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Oskaloosa Bear Hunt

by Nolanne Rust Yesterday, I had noticed my newsfeed started accumulating posts about an activity for kids during this time of social distancing.  Many parents of younger children are familiar with the book “Going on a Bear Hunt.” (I have an extra kiddo that ‘goes on a bear hunt’ each time he comes to Nolie’s.) […]

Mahaska County PF Banquet

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds hunts for pheasant in Mahaska County on Saturday.

To all of our Supporters, Sponsors and Volunteers, It is with great disappointment we have elected to postpone the Mahaska County PF Banquet due to the current COVID-19 risk within our State. Earlier this week Pheasants Forever CEO Howard Vincent released a letter that halted all Banquets nationwide for March and April. Consequently State and […]

ISU Extension Office Updates On Postponements

Due to COVID 19 the Vice President for ISU Extension and Outreach has extended the date for program and event cancellations to May 9th. We will need to cancel, postpone or meet virtually during this time. The horticulture events previously scheduled through May 9 are listed below and the status of them. Postponements will be […]

Mahaska Chamber & Development Group is happy to bring to the community, Eggs and Issues!

Eggs and Issues - January 27, 2018

This legislative forum gives area residents an opportunity to learn more about the state, county, and local issues. The setting is informal and encourages those attending to personally meet and speak to their elected representatives, along with leaders in the community. March 14th-Mahaska Chamber and Development Group; Chairs of Board and Committees Emcee-Steve Burnett March […]

Knee-High Naturalists “What’s Wild?”

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 am Environmental Learning Center The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites kids ages 5 and younger to the Knee-High Naturalist program titled “What’s Wild?” on Wednesday, March 11th from 10:00-11:00 am at the Environmental Learning Center. At this program, the activities will help kids distinguish between animals that are […]

“Coffee Break” at the Environmental Learning Center

Friday, March 13, 2020 9:30 – 10:30 am Environmental Learning Center Come and have coffee and homemade cookies at the Mahaska County Conservation Board’s “Coffee Break” on Friday, March 13th from 9:30-10:30 am. Coffee Break is THE place for coffee, food and great company. Guests will be able to see new displays in the ELC […]

STEM Lab “Whose Scat is That?”

Friday, March 20, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 am Environmental Learning Center Bring your kids to Mahaska County’s Environmental Learning Center on Friday, March 20th to learn all about tracking and identifying animals by their scat. From 10:00 -11:00 am, kids will participate a fun activity about the digestive system and make our own EDIBLE scat! […]

Critter Café “Wooly Mammoths”

Friday, March 20, 2020 12:00 – 1:00 pm Environmental Learning Center Kids, bring your lunch to the Environmental Learning Center on Friday, March 20th from 12:00-1:00 pm for the “Critter Café”. This is a special opportunity to have lunch with the education animals (turtles) at the Environmental Learning Center. There will be a short lesson […]

Love INC: Making a difference one relationship at a time

OSKALOOSA – “It takes a village to raise a child,” says the African proverb, but at Love INC of Mahaska County it means more than raising a child. It means impacting others’ lives, to empower and provide physical and spiritual help as lives are transformed. Providing those resources from financial assistance to transportation to appointments […]

Eggs And Issues – February 22nd, 2020

Left To Right: Sen. Ken Rozenboom (R), Rep. Holly Brink (R), and Rep. Dustin Hite (R) at Eggs and Issues on Saturday.

Mahaska Chamber & Development Group is happy to bring to the community, Eggs and Issues! This legislative forum gives area residents an opportunity to learn more about the state, county, and local issues. The setting is informal and encourages those attending to personally meet and speak to their elected representatives, along with leaders in the […]

         

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