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There is a proper way to dispose of leaf and yard waste within the city limits.

Fall means colorful leaves and the debris they leave behind.

There is a proper way to dispose of leaf and yard waste within the city limits. The City of Oskaloosa allows its residents to dump brush, limbs, and unbagged leaves at no cost at the “snow dump” facility located on the south side of Suffolk Road at the intersection of High Avenue West. It is […]

Voters Hear from Mahaska County Supervisor Candidates in Penn-Sponsored Forum for Election

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(Oskaloosa, Iowa) Voters in Mahaska County will hear from county supervisor candidates in a forum on October 28, 2014 at William Penn University. The forum will be held at 7 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center on campus. Three supervisor candidates are vying for two seats on the board. The candidates include incumbent Mark Doland, […]

Mahaska County YMCA Freaky 5k A Spooky Good Time

Mahaska County YMCA Freaky 5k 2014

Oskaloosa, Iowa – On Saturday, October 18, the Mahaska County YMCA and co-sponsors Clow Valve Company and Mahaska Health Partnership, hosted the 3rd annual Freaky 5k Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run at the Lacey Complex Stadium. With the Fun Run beginning at 8am and the 5k taking place at 9am, the stadium was filled with […]

MAIN STREET IOWA CHALLENGE GRANTS ANNOUNCED

Oskaloosa Main Street

Thirteen Communities Selected for Project Award October 15, 2014 (Des Moines, Iowa) — The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) awarded Oskaloosa Main Street a $75,000 grant for the Iowa Building. Twelve other Main Street Iowa communities also received grants. The grants will benefit local improvement projects such as façade upgrades and restoration, upper floor rehabilitation, […]

MHP Volunteer Dorothy Vos Receives Volunteerism Award

Dorothy Vos of Oskaloosa was named Mahaska Health Partnership’s 2014 Volunteer Shining Star by the Iowa Hospital Association. Shown at the award presentation are, from left, MHP Volunteer Coordinator Kim Langfitt, Shining Star Recipient Dorothy Vos and Director of Nursing Darlene Keuning.

MAHASKA COUNTY –Dorothy Vos of Oskaloosa was named Mahaska Health Partnership’s 2014 Hospital Auxiliary member and Volunteer Shining Star by the Iowa Hospital Association. Vos has been an active member of the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospital Auxiliary since 1997. She has volunteered countless hours in the Gift Shop and was appointed manager in 2004. With […]

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 […]

Tickets are still available for Chair Affair

2014 Chair Affair committee members are finalizing plans for the Oct. 25 auction, a fundraiser for the MHP Hospice Serenity House. The event, sponsored by the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary, will feature more than 90 decorated chairs for auction. Shown are, from left: Chair Affair Chairperson Debbie Farrow, Ruthi Rogers, Ann Brouwer, Ann Fender, Debra Johnson and Janet Farner.

Tickets are still available for the Chair Affair, a fundraiser sponsored by the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary to benefit the MHP Hospice Serenity House. Chair Affair is set for Saturday, Oct. 25 at the William Penn Musco Technology Center. According to event organizers, there are close to 90 creatively decorated and donated chairs to be auctioned […]

Dessert Concert on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Dessert Concert on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

The Oskaloosa Senior High Orchestra and 7th & 8th Grade Orchestra, under the direction of Bruce McLellan, will present their annual Dessert Concert on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014, in the Oskaloosa Senior High School small gym. Attendees will enjoy pie and ice cream and an evening of wonderful music. Tickets are $5 and can be […]

Mahaska County Outreach presents check for $1,014.45 to MHP Hospice Serenity House

The Mahaska County Outreach Thrift Store, located at 114 N First St. in Oskaloosa, recently presented a $1,014.45 check to the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House. According to Mahaska County Outreach Store Manager Alice Moore, the donation was proceeds from the Thrift Store’s September Bag Sale. Shown at the check presentation are, from left: MHP Hospice Volunteer Coordinator Lisa McNulty, MHP Chief Operating Officer Erin Baldwin, Mahaska County Outreach Thrift Store Manager Alice Moore and Volunteer Keith Moore and MHP Hospice Coordinator Kim Stek. The Mahaska County Outreach Thrift Shop is a non-profit organization. All proceeds raised after normal store expenses are distributed to other non-profit organizations in the county.

The Mahaska County Outreach Thrift Store, located at 114 N First St. in Oskaloosa, recently presented a $1,014.45 check to the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House. According to Mahaska County Outreach Store Manager Alice Moore, the donation was proceeds from the Thrift Store’s September Bag Sale. Shown at the check presentation are, from left: […]

Time Running Out To Register Early To Vote

Voting Booth

The final day to register early to vote for the November 4, 2014 General Election is Saturday, October 25th, by 5:00 P.M. Voter registration forms can be mailed, if postmarked no later than Monday, October 20th . After October 20 through October 25, all registrations must be delivered to the Election Office. After Saturday, October […]

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