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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 4:15pm
Right on Main Street, just to the east of the Fremont Post Office, you will find two little yellow houses on stands. Fremont is part of a worldwide movement to get books into the hands of everyone. “Take a book, return a book” is the...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 4:09pm
NEWTON – Sometimes a person just has to do something different than they do everyday. For a pair of New Sharon men it is a happy repast. Steve Gerard and Kelly Mick are firefighters for the New Sharon Fire and Rescue Association, but for a few...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 4:08pm
North Mahaska School Board met with representatives from the Iowa Construction Advisory Team and a project engineer from Estes Construction. Ric Parades of ICAT and former North Mahaska grad Scott Griffin made the presentation. Griffin serves as a...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 4:06pm
SIGOURNEY – Female and male high school athletes from around the area, including freshmen, will have a chance to display their physical talents and abilities through strengthtraining exercises, explosive jumping, and running at the 2015 Savage...
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 10:04am
Rachel Lamberson, 63 of New Sharon, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will begin at 4:00 pm Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the New Sharon First Christian Church. Visitation will be held one hour...
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:47pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dreams and persistence can lead to many things. For the past few years New Sharon Fire and Rescue Association had sought ways to replace their aging rescue ambulance. Thanks to their persistence and a Federal grant that...
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:46pm
OSKALOOSA – Mahaska County Emergency Manager Jamie Robinson is one excited man. Talking with the head of the emergency response corps of Mahaska County about a new alert system brings out excitement – and a broad smile. Mahaska A!ert...
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:44pm
Megyn Walston’s infectious smile was passed to another as well as her Southern Iowa Fair crown. Walston, the 2014 fair queen, had the privilege of crowning Maddison Stewart of Oskaloosa as the 2015 queen Monday. Cole Scanlon of New Sharon was...
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:42pm
SULLY – Baseball is a game of hits and misses. North Mahaska had more of the latter than the former in their district game against conference rival Iowa Valley. The Tigers took advantage of three walks in the second inning and three hits in...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:22am
ST. LOUIS — The opportunity to play on a major league field is the dream of nearly every baseball player. For about 70 high school players from Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont and Davis County they received their wish on July 5. The two South...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:21am
SIGOURNEY – Postseason tournament softball is always bittersweet, particularly when the teams play each other on a regular basis. One teams walks off in elation while the other in deflation. It was no different Friday when Sigourney and North...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:19am
North Mahaska went on the road for their final two games of the regular season. North Mahaska defeated Tri-County 4-2 on July 8 then fell to BGM, 11-1 on Friday. In a story that has played out several times this season North Mahaska had to rally for...
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