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Companion Planting Presentation

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will be sharing information on Companion Planting on Thursday, April 13, beginning at 12 pm (Noon). Gardeners for ages have documented which plants seem to grow well together. Come and join the conversation of which plants enhance the growth and productivity of each other. The event is free and open to […]

Indian Hills present speaker Dan Harris

Dan Harris (submitted image)

OTTUMWA– Indian Hills Community College and the Iowa Faculty Development Collaborative invite you to attend a presentation by Dan Harris on Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 12:30 – 1:30 PM in the Hellyer Student Life Center in Ottumwa, IA Dan Harris is the former co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC […]

Penn Central Mall Set To Host Annual Race Car Show

Southern Iowa Speedway

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: The Penn Central Mall in Oskaloosa will host the 2023 Pre-Season Race Car Show this weekend March, 24th and 25th. Drivers, who will be in competition on the famed Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa will have their cars on display inside the Mall in Oskaloosa beginning at 5 pm on […]

Art on the Square 2023

Oskaloosa's Art on the Square celebrated 51 years this weekend.

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) –Oskaloosa Main Street announces the 54th annual Art on the Square, one of Iowa’s oldest continuing art festivals. Art on the Square is a day to celebrate creativity and culture in our daily lives. This year’s event will take place Saturday, June 10, 2023, from 9 AM to 3 PM in City Square […]

“Holiday Fun at the ELC”

Mahaska County Conservation Board

December 27 & 28, 2022 12:30 – 4:30 pm each day at the Environmental Learning Center The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites families to come out to the Environmental Learning Center on December 27th and 28th for some holiday fun. Each day, the Mahaska County Conservation will host special activities between 12:30-4:30 pm. This event […]

Holiday Season Prep Begins To Ramp Up At Penn Central Mall

Lighted Christmas Parade 2016

by Ken Allsup November 5th, 2022 Oskaloosa, Iowa – The holiday season is just weeks away, and preparations are underway at Penn Central Mall in Oskaloosa to welcome the community into their facility. Penn Central Mall Manager Mike Gipple says he’s looking forward to the train rides that will take place on Tuesday evenings. The […]

Fifteen Garden Tasks to Complete the Year is topic

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will be sharing Fifteen Garden Tasks to Complete the Year at a program to be held Tuesday, November 15, beginning at 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required to attend, but appreciated. Inclement weather will postpone the event. If in doubt, please call […]

Cover Crop Field Day to be Held at Kielkopf Farms near Fremont November 15

Iowa State University Extension

AMES, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop field day Tuesday, November 15 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Kielkopf Farm near Fremont. The free event is open to farmers and landowners and includes a complimentary meal. Cover crops offer many benefits to farmers and […]

Annual Orchestra Dessert Concert Set For October 31st

Members of the middle and high school orchestra program perform at the 30th Annual Orchestra Dessert Concert. (submitted photo)

On Monday, October 31st, the 7-12 Orchestras will present the 31st Annual Dessert Concert at the Oskaloosa High School Small Gym, with concerts at 6:00 and 7:30 open to the general public. For $5, attendees will receive admission to one concert consisting of performances by the 7/8 Orchestra and High School Orchestras, Jaarsma Bakery pie, […]

Iowa Business Executives Join Supply Chain Management Forum

Oskaloosa News Cover Logo

OSKALOOSA, Iowa — The Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) is partnering with the Iowa State Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) to host Supply Chains in Times of Chaos. This event is open to all area businesses. The event will begin at 8:30 am on November 15 in Oskaloosa at William Penn […]


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