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Oskaloosa Boys Basketball Camp June 21-24

Oskaloosa Indians

Any boys interested in participating in boys basketball camp, all you need is shorts, shirt, shoes, a water bottle, a great attitude, and wanting to have fun! Please spread the word! Oskaloosa Boys Basketball Will Be Hosting A Boys Basketball Camp…. Cost: Free Who: 1st – 8th grade Boys (Entering These Grades) When: June 21-24 […]

Oskaloosa Library Next For Historical Marker

Historic Marker for the Oskaloosa Public Library

Library Celebrates Blackwell Memorial Makerspace and Historical Building Marker on June 9 at 6 pm OSKALOOSA – The Oskaloosa Public Library will host a special celebration on Wednesday, June 9 at 6 pm in the Reading Garden to officially unveil The Kim (Gigi) Blackwell Memorial Makerspace as well as their Historical Building Marker. The public […]

Eveland Access Summerfest

Mahaska County Conservation Board

(THE Summer Event By the River!) Saturday, June 5, 2021 Eveland Access Campgrounds Eveland Access Summerfest is THE summer event by the river and it’s coming back bigger than before on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The Mahaska County Conservation Board and Muse Music Store is bringing you a FUN summer festival for the whole family. […]

Oskaloosa Softball Field Dedication

Oskaloosa Indians

Softball Field Dedication Jay Harms Field Oskaloosa School District is set to name its softball field after current head softball coach Jay Harms. We will have a dedication ceremony on May 27th at 5:15 on the field. We are asking for all current & former players, coaches, administrators, and colleagues to attend this field naming […]

2021 Mahaska County Garden Challenge

Iowa State University Extension

The Mahaska County 4-H Youth Development & Horticulture Programs are offering a Garden Challenge. This challenge is open to any youth in Kindergarten-12th grade or adults ages 18+. Mahaska County Master Gardeners, Mahaska County Extension Council, & Mahaska County Extension Staff are ineligible to participate due to potential conflicts of interest. Participants are challenged to […]

Nelson Pioneer Farm Launches New Program

Nelson Pioneer Farm

Mahaska County, Iowa – On Thursday, May 13, the Nelson Pioneer Farm will launch a new monthly program series “Library Treasures” at 11 a.m. This Meet THEN Eat program will feature a piece of the library and archival collection and is presented by Historical Society Librarian Joan Vande Weerdhof. Participants are invited to the library […]

Great Iowa Road Trip Coming to Mahaska and Marion Counties April 30 and May 1

Great Iowa Road Trip

Marion and Mahaska counties, Iowa – The Great Iowa Road Trip is coming to Marion and Mahaska counties on April 30 and May 1. The public event features a self-guided tour of 42 coordinated stops and special activities in New Sharon, Knoxville, Oskaloosa, Pella, and rural Leighton. The event map details the route and activities, […]

Drive-Thru Job Fair at William Penn University

William Penn University

William Penn University (WPU) invites students and community residents to participate in a Drive-Thru Job Fair on Friday, April 23, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at the Musco Technology Center on the WPU Campus. Drive through and pick up a job packet and a quick lunch – hot dog, […]

Oskaloosa High School Prom 2021

Oskaloosa High School

Prom season has arrived at OHS, and we are very excited to be able to have and enjoy prom this year. This pandemic has caused lots of strain on everybody, but because of the amazing support from our community, family, and friends we are fortunate enough to still have fun activities such as prom! Because […]

Become an EMTree: Observe your plants to prevent problems

Iowa State University Extension

Insects and diseases can wreak havoc on your landscape plants, and in your woodlands. The damage can be unsightly and can become costly if not properly addressed. To help property owners identify and manage these issues, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach in Woodbury, Dubuque, Polk, and Mahaska Counties and the ISU Extension and […]


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