Category archives for: Arts and Education

MHP Encourages Safe Sleeping Habits for Babies

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Whether you’re a new parent or soon to be one, the amount of information available for keeping your precious one safe can be overwhelming. Mahaska Health Partnership Family Practice and Obstetrics Physician Case Everett, MD, offers tips related to safe sleeping. With newborns, sleep is a huge part of their everyday routine. […]

Wreath Making Workshop

Iowa State University Extension

Start the holiday season by creating a fresh wreath for your front door at the Mahaska County Master Gardeners’ wreath-making workshop on Thursday, December 8 @ 6:30 pm. Workshop will be held at the Mahaska County Extension office. Please allow two hours to make a wreath. Workshop materials include fresh boughs (White Pine, Norway Spruce, […]

Science Entrepreneur to present about the “Wayward Path To Success” at Leaders Speak Series

William Penn University

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Entrepreneur and founder of Terra Biologics, Michael Ott, will present “The Wayward Path To Success” on Wednesday, November 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center on William Penn University’s campus. Ott’s presentation will highlight lessons he has learned while starting new ventures. He will discuss why making mistakes is acceptable […]

Central Reformed Trunk or Treat 2016

Trunk or Treat (photo provided)

Central Reformed Church will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event on Monday, October 31st in the Oskaloosa Elementary School parking lot from 6-8pm. The event features many vehicles decorated for Halloween, with each giving away candy. “We are excited to be able to offer a fun and safe Trick or Treating experience for the […]

Growing Popcorn Presentation

Iowa State University Extension

Tuesday, November 1; 7 pm Join the Mahaska County Master Gardeners as they host Ron Van Sant and learn how to grow popcorn on Tuesday, November 1 at 7 pm at the Mahaska County Extension office, 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa. Ron grew up on a farm outside of Tracy and has been growing popcorn […]

Halloween Bash at Eveland Access

Halloween Bash at Eveland Access

Eveland Access Campgrounds Saturday, October 22, 2016 1:00 – 10:00 pm The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites you to bring your family out to Eveland Access Campgrounds to participate in FREE fall festivities on Saturday, October 22nd. From 1:00 to 10:00 pm, MANY activities designed for the whole family to enjoy will be set up […]


Scott Davis

Treat yourself and the ones you love to a Sweet Life! Dessert Comedy Theatre on Saturday, November 5th, @ 7:30 PM at Gateway Nazarene in Oskaloosa, Iowa You’ll enjoy a fun evening of clean, family-friendly comedy and music while indulging in a beautiful array of scrumptious desserts. It’s a sweet treat your friends, neighbors, co-workers, […]

MHP Physical and Occupational Therapy Provides Multiple Benefits

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – If you’re struggling with an injury, long-term pain or weakness and stiffness, physical therapy may benefit you. Mahaska Health Partnership Physical and Occupational Therapy recently underwent major renovations to better serve patient’s therapy needs. When it comes to physical therapy, each patient’s treatment is individualized to best meet their needs. “Our patients […]

Food Truck Frenzy on the new Market Street bridge Saturday

Food Truck Frenzy

Thunder Country KIIC and Fox15 present the first annual Food Truck Frenzy on the new Market Street bridge Saturday October 15th from 4 to 11pm in downtown Ottumwa. Joe Milledge, owner of KIIC says they looked for a fun event to replace the popular ‘BaconTown’ event. “When we found out we had to postpone BaconTown […]

Central College Earns National Honor for Community Service

Central College

PELLA — Central College was named to Honor Roll with Distinction in three categories for the 2015 President’s Award for Community Service by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This nationwide designation is part of the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Central earned the honor for each category entered: general community […]


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