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Hunter Education Field Day

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Hunter Education Field Day Russell Wildlife Area 2254 – 200th Street, New Sharon, IA 50207 September 16, 2015 5:30 -9:00 pm A Hunter Education Field Day is being offered at the conservation center at the Russell Wildlife Area on Wednesday, September 16 from 5:30-9:00 pm. Hunter Education Field Day courses are typically 4-5 hours in […]

Girls Scouts Registration Night

OSKALOOSA – Calling all Oskaloosa girls in grades K-12 who have always wanted to be a Girl Scout! The local Oskaloosa Girl Scout organization will hold its annual registration event on Tuesday evening, September 8 at the United Way Building from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The organization is also in need of Girl Scout leaders, […]

Lynnville Event To Help Those In Need

Smoke On The Water BBQ Competition & Benefit

Lynnville, IA- Last year, 2 longtime friends got together to raise money for a family in need, and that’s when Smoke on the Water was born. Jeff Armet and Jim Richardson, both of Lynnville, are two men who found their passion; not only smoking & barbequing, but also helping those in need. Last month, Jeff smoked […]

Plant Some Shade

Iowa State University Extension

MidAmerican Energy Company, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Mahaska County Extension, is proud to offer the Plant Some Shade® residential tree-planting program, which provides affordable (only $30 each) and desirable landscape-sized (3-8′) trees for its residential customers to purchase and plant on their properties for long-term energy savings, community […]

Tomatoes Lunch & Learn-Friday, August 28; Noon

Iowa State University Extension

Tomatoes are the most popular warm season vegetable in home gardens. Bring your lunch and learn about growing, including common problems, and preserving this vegetable at the Mahaska County Extension Office. Eileen Blom will lead this presentation, it is open to the public and free to attend. Prior registration is not required, but appreciated. We […]

12th Annual Youth Outdoor Field Day

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Join the Mahaska County Conservation Board and other local conservation groups for a whole day of hands-on outdoor activities for kids! The 12th Annual Youth Outdoor Field Day will take place on Saturday, September 26 from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm at the Russell Wildlife Area. This year’s event activities include archery, bowfishing, .22 rifle […]

Summer Webinar Helps Gardeners Attract Butterflies and Grow Herbs

Iowa State University Extension

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Mahaska County office is hosting the sixth annual “Growing Season” webinar series. The three-part series, offered by the Iowa Master Gardener program, is open to all interested gardeners and features an Iowa Master Gardener and Iowa State University faculty or extension specialist presenting each of the two-hour courses. Participants […]


Dog Hollow 2013

23nd ANNUAL DOG HOLLOW RENDEZVOUS Hosted by the Timberwolves Rendezvousers and the Mahaska County Conservation Board Held at Caldwell Park justEast of Oskaloosa, Iowa on Highway 92 August 1 – 2, 2015 Take a walk back in time to when Oskaloosa was just being formed as a town. This 1840’s encampment will feature period dress, […]

Nelson Pioneer Farm To Host Special Events In August

Nelson Pioneer Farm

Mahaska County Historical Society and Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum in Oskaloosa, IA present two programs of American history this August. Serenades and Sundaes – August 8th – Noon to 4 pm. Dairy Daze – milking, butter making, ice cream making, milk art & science at begins at noon. Ice Cream Social – begins at […]

Oskaloosa Booster Club Golf Hole Challenges

Oskaloosa High School Boys Golf (taken at Edmundson Golf Course)

Oskaloosa Booster Club Golf Hole Challenges for the annual golf outing to be held on August 1st at Osky Golf. Contact Osky Golf for more information. #1-Players tee-off from red tees with shoulder pads and helmets #4-Players will shoot at a Target: * 1 bulls-eye: move-up to red tees (ladies 200 yd marker) * 2 […]

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