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Bike Rodeo Scheduled For Saturday

by Ann Smith OSKALOOSA — On Saturday, May 6 from 9-11 a.m. at the Urban Park, the annual Bike Rodeo will be held for children in the community. Officials and volunteers from the Mahaska Health Partnership, MCG, Wyndell Campbell State Farm Insurance, Mahaska Wellness Coalition and the Oskaloosa Police Department are coming together to teach […]

Oskaloosa Rental Housing Inspection Program Website and Informational Meetings

The Oskaloosa City Council recently passed a Rental Housing Inspection Program, which will go into effect July 1, 2017. The registration period will be opened at that time. All housing rentals within the City of Oskaloosa will be required to be registered and will need to undergo regular inspections. To assist with the communication to […]

Annual Chalk the Walk Fundraiser to be Hosted at Oskaloosa Downtown Square

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Students in the William Penn University Media Club are encouraging Oskaloosa residents to color the town square for the annual sidewalk chalk fundraiser held each year. The event will be Saturday, April 22 from 12 – 2 p.m. at the Oskaloosa Downtown Square. The United Way of Mahaska County and FACE (Fine […]

Public Invited To Promenade

The Oskaloosa High School prom is approaching quickly! The theme for prom this year is Late Night Diner, Dance & Shake and will take place on April 22nd. Promenade will begin at 5:30 on the 22nd and will take place on the south side of the high school in front of George Daily Auditorium. The […]


OSKALOOSA, IA — The acclaimed U.S. Air Force Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble will present a free concert at the George Daily Auditorium on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The concert in Oskaloosa is sponsored by the Oskaloosa Herald and KBOE/KMZN. These enlisted professional musicians play big band jazz, bebop, swing, and modern jazz. […]

Student Research and Creative Arts Symposium to Showcase “Community Working Together”

(Oskaloosa, IA) — The community will soon have a chance to witness the progress of William Penn University students’ talents and academic findings during the Student Research and Creative Arts Symposium on Thursday, April 20 in the Penn Activity Center. The SRCAS is held each year as a way to highlight educational achievement in a […]

Fishing Lure Workshop

Saturday, April 29 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Russell Wildlife Area Cost is $5.00 per person Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own fishing lures and jigs? On Saturday, April 29, come out to the Russell Wildlife Area from 9:00 am – Noon and you will learn how to make jigs […]

U.S. Air Force Band

SHADES OF BLUE Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble is a group of professionally enlisted musicians who play anything from big band jazz, to bebop and swing, to modern jazz. Expect to hear contemporary composers, as well as classic favorites like Count Basie and Glenn Miller! Whether performing for […]

Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 29, 2017 – Oskaloosa, Iowa On April 29th, 2017 United Way of Mahaska County and the Mahaska County YMCA will come together to host Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day. This event will take place in the William Penn Activity Center (PAC). […]

Identifying Prairie Flowers Presentation

Learn how to identify common prairie flowers and how to add more native blooms to your landscaping to help our pollinators on Tuesday, April 11 at 7 pm! Trees Forever is a not profit charitable organization founded in 1989. Hannah Howard has been the SE Iowa Field Coordinator for Trees Forever since 2013. She is […]


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