I awoke at 5:30 am, started a fire in our darkened kitchen fireplace and am sitting in the quiet of the morning, counting my blessings.
The purposes of scouting is to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual development of young people so that they take a constructive place in society as responsible citizens, and as members of their local, national and international communities.
I have a friend since high school named Karen. She was a smart and focused student, a cheerleader… very popular but always a kind soul.
To the community of Mahaska County. My name is Matt Larson, CEO of the Mahaska County YMCA. I represent our community Y, which has been serving Oskaloosa and the Mahaska County area since 1896.
The Harvard historian Jill Lepore recounted recently in The New Yorker magazine that when democracies sink into crisis, the question “where are we going?” leaps to everyone’s mind, as if we were waiting for a weather forecast to tell us how healthy our democracy was going to be tomorrow. Quo…
After a month of hand-wringing over the delayed results of the Iowa Caucuses, you may not want to hear this. But we are still months away from knowing the caucuses’ full impact on the presidential race.
On a pilgrimage to the Holy Land: our long, uncomfortable, overnight flight; and then the testy, eight-hour layover in Frankfurt, Germany (we couldn’t leave the airport), before another four-hour flight to Amman, Jordan—24 hours in all—wasn’t really that bad.
How fitting the World Health Organization has deemed 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and now William Penn University is offering a prelicensure Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.
I teach creative writing every winter. This story was written by one of the students, 83-year-old Linda Nash, from Ft. Madison. Linda won our Artist Palette award, as voted on by the students, for creative writing.
Former Iowa congressman Dave Nagle has been on the front lines of trying to preserve Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses for more than four decades.
William Penn University announced the Iowa Board of Nursing granted Interim Approval to begin a four-year pre-licensure Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) Program.
A long time focus of Imagine the Possibilities’ Outreach Program is to facilitate assisted recreation opportunities for people with disabilities.
When discussing political candidates, media often use (and sometimes confuse) the terms “human condition” and “human nature.” No one bothers to define them.
- Third positive COVID-19 case confirmed in Mahaska County
- After horse auction in Seymour, Governor announces ban
- DHS takes steps to ensure food security
- CRI 3D-prints PPE masks
- COVID-19 has suspended bottle returns; grocers want to make that permanent
- CrossFit gyms working out virtual options
- Llamas on parade at Homestead
- De Groot is new Mahaska Chamber and Development director
- Tanner Scott awarded degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic
- Iowa schools closed until April 30