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Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 5:09pm
Oskaloosa, Iowa – December has been fairly mild, even reaching into the 50’s on occasion. The winter is far from over, as Oskaloosa residents can attest, as the previous winter seemed to go on forever. The United Way of Mahaska...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 5:05pm
The New Sharon Fire & Rescue was recently honored with the IEMSA Volunteer Service of the Year award. It’s presented for excellence in service by your participation in Emergency Medical Services in Iowa. New Sharon Fire & Rescue was...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 5:03pm
North Mahaska High School music department held its annual Christmas concert Thursday. A packed house enjoyed band and choir music performed by members of the junior high and senior high. Members of the junior high and senior high bands opened...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 5:02pm
OSCEOLA – Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont increased its lead in the South Central Conference Friday with a 68-13 thrashing of Clarke in girls play. EBF held the Indians scoreless in the first quarter and allowed no more than six points in any...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 5:01pm
THORNBURG – North Mahaska crowned its first tourney individual title since the return of the wrestling program last year when Tyler Strasser captured the 106-pound crown at the Tri-County tourney Saturday. The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 5:00pm
NEW SHARON – Single-digit scoring in three of four quarters allowed Keota to earn a 45-36 South Iowa Cedar League girls win Friday. North Mahaska committed 19 turnovers on the night. Keota’s senior-laden team proved to be more than...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 5:05pm
The year was 1951 and a strong lanky kid from New Sharon travelled to Washington D.C. to visit for his senior trip. Sixty-three years later he returned this time as an honored member of a group known as veterans. Ken Ward, a Navy veteran, was a...
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:32pm
Mahaska County would host 32.54 miles of the pipeline. The third most of all of the Iowa counties. Oskaloosa, Iowa – What is the future of an oil pipeline in Iowa, and mainly the portion that would stretch through Mahaska County? A...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:35pm
The call came in at 10:41 on the morning of December 3, and soon after the sirens started wailing in Fremont; the call was out for Cedar Township Volunteer Fire Department members. As the volunteer crew reacted to their pagers, they learned a fire...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:33pm
More than two dozen area youth made a trip to Minneapolis over Thanksgiving break – not to shop, but to help others. While many were battling the crowds for Black Friday specials, a group of Oskaloosa and North Mahaska High School students...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:29pm
Eloise Langstraat, 84 of Oskaloosa and formerly of New Sharon passed away Thursday morning, December 4, 2014 at the Oskaloosa Care Center in Oskaloosa. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the New Sharon United...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 12:28pm
Lucille Bogard, 87 of Grinnell passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the Mayflower Care Center in Grinnell. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m., Monday, December 8, 2014 at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in New Sharon. Burial will be held in...
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