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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:49pm
New Sharon City Council heard from residents on some concerns at their regular meeting April 15. The council held a public hearing on the USDA grant/loan for a storm siren. Suzy and Shannon Comstock provided councilors with photos of trash and other...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:46pm
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:45pm
Marjorie “Midge” Tiefenthal, 91 of Pella and formerly of New Sharon and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, passed away Tuesday evening, April 14, 2015 at The Cottages of Pella. Memorial services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18,...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:44pm
Kenneth Walston, 90 of New Sharon passed away Saturday evening, April 18, 2015 at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the New Sharon First...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:44pm
ALBIA – Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont boy’s golf team competed at Albia April 14. They placed sixth in the seven-team 18-hole meet. Centerville topped the field with a 303. Albia was second with 338 followed by Knoxville at 341. EBF shot...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:43pm
North Mahaska golf competed in three tournaments in the past week and a half. April 6, the Warhawks traveled to Lynnville’s Diamond Trail to compete against Lynnville- Sully and Montezuma. Top individual rounds belonged to A.J. Hibler, who...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:41pm
EDDYVILLE – Under beautiful sunlit skies and little wind, North Mahaska and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont competed at the Rocket Relays Thursday. The event ran on the track at Ike Ryan Field in Eddyville. Schools from multiple classifications...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:40pm
Info Submitted by Coach Brett Little LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Jeren Glosser, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont High School senior, captured a national wrestling title at 145 pounds in the USA Wrestling Folkstyle Post-Season Nationals in in Las Vegas, Nev...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 4:01pm
New Sharon, just as its namesake in the Middle East, has been a fertile land on the American Plains. The city of 1,300 has also been fertile ground for sharing the word of God. New Sharon was incorporated in 1856 and six years later a new church...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
Jack Pope, an engineer at Garden and Associates in Oskaloosa, has worked with the city before in studying the water system. He told the council that over the years the system upkeep has not kept up with its needs. “While the water usage hasn...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 3:58pm
North Mahaska prom goers enjoy the “Glow” of the 2015 prom.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 3:56pm
Firefighters from Barnes City, New Sharon, Eddyville, Montezuma, Grinnell, Oskaloosa, Searsboro, Deep River, Cedar Township, Hartwick, What Cheer and Victor are monitoring a controlled burn of the elevator in Barnes City.
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