Category archives for: Arts and Education

Indian Hills Summer Term Honor Roll

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who were on the college’s academic Honor Roll for the 2019 Summer Term. To be included on the Honor Roll an IHCC student must be enrolled fulltime and have a grade point average for the term of 3.5 or higher on a […]

Fall WPU/OHS Meet The Coaches and Players Night Scheduled

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The fall college and high school sports seasons are underway and the William Penn Statesmen and Oskaloosa Indian athletics departments would like to invite the media and public out to meet and hear from the coaches and players. The Third Annual Fall WPU/OHS Athletics Media and Community Night (AKA Meet The Coaches Night) is being […]

Mahaska County 4-H Members Exhibit at the Iowa State Fair

4-H Clover

Mahaska County 4-H members exhibits were on display in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair this month. More than 3800 exhibits were displayed this year, showcasing excellence in project area learning by 4-H members across the state of Iowa. Divisions young people may exhibit in include agriculture and natural resources, creative arts, […]

Mahaska County 4-H Members Exhibit during Iowa State Fair

4-H Clover

Mahaska County 4-H members participated in livestock showcase events during the 2019 Iowa State Fair. “Youth gain so many positive skills by exhibiting in animal project areas,” Mike Anderson, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H youth program specialist and 4-H agriculture superintendent explained. “In all animal project areas, 4-H members can learn responsibility, sportsmanship, […]

Audience Appeal Earns Mahaska County 4-H Members Awards at Iowa State Fair

Mahaska County 4-H members earned recognition as communicators at the Iowa State Fair. 4-H members compete in three categories of oral communication: educational presentations, working exhibits, extemporaneous speaking, and one category of visual communication. In educational presentations, the 4-H members teach their audience about a topic they selected and researched. In working exhibits, the exhibitors […]

Oskaloosa Diplomats Welcome New Teachers

Oskaloosa Public School Teachers that are new to the district were welcomed by the Oskaloosa Chamber Diplomats. Front row L-R: Alexa Wahlert, OES Special Ed; Megan Baker, OMS Special Ed; Rebecca Bock, MS & HS Teacher Librarian; Nicole Stewart, 6th Reading/Social Studies; Mackenzie Paris, OES Special Ed; Stephanie Visser, HS Science; Angie Hanson, Director of […]

2019 – 2020 Back – to – School Reminders

Monday, August 26th – 1ST day of school August 26, 27, & 28 are 60 minute early dismissal days NEW START TIME FOR OMS & OHS 8:10AM – Classes Start Meet the Teacher and Open Houses Oskaloosa Elementary Meet Your Teacher • 5:30 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, August 22, 2019 Oskaloosa Middle School Open House […]

Gable To Headline IHCC Event

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — One of the legendary figures in Iowa’s athletic history will be coming to Ottumwa this fall to be the featured speaker for the 38th annual Indian Hills Community College Celebrity Night. Dan Gable has accepted an invitation to appear at the annual event, a main fundraiser for the Indian Hills Foundation. The exciting […]

Announcing the 2019-2020 George Daily Auditorium Professional Season!

'George' is an original musical depicting George Daily, and was performed for the second time in honor of the George Daily Auditorium's 20th Anniversary.

OSKALOOSA, IA— The George Daily’s long awaited 2019-2020 Professional Season has been announced! There’s fun and laughter for everyone this season as humor, dance, and music take our stage! New this year, the show sponsors and the Auditorium would like to recognize different groups that impact our community. A group will be highlighted as our […]

Company seeks to jump-start EV use with fast charging stations at 15 locations

MidAmerican Energy Logo

DES MOINES, Iowa – (July 31, 2019) – MidAmerican Energy Company today launched a first-of-its kind effort in Iowa to establish a network of electric vehicle fast-charging stations in more than a dozen cities throughout the state. The company plans to build publicly accessible direct current fast-charging stations, with two charging plugs per station, in […]


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