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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:41pm
New Sharon City Councilors dealt with a routine agenda Wednesday, but heard from Mahaska Rural Water manager Randy Pleima on the steps to make the transition of ownership of the water system. The transition comes after the overwhelming vote on Nov....
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:33pm
Tri-County knew facing the fourth-ranked team in the state to open the 2017-18 season was not really what they wanted. North Mahaska had shown last season that they would be a team to contend for the league crown – and they played mostly...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:28pm
Editor’s note: A news story by Carie Canterbury of The Daily Record in Florence, Colo., is included in this story and used with expressed permission. Twenty years after the brutal murders of two women followed by a nationwide manhunt, another...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:27pm
Decisions involving what is best for students are never easy. Add passion to the mix and that decision brings out a lot of angst. That was prevalent Monday night when the North Mahaska School Board met to discuss a possible move to 8-man football....
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:18pm
Farmers in Iowa have been pleasantly surprised when it comes to crop yield from the 2017 harvest season. Many farmers ac- credit this to the new genetics of corn when they are finding that their corn is yielding better than predicted in the early...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:17pm
There will be a new look to city councils in Eddyville, Fre- mont and New Sharon following the municipal elections on Nov. 7. One new mayor and six new councilors will take seats come Jan. 1, 2018. The biggest moves were in Ed- dyville where three...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:16pm
Representatives of the Dakota Access Pipeline project presented $20,000 to Emergency Managers from Mahaska, Wa- pello, Keokuk, Jefferson, Van Buren, and Lee Counties, as part of their 18 counties that the new pipeline went through. “The...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:14pm
There may have been a heavy sigh of relief for the community of New Sharon Tuesday as voters approved two special measures. Public Measure A allows the city of New Sharon to give own- ership and operation of the city’s water plant and...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 8:55pm
Move to 8-man Football Discussed By RD KEEP The Sun Editor NOTE: This story was revised Nov. 16 due to incorrect information. Football is a passionate game and fans are passionate about their teams and the game. That passion was apparent Monday...
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:31am
Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. She ends up at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe! It’s a dream come true for a lover of pink,...
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:30am
New Sharon will have a veteran’s memorial within the next year. The news came during a short regular council meeting Wednesday. Mayor Dustin Hite made the announcement after the council agreed to a pact with the McQuniston Trust to provide $25...
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:28am
The nation’s hottest singing idol is coming to the North Mahaska Auditorium just before he leaves for a stint in the army. He will be gracing a kiss on one of his adoring fans as a farewell gesture to all of he adoring female fans. The show...
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