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Oskaloosa, Iowa, Thursday, March 22, 2017 – We have reserved the Oskaloosa Town Square on Easter – Sunday April 1, 2018. We are having family-centered events throughout the day. The schedule is as follows: 6:00 AM: Sunrise Service. 7:15 AM: Juice & Doughnuts @ Bethesda House (201 High Avenue East). 1:00 PM: City-wide Easter Egg […]

Oskaloosa Trees Forever To Host Golf Tournament

Oskaloosa Trees Forever invites you to to golf in the annual Oskaloosa Trees Forever Fundraiser Golf Tournament. The 4 person best position tournament is Saturday, April 7th, at Edmundson Golf Course in Oskaloosa. For more information, contact Matt Sherlock at 641-673-5120. Your support helps to plant trees in Oskaloosa.

Mahaska Mammoth: Woolly Dreams Book Reading,

Mahaska Mammoth: Wooly Dreams creators from left to right. Laura DeCook, Karen Phelps, Mary Jane Sullivan, and Linda Fox.

Meet the Authors & Environmental Learning Center Update Thursday, March 29 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Conservation Center, Russell Wildlife Area Mahaska Mammoth: Woolly Dreams was written after the bones of three woolly mammoths were discovered in Mahaska County. It is a fictional story enhanced with facts that will inspire readers of all ages to learn […]

WPU, OHS Hosting Spring/Summer Media and Community Night

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The spring college and high school sports seasons have either just begun or will be starting soon and the summer high school campaigns are just around the corner, and the Statesmen and Indian athletics departments would like to invite the media and public out to meet and hear from the coaches and […]

Cheer and Dance Hosting High School/College Transfer Clinic

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn cheer and dance teams would like to invite all high school students and college transfers to a clinic it is hosting next Saturday, March 24. The clinic will be held in the Musco Technology Center on campus with the cheer portion from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and the dance portion […]

OACDG Seeks Award Nominations

Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group will again be presenting several civic awards at their annual meeting to be held Thurs., May 10 at William Penn Cafeteria. Chamber members and area residents are urged to submit their nominations for these awards. The categories are as follows: Retail Business and Service Business of the Year –The […]

Invasion at William Penn!

William Penn University Athletics

OSKALOOSA, IA – THE INVASION IS COMING! The William Penn University Theatre Department is set to present The War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script (produced with special arrangement by Playscripts Inc.). Originally broadcast from New York’s Mercury Theatre in 1938, this infamous radio play convinced listeners that an actual alien invasion of Earth […]

Maple Syrup Festival

Maple Syrup Festival Saturday, March 17 9:00 – Noon Eveland Access, Old Barn on Sheets Addition Bring your family out for some fun at Eveland Access from 9:00 am until noon on Saturday, March 17. The Mahaska County Conservation Board staff and volunteers will demonstrate how to tap trees and boil it to make maple […]

Basil, Slow Food and Me Speaker

Mahaska County Master Gardeners are hosting Treva Reimer on Saturday, March 17 at 10 am at the Mahaska County Extension office; 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa. The presentation is open to the public; and there is no fee to attend. Prior registration is NOT required. Anyone who is interested in the topic is encouraged to […]

Ready Set Garden to be held April 10

Our local community gardens have a gardening space for you! Come meet our local community garden coordinators and fellow gardeners Tuesday April 10 at 7 pm. The community garden kick off will be at the Mahaska County Extension Office, 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa. You can sign up for a plot, meet Master Gardener mentors, […]


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