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Annual Trunk and Tailgate Sale to be Held

Saturday, October 3rd will be the annual Trunk and Tailgate sale hosted by Central Reformed Church. The sale will feature over 30 vendors selling a wide variety of items.

Saturday, October 3rd will be the annual Trunk and Tailgate sale hosted by Central Reformed Church. The sale will feature over 30 vendors selling a wide variety of items. The event was started out of a perceived need for a garage sale venue for those who are not able to host one at their home. […]

Native Plants Importance Speaker

Iowa State University Extension

Hannah Howard with Trees Forever (TF) will present how native plants provide so many benefits, not only to us but also our wildlife and pollinators! Come find out how you can use more native plants in your landscaping and how it will benefit pollinators. Her presentation will be Monday, October 12 at 6:30 pm at […]

Fall Garden Tasks are topic of Lunch and Learn

Iowa State University Extension

Bring your lunch and learn about Fall Garden Tasks on Friday October 16 at Noon at the Mahaska County Extension Office, 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa. You may bring your meal to the program. It is open to the public and free to attend. Prior registration is not required, but appreciated. The workshop is geared […]

Oskaloosa FFA is hosting a Feed a Farmer

FFA Agricultural Education

By. Brayden Wald, Oskaloosa FFA Reporter Oskaloosa FFA is hosting a Feed a Farmer event on Thursday, October 8th, we will be serving burgers and chips at DFS (2905 S 33rd St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577). Friday, October 9th, the Oskaloosa FFA will be delivering meals to farmers out in the field. Contact Bret Spurgin (641) […]

Vines of Life This Weekend At Tassel Ridge

Vines of Life 2015

Mahaska Young Professionals and Cellar Peanut Pub to Host 1st Annual Oktoberfest

Oskaloosa Oktoberfest 2015 (click image for larger view)

Polka music. Beer. Sausage with sauerkraut. Everything Oskaloosa needs for its very own Oktoberfest. Mahaska Young Professionals is partnering with the Cellar Peanut Pub to host the event on Saturday, October 3rd. “We’re really excited to be hosting a major event this year,” said Tiffany Korn, event organizer for Mahaska Young Professionals. “The Pub has […]

Super Blood Moon Makes Appearance

The Moon

by Keith Fisher Have you ever looked up at the night sky and thought, “Wow. The moon is freaking huge.”? Tonight will be a special treat. Tonight marks a rare occasion as the Sun, Earth, and Moon align in a way that will cause the Earth’s shadow to blanket the moon. This is called a […]

MCRF with Bank Iowa Team Prepare for Fall Festival at the Lacey Recreation Complex

United Way Day of Caring, Bank Iowa, Fall Fest Prep (submitted photo)

MCRF will host a Lacey Fall Fest Fundraiser at the the baseball 5-plex on October 10th from 11 AM until 3 PM. This week’s United Way’s Day of Caring brought seven Bank Iowa volunteers to help get started with some of the decorations for the big event. Bank Iowa volunteers were busy creating colorful fall […]

Habitat to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Next Home

Mahaska Habitat for Humanity home in the Oskaloosa area.

Mahaska County Habitat for Humanity will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Affiliate’s next home on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The home is being built in partnership with Angela Fenton and her three children. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held at the home site 603 North […]

Oskaloosa AAUW Used Book Sale

The 48th Annual AAUW Book sale ends on Saturday.

October 1—3 will mark the 50th year of Oskaloosa’s AAUW Used Book Sale, this year in partnership with Friends of the Oskaloosa Public Library. Also new this year is a 50/50 raffle. Tickets will be the same price as most of the books: $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. The winning name will be drawn […]

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