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Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:44pm
A tornado Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the northwestern corner of Mahaska County until 4 p.m. today, Thursday, July 19. A confirmed tornado was sighted near Prairie City at 3:32 p.m. Residents near the Northeastern...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:22pm
A tornado watch has been issued for Mahaska County until 10 p.m. on Thursday, July 19. A watch means conditions are favorable for the formation of severe storms or tornadoes.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 2:18pm
The list of major league baseball players that have sat in a dugout and played on Sec Taylor Field at Principal Park in Des Moines is immense. Thursday members of the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets received that same opportunity as they faced...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 2:04pm
Nuisance buildings and handling disposal of a trailer and vehicle was on the agenda at Monday’s July 2 meeting of the Eddyville City Council. The city has gained ownership of 205 S. 2nd Street, which has the trailer and an abandoned vehicle....
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 2:03pm
For the first time in more than a month Mahaska County was at full strength at a supervisors meeting. Following a process in which nine applicants sought the seat vacated by Mark Doland in June, Steve Wanders took the oath from District Judge Rose...
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:32pm
The last time North Mahaska’s softball team walked onto the field at Lynnville-Sully a series of miscues led to a 7-5 loss to the host Hawks. It was the first game of the season. Two weeks ago NM beat the Hawks 6-3. Friday’s Region 5...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:01am
Members of the New Sharon City Council met June 20 and worked through a generally routine agenda. Two building permits were involved in public hearings and another was scheduled for July 9. John Slycord, 205 W. Cherry, requested a permit for a shed...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:00am
Mahaska County now has a full Board of Supervisors after a panel composed of County Auditor Sue Brown, County Recorder Diane Upton-Crookham, and County Treasurer Sone Scott voted to appoint the top vote getter from the June primary to fill the...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 10:58am
What a difference one night makes. Monday night the North Mahaska baseball team could not throw a strike and had trouble getting a timely hit. Tuesday night they could not kiss pounding out 13 hits in a7-1 win over Moulton- Udell. “It was a...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 10:52am
North Mahaska had a tough week on the softball diamond. They played a pair of makeup games and then faced Montezuma in a regular season conference contest. They fell to Colfax-Mingo 9-5, and upended HLV 2-0. Both of the latter games were played at...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:34am
North Mahaska and Eddyville- Blakesburg-Fremont will host the first round games as Class 1A and 3A tournaments begin next month. Both schools open on Tuesday, July 3 at 7 p.m. North Mahaska will play the winner of the Lone Tree and Iowa Mennonite...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:32am
It takes just one mistake and a lack of timely hits to take a game away from one team or another. Friday night North Mahaska was unable to get the hit and move a runner past third base. Saturday afternoon they traveled to Bussey to take on Twin...
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