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Oskaloosa Elks to share history of flags

Raymond Edward Weinmeister

In an effort to support patriotism, Elks Lodges throughout the United States present Flag Day ceremonies on their meeting nights closest to the actual Flag Day, which falls on June 14 each year. Oskaloosa Elks Lodge will host a Flag Day Ceremony on Thursday, June 16, at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge 340 on […]

Oskaloosa City Band To Perform On Thursday

The Oskaloosa City Band performs each Thursday at 8pm in the evening during summer.

The Oskaloosa City Band will perform their weekly concert on Thursday, June 16 at 8 p.m. Concert goers are encouraged to arrive early to eat and participate in yard games. Food vendors will begin serving at 5:30 and continue throughout the evening. This week, the musical selections will highlight the trumpet (Travelin’ Trumpets) and trombone […]

William Penn University Athletic Bands to Host Drum Corps Competition

The Vanguard Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps from Santa Clara, CA in Oskaloosa 2014 (file photo)

William Penn University’s Athletic Band program is bringing an exciting new event to Oskaloosa this summer. “Drum Corps Mid-America” is a competition between six of the best Open Class Drum & Bugle Corps from across the U.S. and will be held at the Oskaloosa Community Stadium on Wednesday, July 27. There are over 135 events […]

Conservation Day Camps Starting Soon

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Summer day camps with the Mahaska County Conservation Board are beginning soon! Below is a list of upcoming day camps for kids of all ages. Be sure to sign up soon by calling the MCCB office at (641)673-9327. Payment is due by the first day of camp. Registration forms can be found online at […]

A Coffee House Amateur Music Talent Contest

Talent Contest

Smokey Row is making an effort to support live music by opening up our Rivola Stage to local and regional talent. We’re working towards having talent on the Rivola Stage at least twice a month. We want to be the cornerstone of community and offer the family a place to go together. Have some dinner, […]

All Bugs Good & Bad Webinar

Iowa State University Extension

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD, Drosophila suzukii) is an invasive insect pest of both large and small fruit crops. Detected in California in 2008, SWD has been reported across the United States. Learn practical tips of detection and management of SWD by Dr. Hannah Burrack, Associate Professor of Entomology & Extension Specialist at North Carolina State […]

Growing Season webinar – Got Shade? to be held June 7

Iowa State University Extension

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting the seventh annual “Growing Season” webinar series at multiple locations across Iowa during June, July and August. Gardeners will learn about benefits of shade in landscape, tree problems and native garden insects. This series is offered by the Iowa Master Gardener program and is open to all […]

Oskaloosa Music Festival

Oskaloosa Music Festival

The Oskaloosa Music Festival is hosting 12 FREE public events in 2 weeks! Here is the complete event listing that is sure to have something for everyone. WEEK 1: MAHASKA MASTERWORKS – JUNE 1-4 1. Picnic Concert On the Square Wednesday, June 1st – 12pm-1pm 2. Smokey Row Jam Smokey Row Wednesday, June 1st […]

Second Annual Floyd White Memorial Golf Tournament, June 4, 2016

Osky News

Polish up those golf clubs and get ready to tee off for the Second Annual Floyd White Memorial Golf Tournament, scheduled for June 4. The tournament honors the late Floyd White, who was an avid golfer, and is sponsored by the Mahaska County Agency on Aging (MCAA), where his wife, Margaret, served on the board […]

Eddyville Memorial Day Ceremony

Small Flag

Memorial Day Ceremony May 30, 2016 Eddyville, IA Highland Cemetery 10:30am Guest Speaker is Sergeant Major Matt Doty Bring lawn chairs or blankets If inclement weather, ceremony will be at the high school


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