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Tickets are still available for Chair Affair

2014 Chair Affair committee members are finalizing plans for the Oct. 25 auction, a fundraiser for the MHP Hospice Serenity House. The event, sponsored by the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary, will feature more than 90 decorated chairs for auction. Shown are, from left: Chair Affair Chairperson Debbie Farrow, Ruthi Rogers, Ann Brouwer, Ann Fender, Debra Johnson and Janet Farner.

Tickets are still available for the Chair Affair, a fundraiser sponsored by the Mahaska Hospice Auxiliary to benefit the MHP Hospice Serenity House. Chair Affair is set for Saturday, Oct. 25 at the William Penn Musco Technology Center. According to event organizers, there are close to 90 creatively decorated and donated chairs to be auctioned […]

Halloween Bash at Eveland Access

Halloween Bash at Eveland Access

Saturday, October 25, 2014 Eveland Access Campgrounds 5:00 – 10:00 pm Event Schedule: (Location: Shelter House) 5:00 pm Snakes Alive! 5:30 pm Creative Contests & Games (for children & adults) • Coloring Contest (materials provided) • Pumpkin Contest (bring a decorated pumpkin) • Hedge Ball Bowling 6:00 pm Creepy Contests (for children & adults) • […]

Dessert Concert on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Dessert Concert on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

The Oskaloosa Senior High Orchestra and 7th & 8th Grade Orchestra, under the direction of Bruce McLellan, will present their annual Dessert Concert on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014, in the Oskaloosa Senior High School small gym. Attendees will enjoy pie and ice cream and an evening of wonderful music. Tickets are $5 and can be […]

Blind Volleyball Tournament

Osky News

Once again the Oskaloosa High School Student Council is hosting the Blind Volleyball Tournament on November 3rd at 6 pm. This event is located at the Oskaloosa High School gym and is open to the community. To register, you must have 6-10 players as a coed team. The cost is $30, and the deadline to […]

Trunk Or Treat and Harvest Festival

Osky News

Trunk or Treat and Harvest Festival will be held at Central United Methodist Church on Sunday, October 26 from 3 to 5pm. Put on your costume and join us for great fun. Visit the decorated trunks for treats; play games, decorate cookies and pumpkins, have your face painted; and have a hotdog, chips and a […]

William Penn University Hosts Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Game

William Penn Coaches vs Cancer (submitted image)

William Penn University would like to invite the Oskaloosa community to fill the Stadium for the annual Coaches vs. Cancer game to be held on Saturday, October 25 at the Lacey Recreation Complex. The Statesmen will kick off at noon against Saint Xavier. Fans, coaches, officials, and players will be wearing pink at this year’s […]

Pride of Penn Marching Band Performances

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA—The Pride of Penn marching band recently represented William Penn University on Saturday, October 4, with a performance in Algona, Iowa. The band performed in the evening field show as part of the 66th Annual Algona Band Day Festival. A total of 32 high school bands were in attendance, 15 of which participated in […]


Dr. Ronald Rietveld discusses the book, Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief by James M. McPherson.

Oskaloosa, IA – This year’s Mahaska Reads program will draw to a close next week with a presentation on Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation by Dr. Ronald Rietveld. The presentation will take place at Book Vault at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 14. Dr. Rietveld, Lincoln scholar and professor emeritus of History at University […]

MHP Hosting Free Women’s Breast Health Night Oct. 28

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership will host its 7th Annual Free Women’s Breast Health Night on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Gateway Church of the Nazarene in Oskaloosa. The Women’s Breast Health Night is a fun, educational evening, where women can gather to learn more about protecting themselves from […]


Story Pirates

OSKALOOSA, IA — Arrrgh, mateys! Set sail on the high seas of imagination with the Story Pirates! Story Pirates comes to Mahaska Country for a two-day residency with a public performance at the George Daily Auditorium on Tuesday, October 21 at 7 p.m. Story Pirates celebrates creative writing by students from coast to coast in […]

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