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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
OSKALOOSA – Luke Ryan VanHemert, the Oskaloosa man convicted of second-degree murder in a Mahaska County courtroom in April, has asked for a new trial and an arrest of judgment according to court documents obtained by The Sun. A hearing on the...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
NEW SHARON – New Sharon will be replacing its outdoor warning siren following action at the city council meeting on June 5. Mahaska County Emergency Management Coordinator Jamey Robinson met with councilors to discuss the issue. Robinson...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
NEW SHARON – North Mahaska’s final board meeting of fiscal year 2019 included a number of routine items including the approval of staff positions. The new fiscal year begins July 1. Members of the North Mahaska School Board approved...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
WASHINGTON — Following a two-year investigation, Washington County authorities have charged three Mahaska County with sexual abuse of a female minor. According to online court documents, the incident occurred on June 4, 2017 in Kalona in...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
Expect about anything to occur when North Mahaska and Sigourney baseball teams meet. Sigourney coach Lee Crawford and North Mahaska’s Kevin Kelderman have had some classic baseball diamond battles over the years and Wednesday’s was no...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
North Mahaska faced Belle Plaine in a South Iowa Cedar League matchup June 7. The Warhawks pounded out 10 hits and stole four bases to score a 6-1 win. Freshman leadoff hitter Zoe Deucore hit a pair of singles to drive in two runs and stole a base...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
NEW SHARON – Excitement for North Mahaska was the theme Friday night as the host Warhawks took on the Eagles of Keota in South Iowa Cedar League play. For the girls North Mahaska needed less than an hour to secure a 12-0 win. It took late game...
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 7:57am
Joel V. Sexton, 67, passed away Wednesday morning, June 12, 2019, at his home in Newton. Funeral services for Joel will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Community Heights Alliance Church in Newton.  Pence~Reese Funeral Home in...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:18am
New Sharon – Those not at the football field on Friday night missed out on tons of Spring Festival Fun. With food, family fun, royalty present, and even a movie, it was definately the place to be in New Sharon. Those of us too big to get into...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:40am
OSKALOOSA- The Mahaska County Supervisors will repost the position of County Engineer, after the lone applicant for the position has withdrawn from consideration. At the June 3 Mahaska County Supervisors meeting, County Supervisor Chair Mark...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:37am
NEW SHARON- With their two victories over Tri-County on Wednesday, June 5 the North Mahaska Warhawk baseball team extended their winning streak to six games, a streak head coach Kevin Kelderman credits to solid play on both the offensive and...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:33am
NEW SHARON- After starting their season with loses in three of their first four games the North Mahaska softball team rattled off five victories in their next six games including two on Wednesday, June 5 when they defeated Tri-County 12-0 and 15-4...
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