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Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Camp!

Daily Youth Theatre's Summer Camp!

Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Camp! The summer is packed with themed camps so campers can go as many weeks as they like and have a different experience each time. Registrations are accepted up to, and on, the first day of camp. Journey On! with any combination of these […]

‘Journey On!’ at the Summer Theatre Camp!

Daily Youth Theatre's Summer Camp!

OSKALOOSA, IA — Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Theatre Camp! Explore space, duke it out as pirates or ninjas, attend Hogwarts, sing, dance, and most of all, act! Camp starts on June 8th with “Alien Invasion” for grades K-5 and the Doctor Who inspired “TARIDS” for grades 6-12. Camp […]

Community Gardens plots still available

Iowa State University Extension

There are still a few garden plots available to gardeners in Oskaloosa at two of the three community garden sites. Glendale Gardens (located North of the High School off Glendale Road) has three sites available; and William Penn Garden (located at E Ave between Trueblood and Rosenberger Ave) had twelve plots in 2015, and also […]

Flag Project Flourishes

An example of the 'Avenue of Flag' in a local Iowa community (photo by R.D. Keep)

Oskaloosa Optimists are encouraged with the number of flags that will be waving along Oskaloosa streets this year. The club is in its final weeks of subscriptions and the club expects more than nine dozen flags to be placed beginning on Memorial Day. The Optimist flag project places a 3-foot-by 5-foot cloth embroidered flag in […]


Osky News

ACTS Ministries has announced its annual Service Surge locations in Chariton, Knoxville, Pella, Prairie City, Oskaloosa, and Sully. ACTS is looking for volunteers to lend a hand to their neighbor. PELLA – April 2015 – A Call To Serve (ACTS) Ministries of Iowa has announced that its annual Service Surge will be held on May […]

Hundreds of Central College volunteers to serve community

Hundreds of Central College volunteers to serve community

PELLA — Central College students, faculty and staff will participate in more than 60 community service projects in central Iowa for Service Day April 21. Since 2006, the college has set aside a day each year to connect members of campus to each other and dozens of community partners — for everyone’s benefit, says director […]



OSKALOOSA, IA — Are you a survivor, or will you eat brains? Zombies are the theme of this year’s final after school theatre camp at the George Daily Auditorium. The 4-week long program for students in kindergarten through 8th grade starts Monday, March 30th and focuses on fiction’s most famous undead foes in an age-appropriate […]

Call for Entries!!

Osky News

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 […]

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