Category archives for: Arts and Education

Oskaloosa City Band For June 7, 2018

Concertgoers are in for a special treat on Thursday, June 7. The band will be joined by 6 professional string players, including the Lux Quartet, who are in town for the Oskaloosa Music Festival. This annual joint performance has become a favorite of the audience as well as the musicians. Selections include: The Lord of […]

IHCC Announces Academic Honor Roll for 2017-18 Spring Term

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 2017-18 Spring 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 […]

Central College Invites STEM Students to Campus

Central Dutch Athletics

Central College invites college-bound high school students with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields to visit the Central campus in Pella, Iowa, on Thursday, June 28 and/or Friday, June 29 for a get-acquainted session. The free event is a chance for students to meet Central’s faculty, tour the college’s state-of-the-art Vermeer […]

Eddyville Memorial Day Ceremony

Oskaloosa News

Memorial Day Ceremony Sponsored by American Legion, Post 418 Monday, May 28, 2018 1030 AM Highland Cemetery Eddyville, Iowa Bring Lawn Chairs In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the high school

Leaf Casting

Join Master Gardener John Langstraat and other Mahaska County Master Gardeners for this hands-on two session workshop to create your own leaf casting. The first session will be held Monday, June 11 at 6 pm. Leaf casting is a process that creates cement molds from plant leaves. The natural depressions and veins in a leaf […]

2018 C1st Skate Fest set for Sept. 29 at Ottumwa Skate Park

Ottumwa, IA—Community 1st Credit Union is pleased to announce the 2018 C1st Skate Fest will be Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. at the Ottumwa Skate Park near Market Street and the riverfront. The 6th annual skateboard, scooter and BMX competition will feature local food vendors, C1st Dollar Dog and train, music, games, giveaways and prizes. […]

Family Fishing Day & Kids’ Fishing Derby

Saturday, June 2, 2018 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Russell Wildlife Area 12:00 – 1:00 pm CAMPFIRE PICNIC (bring a drink & side dish, hot dogs and table service provided) 1:00 – 3:00 pm KIDS’ FISHING DERBY & FAMILY FISHING (MCCB will provide fishing poles and bait, but feel free to bring your own) This […]

Indian Hills Receives Arts Equipment Grant

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — The Indian Hills Community College Development Corporation recently received an Arts Equipment Grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. The $4,200 grant will support the purchase of new lighting fixtures for St. John Auditorium on the IHCC Ottumwa campus, part of an ongoing lighting upgrade […]

Indian Hills Insight

Indian Hills

by Kevin Pink Indian Hills Community College is in its sixth decade of providing post-high school education to residents of the college’s ten-county area and beyond.  Indian Hills, however, is also allowing students still in high school to get a taste of college through the concurrent enrollment program.  And, in significant numbers, high school students […]

Summer Theatre Camp Weeks Announced

George Daily Theatre Summer Camps 2018

OSKALOOSA, IA — In just a few weeks, it’s time to go to Summer Theatre Camp! The George Daily Youth Theatre has a packed summer full of almost anything you can imagine – musicals, games, film, secret agents, dancing, ghosts, cartoons, wizards, and more! Summer camp kicks off the week of June 4th with “Oskalooney […]


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