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OACDG Seeks Award Nominations

Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group will again be presenting several civic awards at their annual meeting to be held Thurs., May 11. Chamber members and area residents are urged to submit their nominations for these awards. The categories are as follows: Retail Business and Service Business of the Year –The most outstanding retail or […]

Vote for the 2017 “Best of Oskaloosa”

The Oskaloosa Chamber’s Tourism Committee is asking the community to help us find the most unique and intriguing businesses, places and events in Mahaska County so that we can share them with visitors and celebrate them in our community. By completing the survey, your vote will provide insight on the highlights of Mahaska County. This […]

Tenco Receives Donation of a Car

On Tuesday, a car was gifted to Tenco by a local benefactor, Kay Graham. The car will join the fleet of vehicles serving Tenco’s staff and clients. The 2002 Toyota Camry will be assigned to assist the residential services in providing access to grocery shopping, medical and dental appointments, parks, restaurants, and events. Graham lives […]

100+ Men on a Mission – Red Rock presented a check for $4,300 to Christian Opportunity Center

100+ Men on a Mission – Red Rock presented a check for $4,300 to Christian Opportunity Center as a result of its January quarterly meeting. COC will use the donation to increase its community-based employment efforts, as sheltered employment will end in May 2018 as a result of a state decision to eliminate the program’s […]

Interested in Gardening? Master Gardeners Education Series To Be Held

An Education Series will be hosted by the Mahaska County Master Gardeners in March. These meetings will be held at the Mahaska County Extension Office dates and time indicated. Anyone interested in the topics is encouraged to attend; there is no fee to attend. Speakers and topics are: March 7 (7 pm) – Invasive Species […]

OACDG Scholarship applications available

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is happy to announce that scholarships will again be available through its Chamber Scholars program, now in its 21st year. High school seniors living in Mahaska County and attending any high school are eligible to apply. Pick up an application from your school counselor, from the Oskaloosa Area […]

Coffey Hired As Mahaska County YMCA Program Director

Nick Coffey has been hired as the Mahaska County YMCA’s Program Director. He is a familiar face at the Y due to his work at the Member Services desk since December 2016. Coffey has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Administration and has experience in program development and has worked as a personal trainer. He was […]

Grant Hladik Earns Eagle Scout Rank

On October 11, 2016, Grant Hladik of University Park was awarded the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the rank of Eagle Scout. A member of Troop 71, chartered by the Central United Methodist Church in Oskaloosa, Hladik is one of approximately 5 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain […]

Tenco Receives Maximum Accreditation by CARF International

In December, Tenco Industries was visited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF), Inc. and recently received notice from them that accreditation has been extended for three years through January 2020, which is the maximum accreditation allowable under CARF International regulations. In a letter to Tenco Director of Operations, Codie Amason, CARF […]

Elks Donate To Environmental Learning Center


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