Category archives for: Arts and Education

Certified Stage Combat Teacher to Lead Stage Combat Workshops

OSKALOOSA, IA— Stage combat workshops are to be offered at the George Daily Auditorium over the next few weeks. Stage combat expert from the University of Iowa, Jason Tipsword, will lead the workshops. Over the past seven years, Jason Tipsword has worked with the George Daily Youth Camps and the Auditorium on various projects. This […]

Sew Good 4-Hers

Mahaska County 4-H and Clover Kid members came decked out in their best for the annual Clothing Selection, $15 Challenge, and Fashion Revue Contests. This event is judged prior to the Southern Iowa Fair and is held each year for 4-H and Clover Kid members. Each event holds a different purpose, but in each event […]

4-H Carcass Beef Results

The Carcass Beef Contest is a great opportunity for all 4-H/FFA youth to learn more about production and the beef industry. Carcass Contest exhibitors select an animal to be in the carcass class at their weigh-in in December. They feed and learn more about producing a market ready animal for their live evaluation in July. […]

Mahaska County Extension Honors New Master Gardener Volunteer

The Mahaska County Master Gardeners recently elevated intern Pam Nimtz to certification as an Iowa Master Gardener. She recently completed the volunteer requirement and was presented with certificate and permanent name badge. Iowa Master Gardener is a job title, describing a volunteer who has been trained to educate the public about horticulture and gardening. To […]

Tomato Fest 2019 to be held

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will hold Tomato Fest 2019 on Thursday, August 22 at 6:30 pm we will be learning about tomatoes including growing and tasting tomato varieties and tomato recipes. It will be held by the garden at the Mahaska County Extension Office. The event is open to the public and there is no […]

Regular Pricing Now Offered for 2019 Global Leadership Summit

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) — William Penn University will once again be hosting the Global Leadership Summit on August 8 and 9, 2019. As one of over 750 satellite host-sites worldwide, William Penn University is thrilled to be able to invite local businesses and churches, alumni, faculty and staff from Penn to attend this event for a […]

Crisis Intervention Services To Host 19th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Crisis Intervention Services

Oskaloosa, IA – Crisis Intervention Services in partnership will be hosting their 19th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Edmundson Golf Course in Oskaloosa on July 13th 2019. Registration will begin at 7:30 am; you may pre-register your four person best-shot team at the golf pro shop. Entry fee is $20 plus green and cart fees. […]

4th Annual “Christmas in July” on July 13th to benefit downtown Painting with Lights

Oskaloosa Main Street is hosting the fourth annual “Christmas in July” fundraiser on Saturday, July 13th on the Square in downtown Oskaloosa. The all-day event is designed to raise money to support “Painting with Lights” on the downtown buildings during the Christmas season. Christmas in July will again feature kids and family activities, live music, […]

School Supply Sculputure Contest Continues

United Way of Mahaska County and Penn Central Mall are hosting a School Supply Sculpture Contest. Each entry receives a standard set of school supplies to help construct their creation. After the sculptures are adjudicated, all the school supplies will go to the Back-to-School Fair. Please find contest details below: Registration: $50 – Includes: – […]

Eveland Access Summer Fest & Campground Cook-Off

Eveland Access Campgrounds July 20, 2019 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites the public to a new event at the Eveland Access Campgrounds on Saturday, July 20th. Celebrate the summer with us at the Eveland Access Summer Fest & Campground Cook-Off. The day will provide activities for some family fun […]


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