Category archives for: Clubs and Organizations

6th Annual Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club Golf Outing

Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club

The Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club will host the 6th annual best ball Golf Outing on Saturday August 6, 2016 at Oskaloosa Golf with an 11:00 a.m. shot gun start. Once again, the Booster Club has acquired a Title Sponsor for this event. We are very pleased to announce that Mahaska Communications Group continues to be […]

Jason Tipsword Joins Daily Youth Theatre’s “Performer’s Journey”

Jason Tipsword worked with the Summer Camp in 2013

OSKALOOSA, IA — Jason Tipsword, the only certified stage combat teacher in the state of Iowa, joins the George Daily Youth Theatre this week as a guest teacher. Tipsword works with the “Performer’s Journey” camp, which is geared toward actors who want to learn more of the disciplined art of theatre. On the first day, […]

The Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club has begun its membership drive for the 2016-2017 school year.

Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club

Since its re-introduction in 2010, the OIBC has been fortunate, through a dedicated membership, to provide a substantial amount of funding to activities in the Oskaloosa School District. During our 2015 business year, groups benefited from over $38,000 with support of OIBC funds included Robotics, Softball, Student Council, Wrestling, Soccer, Shooting Team, Dance, Cheer, Basketball, […]

Exchange for Entrepreneurs Hosts Free Program “Taking the Leap”

The Exchange Oskaloosa CoWorking

OSKALOOSA – According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics nearly 65 million Americans will be freelancers, temps and independent contractors by the year 2020. Stepping outside the comfort zone of being employed to build upon the dream of being a business owner cannot be easy. The Exchange for Entrepreneurs in Mahaska County has talked […]

Local Citizens Receive Governor’s Volunteer Award

Governor's Volunteer Award

Oskaloosa – Martha Comfort, Stephanie Cornelder, Judy Lewis and Ken Ward received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds during a special recognition ceremony held June 10, in Ottumwa. Martha Comfort was honored with an individual award having been nominated by Crisis Intervention Services for her volunteer activity. […]

MG Booth at the Farmer’s Market

Iowa State University Extension

The Mahaska County Master Gardeners will have an informational booth at the Oskaloosa Farmers Market in Oskaloosa the last Tuesday and Saturday of each month. Stop by and ask a Master Gardener your gardening questions! Mays dates are Saturday May 28 8- 11 am and Tuesday May 31 4- 6 pm. The Osklaoosa Farmer’s Market […]

Master Gardener Office Hours

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will be present at the Mahaska County Extension office on Tuesday mornings 9-11 am and 1– 3 pm for client inquires; Memorial Day through Labor Day. Clients may be horticulture inquires to the office Monday – Friday during office hours 8 am – 4 :30 pm for the Master Gardeners during […]


Dean Mattix (right) presents Oskaloosa Community Schools Activities Director Ryan Parker with a $2000 check for the new scoreboard at the Oskaloosa Middle School Stadium. This money came from an Elks National Foundation (ENF) Gratitude Grant, part of the Elks Community Investment Program to better local communities. The Oskaloosa Elks raise funds throughout the year to contribute to ENF.

YMCA Hires New Youth Coordinator

Kim Stutting, originally from Wisconsin and a William Penn University graduate, has been hired as Mahaska County YMCA’s Youth Coordinator.

OSKALOOSA – Kim Stutting, originally from Wisconsin and a William Penn University graduate, has been hired as Mahaska County YMCA’s Youth Coordinator. Under the direction of Kathy Chamra, YMCA Child Care Director, the position has been vacant for some time but Chamra said the ideal candidate has now been hired. “I am excited for Kim […]

Register Now for Summer Swimming & Sand Volleyball

The Mahaska County YMCA

OSKALOOSA – Warmer weather means outside play and swimming pool fun, and the Y is offering activities in both. YMCA Group Swimming lessons are available for adults and kids of all ages, and registration is underway for Adult Sand Volleyball. Group Swim Lessons – Swimming is a great life skill and a fun summer activity. […]


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