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Artist Talk with Brian Alves at William Penn University

Artist Talk with Brian Alves at William Penn University

10/29/2021 William Penn University’s Division of New Media is proud to host esteemed artist and educator, Brian Alves in Oskaloosa. Brian is the inaugural Visiting Artist with William Penn University’s Division of New Media. He teaches Interactive Media at Salem State University in Massachusetts. The Visiting Artist program allows artists from around the United States […]

“Buxton: The Town That Once Thrived”

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Buxton (photo courtesy The African American Museum of Iowa)

Guest Speaker: Doug Wilson Monday, November 8, 2021 7:00 – 8:30 pm Environmental Learning Center Buxton, Iowa was once a thriving coal-mining town in Mahaska County. What was special about this town and why did it disappear? Guest speaker, Doug Wilson, has been studying coal mines in Mahaska and surrounding counties all of his life. […]

OHS Choir Set To Perform

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Community School District would like to invite you to an upcoming choir concert featuring the Oskaloosa High School Concert Choir and Oskaloosa High School Chamber Choir. The concert will be Monday, November 8th at 8:00 pm at the George Daily Auditorium. There is no cost for the concert however there will be an […]

Fall Youth Theatre Camps Start Soon!

Online registration is live for the Fall Youth Theatre Session! Scholarships are available for all camp sessions – contact youth@georgedaily.org for more info. Middle school camps start this week, so register today at www.georgedaily.org (click on Get Your Tickets) or call 641-672-0799 for more info. • Writers’ Room Wednesdays – Starts OCTOBER 20 Age: Grades […]

Mahaska Chamber Bringing Back Social Mixers

Mahaska Chamber and Development Group

October 18, 2022 The Mahaska Chamber & Development Group Diplomats are happy to bring back their social events, formerly known as Business After Hours, with a new name Mahaska Mixer. William Penn University Health & Life Science Center is the host for the event to be held Thursday, November 4 from 4-6 pm. William Penn […]

Buxton: The Coal Mining Town That Once Thrived

Buxton

Monday, November 8, 2021 7:00 – 8:00 pm Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center Buxton, Iowa was once a thriving coal mining town in Mahaska County. What was special about this town and why did it disappear? Guest speaker, Doug Wilson, has been studying coal mines in Mahaska and surrounding counties all his life. Mr. Wilson […]

Young Ambassadors Contest 2021

This year’s 2020 Young Ambassador Princess is Everlee Rogers, daughter of Austin Rogers and Whitney Rogers. The Young Ambassador Prince is Memphis Breuklander, son of Nikki Edgington and Jason Breuklander.

Oskaloosa Main Street is excited to share the plans underway for the Main Street Young Ambassador Contest. One young man and one young lady will once again be chosen as Oskaloosa’s Young Ambassadors. If you have a three-year-old to kindergarten-age child, enter them now! The Young Ambassadors King and Queen will be announced on Monday, […]

Southern Iowa Speedway Set To Host Musco Lighting Fall Challenge

Southern Iowa Speedway

Friday & Saturday, October 15 & 16 Oskaloosa, Iowa: The 2021 Stock Car Racing season will come to a close this weekend as the Southern Iowa Speedway will host the annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge. The Fall Challenge showcases the weekly competitors with two big nights of racing with all classes racing for a greatly […]

Selecting Tree Species

Iowa State University Extension

Clients have been inquiring about what they should replace their dead ash (or other kind of) tree with or what trees to plant at their new/new-to-them home. Extension can help with this decision! We encourage diversity within landscapes. We encourage people to plant different types of trees. We encourage people to plant trees that are […]

10th Annual Run in the Sun a Huge Success

Run in the Sun 2021

A Mahaska Health Press Release MAHASKA COUNTY — On Saturday, August 7th, 2021, Mahaska Health and the Mahaska Health Foundation hosted the 10th Annual Run in the Sun at Lacey Sports Complex Stadium in Oskaloosa. All ages were welcomed to participate in the 5k run or the 2k walk to raise funds for the Hospice […]

                 

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