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Selecting Tree Species

Dennis Skeels

Clients have been inquiring about what they should replace their dead ash (or other kind of) tree with or what trees to plant at their new/new-to-them home. Extension can help with this decision! We encourage diversity within landscapes. We encourage people to plant different types of trees. We encourage people to plant trees that are […]

Mahaska Health Uses CDBG Grant to Expand Telehealth Services

A Mahaska Health Press Release Mahaska County – Mahaska Health, in partnership with Mahaska County was recently awarded a $49,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA). The IEDA designated $2.4 million in grant funds to support infectious disease response. Funds were available to most cities and counties in Iowa, […]

Select the Right Cultivar of Seed for Your Garden

The horticulture team at Iowa State University continues the quickinar videos with a loot at cultivar selection AMES, Iowa – The soil temperature is approaching that ideal time to begin planting your garden. This week’s Sow Grow Eat and Keep quickinar video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discusses how to select your seed. […]

Gayle Johnson, ARNP Joins the Mahaska Health Primary Care Team

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health is pleased to welcome Gayle Johnson, ARNP to the team as a primary care provider. Gayle has been worked as a nurse in Grinnell, Iowa for the past 30 years and is excited for this opportunity to serve in a new capacity as a nurse practitioner. While at Grinnell Regional […]

Mahaska Health Welcomes Anna Throckmorton, ARNP

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health is excited to welcome Anna Throckmorton, ARNP as a new provider to the primary care team. For many, Throckmorton will be a familiar face as she has been a part of the Mahaska Health family for the past 15 years serving in various capacities, most recently as a registered nurse […]

Thank You From The Family Of Cpl Anthony Nimtz

The family of Cpl Anthony Nimtz (Class of 2014) thanks the entire community for their support following his death on October 23, 2018. The hugs, prayers, and kind words gave us strength during this difficult time. We especially thank everyone who helped us welcome him home November 1, 2018, whether you were there in spirit […]

Loebsack Announces Rural Development Funding for Mahaska County Hospital

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that the Mahaska County Hospital will receive a $26,400 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Impact Initiatives program. The Mahaska County Hospital will use these funds to purchase a new telemetry (heart rhythm display) machine. “Residents of rural communities, such as those in Mahaska […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Opens Registration for 2018 Women’s Health Events

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mahaska Health Partnership will be hosting two events this October dedicated to celebrating women’s health and raising funds to provide mammograms to local women with a financial need. “No woman should go without a potentially life-saving mammogram or other breast cancer diagnostic test because they […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Introduces New Event Series, Health Focus Live

MAHASKA COUNTY – Starting in September of 2018, Mahaska Health Partnership will offer the public a new educational event series, Health Focus Live, focusing on how attendees can live healthier, happier lives. “Our goal at Mahaska Health Partnership is to enhance the health and well-being of the communities we serve,” shared Mahaska Health Partnership CEO […]

Church Challenge a Part of Run in the Sun on Aug. 4

Run In The Sun 2017 (submitted photo)

MAHASKA COUNTY – The 8th Annual MHP Foundation Run in the Sun is set for Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Lacey Recreation Complex Community Stadium. Proceeds from this 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk will benefit the MHP Hospice Serenity House. According to MHP Foundation Chair Sandy Bailey, this is the second year of the Church […]

                 

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