Category archives for: Clubs and Organizations

Day of Caring – Community for a Cause

United Way of Mahaska County

Each year on Day of Caring, volunteers set aside projects at home and work to help local non-profits and community members finish theirs. On Day of Caring, United Way aims to bring friends, families, co-workers, and community members together to make a positive impact in Oskaloosa and the surrounding area. This year’s event falls on […]

Bottles & Babies at the 2015 Southern Iowa Fair

Southern Iowa Fair 2015

What does it take to raise a Bucket/Bottle calf? This is something that hardworking 4-Her’s have learned firsthand. On Wednesday afternoon, 4-H members were interviewed privately with judges. Following the Beef Show on Thursday, the same 4-H members completed a live interview with their calf and their judge. After hours of interviews and judging, judges […]

Where’s the Beef?

Southern Iowa Fair 2015

The beef was at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds on Thursday morning. 4-H and FFA members led their cattle into the pavilion where tension was high to see who would have the best breeding and market beef animals at the 2015 Southern Iowa Fair. The morning began extra early, as 4-H and FFA members began to […]

Swine Derby Show

Southern Iowa Fair 2015

Trophies, banners, and ribbons were held high by some very deserving, hard working 4-H and FFA members on Tuesday at the Southern Iowa Fair. Swine Judge, Kelle Sheets, had the grueling task of selecting the winners of this years Swine Show. Results of the show are as follows: Top Ten Derby Formula Winners: – 1st […]

Dairy Show at the 2015 Southern Iowa Fair

Southern Iowa Fair 2015

Exhibitors prepare months in advance to compete at the Southern Iowa Fair. On Wednesday, it was the Dairy Goats and Cows time to shine. As many activities occurred around the fairgrounds, the dairy show attracted people of all ages. The high-quality animals put on a great show for those in attendance. The dairy judge, Maaika […]

A “Swine” Time at the 2015 Southern Iowa Fair

Southern Iowa Fair 2015

Trophies, banners, and ribbons were held high by some very deserving, hard working 4-H and FFA members on Tuesday at the Southern Iowa Fair. Swine Judge, Kelle Sheets, had the grueling task of selecting the winners of this years Swine Show. Results of the show are as follows: Champion Commercial Gilt: Adam Giltner Reserve Champion […]

Oh So Many Talents!

Southern Iowa Fair 2015

On Tuesday and Wednesday 4-H members set the stage to show their oh so many talents at the Southern Iowa Fair Free Stage. 4-H members shared their talents by taking part in Share-the-Fun, Educational Presentations and Working Exhibits. It takes a lot of courage to get up in front of a crowd, but these 4-Hers […]

Feathers Were Flyin’ at the 2015 Southern Iowa Fair

Southern Iowa Fair 2015

The Sale Ring was filled with lots of Educational Facts about Chickens on Tuesday Morning. Due to the Avian Influenza fairs were not allowed to have any birds exhibit. In Place of the show they had a Birdless Bird Show where the exhibitors were allowed to bring an Educational Poster to help take place of […]

2015 SIF Dog Show

Southern Iowa Fair 2015

Running, Jumping & Zig Zagging Their Way Through The Southern Iowa Fair The 4-H and FFA dog show was held on Monday, July 13th at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds. The exhibitors worked hard to get their dogs in tip top shape for the show. Prizes and ribbons are as follows (P-Purple, B-Blue, R-Red): Obedience Pre […]

A PFLAG group (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is forming in Oskaloosa

Osky News

PFLAG is the nation’s largest organization uniting people who are LGBTQ with parents, families, friends, and allies. With 200,000 members and supporters, and local affiliates in more than 350 communities across the U.S. and abroad, PFLAG is the largest grassroots-based organization of its kind. PFLAG is a non-profit organization and is not affiliated with any […]

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