Preserve the Allure of the Iowa State Fair!

Known as Iowa’s great celebration and a treasured tradition for Iowans both young and old, truly “Nothing Compares” to the Iowa State Fair. This year, all it takes is one little checkmark on your state tax form to help the Fair continue to preserve the allure of the historic Fairgrounds. Look for the State Fairgrounds…

Kirksville Chamber to host Financial Series with US Bank

KIRKSVILLE – The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with US Bank will be hosting a Money Smart Financial Series in February 2015. This FREE, informational series will cover the basics of borrowing money, savings, understanding credit and owning your own home. Mark your calendars to attend one or all four of these Tuesday…

Kirksville State of the City Address

KIRKSVILLE – The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce, Governmental Affairs Committee will be hosting the “State of the City Address” on Monday, February 2 at 4:30 pm at the Economic Development Alliance (315 S. Franklin). This is part of the Chamber’s “The Government In Focus – TGIF” series and will be the second session of the 2014-2015…

OACDG Scholarship applications available

The Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group is happy to announce that scholarships will again be available through its Chamber Scholars program, now in its 18th year. High school seniors living in Mahaska County and attending any high school are eligible to apply. Pick up an application from your school counselor, from the Oskaloosa Area…

Treasurer Fitzgerald Offers Free Materials for Kindergarten Round-Up

Schools across the state are invited to participate in Prepare for the Basics. DES MOINES, IA (01/27/2015)(readMedia)– State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is offering free pencils to schools across Iowa for use in Kindergarten Round-Up through the Prepare for the Basics program. “Our schools know inviting families to visit their school before a new school…

Celebrate Grant Wood’s Birthday with a Soup Smorgasbord

Eldon— Join the American Gothic House Center for the Grant Wood’s Birthday Soup Smorgasbord, Saturday, February 7, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the KD Center in Eldon. The event is held in celebration of Wood’s 124th birthday. Enjoy a bowlful (or two) of delicious homemade soup with a side of fresh bread. Complete the meal and…