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Oskaloosa Main Street “The Main Point”

Oskaloosa Main Street

In the upcoming months, Oskaloosa Main Street will share ideas, inspiration and information designed to help you put your best foot forward. With the idea that small changes can make a big impact. THE MAIN POINT series will share ways to improve your business by making a positive first impression Look for THE MAIN POINT […]

MHP Donates To Ecumenical Food Cupboard

Mahaska Health Partnership Inpatient Services hosted a holiday Food and Supply Drive to benefit the Ecumenical Food Cupboard of Oskaloosa. MHP employees from throughout the health system donated food and hygiene items to assist those in need this holiday season. Members of Inpatient Services pictured with the donations are, from left: Torri Schmitz, Tricia Van Waardhuizen-Orr, Summer Lovitt, Laura Doscher and Harmony Edge.

Mahaska Health Partnership Inpatient Services hosted a holiday Food and Supply Drive to benefit the Ecumenical Food Cupboard of Oskaloosa. MHP employees from throughout the health system donated food and hygiene items to assist those in need this holiday season. Members of Inpatient Services pictured with the donations are, from left: Torri Schmitz, Tricia Van […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– Mahaska Health Partnership announces Thanksgiving holiday hours as follows: MHP Medical Group, Home Health and Hospice Services and Public Health will be closed for the holiday but will open again for normal hours on Friday. A nurse will be on call Thursday to assist with any home health and hospice needs. Behavioral Health […]

Community 1st Credit Union Names Jeff Rose as New President/CEO

Jeff Rose

OTTUMWA, IA – The Community 1st Credit Union board of directors has named Jeff Rose, a 30-year executive in the banking industry, as president/CEO of the 16-branch, Ottumwa-based credit union. Rose, who most recently was president/CEO of Southeast National Bank in the Quad Cities for almost four years, will begin his new duties immediately. Prior […]

Physical Therapists are the Coach’s Newest Recruit

Work Systems Rehab & Fitness

Advocate for your child’s health by encouraging this strategic partnership Oskaloosa, Iowa (October 15, 2014) – A surprising number of high school athletes are injured each year. Football, soccer, volleyball and cheerleading injuries for youth totaled more than 1.5 million in 2013 according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). One potential solution to high […]

Wal-Mart is taking one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance.

Wal-Mart is taking one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance. (submitted photo)

The world’s largest retailer plans to work with DirectHealth.com, an online health insurance comparison site and agency, to allow shoppers to compare coverage options and enroll in Medicare plans or the public exchange plans created under the Affordable Care Act. Wal-Mart says that the program targets shoppers who have been confused by the enrollment process […]

“A look at Oskaloosa, Iowa through the eyes of our visitors”

MAHASKA COUNTY – “A look at Oskaloosa, Iowa through the eyes of our visitors” is the topic of a special presentation by Roger Brooks, CEO of Destination Development International (DDI) on Friday, Sept. 19 at the George Daily Auditorium. The presentation is part of a special workshop, “Rediscovering the Greater Oskaloosa Area,” that is sponsored […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offering Reduced Rate School Sports Physicals in July and August

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is offering school sports physicals throughout the months of July and August for middle and high school athletes. These reduced-rate exams will only be offered on three dates, two in July and one in August. On the Oskaloosa campus, exams will be offered by walk-in only on July 22, […]

Area Business Bottles Up A Great Taste Of Mahaska

Tassel Ridge Winery staff works at filling cases of freshly bottled wine at a recent public bottling event.

Leighton, Iowa – Nestled just off of Highway 163, among some gently rolling hillsides, sits one of the areas biggest tourist stops. The wine and beer craft industries have blossomed in recent decades, and Tassel Ridge Winery in Leighton is a prime example of technology meeting art. This past month, the winery held its first […]

Expanded Child Care Opportunities at the YMCA

Mahaska County YMCA

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County YMCA is expanding its opportunities for Child Watch and drop-in child care programs over the summer. Access to child care is important for parents looking to increase their physical activity levels. If successful, these programs may continue into next school year. Active Y members may use the Child Watch […]

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