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Blue Zones Oskaloosa Continues To Evolve

Blue Zones founder Dan Buettner address attendees to the Oskaloosa Blue Zone kick-off event.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – After passing the Oskaloosa City Council on a 4-3 vote earlier this year, the Blue Zones Oskaloosa project continues to plan and implement changes in the community in an effort to make the healthy choice the easy choice. The Blue Zones Project in Oskaloosa officially launched on April 14th, with an event […]

World Suicide Prevention Day Memorial Walk to be held in Oskaloosa

William Penn University Safe

SAFE (Students Advocating for Equality), a new organization at William Penn University this fall, will be holding a memorial walk on Wednesday, September 10th in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day. Oskaloosa, IA— September 10, 2014 – SAFE (Students Advocating for Equality), a new organization at William Penn University this fall, will be holding a […]

McDouble Trouble Finds No Evidence Employee Tainted Burger

Osky News

On April 26, 2014, at approximately 9:22 p.m., the Ottumwa Police Department responded to South McDonald’s, located at 222 Richmond, Ottumwa, IA. Upon arrival, Cory Long and Brittany Songer reported to police that an order that they received at the business appeared to have an additional substance contained on the order. Ottumwa Police seized the […]

Business After Hours at Oskaloosa Art Center

Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group

The Diplomats of the Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group would like to invite Chamber members and friends of the arts to the next Business After Hours to be hosted by the Fine Arts and Cultural Events (FACE) of Mahaska County. It will be held Thursday, Sept. 11 from 4 – 6 pm at the […]

Schroeder and Carter Take Victories Late on Tasos Steakhouse and Southern Iowa Chassis Night

Southern Iowa Speedway Fan Appreciation Night

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (August 27th, 2014) –Finally the Southern Iowa Speedway returned into action after nearly a month hiatus but it was an action packed night on Tasos Steakhouse and Southern Iowa Chassis Night. First feature of the night was the IMCA Sport Compacts ten lap feature and it was Matt Moore leading […]

BLUE ZONES PROJECT OSKALOOSA ANNOUNCES BANK IOWA AS BLUE ZONES WORKSITE

Bank Iowa in Oskaloosa celebrated their Blue Zone Worksite designation on Wednesday.

Oskaloosa, Iowa — August 27, 2014 — Blue Zones Project® Oskaloosa today announced another Blue Zones Worksite® designation. Bank Iowa® was designated after completing the necessary items in the Blue Zones Worksite pledge, such as lunchtime walking groups, providing employees an outside eating area, having a high number of employees who volunteer in the community, […]

Oskaloosa Council Searching For Revenue

Oskaloosa City Hall

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Last week the Oskaloosa City Council began the process of adopting an updated franchise fee for the City of Oskaloosa. The fee is being utilized to help fund some recent community requests before property tax reform cuts take hold. A franchise fee is based upon consumed electricity and gas serviced by Mid-American […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Symptoms of Diabetes

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Are you having trouble hearing or seeing, but think it just has to do with getting older? Some of the symptoms associated with diabetes are often dismissed as normal signs of aging and not taken seriously. Mahaska Health Partnership encourages an awareness of diabetes symptoms to aid in early diagnosis and treatment. […]

Grant Provides Picnic Tables To COC

Mahaska County Community Foundation grants Christian Opportunity Center’s Oskaloosa location commercial picnic tables for outdoor work area.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mahaska County Community Foundation grants Christian Opportunity Center’s Oskaloosa location commercial picnic tables for outdoor work area The Mahaska County Community Foundation approved a grant application resulting in $1,885 for the purchase of two commercial picnic tables and cement pads for Christian Opportunity Center’s (COC) Oskaloosa location. The area serves as a […]

BLUE ZONES PROJECT OSKALOOSA ANNOUNCES MIDWESTONE BANK AS BLUE ZONES WORKSITE

Blue Zones Project® Oskaloosa today announced another employer earning Blue Zones Worksite® designation. MidWestOne Bank® was designated after completing the necessary items in the Blue Zones Worksite pledge.

Oskaloosa, Iowa — August 22, 2014 — Blue Zones Project® Oskaloosa today announced another employer earning Blue Zones Worksite® designation. MidWestOne Bank® was designated after completing the necessary items in the Blue Zones Worksite pledge, such as providing incentives to participate in wellness activies, developing an on-site fitness center, and having a weekly walking group […]

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