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Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:56am
OSKALOOSA – Mahaska County Supervisors met in regular session July 18 and passed through a fairly routine agenda. They approved two staff changes and a pay change. Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office asked to add Brandy Hynick as sheriff...
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:55am
NEW SHARON – Excitement is growing with North Mahaska school board members as school renovations have begun. Asbestos removal began this past week. Bids for the project were opened Thursday July 21 for the project. The board is expected to...
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:53am
NEW SHARON – Northern Mahaska County is getting a new farm. The farm will encompass 15,000 acres in three townships and generate several million dollars over the next 40 years. That was the information provided to the New Sharon City Council...
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:51am
Blom will represent the fair at state and Mahaska County events and will compete in the state fair contest next month.
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:49am
North Mahaska landed two players each in softball and baseball on each of the two all-South Iowa Cedar League teams following completion this summer. Senior Carly Ehret in the outfield and junior Katie Koehler as a utility earned first team honors...
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:44am
NEW SHARON – New Sharon is a caring community. The fact is prevalent whenever the Mississippi Valley Blood Drive comes to town. The August event is labeled “A Day of Giving.” New Sharon’s caring attitude has come, in part, by...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 6:44am
Taintor Church Hosts CEF By RD KEEP The Sun, Editor   TAINTOR – There is a fun time happening in Taintor this week and kids 5-12 are invited to attend. Child Evangelistic Fellowship is hosting a Bible school type event this week from 1:30...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:15am
OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa Middle School was not a war zone this past week, but to the casual observer it may have looked that way. Several dozen law enforcement personnel from mainly southeast Iowa, but other counties as well, converged on the...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:14am
VAN METER – It was a pitcher’s duel for most of the game. Van Meter’s Bailey Richards was tremendous in the Class 2A Region 3 Final softball contest against Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont. She pitched the complete, 10-inning game,...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:13am
BROOKLYN – This baseball season will be one Sigourney will look back on and wonder “what if.” Injuries to key players early in the season forced the Savages to utilize less experienced players in different positions. The end came...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:12am
BUSSEY – Tri-County battled Moravia on Tuesday, July 12, at Twin Cedars High School. The Trojans put up a great fight, but fell to Moravia in the bottom of the seventh on a walk-off hit by Moravia senior Avery Waybill in the Class 1A district...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:10am
BROOKLYN – Coaches peruse season stats and stats from the Iowa portal Quikstats to learn about an opponent and gain an edge. North Mahaska baseball coach Kevin Kelderman may never do that again. Moravia’s sophomore pitcher Tucker Babbit...
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