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Mahaska County 4-H Exhibitors at Iowa State Fair

4-H Clover

Mahaska County 4-H’ers developed non-livestock (static) entries to be judged among over 3000 exhibits in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Having an exhibit selected to exhibit at the state fair is an honor. “Exhibits at the Iowa State Fair demonstrate that 4-H’ers set goals for themselves and work to meet those […]


Oskaloosa News

The Oskaloosa Council of the Knights of Columbus to run their annual C.P.I.D. Drive the week of Aug. 20 -27th. This drive familiar to people because of tootsie Rolls handed out for donation is officially the Campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (C.P.I.D.). Members will put on their yellow and red aprons, collecting donations to […]

Christian Opportunity Center Increases Supported Employment Efforts

Christian Opportunity Center is increasing its supported employment efforts in the wake of new State rules eliminating sheltered employment. COC has been providing supported employment services since 1987 and has many success stories of people who have become long-tenured, dependable employees in community businesses. COC provides on-the-job training and support to help people with disabilities […]

Trail Tram Season Is Here

The Trail Tram Season has started!! Call MCRF to schedule a tour at 641-672-2499. Enjoy the beautiful weather while learning about the trail and Oskaloosa community when you ride the trail trams!


OSKALOOSA – It’s not officially summer without summer camp activities, and the Mahaska County YMCA is already gearing up for “Discovery Y” – summer day camp series with a different theme each week. This year, the day camps begin May 24 and conclude August 18. Kim Stutting, Youth Coordinator for Mahaska County Y, said there […]

Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 29, 2017 – Oskaloosa, Iowa On April 29th, 2017 United Way of Mahaska County and the Mahaska County YMCA will come together to host Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day. This event will take place in the William Penn Activity Center (PAC). […]

YMCA Fall Preschool Online Mandatory Pre-registration Available April 10

OSKALOOSA – Though the calendar indicates spring has just begun, it’s time to start thinking about fall preschool for the area’s children. Preschool Open Houses will allow parents and preschoolers to view facilities and meet early learning teams and staff. It will also be a good time to ask questions about the new, pre-registration process […]

Habitat for Humanity Introduces New Home Repair Program

Habitat for Humanity has a long history in Mahaska County, building new homes for qualifying families for over two decades. Last year the local Habitat board decided to expand their services to include home remodeling projects. Board members felt such a service was greatly needed in Mahaska County, and that Habitat was uniquely qualified to […]

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 […]


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