Category archives for: Arts and Education

Master Conservationist program to be offered

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer the Iowa Master Conservationist program spring 2019 in Region 9, Jasper, Poweshiek, Marion and Mahaska Counties. The program will meet in various sites within the counties provide the participants with hands-on interaction with the diversity of the state’s natural resources. The program teaches about Iowa’s natural ecosystems […]

OHS Prom 2019

Oskaloosa High School

It’s prom season!! The Oskaloosa High School Student Council is excited to host prom once again! Prom will be Saturday, April 13th in the OHS Spectator Gym with the theme of “Written in the Stars.” Open house for the public will be Saturday, April 13th from 12-4. If you plan on attending the open house, […]

Ducharme-Jones Band to Perform in Oskaloosa Saturday March 30th

Ducharme-Jones Band to Perform in Oskaloosa Saturday March 30th

The 2019 TruBank Winter Concert Series will hold its final show of the season this Saturday night at The Outer Space performance venue, located inside the Oskaloosa Arts Center at 115 High Ave West in Oskaloosa. The featured band will be the Ducharme-Jones Band. Originally hailing from Austin, Texas and now based out of Des […]

Connection as Resistance: Breaking the Isolation of Immigration Detention

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Every day 44,000 individuals are behind bars in more than 200 immigrant prisons and jails across the country, including Iowa. Program coordinator for the Casa Mariposa Detention Visitation Program, Rocío Calderón, will discuss breaking the isolation of immigration detention on Monday, April 1, at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) […]

Garden Preparation is Garden Basics topic

Most Iowa soil is well suited for vegetable gardening, but some need amendments. Come learn about how to prepare your soil for the gardening season at this upcoming Garden Basic class Thursday April 4 at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension Auditorium, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa. Garden Basics classes are Mahaska County Master […]

Tree Planting and Care program with Trees Forever to be April 25

Trees Forever is a regional and local organization which offers unique programs for the environment; “… and promotes sound environmental stewardship and science. Trees Forever is committed to… planting a better tomorrow.” You are invited to learn about tree planting and care from members of our local Tree Forever on a tree walk at Edmundson […]

Seed Swap To Be Held April 2

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will host a Seed Swap at the Mahaska County Extension office Tuesday, April 2 at 6 pm. It is open to all who are interested. We will provide the small envelopes and pens. · We encourage you to buy a little extra for your tried-and-true varieties; then share some with others. […]

Gardening with Conifers presentation

Come and explore the world of conifers with Gary Wittenbaugh. The Conifer story is fascinating and unique. See how the color, texture and form of conifers add year round beauty and contrast to garden and landscapes. Fast growers screen your space, tiny buns add unusual shape and textures, and distinctive forms make living sculptures. Gary […]

Oskaloosa Middle School Second Trimester Honor Roll 8th Grade

Elliott Adam Orion Allen Brody Allman Jaison Anderson Jordan Barnes Brody Barnhart Mallory Bihn Presley Blommers** Waylon Bolibaugh Alleysha Bunnell Joshua Bunnell Cael Butler Audree Cheney Alexander Christ Austen Coenen Caleb Cohrt Evaline Cooper Mason Crisp Kamden Criss Tucker DeJong Ava Doty Taylor Drost Colton Eaton Raeann Elliott Morgan Ford Domonic Gemmell Hailey Gunn Holdin […]

What’s Up Wednesdays continue to be held

The Mahaska County Extension office will be hosting “What’s Up Wednesdays” this spring (March – May); on Wednesdays 11:45 am – 1:15 pm. These informal conversations will be about various topics during the free lunch and learn. Bring your own lunch, have your questions answered, and join the conversation! What Up Wednesdays will offer a […]


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