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MY ONE AND ONLY is longing for home with raucous new single “Running Me”

Nashville Americana duo MY ONE AND ONLY (submitted photo)

Nashville Americana duo MY ONE AND ONLY is due to release their new single “RUNNING ME” on MARCH 19 on all major streaming platforms. As part of their succession of single releases, the husband-wife duo brings out the electric guitars for this number. The single was self-produced in the couple’s own studio, and mixed by […]

FDA Steps Up Efforts to Protect Consumers from Food Allergens

Food and Drug Administration

By: Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Millions of Americans have food allergies and may experience adverse reactions to products that contain food allergens. Eight foods have been identified as major food allergens, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is aware of other food allergens, such as sesame. Most […]

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 […]


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