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Mahaska County YMCA – A Solution this Holiday Season


OSKALOOSA – Members of the community are invited to “Give the Gift of Fitness, Friendship and Fun” with a Y Gift cards. Available now, they make perfect stocking stuffers or gifts which can play a major role in someone’s life by providing an incentive to get healthier or opportunities to continue on their healthful path […]

Holidays Made Brighter with Y Christmas Trees

Lance Edwards (left) and Don Swim (right) were helping people pick just the right Christmas tree on Wednesday afternoon

Oskaloosa – A tradition which was made popular by the Y’s Men’s Club in Oskaloosa is continuing even though the club is no longer active: selling Christmas Trees. The Mahaska County is carrying on the tradition of this annual fundraiser, and the tree lot is being prepared which will open the day after Thanksgiving. The […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance To Be Observed

St. Paul Congregational United Church of Christ, Oskaloosa Iowa

St. Paul Congregational United Church of Christ will observe Transgender Day of Remembrance during its worship service this Sunday, November 22, at 10:00 am. Transgender Day of Remembrance is a national day of mourning for transgender persons who have lost their lives through murder or suicide in the past year. It is also a day […]

Season Coming To An End At The Lacey Complex

Aerial view of the Lacey Recreation Complex - Fall 2015

Lacey Recreation Complex started to wrap up the 2015 season this month by hosting the Midwest Collegiate Conference Cross County Meet on the facility this past Saturday at 11:00 a.m. The following teams came to Oskaloosa to compete: Avila Eagles, Baker Wildcats, Benedictine Ravens, Central Methodist Eagles, Clarke Crusaders, Culver-Stockton Wildcats, Evangel Crusaders, Graceland Yellowjackets, […]

Oskaloosa Lions Invites Local Veterans to Join Club

Lions Club

Oskaloosa, Iowa – As Veterans Day approaches, the Oskaloosa Lions Club is offering local U.S. veterans a special opportunity to serve their community. “Veterans have already served their country. We would love for them to help us in serving our community, too,” said Susan Stearns, president of Oskaloosa Lions Club. The Involve a U.S. Veteran […]


Band Boosters

Oskaloosa, Iowa October 28, 2015 The Oskaloosa Band Booster Annual Fruit and Nut sale begins Wednesday, October 28, 2015. This year, students in grades 7-12 will be selling a variety of items and delivery date for all orders is Saturday, December 5, 2015. The students are selling eight different fruit packages with apples, oranges, grapefruit […]


George Daily Community Auditorium

OSKALOOSA, IA — One of the core values of the George Daily Youth Theatre is accessibility, but accessibility comes with a price. To that end, the program is fundraising scholarship money. The George Daily Youth Theatre offers a year-round education program and more. “We have an after school program here in Oskaloosa and also with […]

Christian Opportunity Center Dedicated New Entrance

COC Executive Director Rod Braun (left) with former Executive Director Bruce Nikkel (middle) and first Executive Director Harold Eiten (right) in front of the Eiten Entrance

Christian Opportunity Center (COC) dedicated its new entrance in honor of its first Executive Director Harold Eiten with a brief ceremony and time of fellowship on Thursday. COC Executive Director Rod Braun opened the ceremony with an introduction, presentation of plaque, and prayer. Harold shared his memories of COC and expressed his gratitude for the […]

Annual Home Decorating Contest

Osky News Christmas Light Contest 2010

The Annual Home Decorating Contest held in conjunction with the Lighted Christmas Parade is now underway. Now is the time to get your Christmas lights and decorations out of the attic, garage, or basement and test those bulbs. Six winners will receive $50 each in Osky Cash. This year’s theme is “An Old Fashioned Oskaloosa […]

Mahaska 4-H Clubs Gives Back To The Community

In honor of National 4-H Week, Mahaska Masters 4-H Club members wanted to give back to the community. They decided to present a gift to the first baby born at the MHP Birthing Center during the celebratory week. Honoree Jayla Magee, daughter of Ashley McCombs and Quinn Magee of Oskaloosa, was born Sunday, Oct. 4 […]


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