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2 shows! 2 opportunities to share your love of art!  March: It’s the Annual FACE members show! April: Mahaska County Open  During the month of March, the Center’s goal for this exhibit is to get as many of our fine FACE members to strut their stuff and show off their creations. Artwork due the first […]

Girl Scouts Earn First-Aid Badges At MHP

The Girl Scouts Troop 746, consisting of 5th graders from Oskaloosa Elementary School, recently received their First-Aid badges. They were assisted in their quest by Mahaska Health Partnership and MHP Paramedic Jamey Robinson, who also serves as Director of Mahaska County Emergency Management Agency. The girls had to build a first-aid kit, tour an emergency […]

4-H and FFA Gala Helps To Raise Funds For Fair Time

A good turnout for the 4-H and FFA Gala

The 2015 version of the Mahaska County 4-H and FFA Gala took place on Friday at the ISU Extension Office in Oskaloosa. The event that features a meal and silent auction helps the two groups pay for many of the needed things that help make the Southern Iowa Fair a success. “All of the funds […]

S.H.A.R.E Iowa- Great Food at Affordable Prices

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One Good Reason to Avoid Unhealthy, Expensive Food Choices OSKALOOSA, IA- March 11, 2015- With rising prices and lower incomes, it is becoming more and more apparent that we are living in trying times. Many are struggling to pay their bills and put nutritious food on their table. Large employers are cutting jobs. Food stamp […]

Tri-County Middle School Leadership Group Makes Donation to MHP Emergency Services

Members of Tri-County’s Ricochet Leadership Program raised $75.87 through a bake sale to benefit children who visit Mahaska Health Partnership’s Emergency Department in Oskaloosa. Shown at the check presentation are, front row, from left: Jason Daughenbaugh, Lucas Haberling, Brayden Monroe, Mikayla Hoover and Avery Roorda. Back row, from left: Angelina McCullough, Emma Miover, MHP Director of Emergency Services Andrea Hagist, Miranda Little, Mariah Seaton and Annabelle Jennings.

KEOKUK COUNTY – Students from Tri-County Community School took on a leadership project and raised funds to benefit children utilizing the visitor’s lounge at Mahaska Health Partnership’s Emergency Services in Oskaloosa. The students were members of Ricochet, a middle school leadership initiative created and sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Iowa 4-H. According Michele […]



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 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



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 […]


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 […]

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