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Monday, September 23, 2019 - 8:55am
John Cornelius Roose, 72, passed away on Sept. 16, 2019 at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House in Pella. Funeral services were held on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at the Peoria Christian Reformed Church in Peoria. In lieu of flowers, to honor John and...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:59pm
NEW SHARON – Smiles abounded Tuesday night when North Mahaska School superintendent Angela Livezey received word the bond issue for health and safety upgrades to the school passed by 87 percent. Even though unofficial until the formal canvass...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:57pm
OSKALOOSA – The Nelson Pioneer Farm & Museum celebrates its 54th Annual Fall Festival this year on Sat., Sept. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is also the centennial of the 19th Amendment, granting women the legal right to vote. Fall...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:54pm
FREMONT – Over the summer, great community effort has added new life to Fremont’s little resting spot in the middle of town. After the city received a grant from Mahaska County Community Foundation for $9,600, Pocket Park got a...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:30pm
DES MOINES – Six Mahaska County families had their farms designated and honored as Century Farms at the 2019 Iowa State Fair. The presentations were made by Iowa Department of Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig on Aug. 15. Since the land of Iowa...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:21pm
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:18pm
DDYVILLE – After falling behind 27-0 in the first half of their Class 2A showdown with Chariton (2-1) Friday, Sept. 13, the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets (1-2) could have easily thrown in the towel and called it a night.  But, even...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:15pm
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:11pm
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:05pm
NEW SHARON – Serving well in a, the result is even greater. If you are on the receiving end of that kind of performance, though, it is not as enjoyable. Such was the case on Sept. 10, when North Mahaska went 69-for-69 at the line and recorded...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:04pm
SULLY – North Mahaska challenged the Lynnville-Sully Hawks on the volleyball court, but could not upset their hosts. L-S won the South Iowa Cedar League match, 25-21, 25-22, 28-26. North Mahaska had a strong hitting and serving night, but it...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:08pm
OSKALOOSA – Major development will be coming to eastern Marion County if Mahaska County Supervisors approve an urban renewal plan submitted by the city of Pella. Pella City Manager Mike Nardini presented the information at the supervisor...
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