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Oskaloosa’s Frozen Knight Freezin’ for a Reason

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With the forecast of a major winter storm bearing down on southern Iowa, from 6 PM on Friday, January 14th through 8 AM Sunday, January 16th, a member of the Oskaloosa Knights of Columbus will be spending 40 hours outdoors in a tent without food to draw attention to the homeless and to raise money […]

Oskaloosa Small Business Owner Goldman Sachs Graduate

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduates 21 Small Business Owners in Iowa After a challenging 12 weeks of curriculum, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program has announced the graduation of 21 business owners from their sixth cohort of the program in Iowa. The members of this cohort are small business owners from across the […]

Annual Student Council Spaghetti Dinner Set For January 21st

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Student Council invites the community to our Spaghetti Dinner on January 21st during the Girls and Boys games against DCG! It starts at 5:45 in the small gym of the high school and will go until the halftime of the Boys Basketball game. We will be serving spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread, water […]

Chamber Scholarship applications available

Mahaska Chamber and Development Group

Mahaska Chamber & Development Group is happy to announce that scholarships will again be available through its Chamber Scholars program, now in its 26th year. Through a partnership with “52577 Scholarship” any contributions to the program are tax deductible and can be made in any amount. If one chooses to donate $1,000 it will be […]

O.W.L.S Lunch & Learn “Restoring Treasures”

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Friday, January 14, 2022 11:00 – 12:30 pm Environmental Learning Center Sign up today! The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites adults of any age to the O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Livelier Souls) lunch and learn program on Friday, January 14th from 11:00 am -12:30pm at the Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center at Caldwell Park. This month’s […]

Plan Osky – Community Roundtable

The City of Oskaloosa is updating its 21-year-old Comprehensive Plan and is looking for community input. A Community Roundtable will take place Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM at Penn Central Mall’s Center Court, 200 High Avenue West, Oskaloosa. This roundtable will involve residents and property owners in discussions and planning […]

United Way 2022 Grant Applications Available

United Way of Mahaska County

United Way of Mahaska County is now accepting applications from qualified 501(c)3 human services agencies for 2022 funding. To qualify, an agency must be established as a human service tax-exempt organization under the IRS Code Section 501(c)3. The grant requests agency information in the areas of constitution and bylaws, management, financial reports, statement of cooperation […]

First Annual Christmas Story Window Walk

Christmas Story Window Walk

Don’t miss this fun family event in downtown Oskaloosa on December 11 and December 18 at 3 o’clock. Kids will receive Santa hats and lighted necklaces. Following the tour enjoy cookies and cocoa, gift basket drawings, and voting for your favorite window. Take home a souvenir Oskaloosa coloring book and crayons, Begin your tour at […]

Mahaska Health Providers Talk About Joining The Hospital, And The Oskaloosa Community

Mahaska Health (submitted photo)

December 5th, 2021 by Ken Allsup Oskaloosa, Iowa – We sat down with Mahaska Health physicians Trish Millner, MD, and Eric Wood, DO, who joined Mahaska Health recently, to help expand medical services within the community. They are part of a new OB Pod located within the former birthing center at Mahaska Health. They talk […]


Fareway Meat & Grocery logo

Fareway locations conducting round-up at the register, taking unwrapped toy donations NEWS RELEASE (Boone) – Fareway Stores, Inc. is partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps on their annual Toys for Tots campaign. The program aims to deliver hope to children in-need during the holiday season. All Fareway store locations are conducting a round-up campaign, where […]


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