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Iowa Ag Secretary To Be Feature Speaker At February Eggs & Issues

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is excited to feature Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey at our February 11th Eggs & Issues event! This forum gives area residents an opportunity to learn more about state, county and local issues in an inviting, informal setting. Agriculture has a tremendous economic impact in our region, […]

Beginning Gardening Classes to be held

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners of Mahaska County are offering classes for beginning gardeners to gain the knowledge and skills to become successful gardeners. The classes are designed for beginners; however, any interested gardener is encouraged to attend. Classes will be held Tuesday evenings in February at 6:30 pm at the […]

STEM Regional Manager to present “Growing Iowa’s STEM Career Pipeline” at Leaders Speak Series

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – South Central Iowa STEM Regional Manager, Sarah Derry, from Drake University will present “Growing Iowa’s STEM Career Pipeline” on Wednesday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center on William Penn University’s campus. Derry will present about the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council’s goal of increasing STEM interest and achievement […]

Conservation Center To Host Owl Prowl

Owl Prowl Friday, January 6th 6:30-7:30 pm Conservation Center, Russell Wildlife Area The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites you to come out to the Conservation Center at the Russell Wildlife Area to learn about owls and their special characteristics as birds of prey. Afterwards, we will go on a night hike to call for owls […]

Crop Advantage Series Will Bring Latest Research, Crop Production Information to Moravia, IA

Early registration deadline is Jan. 5th. CITY, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will travel to Honey Creek Resort near Moravia on Jan. 17 for the 2017 Crop Advantage Series to provide farmers, crop consultants and agribusinesses with current research from Iowa State University and updated management information and recommendations based on […]

Russell Wildlife Winter Day Camp

Winter Day Camp Friday, December 30, 2016 1:00 – 4:00 pm at the Russell Wildlife Area Kids, get out of the house during your winter break and come out to the Russell Wildlife Area to have fun and learn about nature on a winter day! The Mahaska County Conservation Board is inviting kids and their […]

Garden Journal How to and Idea Exchange

Tuesday, January 17; 6:30 pm A gardener’s journal is a written record of what they have done in the garden. It serves many purposes and can be many formats. It can and should be fun! Join the Mahaska County Master Gardeners as they discuss garden journals on Tuesday, January 17 at 6:30 pm at the […]

Christmas Toy Drive to be held at William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA – Sodexo Food Services at William Penn University will hold a Christmas Toy Drive on Wednesday, December 7, from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Students, as well as the community, are invited to donate a new, unwrapped toy and enjoy a free holiday dinner served by the Oskaloosa Police Department and the Oskaloosa Fire […]

The Mitten Tree

The Mitten Tree Friday, December 9th 6:30-7:30 pm Conservation Center, Russell Wildlife Area Come out to the conservation center at the Russell Wildlife Area for a fun family event from 6:30-7:30 pm on Friday, December 9th. Participants will listen to Jan Brett’s story “The Mitten” and decorate a very special pair of mittens. One mitten […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Massage Therapy to Host Knotty and Nice Saturday, Dec. 3

MAHASKA COUNTY – Being so nice got your feeling knotty? Stop by MHP Massage Therapy’s Knotty and Nice Open House on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 am to Noon in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3). During the event, 30, 60 and 90 minute massages will be 30% off. It’s a great opportunity to […]


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