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Professional Development Helps Connect Teachers to New Science Standards

Osky News

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – May 2, 2016– A two day professional development workshop for teachers will be offered in Oskaloosa and Eddyville, Iowa by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation, Keokuk Co. Farm Bureau, Mahaska Co. Farm Bureau, and Monroe Co. Farm Bureau. The workshop will help teachers apply the newly adopted Next Generation Science […]

KIGC and FACE Partner to Color for a Cause

The Second Annual Chalk The Walk helped to raise funds for Operation Backpack.

Oskaloosa residents will soon see a splash of color, as 88.7 KIGC “The Kitchen” of William Penn University and Fine Arts and Culture Events (FACE) of Mahaska County prepare for the annual “Chalk the Walk” event. This event will be held on Saturday, April 30 beginning at 10:30 am and running until 12:30 pm. The […]

William Penn University to Host Senior Showcase Events

William Penn University

It’s graduation time at William Penn University, and many seniors are picking up their caps and gowns and getting ready for the next chapters of their lives. To showcase their hard work and share some of their studies with the campus and community, several programs will be hosting events this month. On April 21, from […]


Questions on how this penny will be spent continue to swirl in regards to LOST funding projects.

LOST TAX PUBLIC MEETING Would you like to see the community moving forward with plans for a new recreation & childcare center? Would you like to see concept designs and possibilities for this facility? The family oriented center will offer: an indoor aquatic center, gymnasium, fitness center, early childhood education center, and more. Do you […]

William Penn University to Host Annual Spring Concert

William Penn University

The William Penn University Singers and Jazz Band will present their spring concerts, entitled “Back Stage Canteen” on April 20 and 21, 7:00 p.m. at the Musco Technology Center (MTC) on the William Penn University campus. A salute to the decade of the 1940’s, audience members will be taken back to the days of Abbott […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Hospital Auxiliary to Host Masquerade Jewelry Sale

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale on Thursday, April 21, from 9 am to 5 pm in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3) on the MHP campus. The sale will feature jewelry, scarves, wallets and other accessories, all for $5. “This sale is […]

PFLAG Hosting Movie Any One And Every One

Osky News

PFLAG is hosting the movie, ANY ONE AND EVERY ONE, at Van Emmerik theater, 401 Broadway, Pella, Iowa on April 27. Movie time is 6:15. Car pools are leaving from St Paul Congregational Church a 5:20. Everyone is welcome. Contact for more details.

Sodexo at William Penn University Partners with United Way For Earth Day Cookout

William Penn University

Sodexo Dining Services at William Penn University will be hosting their annual Earth Day cookout on Friday, April 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Dana M. Adkins Memorial parking lot on the Oskaloosa campus. Sodexo is partnering with United Way of Mahaska County to collect cash and nonperishable food donations during the […]

Hunter Education Class

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Hunter Education Class Saturday, April 23 at Russell Wildlife Area 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 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 purchase an Iowa hunting license. Any person […]

Fishing Lure Workshop

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Fishing Lure Workshop Saturday, May 7 At Russell Wildlife Area Cost is $5.00 per person – Pre-registration required! Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own fishing lures and jigs? On this day, the Mahaska County Conservation Board staff will demonstrate how to make jigs and lures then give participants the opportunity […]


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