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William Penn University Theatre Department to Perform “Snapshot”

William Penn University

The William Penn University Theatre Department will be holding its performance of “Snapshot” Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, under the direction of Andy McGuire. In contrast to previous performances, the play will be held in the Musco Technology Center on the William Penn University campus. The performance will begin at 7:00 p.m. and […]

Reception for “Iowa Landscapes” Artist Nancy O’Brien

Nancy O’Brien Artwork

OSKALOOSA, IA — Iowa landscapes and barns are the primary subject of local artist Nancy O’Brien’s exhibit at the George Daily Auditorium. Celebrate her work at a reception on Thursday, April 16 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. People are invited to view the exhibit, talk to the artist, and enjoy refreshments and snacks. Nancy O’Brien, […]


Mahaska County Conservation Board

Paddleboarding Saturday, May 2 11:00 a.m. Pond 1 at the Russell Wildlife Area Come out to the Russell Wildlife Area to learn about one of the newest and most popular water recreation activities for people of all ages! You will receive instruction on how to paddleboard and then given an opportunity to try it on […]

Hunter Education Class

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Hunter Education Class Thursday, April 30 (6:00 – 9:00 pm) & Saturday, May 2 (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) Russell Wildlife Area This course is free of charge, but space is limited and pre-registration is required at Anyone born after January 1st, 1972 must attend a Hunter Education course before they are allowed to […]

New Attractions on the Trail Tram Tours

Trail Tram Tours now available

Mahaska Community Recreation Foundation is now accepting reservations for trail tram tours starting in the month of May. The tour will include the new trail section poured last fall through Caldwell Park and allow for viewing of the Drost Soccer Complex, an update of the WPU stadium press box and continued progress of the MCRF […]

Oskaloosa Prom Open House

Oskaloosa Indians

An open house for the Oskaloosa High School prom will be held on Saturday April 18th from 12 pm to 4 pm. This is a time for the public to view all of the hard work that has been put into the decorations for this year’s prom. The theme is “The Red Carpet Affair” and […]


Arts in April

OSKALOOSA, IA — Three art galleries in Oskaloosa will be open and welcoming guests on Thursday, April 9, says FACE president Briana Bartlett. “The gallery hop is part of our Arts in April initiative,” says Bartlett. “We’re trying to let people know about all of the really great arts and culture events happening here. The […]

Mahaska County Republicans Spring Banquet

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (photo by Ken Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

Join us at the Mahaska County Republicans Spring Banquet FEATURING Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal With Nationally Syndicated Conservative Radio Show Host Steve Deace. State Representative Guy Vander Linden, State Senator Ken Rozenboom with More Speakers to be Announced! Friday, April 24th at 6:00 pm Bradbury Hall Nelson Pioneer Farm $25 per ticket Catered Meal INCLUDED […]

Shade Loving Plants

Iowa State University Extension

Delmar Voss from Sunnyslope Greenhouse will return as a presenter. Delmar and his wife Marilyn have operated their greenhouse since 1988. Delmar specializes with the scented geraniums and perennials Sunnyslope offers. His presentation will focus on Shade Loving Plants on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 pm at the Mahaska County Extension Office. This presentation is […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to host Open House at New Sharon Medical Center

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership’s New Sharon Medical Center invites you to an Open House Celebration. The Open House will be held Wednesday, April 8 from 1 to 3 pm to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Lisa Smith, ARNP-C, as the new primary care provider at the clinic. Smith has over seven years of experience […]

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