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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:29am
North Mahaska senior Caleb Gipple won first place at a state oratorical contest with the American Legion. He now advances to the national competition. Gipple competed and earned first place at the local area and district level competitions held in...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:28am
During the first semester, Eddvyille- Blakesburg-Fremont’s Agri-Power FFA had a busy calendar. Many different members got involved with various activities, including soil judging, Mom’s Night Out, cooking Rocket Burgers at football games...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:27am
The Rocket wrestling team wrestled in the Class 2A Sectional 4 tournament in Keokuk on Feb. 4. They placed second as a team with some very tough, quality competition qualifying us for the regional dual tournament held in Washington on Feb. 7. Senior...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:24am
PELLA – There is a difference being a Class 2A team in a 1A conference and being a 2A team in a 3A-4A conference. The difference is how you handle tough games. Those facts showed as Pella Christian ended North Mahaska’s season with a 57-...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:22am
MONTEZUMA – Sometimes the best laid plans go awry, but the testament of a basketball team’s mettle is how the dilemma is handled. North Mahaska’s plan did not work as well as planned in the first half, but a second half explosion...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:20am
MONROE – More than once this season a third quarter run has occurred against Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont. The Rockets have overcome most of those, but this one ended their basketball season. PCM outscored the Rockets 21-8 to break a 28-28...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:20am
ALBIA – Success for a basketball team can come often times when no one cares who receives the credit. Monday’s opening round of the Class 2A boys’ District 10 tournament may be the testament to that argument. The Eddyville-...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:18am
Pictured are the individual speech students from North Mahaska expected to participate in the district contest Saturday. Front Row: Jadelyn Williams-Acting. Back row: Katy Goemaat-Acting, Jessi Knoll-Poetry, Haleigh Weghort-Musical Theatre, Caleb...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:22pm
FREMONT – Members of the Fremont City Council heard a proposal for a free transit service for the residents of the city to the Hy-Vee on the north side of Ottumwa. They also heard of additional transportation services to other areas of the...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:21pm
It took just a week for the North Mahaska Education Association and the North Mahaska School Board to come to terms on a contract agreement. The sides met with initial proposals on Jan. 30 and met again Feb. 9 to ratify the contract. The two sides...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:21pm
NEW SHARON – According to Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu “A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.” Two North Mahaska students have travelled a third of the way around the world to land in the village of New Sharon, or at...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:20pm
PLEASANTVILLE – The Strasser brothers and their coach father had high hopes of reaching the state wrestling tournament. That dream came to a halt, sadly, at the district tournament Saturday. Tyler Strasser at 126 pounds was seeking a return...
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