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Local Boy Scout Troop Hosts District Klondike Derby

Local Boy Scout Troop Hosts District Klondike Derby

Jamie Leonard After months of planning, local Boy Scout Troop 71, Chartered by the Central United Methodist Church, hosted the 1st Annual Mid-Iowa Council Woodland Trails District Klondike Derby at Lake Keomah. The Klondike Derby has been an annual event held for decades. This is the first Klondike Derby since the Mid-Council redrew their council […]

Oskaloosa Golf Will Continue To Be Open And Available To The Public

Students, golfers and Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club members enjoyed a successful day at Osky Golf, raising $12,750 to benefit the activities of Oskaloosa students.

On The Green Restaurant, located at 2214 S. 11th St, Oskaloosa, has decided not to renew its lease with Oskaloosa Golf and will be closing the doors for good on January 13, 2018. “The Oskaloosa Golf Board will explore options for the building so it continues to provide value to visitors, families and businesses in […]

Barnes City Quilting Group donates to MHP Hospice Serenity House

Shown at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House with quilts donated by the Get ‘R Done Quilting Group of Barnes City are, from left: MHP Hospice Coordinator Kim Stek, Jan Beck, Kristi Ehle, Lareta Sanders, David L. Fry, and MHP Home Health/Hospice and Public Health Director Travis Smith.

MAHASKA COUNTY – The Get ‘R Done Quilting Group of Barnes City recently donated quilts of varying sizes to the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House. The quilting group, affiliated with the United Methodist Church in Barnes City, has six members who donated their creations to various non-profits. Kristi Ehle said the reason the group […]

McCartie Hired As Child Care Director

The Mahaska County YMCA is proud to announce the hiring of Meagan McCartie as the new Child Care Director effective January 2, 2018. Meagan has worked for the Y for seven years in a number of capacities, most recently as the Site Director for Kids Corner and Billing Clerk for the Child Care Department. Meagan […]

ART ON THE SQUARE 50TH ANNIVERSARY LOGO CONTEST

Calling all Artists Oskaloosa, IA, November 8, 2017– In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Art on the Square, a two day event scheduled for June 8-9, 2018, Oskaloosa Main Street is hosting a logo design contest. Entries will be accepted through January 10, 2018. The winning design will be announced January 15th, and used […]

CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICES RECEIVES $1,200 DONATION FROM LOCAL BUSINESSES

Crisis Intervention Services

On October 2nd, Smokey Row and Scratch Cupcakery organized a collaborative fundraiser on behalf of Crisis Intervention Services (CIS). The local event was held at Smokey Row, where Scratch Cupcakery used their Curbside program to bring their cupcakes to Oskaloosa’s residents. All proceeds earned from cupcake sales, an impressive $1,200, were donated to CIS to […]

Herbal Tea Time and Workshop

Join the Mahaska County Master Gardeners as they host Master Gardener Lois Harris in a Herbal Tea Time and workshop and on Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension office, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa. Lois will present on herbal history and uses. We will also have a teatime followed by […]

YMCA Kids Corner Child Care Center Recognized

The Mahaska County YMCA Kids Corner Child Care Center, 2303 East 8th Avenue, University Park, IA has achieved a Level 4 Iowa Quality Rating System (QRS) rating from the Iowa Department of Human Services. This level 4 rating is based on a five level scale of quality measures. Previously the facility had garnered a level […]

Altrusa International Foundation, Inc.

Altrusa International of Oskaloosa, Inc. is honored to be able to present United Way of Mahaska County’s Take a Long Program with a grant from the International Foundation on August 11,2017. (submitted photo)

Altrusa International of Oskaloosa, Inc. is honored to be able to present United Way of Mahaska County’s Take a Long Program with a grant from the International Foundation on August 11,2017. The Take-Along Weekend Food Program was launched by United Way of Mahaska County in October of 2015. The purpose of this program: to tackle the […]

Audience Appeal Earns 4-H’ers Awards at Iowa State Fair

4-H Clover

Mahaska County 4-H’ers earned recognition as communicators at the Iowa State Fair. 4-H’ers compete in four categories of oral communication — educational presentations, working exhibits, extemporaneous speaking — and one category of visual communication. In educational presentations, the 4-H’ers teach their audience about a topic they selected and researched. In working exhibits, the 4-H’ers invite […]

     

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