Category archives for: Arts and Education

Tour Of Homes 2018

The Oskaloosa Area Association of Churches Announces Tour of Homes 2018 Dates are: Dec 1, 2018 1:00-6:00pm Dec 2, 2018 1:00-5:00pm Tickets are $10 and early sales are at Mahaska Drug, Book Vault, and Chamber Office. Tickets are $10 each and the profits will benefit the Mahaska County Homelessness Coalition. The host church is First […]

Thank You From The Family Of Cpl Anthony Nimtz

The family of Cpl Anthony Nimtz (Class of 2014) thanks the entire community for their support following his death on October 23, 2018. The hugs, prayers, and kind words gave us strength during this difficult time. We especially thank everyone who helped us welcome him home November 1, 2018, whether you were there in spirit […]

Oskaloosa Merry Little Downtown Christmas 2018

Merry Little Downtown Christmas 2017 (file photo)

Merry Little Downtown Christmas | December 1, 2018 | 5-8 PM On Saturday, December 1st from 5-8 PM, break that cabin fever with a trip to downtown Oskaloosa for holiday fun and festivities. Visit City Square Park, get your photo taken with Santa, reindeer, and other Christmas characters from Mahaska Drug, and enjoy fun Christmas […]

Randy S. DeGeest Joins Heslinga, Dixon, & Hite

Oskaloosa News

Randy is a lifelong resident of Oskaloosa. He graduated from Oskaloosa Senior High School in 1971, Drake University Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1974, and Drake Law School Order of The Coif and Law Review in 1978. He practiced law in Oskaloosa from 1978 to 2009, when he was appointed as a […]

The Answer is in the Room: Addressing Hunger and Homelessness in Iowa

Melissa O’Neil, CEO of Central Iowa Shelter and Services (CISS), will present on Thursday, November 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) on the Oskaloosa campus.

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa)—As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, many consider what they’re thankful for. It’s a time people donate their attention and resources to others. In the spirit of thankfulness and giving, the week prior to Thanksgiving has become known as National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The William Penn University Leaders Speak series is bringing a […]

A Salute To Glen Campbell

A tribute to Glen Campbell at George Daily Auditorium.

A Salute to Glen Campbell: To Perform at the George Daily Auditorium OSKALOOSA, IA— A tribute to one of America’s Hall of Fame musical artists, Glen Campbell, is headed up by Campbell’s long-time band leader and friend. “A Salute to Glen Campbell” takes us back to the glory days of his career. This tribute band […]

Indian Hills Debuted A new Academic Program

Indian Hills

At the start of the current academic year, Indian Hills Community College debuted a new academic program that is sort of a hybrid, blending new areas of emphasis with some established courses. The new Agriculture and Construction Technology Department, housed on the Centerville campus, includes Landscape and Turfgrass, Animal Science, Precision Farming and Construction Technology. […]

New Soccer Mini-Pitch Unveiled at Luis Muñoz Marin Middle School to Provide Recreation and Life Skills Development for Newark Youth

An innovative new soccer mini-pitch system was unveiled at Newark’s Luis Muñoz Marin School

New space part of five-year, 20 mini-pitch project announced in May 2018 NEWARK, N.J. – An innovative new soccer mini-pitch system was unveiled at Newark’s Luis Muñoz Marin School on Thursday, marking the fourth mini-pitch opened this year in Newark. The opening is part of a five-year partnership with the New York Red Bulls, Newark […]

Osky Alumni To Perform With Indian Hills

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College students Ramsey Smith and Cassie Nimitz, both from Oskaloosa, will perform with the Indian Hills Jazz Band in its fall concert on Monday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in St. John Auditorium on the IHCC Ottumwa campus. The concert is free and open to the public. The 18-member ensemble, […]

UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour® visits William Penn University

Featuring virtual reality impaired driving and texting simulator (OSKALOOSA, Iowa) — UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour® program uses a high-tech simulator, impact video, and a number of other resources to educate the public about the dangers of texting while driving and intoxicated driving. The simulator allows participants to experience the potential consequences of distracted and impaired […]


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