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Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:45pm
As expected New Sharon Mayor Dustin Hite tendered his resignation effective the end of the year. Hite was elected to represent District 79 in the Iowa Statehouse on Nov. 6 and will begin his term Jan. 1. Councilors discussed the move at its Nov. 19...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:44pm
North Mahaska students Macy Moore and Allie Livezey gave presentations to the school board at its November meeting Monday. The students had participated in the newly instituted student led conferences. Moore, a sophomore, among with parents Mark and...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:41pm
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont girl’s coach Tony Fenton has said this season will be a tough start as his team begins the season. The first test came Monday when Washington came to town and defeated the Rockets 47-31. Turnovers were a problem as...
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 6:47am
  WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY WHAT: Heavy snow and blowing snow expected with near blizzard conditions possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. North to northwest winds gusting as high as 35 to 40 mph.   ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 2:14pm
This story was written when the first group of New Sharon responders went south. Another contingent returned this past weekend. The forecast looked grim. A major catastrophic hurricane bearing down on the east coast, perhaps one of the strongest...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 2:11pm
Seven years of service to its community providing gifts to children through the generosity of its customers. That is one of the ways US Bank in New Sharon is able to give back to the community. A long-time staple on the southeast corner of the town...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 2:09pm
Paulette Hill sat on the brown and dusty front porch of her soon to be home in New Sharon in wonderment as nearly two dozen North Mahaska teachers and staff made trip after trip from inside her house carrying debris to a dumpster. She knows with...
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:12am
Mary Ann Ransford is frustrated, but so are members of the Eddyville City Council. The ire comes from properties not meeting minimum building codes or are abandoned and the fact that the owners will not clean them up or make any attempt to do so....
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:09am
Nearly three dozen students at North Mahaska took to the stage this past weekend for the stage performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The show, directed by Brant Bollman, took the stage Friday and Saturday night in the school auditorium...
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:05am
Mahaska County saw a heavy turnout of voters as the state of Iowa set a new mark for votes in a mid-term election on Nov. 6. According to the Secretary of State’s office 1.32 million votes, approximately 61 percent of the registered voters,...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:24am
Entering Monday night’s Class 3A Region 6 volleyball final, Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont coach Gladys Genskow knew her team would have to play well to earn a state berth. Tipton held the No. 2 spot in the final rankings of the season heading...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:22am
The Mahaska County Supervisors met in special session Friday morning, Nov. 2, to open bids received for the new 911 radio communications system project. In early October, the Supervisors announced that they are assuming control of the 911...
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