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WPU To Host Earth Day Cookout

Sodexo, along with William Penn and Mahaska Bottling held a fundraiser for the Ecumenical Cupboard on Tuesday (photo by Ginger Allsup)

Sodexo Food Services of William Penn University will be hosting an Earth Day Cookout on Tuesday, April 22 from 11:00 am–1:30 pm. Tables will be set up on the patio in front of the Dana Atkins Memorial Union on the north side of campus. Menu to include: grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, salads, assorted […]

Community Good Friday Service

St. Paul Congregational United Church of Christ, Oskaloosa Iowa

The Oskaloosa Area Association of Churches is sponsoring a Community Good Friday Service at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18. The service will be held at St. Paul Congregational United Church of Christ, 501 High Ave. E. in Oskaloosa. The Rev. Dr. Dennis Morey, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church will preach. The service will include […]

LIVE UNITED 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 26‏

LIVE UNITED 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 26‏

Are you looking for a great way to kick off summer with your family? Then come to William Penn University’s Penn Activity Center on Saturday April, 26 for the Live United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day! United Way of Mahaska County and the Mahaska County YMCA have put together a day filled with fun […]

Oskaloosa Blue Zones Free Kickoff Event!

Oskaloosa Blue Zones 'Live Longer Better'

On April 14th, the Blue Zones Project will officially kick off in Oskaloosa, Monday, April 14th. Join us that evening, beginning at 5:00 pm, at the Oskaloosa Senior High School Gymnasium to celebrate our community, our well-being, and our future as we work together to become a Blue Zones Community! The kickoff rally will feature […]

Return to Neverland with the Daily Youth Theatre!

Maddie Guffey is one of the George Daily Youth Theatre campers.

OSKALOOSA, IA — The Daily Youth Theatre is excited to announce the next session of the after-school program, Return to Neverland! The session begins Sunday, April 14th and culminates in a public showcase on Saturday, May 10th so campers can show what they’ve learned. “It’s a really great way to experience a twist on a […]

Local Talent in Young Performers Concert

George Daily Community Auditorium

OSKALOOSA, IA — The Oskaloosa Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Tony Chang will present the annual “Young Performers Concert” at the George Daily Auditorium on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. This concert features three outstanding soloists performing with the Oskaloosa Symphony Orchestra. Members of the orchestra will also include some very talented young players […]

Prairie Burn Scheduled For Aprill 11

2013 Prairie Burn (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

The Mahaska County Conservation Board is hosting a Night Prairie Burn at the Russell Wildlife Area on Friday, April 11. Beginning promptly at 7:30 pm a short talk will be given on prescribed prairie burning inside the conservation center. Then, we will go outside the conservation center to watch the Mahaska County Pheasants Forever burn […]

Alpha Lambda Delta to Host Annual Game

William Penn University

The 10th Annual Alpha Lambda Delta Basketball Game will be held on Friday, April 4th, at 6:30 p.m. in the gym at William Penn University. Dr. Noel Stahle and John Ottosson will lead teams made up of faculty, staff and students. Admission is free! A raffle will be held during the game for various prizes […]

2014 Beane Lecture Series at WPU Welcomes Dr. Howard Macy

William Penn University

William Penn University will welcome Dr. Howard Macy as the 2014 Beane Lecture Series guest speaker on Tuesday, April 1. While on campus, Dr. Macy will give two lectures—both are open to the public. The first, titled “Becoming the Real Deal: Building a Life of Integrity” will be held at 11:15 am in the Chief […]

Spectacular Lightwire Theater Performs in Oskaloosa


OSKALOOSA, IA — America’s Got Talent semi-finalists Lightwire Theater will perform two shows in Oskaloosa at the George Daily Auditorium. The Ugly Duckling and the Tortoise and the Hare on Wednesday, March 26 features Lightwire’s unique, cutting edge technology. The performers will be almost invisible in a dark theatre, except for the glowing creatures sculpted […]

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