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Central College Recognized for Communications, Admission Initiative

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PELLA, IA (07/05/2022) Central College received silver recognition in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s annual Circle of Excellence awards. The national higher education group recognized Central for its work on student recruitment publications. Central designed a suite of viewbooks to educate prospective students and their families on various aspects of the Central […]

Round up at your local Fareway in July to support Variety –the Children’s Charity

Fareway Meat & Grocery logo

Fareway Stores, Inc. is partnering with Variety -the Children’s Charity to conduct the sixth annual Round Up at the register from July 4 -23 at all 130store locations. Customers will have the opportunity to round up to the next dollar or provide an additional donation on their grocery bill to help fund Variety’s mission. Dollars […]

NoCoast Beer Co. Achieves Iowa Green Brewery Platinum Certification

Lt. Governor Adam Gregg recent made a stop by Mahaska to visit about their operation. (photo provided)

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – We are excited to congratulate NoCoast Beer Co., out of Oskaloosa, IA, on achieving the Iowa Green Brewery Certification’s Platinum award. NoCoast Beer Co. surpassed their bronze-level certification by furthering their environmental efforts and will be awarded the certification by the IGBC program on July 1, 2022 at 1:00 pm. NoCoast […]

OWLS Lunch & Learn “Fishing Basics”

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Friday, July 15, 2022 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center 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, July 15th from 11:00 am -12:30pm at the Environmental Learning Center which is located at 2342 Hwy. 92., […]

Farmland Leasing Meetings in July/August

Cutting and shocking oats is a sign that fall is lurking around the corner, and that the Nelson Pioneer Farm is preparing for the Fall Festival.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings during July and August 2022. Meetings are coordinated by county ISU Extension and Outreach offices. The discussion will focus on various methods to determine a fair 2023 cash rental rate and the importance of good tenant/landlord communications. In addition, a brief economic outlook will […]

Pressure Canner Gauge Testing

Iowa State University Extension

Friday, July 15 10:00-2:00 PM Mahaska County Extension Office, 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa ISU Extension and Outreach- Mahaska County office is offering free pressure canner gauge testing. Pressure Canner dial gauges should be checked annually for accuracy prior to each canning season. Testing is quick and easy and only takes a couple of minutes. […]

BBQ-4-Badges Returns This Weekend

BBQ 4 Badges 2020

by Ken Allsup June 20th, 2022 Oskaloosa, Iowa – Traveling through downtown Oskaloosa this weekend may be an olfactory experience as some of the best BBQ comes to town. BBQ-4-Badges is in its fifth year, and the event continues to evolve with participant and guest feedback. Wyndell Campbell, one of the event’s organizers, recently spoke […]

Oskaloosa Main Street Preparing For 35th Annual Sweet Corn Serenade

Young George Bellinger dives into an ear of corn at Sweet Corn Serenade on Thursday evening.

The 35th Annual Sweet Corn Serenade will be held in downtown Oskaloosa on Thursday, July 28 from noon-9:00 p.m. Meals including corn, hamburgers, pie, and drinks will be available starting at 4:00 p.m. and will be sold until 9:00 p.m. or sold out. So many wonderful things are being planned for this year’s event, including […]

Learn How to Play Disc Golf

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Friday, June 24, 2022 6:00 – 7:00 pm Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center at Caldwell Park (free for all ages) The Mahaska County Conservation Board and the Oskaloosa Disc Golf Club is offering an evening Disc Golf class on Friday, June 24th from 6:00-7:00 pm to teach interested participants how to play disc golf. We […]

Lely Unveils New North America Business Complex, Lely Park

Farming innovator, Lely, today held the grand opening of its new business hub and complex, Lely Park. (submitted photo)

Pella, Iowa, June 2, 2022 — Farming innovator, Lely, today held the grand opening of its new business hub and complex, Lely Park. The $23 million phase 1 investment in the campus supports the long-term vision of the team’s work each day here in North America and around the world to create “A Sustainable, Profitable […]

               

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