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“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 […]

Meet The Statesmen Night Coming to the Mall

Meet The Statesmen

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Department is hosting a Meet The Statesmen Night next Thursday, August 28. The event, which will be held in the center of Penn Central Mall, will be from 6-8 p.m. Fans of the navy and gold will get a chance to meet coaches and players from the WPU’s eight fall […]

Mahaska County to hold Master Gardener Training

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Extension is now enrolling for a Master Gardener training to begin September 9, 2014. Master Gardener trainees attend classes taught by Iowa State University Extension professionals in topics ranging from lawn care, flower and vegetable gardening, ornamental trees and shrubs, fruit crops and houseplants to insect, disease and weed control, soil and plant […]

Totally Trees Webinar Series rescheduled in Mahaska County

Iowa State University Extension

The Iowa Master Gardener program and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are once again offering a series of summer garden webinars for the general public. Trees are one of the most valuable components of home landscapes. Because weather patterns over the past couple of years have taken a toll on landscape trees, and because […]

Bacon and Brew Fest is Saturday

KIIC and Cargill present Bacontown

KIIC along with Cargill, Ottumwa are teaming up for the area’s first Bacon and Brew event Saturday August 23rd at the Bridgeview Center.   The event replaces the O-Town BBQ fest that has been held in June at the same location. Joe Milledge, Owner of Thunder Country KIIC says they wanted to provide a fun event […]

Mahaska County Historical Society Quarterly Meeting

Nelson Pioneer Farm

Mahaska County Historical Society/ Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum in Oskaloosa Quarterly Meeting and Pot Luck Supper Monday Night, August 18, 2014 Supper: 6:30 pm Bring a dish to share and your own service. Program: 7:00 pm Steve Ferguson from Iowa Finance Authority Steve is a Program Specialist for the Iowa Agricultural Development Division of […]

What Cheer Opera House Band Invites You

Osky News

The What Cheer Opera House Band invites you to the fourth show of the 2014 season Saturday, August 16th at 7:30 p.m. Please note we are having our shows this season on the third Saturday of the month. Regulars for this show will be Margie and Harvey Calvin, Oskaloosa; Doris Hicks, Rose Hill; Ross Knipfer, […]

Canoe & Kayak River Float

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Canoe & Kayak River Float Saturday, August 16 9:00 am launch from Eveland Access to Hardfish Access SIGN UP TODAY! Join MCCB, Mahaska Wellness Coalition, Mahaska County YMCA and Wapello CCB on a canoe and kayak float down the Des Moines River. We will launch from Eveland Access at 9:00 am and arrive at Hardfish […]

Movie on the Barn

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Saturday, August 2 9:00 p.m. (dark) at Caldwell Park Bring your family and friends to view another outdoor, family-friendly movie at Caldwell Park on Saturday, August 2. The movie will begin at approximately 9:00 pm (dark). The Friends of Mahaska County Conservation and MCCB are hosting this event at the future location of the Environmental […]

Canoe & Kayak River Float

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Saturday, August 16 9:00 am launch from Eveland Access to Hardfish Access SIGN UP TODAY! Join MCCB, Mahaska Wellness Coalition, Mahaska County YMCA and Wapello CCB on a canoe and kayak float down the Des Moines River. We will launch from Eveland Access at 9:00 am and arrive at Hardfish Access by 3:00 pm. If […]

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