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Registration Open for MHP’s Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership is looking toward October and raising awareness regarding breast cancer. The month will kick off with MHP’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Friday, Oct. 6 from Noon to 1:00 pm on the Square in Oskaloosa. “Our annual walk is a great way to visually raise awareness about breast cancer,” […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Hold Flu Vaccine Clinics on Wednesdays

MAHASKA COUNTY – Flu season is approaching and Mahaska Health Partnership wants patients to know vaccination clinics have been scheduled on the Oskaloosa campus. From Sept. 20 through Oct. 25, MHP will host flu vaccine clinics on Wednesdays. On these days, patients can walk-in at entrance #4 to get a flu shot between 7 am […]

IHCC To Host 5th Annual Regional Leadership Conference

OTTUMWA — The fifth annual regional leadership conference, Leadership Now, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa. The conference is open to anyone who has an interest in leadership, particularly those leaders in Wapello and surrounding counties. The event is a collaborative […]

Having a Blast in Pella

The MH4H Color Blast 5K

Pella, Iowa – The MH4H Color Blast 5K is back this September 23rd, making it the 5th year for the fun run/walk. The annual run combines a 5k run/walk while participants pass through 5 different color stations in Pella, getting blasted with vivid colors. The run has moved to a brand new location this year, […]

Register For Youth Outdoor Field Day

The 14th Annual Youth Outdoor Field Day will be held at the Russell Wildlife Area on Saturday, September 30th. Attached is a registration form for you to print off, complete and mail in/drop off with the registration fee. So sign up the kids for our annual event that helps “connect kids with the outdoors”! We […]

Enabling Garden’s fall Garden Gathering event

The Enabling Garden in Altoona, IA, will have its annual Garden Gathering/Fall Fundraising event on Sunday, September 10, 2017, from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. The beautifully landscaped garden is located at 1050 1st Ave. S., Altoona, Iowa 50009, southeast of the Hy-Vee loading dock. Items for sale will include perennial plants, potted plants, crafts, garden/yard […]

Record-Holding Electric Motorcyclist to Present about “Eco-Activism in Disguise”

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Scientist Eva Håkansson will present “World Speed Records and 3D-Printed Motorcycles: Why Scientists are Superheroes” on Thursday, September 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center on William Penn University’s Oskaloosa campus. Håkansson is the owner, builder and driver of the record holding electric streamliner motorcycle named “KillaJoule” which has made […]

Abandoned Mine Land and monarch butterfly conservation field day planned for September 7 near Bussey

Ames, Iowa—Iowa Learning Farms will host a monarch butterfly conservation field day Thursday, September 7th. The 10:00a.m.-12:00 p.m. field day will be held at the Logan Abandoned Mine Land Site near Bussey. The field day is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal. The field day is in partnership with Iowa […]

Plant Some Shade Distribution October 14

MidAmerican Energy Company partners with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in the Plant Some Shade residential tree-planting program to provide affordable and desirable landscape trees (6-8′) for residents to purchase and plant on their property for long-term community reforestation. The distribution in Eddyville also partners with Mahaska County Extension, Mahaska County Master Gardeners, […]

Mahaska County Master Gardener Training Registration due August 25

Mahaska County Extension is now enrolling for a Master Gardener training to begin September 5, 2017. Master Gardener trainees attend classes taught by Iowa State University Extension professionals in topics ranging from lawn care, flower and vegetable gardening, ornamental trees and shrubs, fruit crops and houseplants to insect, disease and weed control, soil and plant […]


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