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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:41pm
Every day adults shake their heads and ask what is the world coming to. Some say they fear the worst from the youth of our country. In New Sharon there are signs that buck that trend and give hope. The weekend of Jan. 5-7 was a celebration of...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:38pm
A crowd estimated at more than four dozen braved cold weather and wind Saturday morning to attend the first Eggs & Issues forum of the year at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa. The forum is considered one of the premier forums where members of the public...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:34pm
Check the calendar! Is it March already? Fans from Sigourney and North Mahaska may have asked that question as a near-capacity crowd piled into the gym at New Sharon as the No. 3 team in Class 1A was hosting the 15th ranked Savages of Sigourney....
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:31pm
Roy Ferguson, 66, of New Sharon, died on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at his home near Union Mills. Funeral services began at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 12, at the Union Mill Christian Church. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Burial was...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:24am
The past year was a successful one for the Stillwell Library in New Sharon. Following the rollover from private to public ownership the library set out on a venture to become a certified library. Library officials informed the council of the...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:20am
Members of the Barnes City Council met for its first meeting of 2018 Monday. It was the first time in 34 years Rusty Lindenman was not at the table. In his place was newly elected Diane Henry. Henry was sworn in during Monday’s meeting....
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:15am
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont girls can put on the defense and when they do it often does not bode well for the opponent. That defense forced 20 Centerville turnovers in the first half as EBF went on to a 56-33 win South Central Conference play...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Dorothy Alberta McCauley, from What Cheer passed from this life Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her home near New Virginia at 94 years of age. Services were held at Kale Funeral Home in Osceola, Thursday January 4, 2018 at 1 p.m. with Amy Johnson...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:08am
The final six months of 2017 saw growth in parks, breaking ground for the environmental learning center, and several new faces joining city councils in Mahaska County. Fremont and Barnes City saw the fruits of their labors come forth with the...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:05am
The Mahaska Health Partnership (MHP) Board of Trustees announces Kevin DeRonde as Chief Executive Officer. DeRonde brings more than 15 years of healthcare business management and executive leadership experience to MHP. He is expected to join the...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:03am
A mid-afternoon plane crash claimed the life of one person according to a press release from the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office. The crash was reported at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23. According to the initial report, the Sheriff’s...
Friday, December 29, 2017 - 3:25pm
NEW SHARON EMERGENCY SNOW ORDINANCE WILL GO INTO EFFECT AT 9 P.M. FRIDAY, DEC. 29 UNTIL NOON SATURDAY, DEC. 30, OR UNTIL STREETS ARE CLEARED.
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