Photo: Stitching for our Heroes
The Mahaska Stitch and Quilt Guild held its “Stitching for our Heroes” event on May 4. Eleven members and one guest worked on four quilts in the center court of Penn Central Mall on lap quilts that will be given to Mahaska County veterans. Pictured from left to right, holding the quilts are members Ann Evans, Lisa Vohoska, Pat Ancell, Betty Hizer, Eileen Holub and Barb Johnson. In front of the quilts are junior members Cierra Williams and Jensen DeJong, who also helped with the project. The Guild meets on the second Thursday of each month and new members are always welcome. For more information on the guild, contact Cindy Allison at 672-0204, email email@example.com.
- Local News
- Oskaloosa firefighters battle barn blaze
- Oskaloosa High School 2014 Prom Court
- Kids bank eggs at annual hunt OSKALOOSA -- Need your yard cleaned? Fill it with Easter eggs filled with cash and prizes, advertise and several hundred youngsters will get the job done in a few minutes. Need proof? Check out next year's Bank Iowa Easter Egg Hunt. Bank Iowa has hos
- North Mahaska Jazz Band are Class 1A state jazz champions
- Public learns latest about Northwest Bypass at DOT meeting OSKALOOSA -- Many area residents learned the latest about the U.S. 63 Northwest Bypass of Oskaloosa at a public information meeting held Wednesday evening at Oskaloosa Middle School. The two-hour meeting featured tables with maps of the three propose
- Windmill undergoes restoration OSKALOOSA -- The Mahaska County Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Mahaska County Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is funding the restoration of the Baker/Gilchrist Windmill. The Baker windmill at Oskaloosa's Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museu
- Oskaloosa Women's ClubSpring Luncheon set for April 25 OSKALOOSA -- The annual Oskaloosa Women's Club Spring Luncheon will be held on Friday, April 25, at noon at the First Presbyterian Church. All local talent is appearing for the program. Performing will be the men's quartet from the Central United Met
- Alcohol, prom, graduation don't mix DES MOINES -- April is Alcohol Awareness Month and marks the beginning of the prom and graduation season, a time when the spotlight turns to celebrations that can lead to underage drinking. The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division is encouraging retail
- Do you know what this is?
- Blue Zones kicks off OSKALOOSA -- Blue Zones Project held its Oskaloosa Kickoff Monday evening at the Oskaloosa High School gym to help improve the community's health. Blue Zones originated with Dan Buettner of National Geographic. He was asked to find areas of the world
- More Local News Headlines