Category archives for: Arts and Education

OHS Academic Club Enjoy Cultural Exhibits

OHS academic club, C.R.A.M. (Cultural Reviews of Asian Media)

by Laura Ross The new OHS academic club, C.R.A.M. (Cultural Reviews of Asian Media), traveled to Des Moines on Saturday to enjoy cultural exhibits, food, cooking demonstrations, and performance artists from 13 Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities. Highlights include learning 4 Hmong dances, eating Nepali and Indian dumplings, chicken tikka, samosas, Japanese onigiri […]

Memorial Day Service Monday To Honor Service Members Lost

The Avenue of Flags at Forest Cemetery

by Ken Allsup May 25th, 2022 Oskaloosa, Iowa – The annual Memorial Day Service is again planned to take place on Monday at the stage area near the big pond at Forest Cemetery. The parade of veterans will start from the American Legion building at 9:30 am, making its way to the cemetery with the […]

Historian To Present On The Ghost Towns Of Mahaska County

Dave Baker from the 29th State Facebook page explores the area where Carbonado use to exist.

by Dave Baker Just what exactly is a community? Depending on interpretation, a community can describe many types of collectives. A church can be a community as can a school, a club, a political party, a lodge, or even an entire town. Essentially, anywhere where people collectively connect or come together is a community. Broadly […]

Yard and Garden: Growing Petunias

Iowa State University Extension

Petunias are one of the most common annuals in garden centers each spring AMES, Iowa — Petunias are one of the most common annuals in garden centers each spring. Their colorful blooms grace containers, hanging baskets and garden beds all summer. In this article, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists answer questions about growing […]

Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition Provides Opportunity for Hands-on, In-the-Field Learning with ISU Experts

Iowa State University Extension

AMES, Iowa – Registration is open for the 2022 Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth, presented by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program and Iowa 4-H Youth Development. The 12th annual event will be held on July 28 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory, 1928 240th St., Boone. Middle school […]

Forage Options for Horses Described and Compared in New Guide

Iowa State University Extension

AMES, Iowa – Equine owners have numerous choices when it comes to which forages to feed their horses. In order to help make the decision easier, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released a new publication called “Forages for Horses in Iowa.” A dozen different species of legumes and grasses are covered, along with […]

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church offering an Introduction to World/American Christianity

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St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church of Oskaloosa (2370 Merino Ave.) is offering an Introduction to World/American Christianity on Thursdays from 6-7 P.M. (beginning 5/5), and Saturdays from 9-10 A.M., (beginning 5/7). We are offering two days of the week with the same material presented each day to better accommodate everyone’s schedules. In the course we […]

Oskaloosa’s Latin Fest This Weekend

The Alley

by Ken Allsup May 3rd, 2022 Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Alley, located next to Smokey Row in Oskaloosa, and the Oskaloosa Art Center will be the stage for Latin Fest this Saturday. The event is hosted by Fine Arts and Cultural Events of Mahaska County (F.A.C.E.) and will feature food, music, dance, art, and puppet […]

William Penn University Students Present Research Papers at Iowa Human Rights Research Conference

Pictured left to right: Jayqwon Bridges, Mackenzie Roberts, Abigail Karr, Dr. Brooke Sherrard, and Ashleigh Denny on April 23 at the Iowa Human Rights Research Conference at Drake University Law School in Des Moines

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa)— Two William Penn University students presented original research papers April 23 at the Iowa Human Rights Research Conference at Drake University Law School in Des Moines. Abigail Karr (senior double majoring in Political Science and History with minors in Religion and Technical Communications), from Oskaloosa, Iowa, presented a paper titled “American Disenfranchisement: A […]

Eveland Access Summerfest To Return

Eveland Access Summerfest 2022

Eveland Access Summerfest Saturday, June 4, 2022 1:00 – 8:00 pm Eveland Access Campground 2890 Galeston, Ave., Oskaloosa, IA Mark your calendars for a day of summer fun by the river at the Eveland Access Summerfest on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 1:00 – 8:00 pm. The Mahaska County Conservation Board and Muse Music Store […]

               

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