Category archives for: Arts and Education

Pie Bakers & Pedal Tractor Pullers Needed

Main Street’s Sweet Corn Serenade Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 27th! Main Street’s 30th Annual Sweet Corn Serenade in downtown Oskaloosa will be the place for you. It will be a day packed with food, music by Marshall County Hangmen, kids’ crafts & games, a craft & product show, contests and MORE. There is […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Reduced Rate Sports Physicals in July and August

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is offering reduced rate school sports physicals on their campus in Oskaloosa and at their New Sharon Medical Center for student athletes. These reduced-rate exams will only be offered on scheduled dates in July and August. On the Oskaloosa campus, exams will be offered on July 25, 31 and […]

Steve Bell To Be At Thursday Night City Band Concert

Thursday’s Concert in the Park starts out at 5:30 with Supper in the Shade. WanderLunch, Calico Jacks, and Sno Biz will be set up on the east side of the square and will be serving throughout the evening. Lawn games are provided weekly by Mahaska Drug. The games are on the grassy area southeast of […]

Crisis Intervention Services Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Oskaloosa News

2017 marks the 17th year for our Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Money raised at this event goes towards the services and assistance provided by CIS to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in our 12-county region (Appanoose, Davis, Jasper, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Wapello and Wayne). Fundraising is vital to our […]

Oskaloosa Christmas In July Is This Week

Oskaloosa Main Street’s Christmas in July activities set for July 15 There are many activities planned for Oskaloosa Main Street’s Christmas in July, set for Saturday, July 15 on the Square. This all-day fundraiser will benefit Painting with Lights on downtown buildings during the Christmas season. 9:00 am to Noon – The Alley will host […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Hernias

MAHASKA COUNTY – A hernia is a common health condition often requiring surgery. MHP General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, explains the causes and what to look for. According to Dr. Riggs, a hernia occurs when an organ or fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a muscle or connective tissue. “There are different […]


Oskaloosa Lions Club will conduct a KidSight vision screening during the Southern Iowa Fair July 22. KidSight screenings are free. The Oskaloosa Lions Club does this public screening following the diaper derby and decorated diaper contests at the Southern Iowa Fair each year, along with additional screenings at day cares and preschools around Mahaska County. […]

Farmland Leasing Meetings in late July and August

ALTOONA, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings across 12 different sites in Central Iowa during late July and August. Meeting sites include Gladbrook, Boone, Oskaloosa, Knoxville, Adel, Newton, Altoona, Grinnell, Nevada, Indianola, Marshalltown and Winterset and are coordinated by county ISU Extension and Outreach offices. Discussion at these […]

Church Challenge a New Feature At 7th Annual Run in the Sun

MAHASKA COUNTY – With a team registration deadline of July 19, teams are already forming for the 7th Annual Run in the Sun set for Saturday, Aug. 5. A new feature at this year’s 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk to benefit the Hospice Serenity House is the Church Challenge. According to Mahaska Health Partnership Foundation […]

Sunrise Yoga on the Square starting June 19th

Oskaloosa News

Interested in trying something new or adding to your existing exercise regimen? Start your week off right with Sunrise Yoga on the east side of the Square on Monday’s from 6:30-7:15am. Starting June 19th and running every Monday morning though July 31st, instructor Veronica Grim will be leading the yoga exercises with no cost to […]


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