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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 […]

CHRISTMAS TREE SALES SUPPORT YMCA YOUTH IN NEED

Christmas 2012

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Y’s Men’s Club will once again open their annual Christmas tree booth at the Mahaska Drug parking lot Thanksgiving weekend. The booth will be open from 11 am until 5 pm on November 28 and 29 (Friday and Saturday). Then the hours will be Sunday through Friday 1-6 pm and Saturdays […]

OSKALOOSA BAND BOOSTER ANNUAL FRUIT AND NUT SALE BEGINS

Band members warm up for ValleyFest competition on October 11, 2014.  (submitted image)

Oskaloosa, Iowa [October 27, 2014] – The Oskaloosa Band Booster Annual Fruit and Nut sale began Monday, October 27, 2014. This year, students in grades 7-12 will be selling a variety of items and delivery date for all orders is Saturday, December 6, 2014. The students are selling eight different fruit packages with apples, oranges, […]

New Aquatics Program Available for Third Grade Students in County

A participant at the Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins Swim Team event recent held in Oskaloosa.

Oskaloosa (October 20, 2014) – The Mahaska County YMCA is expanding Aquatics programming again this year, with funding from United Way of Mahaska County. All third grade students living or attending school in Mahaska County are able to receive a free session of swim lessons or stroke clinic between the months of September 2014 and […]

Mahaska County 4-H Donates To MHP Birthing Center

In honor of National 4-H Week, Mahaska County members wanted to give back to the community by presenting a gift to the first baby born at the MHP Birthing Center during National 4-H week. Mom, Courtney Garber of Deep River, holds Hunter while big brother, Tiegan, shares in the excitement. 4-H club members are, from left; Leah Van Mannen, 4-H leader Karen Adams, Lily Stream, Rachel Adams, Veronica Bolibaugh and Sienna DeJong.

In honor of National 4-H Week, Mahaska County members wanted to give back to the community by presenting a gift to the first baby born at the MHP Birthing Center during National 4-H week. Mom, Courtney Garber of Deep River, holds Hunter while big brother, Tiegan, shares in the excitement. 4-H club members are, from […]

Trail Tram Tours Available

Trail Tram Tours Available

Have you toured the Mahaska Community Recreation Trail yet? If not, there is still time! The 2014 trail tram tour season is in its final month of operation for the year. Get lost in the beauty of fall by taking a relaxing ride on the 13 mile trail while a volunteer driver shares history about […]

OSKALOOSA LIONS TO PROVIDE FREE VISION SCREENINGS DURING KIDTOBERFEST

Lions Club

October is Lions Clubs International Share the Vision month, and for the fifth year in a row, the Oskaloosa Lions Club is providing free KidSight vision screenings at the annual Kidtoberfest at Penn Central Mall, Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Iowa KidSight vision screenings are for children ages 6 months […]

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