Category archives for: Arts and Education

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Announces Mahaska Drug of Oskaloosa, IA as a Pharmacy of the Year Finalist

Mahaska Drug (submitted image)

Iowa-based pharmacy is one of three nationwide up for the award You can vote for Mahaska Drug by following this LINK – Oskaloosa, IA., (June 28, 2021) – Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a national independent pharmacy network and a part of AmerisourceBergen, today announced that Mahaska Drug of Oskaloosa, Iowa is a finalist for its […]

STEM Lab for Kids “Owls”

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Thursday, July 29, 2021 10:00 – 11:00 am Environmental Learning Center Bring your kids out to the Environmental Learning Center on Thursday, July 29th from 10:00-11:00 am for STEM Lab for Kids. The topic will be “Owls”. During this FREE program, kids will learn about the various species of owls that live in Iowa. We […]

Showing Flowers and Horticulture

Iowa State University Extension

Have you wondered about showing the flowers and vegetables you grow at the Southern Iowa Fair? Wonder no more! Mahaska County Master Gardeners; Eileen Blom and Joy Prothero, Open Floriculture and Horticulture Show judges will give lots of tips and how-tos for potential horticulture show participants on Tuesday, July 13 at 7 pm. This event […]

Oskaloosa Boys Basketball Camp June 21-24

Oskaloosa Indians

Any boys interested in participating in boys basketball camp, all you need is shorts, shirt, shoes, a water bottle, a great attitude, and wanting to have fun! Please spread the word! Oskaloosa Boys Basketball Will Be Hosting A Boys Basketball Camp…. Cost: Free Who: 1st – 8th grade Boys (Entering These Grades) When: June 21-24 […]

New LED Lighting System to Enhance Matchday Experience at Old Trafford

Musco Lighting logo

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM – Manchester United is moving ahead with the installation of a state-of-the-art LED lighting system at Old Trafford. The new system will be custom designed, manufactured, and installed by Musco Lighting. Musco’s Total Light Control—TLC for LED®️ technology features customized optics that directs light onto the pitch, eliminating glare from players or […]

Oskaloosa Library Next For Historical Marker

Historic Marker for the Oskaloosa Public Library

Library Celebrates Blackwell Memorial Makerspace and Historical Building Marker on June 9 at 6 pm OSKALOOSA – The Oskaloosa Public Library will host a special celebration on Wednesday, June 9 at 6 pm in the Reading Garden to officially unveil The Kim (Gigi) Blackwell Memorial Makerspace as well as their Historical Building Marker. The public […]

Teachers honored at NM

Fifteen teachers and staff were recognized at North Mahaska on Thursday, May 27, 2021. (submitted photo)

Fifteen teachers and staff were recognized at North Mahaska on Thursday, May 27. Honorees included on retiree, Judy Caves. Also honored were those staff members who had reached employment milestones. Caves is retiring from the elementary school after 14 years in the district. She most recently taught third grade. Four others were honored as they […]

Eveland Access Summerfest

Mahaska County Conservation Board

(THE Summer Event By the River!) Saturday, June 5, 2021 Eveland Access Campgrounds Eveland Access Summerfest is THE summer event by the river and it’s coming back bigger than before on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The Mahaska County Conservation Board and Muse Music Store is bringing you a FUN summer festival for the whole family. […]

Oskaloosa Softball Field Dedication

Oskaloosa Indians

Softball Field Dedication Jay Harms Field Oskaloosa School District is set to name its softball field after current head softball coach Jay Harms. We will have a dedication ceremony on May 27th at 5:15 on the field. We are asking for all current & former players, coaches, administrators, and colleagues to attend this field naming […]

2021 Mahaska County Garden Challenge

Iowa State University Extension

The Mahaska County 4-H Youth Development & Horticulture Programs are offering a Garden Challenge. This challenge is open to any youth in Kindergarten-12th grade or adults ages 18+. Mahaska County Master Gardeners, Mahaska County Extension Council, & Mahaska County Extension Staff are ineligible to participate due to potential conflicts of interest. Participants are challenged to […]


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