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Oskaloosa’s Frozen Knight Freezin’ for a Reason

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With the forecast of a major winter storm bearing down on southern Iowa, from 6 PM on Friday, January 14th through 8 AM Sunday, January 16th, a member of the Oskaloosa Knights of Columbus will be spending 40 hours outdoors in a tent without food to draw attention to the homeless and to raise money […]

Annual Student Council Spaghetti Dinner Set For January 21st

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Student Council invites the community to our Spaghetti Dinner on January 21st during the Girls and Boys games against DCG! It starts at 5:45 in the small gym of the high school and will go until the halftime of the Boys Basketball game. We will be serving spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread, water […]

O.W.L.S Lunch & Learn “Restoring Treasures”

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Friday, January 14, 2022 11:00 – 12:30 pm Environmental Learning Center Sign up today! The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites adults of any age to the O.W.L.S. (Older, Wiser, Livelier Souls) lunch and learn program on Friday, January 14th from 11:00 am -12:30pm at the Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center at Caldwell Park. This month’s […]

Plan Osky – Community Roundtable

The City of Oskaloosa is updating its 21-year-old Comprehensive Plan and is looking for community input. A Community Roundtable will take place Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM at Penn Central Mall’s Center Court, 200 High Avenue West, Oskaloosa. This roundtable will involve residents and property owners in discussions and planning […]

First Annual Christmas Story Window Walk

Christmas Story Window Walk

Don’t miss this fun family event in downtown Oskaloosa on December 11 and December 18 at 3 o’clock. Kids will receive Santa hats and lighted necklaces. Following the tour enjoy cookies and cocoa, gift basket drawings, and voting for your favorite window. Take home a souvenir Oskaloosa coloring book and crayons, Begin your tour at […]

Artist Talk with Brian Alves at William Penn University

Artist Talk with Brian Alves at William Penn University

10/29/2021 William Penn University’s Division of New Media is proud to host esteemed artist and educator, Brian Alves in Oskaloosa. Brian is the inaugural Visiting Artist with William Penn University’s Division of New Media. He teaches Interactive Media at Salem State University in Massachusetts. The Visiting Artist program allows artists from around the United States […]

“Buxton: The Town That Once Thrived”

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Buxton (photo courtesy The African American Museum of Iowa)

Guest Speaker: Doug Wilson Monday, November 8, 2021 7:00 – 8:30 pm Environmental Learning Center Buxton, Iowa was once a thriving coal-mining town in Mahaska County. What was special about this town and why did it disappear? Guest speaker, Doug Wilson, has been studying coal mines in Mahaska and surrounding counties all of his life. […]

OHS Choir Set To Perform

Oskaloosa Indians

The Oskaloosa Community School District would like to invite you to an upcoming choir concert featuring the Oskaloosa High School Concert Choir and Oskaloosa High School Chamber Choir. The concert will be Monday, November 8th at 8:00 pm at the George Daily Auditorium. There is no cost for the concert however there will be an […]

Fall Youth Theatre Camps Start Soon!

Online registration is live for the Fall Youth Theatre Session! Scholarships are available for all camp sessions – contact for more info. Middle school camps start this week, so register today at (click on Get Your Tickets) or call 641-672-0799 for more info. • Writers’ Room Wednesdays – Starts OCTOBER 20 Age: Grades […]

Mahaska Chamber Bringing Back Social Mixers

Mahaska Chamber and Development Group

October 18, 2022 The Mahaska Chamber & Development Group Diplomats are happy to bring back their social events, formerly known as Business After Hours, with a new name Mahaska Mixer. William Penn University Health & Life Science Center is the host for the event to be held Thursday, November 4 from 4-6 pm. William Penn […]


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