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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:18am
North Mahaska jazz musicians have an addiction. Parents do not be alarmed it is a great addiction – and school approved. For the third time in five years NM Jazz has been crowned Class 1A state champs. The other two years the jazz band was the...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:15am
Mahaska Health Partnership generates 431 jobs that add $41,755,147 to the Mahaska County economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association . In addition, because the jobs that are created by MHP, retail sales in the area for...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:12am
It was an exciting event or group of events for the North Mahaska FFA Chapter this past week. The students left on Sunday for the state convention held at Iowa State University. Students participated in a number of events including packing meals,...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:09am
The acclaimed U.S. Air Force Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble will present a free concert at the George Daily Auditorium on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Oskaloosa Herald and KBOE/KMZN sponsor the concert in Oskaloosa. These enlisted professional...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:06am
The Pella 2017 Tulip Festival Queen and her court was at the New Sharon 50+ Club on April 3. All gathered recited the Pledge of Allegiance, and Art Kennis said the table blessing. A potluck dinner with food prepared by club members. The Queen and...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:01am
North Mahaska picked up just one win, but scored four second place finishes to earn third at the ruth Ahrens Relays hosted by Iowa Valley. Lisbon took the top spot with 149 points followed by Belle Plaine with 119. North Mahaska scored 75 for third...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:44am
North Mahaska stepped up to compete against some upper class track programs Thursday at the 2017 Rocket Relays. The NM girls had competed mostly against South Iowa Cedar League teams with a few exceptions when they stepped onto the Ike Ryan Track....
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:41am
It was not the prettiest performance for a golf team, but the North Mahaska Warhawks scored the home victory nonetheless. The hosts shot a 176 to top BGM with a 180 and Colfax-Mingo with a 196. Kyle Doty of BGM and Dylan Comstock of North Mahaska...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 1:02pm
In a fairly quick meeting members of the North Mahaska School Board approved the fiscal year 2018 budget along with a budget amendment for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30. The new budget will see an increase of 11 cents per $1,000...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
A single discussion item on the New Sharon City Council agenda brought out more than two dozen citizens asking questions. The item was to discuss contract services with Mahaska Rural Water. There were no decisions to be made, but plenty of questions...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 12:57pm
It was an exhilarating experience for North Mahaska on April 4. The North Mahaska Jazz band joined fellow Mahaska County schools Oskaloosa and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont at the Iowa State Jazz Championships. This year’s event was held at the...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 12:55pm
Throughout the 2016 campaign for sheriff Russ VanRenterghem touted his desire to have 24-hour coverage by the office. Another was to add another deputy to make the job easier. Both of those have come to fruition or will soon. For the past several...
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