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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...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:21am
Relationships mean a lot to Dr. Kelly German. So much so she gave up a career in Boulder, Colo., and moved back to Iowa. She is excited to be home and helping patients with their eye health at Jensen Optometrists in Grinnell. Dr. Kelly (Freeborn)...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:20am
Mahaska County Attorney Jim Blomgren announced on Friday that Mahaska County Supervisor Steve Wanders will not face any charges of election misconduct after allegations of electioneering surfaced in the final week of the hotly contested Mahaska...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:18am
The parade of Republican candidates was greeted by a partisan gathering at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa Wednesday. With six days to go until the mid-term election, Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and their “Keep Iowa Moving” caravan...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:36am
Oskaloosa, Iowa- Mahaska County Supervisor Steve Wanders has been accused of violating state law on October 30, pertaining to electioneering at a voting precinct. Wanders was photographed by The Sun outside of the Mahaska County Courthouse wearing a...
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:06pm
The trio of Mahaska County Supervisors fired the next salvo in the ongoing conflict between the board and the Emergency Management Commission and 911 Service Board. The latest was the decision by the board to seek a bid directly from Motorola, Inc....
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:02pm
Mahaska County Supervisors held a public hearing at its Oct. 1 meeting in regards to a Tax In- crement Financing plan for the Prairie Wind Urban Renewal Area. The plan has been a hot topic with the North Mahaska School District. At the sharing North...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 9:54am
The sites for the seond night of the South Iowa Cedar League volleyball tournament has been set. Sigourney, Keota and Belle Plaine will host matches beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. The top bracket at Belle Plaine features Montezuma against...
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