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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 3:55pm
A week after two candidates who are opposed to the regional airport won the Mahaska County Supervisor Republican primary, a district court judge has ruled that Mahaska County cannot leave the 28E agreement that started the regional airport project...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 3:54pm
Weather threatened to toss a wet blanket on the 2018 New Sharon Spring Festival. Planners had put into place contingency plans. They didn’t need them. Mobile devices were constantly checking weather web sites in order to plan to move...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 3:52pm
Every vote counts is more than an adage in Mahaska County. The mid-term primary election has put county auditor and election commissioner Susan Brown in a position never before seen in Mahaska County. Following a canvass of votes from the election,...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:38am
Sometimes you just have to do something for yourself, something that makes you happy. Linda and Kim Porter are doing that very thing. The new owners have renovated the property, which has been the home of Vic’s Ice Crème for the past 50...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:36am
Every vote counts. Some scoff at the adage, but in Tuesday’s state Primary Election the saying is absolutely true. In the only contested county election, Republicans Steve Parker and Steven Wanders won the two spots over the other two...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:32am
The Rockets of Eddyville- Blakesburg-Fremont scored early and often while pitcher Noah Strausser limited Davis County’s scoring chances as EBF posted a 10-2 baseball win June 4. The Rockets scored in five of the six innings, took advantage of...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:31am
North Mahaska picked up a pair of wins in their outing at the Osky Classic softball tournament. The Warhawks topped Pella Christian, 16-7 and Knoxville, 6-4. North Mahaska trailed 6-2 after four innings, but in the bottom of the fourth the Warhawks...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 4:04pm
Sometimes a trip to see a movie in New Sharon can be the beginning of a wonderful relationship. That may be an over simplification, but there is some truth to the concept for a Montezuma couple. Sam and Connie Nelson did something like that and the...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 1:49pm
A committee composed of the Mahaska County Auditor, Recorder, and Treasurer briefly met on May 22 to decide how to move forward from Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Doland’s resignation. Iowa code spells out two options- appointment or a...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 9:20am
There was one thing that the four Republican candidates for Mahaska County Supervisor agreed on at a candidate forum, hosted by Osky News, on May 22: they all live in Mahaska County and want to be the next county supervisor. Sparks flew the rest of...
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 3:11pm
North Mahaska competed in a total of six of the 19 scored events at the State track meet in Des Moines from May 17-19. Of those six events, three of them results in new personal records set by the Lady Warhawks on the season.    ...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 11:02am
New Sharon City Council held a public hearing May 16 to approve a budget amendment to the 2018 fiscal year budget. The hearing and approval of the amendment is an annual routine adjustment to account for changes in revenue and expenses. The approval...
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