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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:43pm
OSKALOOSA — In the past two years Mahaska County’s retail center of Oskaloosa has taken hits. It received another this past week when the announcement of the closing of the JC Penney store became a reality. The Oskaloosa location is one...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:42pm
On March 6, Seymour School was hit by an F2 tornado. The entire roof in their old gym and half of the roof on the new gym were destroyed. The school also lost their football lights and press box, as well as the weight room. The elementary school...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:41pm
More than 280 students from 32 schools collaborated in the 10-12th grade Singfest Honor Choir held Feb. 10 at Central College in Pella. Twenty students represented EBF High at this honor choir: Emily Besick, Charlie Borger, Samantha Carroll, Julia...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:40pm
On March 8, 10 budding North Mahaska authors ranging in grades 7 to 12, attended the Young Writer’s Conference hosted by Great Prairie AEA on the campus of William Penn University in Oskaloosa. Students listened to guest speakers discuss how...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:39pm
Sheli Ann Staley Murphy, 49, of Fremont, formerly of New London, died Monday, March 13, 2017 at her home. A Celebration of Life for Sheli Staley Murphy was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18 at Elliott Chapel, New London. Reverend David Mixon...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:38pm
Family was invited for games and fun, all making reading and math come alive at Fremont Elementary. Congratulations to Landen Blad, who had a lucky night. His name was drawn for a prize, a Kindle.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:37pm
EDDYVILLE-BLAKESBURG- Fre- mont saw five wrestlers make all-coference teams this season. Three more was tabbed as academic all-conference winners and a trio received honorable mention. The awards were announced at the team’s postseason banquet...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:37pm
Defying all odds, the Statesmen men’s basketball team overcame incredible obstacles to erase an 18-point first-half deficit and defeat No. 6 seed Langston 84-80 in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Division I National Champion- ships Saturday....
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:39am
Jensen Davis knows a giant. He likes his giant as does his little brother Denver. That “giant” is Dr. Case Everett, a family physician with Mahaska Health Partnership, who maintains hours at the New Sharon Clinic. He is the gentle giant...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:12am
Residents of Eddyville will pay about the same for city services after approval of the fiscal year 2018 budget at the regular council session Monday. Under the budget, which begins July, residents will pay $16.41 per $1,000 valuation. There were no...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 4:11pm
Former South Page and North Mahaska Superintendent Randy Moffit will be honored with the Bernie Saggau Award at the boy’s state tournament. He will receive the award at halftime of the Class 4A championship game on Saturday, March 11. Moffit...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 3:50pm
DES MOINES – Forty teams qualified for the Iowa State Girl’s Basketball Tournament after days, weeks and months of practice. Another championship caliber team showed its talent Friday and Saturday night, and had practiced for just a few...
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