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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 […]

Master Gardener Training to be held this fall

Iowa State University Extension

Become an Iowa Master Gardener by completing the core training course this fall at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Mahaska County office. Gardeners will learn best practices for choosing plants, designing gardens, and managing pests. Classes start on September 29; are from 6:30-9:30pm with an orientation class on September 15. Classes run for […]

Navy & Gold Gala set for Saturday, July 26

The Navy & Gold Gala

The Navy & Gold Gala will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Penn Central Mall in Oskaloosa. This fundraiser, hosted by the William Penn Athletic Booster Club, will be a fun-filled event with silent and live auctions, dinner, contests and raffle drawings. Proceeds from this year’s event will help fund the purchase of […]

July’s Summer Webinar Helps Gardeners Be Waterwise

Iowa State University Extension

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Mahaska County office is hosting the sixth annual “Growing Season” webinar series. Gardeners will learn about creative ideas for water features and conservation, attracting butterflies and bees, and growing herbs. The summer series, offered by the Iowa Master Gardener program, is open to all interested gardeners and features an […]

Fishing in Canoes

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Fishing in Canoes at the Russell Wildlife Area July 21, 2015 6:30 – 8:00 pm Come out to the Russell Wildlife Area and try a new twist on fishing – from a canoe! We will meet at the conservation center then go to one of the ponds at the park. Participants will receive canoeing and […]

Southern Iowa Carpfest

Osky News

Southern Iowa Carpfest Saturday, July 18 2:00 am – 5:00 pm Eveland Access Boat Ramp Bowfishing at its greatest! On Saturday, July 18 come and participate in or watch a bowfishing tournament taking place from the Lake Red Rock dam to the Ottumwa hydro-electric dam. The home base for the event will be at the […]

Public Invited To Exchange Program – Creating a business plan is subject

“The Exchange” will from time to time bring in special speakers or programs pertinent to business growth. On July 17, Chuck Crabtree, Director of Business Incubation and Iowa BioDevelopment for Indian Hills Community College, will be presenting a program on business plan modeling. The program will conclude with a Q&A, and community members interested in The Exchange as well as business plan development are invited. There is no cost to attend. The program will be held in Smokey Row’s meeting room beginning at 7:30 a.m. More information about this program and The Exchange is available on Facebook (The Exchange Oskaloosa Coworking).

The Exchange is a CoWorking group in Oskaloosa that meets regularly at Smokey Row. CoWorking presents an opportunity for networking, business interaction, or and environment where quiet work time of individuals takes place. Currently, the Oskaloosa Exchange meets a Smokey Row in downtown Oskaloosa. In additional creating a productive work atmosphere, programs and special speakers […]

Des Moines Hosting First Ever Brain Aneurysm Awareness Run

Osky News

DES MOINES, IA – For the first time ever, the city of Des Moines will host a Brain Aneurysm Foundation event with the First Annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness 5K Walk/Run. The event will be held at Gray’s Lake in Des Moines on Sunday, Sept. 20. “It’s a no brainer, we are so thrilled to partner […]

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