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Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:51pm
BARNES CITY – Councilors of Barnes City are almost as excited about receiving the new tanker truck as the members of the fire department seem to be. Several items on the Jan. 6 council agenda dealt with the long-awaited truck. Monday’s...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:45pm
OTTUMWA – Bill Ward is a character. Ask anyone in Fremont. The former barber performs with the local acting troupe, is an officer with the Fremont Lions Club, and he cooks. Ward is one of men featured at the ninth annual 5 Men Who Can Cook...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:37pm
OSKALOOSA – Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Groenendyk and Oskaloosa Mayor David Krutzfeldt answered questions from residents as the first session of Eggs & Issues kicked off Saturday. The annual event, hosted by Oskaloosa Area Chamber and...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:25pm
SIGOURNEY – Overcoming a deficit can always be tough in basketball. Sigourney’s Savage team found out that five points a quarter in the first half became too much of a mountain to climb Tuesday. North Mahaska outscored the Sigourney boys...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:06pm
SIGOURNEY – Zach Tremmel knew is No. 10 ranked Sigourney Savages would have their hands full when No. 4 North Mahaska came to town Jan. 7. The two South Iowa Cedar League foes have been ranked in the top 10 since the beginning of the season....
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:04pm
MARENGO – North Mahaska’s wrestling team got back into action after the holiday break traveling to Marengo for a triangular. NM fell to host Iowa Valley 48-31 and Class 3A foe Mount Pleasant 7-21 before taking a win over Sigourney 40-30...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:00pm
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:59am
Wilma May (Mart) Talbert died Jan. 11, 2020 at Oakwood Specialty Care in Albia. Talbert was formerly of New Sharon. Winfield Funeral Home in Knoxville is in charge of arrangements.
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 8:28am
Marilyn Janet Kness, age 85, of Albia passed away on Jan. 5, 2020 at the Monroe County Hospital, under the care of EveryStep Hospice.  A time of remembrance was held on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, opening to public at 1 p.m., with family present...
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 3:40pm
NEW SHARON – Although Jeff Long had recently been sworn in as mayor of New Sharon, he, along with four councilors took the oath of office to begin the 2020 year. Long was sworn in November as replacement for outgoing mayor Keri Lamberson until...
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 3:38pm
OSKALOOSA – Mahaska County Supervisors spent the majority of its one-hour meeting Jan. 2 going through the motions of reorganization, a custom to meet state code requirements. The first order of business was to name a chair and Mark Groenendyk...
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 3:28pm
NEW SHARON – A.J Malone would have been all smiles Saturday. More than 100 basketball players took to the floor at North Mahaska High School for the AJ Malone Memorial Basketball Tournament. Players included many whom Malone played with when...
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