collect an offering at the 2015 Oskaloosa Baccalaureate Service and they selected Crisis Intervention Services as the recipient. Here, Alisha Horn presents the check to Leslie Ruggles of CIS.

Leighton Celebrates its 150th Anniversary and America’s Independence

Leighton 4th of July Parade 2013 (file photo)

The City of Leighton, well known for its small-town Fourth of July festivities, has a dual reason to celebrate this year due to the 150th anniversary of its founding. The day for the event will be Friday, July 3, with the events as follows: 5:00-7:00—Supper served by the Leighton Lions at the Leighton Christian Reformed […]

Cargill Eddyville celebrates 30 years of growth and success

Cargill Eddyville celebrates 30 years of growth and success. (submitted photo)

Eddyville, Iowa June 23, 2015 – Today, Cargill celebrated the growth and success that its corn product-producing facility has achieved in the past 30 years in Eddyville, Iowa. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Iowa Labor Commissioner Michael Mauro, and Albia Industrial Development Corporation Executive Director Dan Tometich joined Julian Chase, Cargill Corn Milling North America president; […]

Family of four will receive keys to new Habitat for Humanity home

Mahaska Habitat for Humanity home in the Oskaloosa area.

Oskaloosa (June 24, 2015) — Mahaska County Habitat for Humanity will celebrate the construction of its 20th home, at a dedication ceremony on Sunday, June 28th at 2:00 p.m. Josh & Stephanie Evans along with their son and daughter will be accepting the keys to their new home at 1004 Mabel Street. Everyone is invited […]

William Penn Announces Dance Camp

William Penn University Athletics

In conjunction with its cheerleading camp, the William Penn dance team is also hosting a camp this summer. The camp will be held on July 23-24 at the Penn Activity Center. The first day will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the second will go from 8 a.m. until noon. The cost is […]

MCCF Announces 2015 Grant Awards

The Mahaska County Community Foundation (MCCF) is pleased to announce its 2015 round of grant awards. The total amount distributed was just over $92,000 and benefitted 21 different projects throughout Mahaska County. Once again, the MCCF had far more grant requests than funds available, with all applications totaling just under $166,000. Board Member Pat Deur, […]

Mount Rushmore Introduces Unique Lighting System‏

Musco's LED lighting solution enhances the visitor experience at Mount Rushmore (Photo: Musco Lighting)

KEYSTONE, S.D. & OSKALOOSA, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The more than two million visitors who travel to Mount Rushmore National Memorial each year will now enjoy an enhanced night time viewing experience, thanks to an innovative new lighting system with an LED light source that was recently installed at the memorial. The new system, custom designed and […]

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