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Mahaska County Entrepreneur Series – Deb DeJong

Deb DeJong - Reruns Consignment Store

Oskaloosa, Iowa – For nearly two decades, Deb DeJong has been turning on the lights every day at her store, Reruns Consignment Store. DeJong has become an expert at understanding what the second hand shopper is looking for, and has enjoyed working with the people in the Mahaska County Community during all that time, helping […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Laboratory Services Upgrades Equipment

Mahaska Health Partnership Laboratory Services recently installed two Siemens Dimension EXL 200 and a Siemens Centaur XP Chemistry Analyzer. Pictured with some of the new instruments are, from left, Crystal Phillips, Krystal Thompson (kneeling), Janet Braden, Barb Fisher, Lab Director Tim Schroeder, Marcia Larson (kneeling), Beth Smith, Ashley Steffen and Leah Connelly.

MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership is continuously striving to improve services provided to the community. One way this is achieved is through the acquisition of newer, state-of-the-art technology. The latest additions, two Siemens Dimension EXL 200 and a Siemens Centaur XP Chemistry Analyzer, were recently installed in MHP Laboratory Services. Not only do these instruments […]

Mahaska Excited For Craft Beer Expansion

Tanks for a new craft beer brewery at Mahaska being assembled. (submitted photo)

by Carissa Osborn There’s a new craft beer brewery coming to Iowa, and it’s being built right in Oskaloosa. Mahaska started construction on the new brewery a few months ago with plans to open by mid summer. The brewery will include 6 different beers to start out with as well as various seasonal beers throughout […]

San Diego Padres ‘Light Up’ Petco Park with Musco’s LED System

Musco’s LED lighting solution delivers a more focused light on the field to create a better environment for players and spectators. (Photo: Business Wire)

SAN DIEGO &; OSKALOOSA, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The San Diego Padres unveiled a new state-of-the-art LED lighting system by Musco Lighting at its home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 4th at Petco Park. “The San Diego Padres are extremely pleased to partner with industry-leader Musco Lighting, with Petco Park being the first professional […]

Community Bankshares Corp., parent company of Community Bank to acquire TruBank of West Des Moines, Oskaloosa and What Cheer


April 4, 2016 Community Bancshares Corp., parent company of Indianola-based Community Bank, announces the signing of an agreement to acquire TruBank, an Oskaloosa financial institution with branch offices in What Cheer and West Des Moines. The agreement is subject to shareholder and regulatory approval, which is anticipated in the second quarter of 2016. Community Bank […]

Pella Cooperative Electric and CIPCO Launch Utility-Scale Solar Generation

Osky News

Pella – Pella Cooperative Electric is part of Central Iowa Power Cooperative’s (CIPCO) utility-scale solar project which is the largest in the state. The ZON VELD (Sun Field) solar facility will generate 1,219,700 kWh of energy as a part of CIPCO’s 5.5MW solar project. Once complete, the ZON VELD generation facility will contain 3,168 solar […]


AEB Chairman and CEO in Front of White House-2

Park Ridge, Ill. (March 28, 2016) – This morning, the American Egg Board (AEB) kicked off expanded support of the White House Easter Egg Roll by presenting First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama with the 39th annual Commemorative Egg. AEB Chairman Blair Van Zetten and President and CEO Anne L. Alonzo made the presentation […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Host FREE Cholesterol Class March 31

Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Health Partnership to Host FREE Cholesterol Class March 31 MAHASKA COUNTY – Are you struggling with high cholesterol or worried about a family history? This is the class for you! Mahaska Health Partnership is offering a free Introduction to Cholesterol class on March 31. According to MHP Cardiac Rehab Nurse Renee Edgar, this class […]

Laborshed Employment Study Will Study Local Labor Force

Iowa Workforce Development

Mahaska County Agricultural & Rural Development, as well as Mahaska Community Development Group and colleagues in the Opportunity Squared Regional Development group, will be working with Iowa Workforce Development’s Regional Research Bureau to complete a Laborshed employment study for a seven-county area which includes, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Wapello, Keokuk, Appanoose, and Davis counties. This study […]

MHP Receives Joint Commission Accreditation

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Through demonstration of compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, the services of Mahaska Health Partnership (MHP), have again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. MHP voluntarily takes part in the accreditation process every three years to assure the care the health system is providing […]


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