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OSKALOOSA LIONS CLUB RECEIVES BOOK GRANT

OSKALOOSA LIONS CLUB RECEIVES BOOK GRANT

The Oskaloosa Lions Club received a grant of 100 books Friday. Lion Susan Stearns (pictured on the right) drove to Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa, to receive the books, which were granted by the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity of Service of Des Moines. “We are thrilled and excited to receive these books thanks to the […]

Community invited to Dare Ya’ Expo at Penn Central Mall March 29

MCRF

MCRF will host the first Dare Ya’ Expo: we dare ya to try what Mahaska Community has to offer at Penn Central Mall on March 29th, 2015. The event will include a variety of interactive stations to re-introduce clubs, events, activities that happen in your own back yard. You can walk the recreation trail on […]

The 1st Annual Mahaska Young Professionals Chili Cook Off Results.

Many people of all ages came out to the Mahaska Young Professionals Chili Cook Off held at the Kinsmans Keep this past week.

The 1st Annual Mahaska Young Professionals Chili Cook off results. 1st – Wyndell Campbell with State Farm 2nd – Tiffany Korn Cargill 3rd – Amy Langdon United Way People’s Choice Ross Schultz of Mahaska Health Partnership

BECOME LEGENDARY WITH THE DAILY YOUTH THEATRE

BECOME LEGENDARY WITH THE DAILY YOUTH THEATRE

OSKALOOSA, IA — Every person can become legendary, according to Youth Theatre Director Andy McGuire, which is the theme of the new after school theatre camp at the George Daily Auditorium. The 4-week long program starts Monday, January 26th and focuses on building characters with costumes and props and crafting stories about how those characters […]

LOCAL CHAMPIONS CROWNED IN ELKS HOOP SHOOT COMPETITION

First place winners of the local Elks Hoop Shoot held in Oskaloosa Saturday, Jan. 3, were: (from left) Maddux Asham of Oskaloosa, Colby Sampson of North Mahaska, Bo Schmidt of Sigourney, Aubree Blanco of Oskaloosa, Nicholas Pfalsgraf of Oskaloosa Christian, and Sidney Morse of Sigourney.

OSKALOOSA — Three boys and three girls, ages 8 to 13, won the first round of competition in the Elks Hoops Shoot free throw contest sponsored by Oskaloosa Elks Lodge 340 at Oskaloosa High School on Saturday, Jan. 3. First and second place trophies were awarded to one boy and one girl in each of […]

Christmas Tree Helps 256 Kids Enjoy Christmas A Little More

The Oskaloosa Police Association, Mahaska County Sheriff’s Posse, Oskaloosa Fire Department and Reserves, Wigg’s Country Store, Mahaska Drug and Wal-Mart would like to thank everyone who selected a stocking from the Wal-Mart Christmas tree and purchased gifts for children in the community or made a cash donation to the program. Because of your generosity, 256 […]

OskyBots Host Their First-Ever Regional Scrimmage

The OskyBots FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team consists of youth in 4th-6th grade.

The OskyBots FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team consists of youth in 4th-6th grade. Team members have been meeting since early September to learn about LEGO Mindstorms robotics, teamwork, gracious professionalism, and how to complete their challenge. This year’s FLL challenge is “World Class” and the members had to figure out how people learn, about different […]

Mahaska County YMCA Debuts Fitness Room Remodel

The Mahaska County YMCA is ringing in the New Year with members, guests, and staff with a remodel of the adult fitness room facilities.  (submitted photo)

[Oskaloosa, Iowa] – The Mahaska County YMCA is ringing in the New Year with members, guests, and staff with a remodel of the adult fitness room facilities. What once was a one-room, all-encompassing workout area for adults, has now been separated into two defined fitness areas. A cardio room including all treadmills, ellipticals, steppers, and […]

Oskaloosa Girl Scouts Collect Canned Food “To Stamp Out Hunger”

Leaders Bobbie Doty (left) and Sone Scott (right) with
winning troop members. (Photo submitted by Oskaloosa Girl Scouts)

OSKALOOSA – Members of Oskaloosa Girl Scouts helped their community over the weekend by collecting 882 food items at their annual Movie Day event. Sixty-seven girls and 27 adults enjoyed a movie and popcorn at the New Sharon Capri Theater on Saturday while also helping stamp out hunger in Oskaloosa. Troop 286 led by Bobbie […]

A Volunteer Project With A Sole

Volunteers work on trimming out parts for shoes to be shipped to Uganda. The project took place this past week at the Central Reformed Church in Oskaloosa.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Laughter, smiles and memories were made this past week at the Central Reformed Church, as volunteers clipped and trimmed old denim clothing from something old into something new. Those scissors were trimming out what will eventually be new shoes. Those parts needed to make new shoes are not just a hand-out but […]

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