Latest News

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:58pm
It took a jury of nine women and three men about two and a half hours Monday morning to deliver a verdict of guilty in the second-degree murder trial of Luke Ryan VanHemert, 24, of Oskaloosa. The verdict wrapped up three days of testimony and two...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:55pm
Exhausted from competing in what would be his final match with Central Empire Wrestling on Saturday, April 6, Tony Eveland, better known as The Storm to CEW fans, sat in the ring and addressed the crowd.  To the dismay of the fans, Eveland...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:11am
North Mahaska School Board of Directors met in a special session Monday, April 8 to discuss and approved the school budget for 2019-20 fiscal year, which begins July 1. The board held two public hearings on the evening, one for the budget and one...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:08am
Golfing weather finally made it possible for high school teams to get on the course Monday. Warm temperatures in the 70s and a good breeze at 20 miles per hour still made for a good night. North Mahaska and Colfax-Mingo came out to meet BGM at...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:04am
North Mahaska’s boys and girls track teams have hit the ground running – literally. The girls competed in three meets in six days and the boys two meets in four days. The girls placed sixth out of 10 teams at the Oskaloosa Relays; third...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:03am
Brooke Shafer and Kalen Walker each picked up two wins at the Dennis Anderson relays. The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont girls placed sixth in the 10-team meet while the boys ran ninth in a 12-team race. Shafer dominated the hurdle events winning the...
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 5:23pm
  By RD KEEP The Sun   After four days the jury in the Luke VanHemert murder trial had two and half days before hearing closing arguments and receiving the case for deliberations Monday morning. Eleven prosecution witnesses provided...
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 9:42pm
  By RD KEEP The Sun   After four days the jury in the Luke VanHemert murder trial will have two and half days before hearing closing arguments and receiving the case for deliberations. Eleven prosecution witnesses provided insight into...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 11:15am
More than 100 people crowded into the third floor conference room, the hallway, stairway and landing on April 1 to lend support for Black Oak Clays. The gathering was in response to a public hearing at the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors Monday...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 11:06am
No one speaks the word dynasty around North Mahaska, but the thought may be in the backs of many minds. North Mahaska Jazz secured its eighth state title at the Iowa Jazz Championships in Ames April 2. North Mahaska Jazz Band (NM Jazz) under the...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 11:02am
Thanks to a grant from Mahaska County Community Foundation Mahaska County Sheriff Deputies will have access to automatic electronic defibrillators in their vehicles as well as available at the county jail. In a press release from Tuesday, April 2,...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 11:00am
North Mahaska opened the golf season under sunlit skies and wind at Prairie Knolls in New Sharon on April Fool’s Day and scored wins by both the boys and girls. The boys topped the meet against Lynnville-Sully and Montezuma with a 191 and...
Syndicate content