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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 […]

Calling all Artists…

Mahaska Health Partnership

Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary’s “Chair Affair,” set for Oct. 25. The Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary is gearing up to host the “Chair Affair,” on Sat., Oct. 25. The event will be held at the William Penn Musco Technology Center. Hors d’oeuvres and the silent auction will begin at 6 pm. The live auction will start at 7 […]

Drum & Bugle Corps to Perform in Oskaloosa next week.

Osky News

The Vanguard Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps from Santa Clara, CA are the defending Drum Corps International (DCI) Open Class World Champions. They are the junior organization to the Santa Clara Vanguard who stayed on the WPU campus and rehearsed at the Lacey complex last year. The Vanguard Cadets, made up of some of the […]

Navy & Gold Gala set for Saturday, July 26

Dust off your boots and saddle up the horses—it’s time for a visit to the Wild, Wild West at this year’s Navy and Gold Gala. Hosted by the William Penn Athletic Booster Club, this fundraising event is sure to be a fun-filled evening with silent and live auctions, dinner, contests, photo booth, shooting gallery, and […]

New Farm Program Discussed at Twelve Farmland Leasing Meetings

Iowa State University Extension

ALTOONA, Iowa ― Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings across 12 different sites in Central Iowa during late July and August. Among with current issues related to farmland ownership, management, and leasing agreements; the meetings will also cover the New Farm Programs: Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage […]


Oskaloosa Library

Oskaloosa, IA – Coal mining historian Doug Wilson will visit the Oskaloosa Public Library on Tuesday, July 22 to present “What About Muchakinock?” a historical look at the coal mining town in Mahaska County. The presentation will begin at 6:00 p.m. in Meeting Room A on the third floor of the library. Wilson is a […]

Bowfishing Tournament to Raise Money for Veteran’s Airlift Command


The Bowfishing Association of Iowa will be hosting a bowfishing tournament called the “Southern Iowa Carpfest” on Saturday, July 26 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm. This annual tournament is held to raise money for the Veteran’s Airlift Command. Registration (at 6:00 am), a mandatory participant meeting (at 7:30 am) and weigh-ins (at 6:00 pm) […]

MHP Foundation Run in the Sun Aug. 2

MHP 'Run in the Sun' 2013 (photo by Ginger Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

MAHASKA COUNTY – Don’t forget to register for the Mahaska Health Partnership Foundation’s 4th Annual Run in the Sun on Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Lacey Sports Complex Community Stadium. Run in the Sun is a 5K for runners and 1-mile Walk for all ages, abilities and even strollers. Race day registration begins at 7:30 […]

Oskaloosa 4th of July Committee Announces Event


The Oskaloosa 4th of July Committee will have 8 inflatable toys FREE of charge for kids at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds Friday July 4th from 12-4 pm. Hy-Vee will be selling Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and Brat Patties. Sno-Biz will be serving FREE mini cups. KBOE will be broadcasting live from 12-3pm. Later that evening, the […]

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