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Oskaloosa Girl Scout Registration Night

OSKALOOSA – Calling all Oskaloosa girls in grades K-12 who have always wanted to be a Girl Scout! The organization will hold its annual registration event on Monday evening, September 29 at Smokey Row from 5 to 7 p.m. The organization is also in need of Girl Scout leaders, co-leaders and parent volunteers to help […]

Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant comes to life in this informative, humorous, and touching portrayal. (submitted photo)

Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant performed by Peter J. Grady Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 5:30pm Oskaloosa Public Library Ulysses S. Grant comes to life in this informative, humorous, and touching portrayal. Meet the victorious General whose strategy and tenacity won the Civil War, the President who struggled to rebuild his country after […]

Master Gardeners to host a Plant Swap

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Master Gardeners are hosting a plant swap for all interested gardeners. The swap will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014; 9-11 am Rain or Shine at the Farmers Market; Musco Parking lot, South D Street, Oskaloosa. Plant Swap parking is on the west end of the area by the trees. Participants are […]

Plant Some Shade Distribution October 18

Oskaloosa Girl Scouts help plant trees at the Oskaloosa City Square on Saturday.

MidAmerican Energy partners with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in the Plant Some Shade residential tree-planting program, which is designed to work with local county conservation boards, resource conservation and development councils, and/or county extension offices (local project coordinators) to provide affordable and desirable landscape trees (6-8′) for residents to purchase and plant […]

49th Annual Fall Festival Scheduled At Nelson Pioneer Farm

Nelson Pioneer Farm

49th Annual Fall Festival at the Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum will be held on Saturday, September 20th. Don’t miss the fun with old time crafts, pony rides and kids games. The thresher and bailer will be working with the steam powered engine. Visit the blacksmith, milk the “cow” and play with live bunnies and […]

Youth Outdoor Field Day

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Youth Outdoor Field Day Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Russell Wildlife Area Join the Mahaska County Conservation Board and local conservation groups on Saturday, September 20th for a whole day of hands-on outdoor activities for kids! The event will be held from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm with the check […]

Mahaska County YMCA Freaky 5k Registration Open

YMCA Freaky 5k 'Run For Your Life'

[Oskaloosa, September 3, 2014] – Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 18, to share in the fun with the Mahaska County YMCA and co-event sponsors Clow Valve Company and Mahaska Health Partnership, at the 3rd annual Freaky 5k Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run. The Freaky 5k, a community event focused on fun and fitness, showcases […]

Gracia Burnham, Former Hostage of Militant Muslim Terrorists Speaking at Fellowship Bible Church

Osky News

Fellowship Bible Church which is located at 1000 A Ave. West in Oskaloosa, IA, will be privileged on September 7 at 6:00pm to have Gracia Burnham share her refreshingly honest story of faith in the midst of terror and tragedy. Martin, a New Tribes Mission pilot & Gracia Burnham were kidnapped by militant Muslim terrorists […]

Power 9! Your bodies are fit. Your tummies are toned. Let’s work on your inner being.

Osky News

Power 9! Your bodies are fit. Your tummies are toned. Let’s work on your inner being. Coffee Break Bible studies are a great way to work on four of the nine Blue Zones Principles namely: Purpose, Down Shift, Belong (to a faith based community), and Right Tribe. Two opportunities for women and children to participate […]

World Suicide Prevention Day Memorial Walk to be held in Oskaloosa

William Penn University Safe

SAFE (Students Advocating for Equality), a new organization at William Penn University this fall, will be holding a memorial walk on Wednesday, September 10th in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day. Oskaloosa, IA— September 10, 2014 – SAFE (Students Advocating for Equality), a new organization at William Penn University this fall, will be holding a […]

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