Category archives for: Arts and Education

Local Entrepreneur to Share About His Business and Invention that Protects Piglets

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Oskaloosa native and 2018 Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ recipient, Matthew Rooda, will present on Tuesday, April 10, at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) on William Penn University’s Oskaloosa campus. The presentation will be centered on his motivation to create the life-saving technology, SmartGuard®, that’s used to stop sows from […]

MHP Offers 3D Mammography for Breast Imaging

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership has added new, state-of-the-art breast imaging technology by Siemens called 3D breast tomosynthesis. This technology, the most advanced in the region, takes aim at improving breast cancer detection, reducing false-positive findings and cutting patient call-backs. “Not all mammography technology is created equal,” said MHP Director of Radiology Julie Hartke. […]

#WPDay: 24 Hours of Giving

William Penn Athletics

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn is hosting its annual 24 Hours of Giving campaign on April 3, 2018. WPDay is a time to celebrate, connect with, and support William Penn! The university’s primary goals during the day of giving are to increase overall participation among our alumni and friends, as well as raise scholarship funds […]

Compost topic for Garden Basics class

Come learn about “black gold” (AKA compost) at this Garden Basics class on Thursday April 19, at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension and Outreach Office; 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa. Compost is decomposed plant material with some soil. It is a fertilizer form and increases organic matter. Adding compost to the soil in […]

William Penn University to Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt

(Oskaloosa, Iowa) – The annual William Penn University Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Thursday, March 29, at 4:00 p.m. on the front lawn of Penn Hall. In years past, the Penn Activity Center (PAC) Staff sponsored the university’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, it will now shift hands to the University’s Athletic Department as […]


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 […]

What business would you patronize downtown? Oskaloosa Main Street wants to know.

Oskaloosa Main Street is asking for community input on what types of businesses they’d like to see in the downtown area. People living in and around Oskaloosa are encouraged to take part in a survey that will be used to help influence future efforts in business recruitment and expansion. The brief survey takes between one […]

Students Nominated for 2018 Student Crystal Pillar Award from the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter

William Penn Digital Communication students received a Student Crystal Pillar nomination from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter.

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – William Penn Digital Communication students received a Student Crystal Pillar nomination from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter. The Digital Communication program submitted a video entry in the Sports: Live Events category that highlights the student’s football productions at Lacey Stadium in Oskaloosa. This annual […]


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