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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:06pm
The trio of Mahaska County Supervisors fired the next salvo in the ongoing conflict between the board and the Emergency Management Commission and 911 Service Board. The latest was the decision by the board to seek a bid directly from Motorola, Inc....
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:02pm
Mahaska County Supervisors held a public hearing at its Oct. 1 meeting in regards to a Tax In- crement Financing plan for the Prairie Wind Urban Renewal Area. The plan has been a hot topic with the North Mahaska School District. At the sharing North...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 9:54am
The sites for the seond night of the South Iowa Cedar League volleyball tournament has been set. Sigourney, Keota and Belle Plaine will host matches beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. The top bracket at Belle Plaine features Montezuma against...
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:35am
William Penn University has been recognized as one of the Best Colleges in Iowain 2018 by the research group BestColleges.com. Bestcolleges.com is a leading provider of higher education research and college planning resources. The ranking...
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:33am
North Mahaska’s Cheyenne Shaw and Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont’s Madysen Wade both placed in the top 10 at the Lynnville-Sully Invitational Cross Country Meet Thursday to pace their respective teams. Shaw was third in a time of 22...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:45am
Five Mahaska County farms were among those recognized as Century or Heritage Farms during a ceremony sponsored by Farm Bureau at the Iowa State Fair in August. DeBruin Family Farms, Gatton Farms and Melvin Reed were recognized for farms in the...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:43am
For the past 45 years senior citizens and others have been able to receive a well-balanced meal for lunch. From a sack lunch beginning to a state of the art facility it has been a long ride for the Oskaloosa Senior Center. Center director Cheryl...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:42am
North Mahaska’s volleyball team worked hard Monday night and picked up its second conference win keeping them on pace with Belle Plaine, HLV and Montezuma for the South Iowa Cedar League lead. The Warhawks used 14 service aces and strong net...
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:00pm
Due to heavy rains which has made the field at BGM too wet to contest a game, North Mahaska's game with the Bears has been moved to Central College in Pella. Central has an all-weather surface. Game time is still 7 p.m.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 3:00pm
Members of the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met on Aug. 20 and worked through a quick agenda. Dealing mainly with routine issues, during board comments supervisor Mark Groenendyk updated the board and those in attendance regarding the 28E...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 2:13pm
Montezuma is set to celebrate its 150th birthday next week and the community is coming together to host a party to remember. There will be multitude of activities and events over the two days, Aug.24- 25, offering something for residents and...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 2:12pm
A historic home on the Central College campus will soon be traveling to a new location. The Boardwalk House, located at the northeast corner of Broadway and University streets, drew a great deal of attention earlier this year when the college...
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