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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:11pm
OSKALOOSA — Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met for its first meeting of 2017 and as is the case in the first meeting of the year a number of organizational items were addressed. None were more important than the installation of three...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:10pm
EDDYVILLE – Members of the Eddyville City Council received a budget request and annual report from the Eddyville Public Library at their opening meeting of 2017. They also heard requests from the public in a relatively short meeting. Mayor...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:08pm
NEW SHARON – Curt Terpstra led life to its fullest. There was no challenge too small. Whether hunting bears, waterboarding or flying his plane with the eagles, Terpstra loved life, friends and flying. Terpstra and three friends saw their lives...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:06pm
NEW SHARON – Wednesday’s New Sharon Council meeting was short and to the point as it opened 2017. Much of the meeting was spent on yearly reorganization. Mayor Dustin Hite swore in Steve Gerard as fire chief for the New Sharon Fire and...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:04pm
NEW SHARON – North Mahaska used 18 points off 24 Oskaloosa turnovers and a hot shooting night to take the nonconference win 57- 35. North Mahaska shot a whopping 57 percent from the floor hitting on 26-of-50 shots while holding the visiting...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:03pm
NEW SHARON — North Mahaska faced a nonconference foe to open the post-holiday portion of its basketball season. The NM boys hosted Albia out of the South central Conference and after a strong first quarter it was all Albia with the Blue Demons...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:55pm
EDDYVILLE – The Eddyville Duals are always a big challenge for wrestlers. The 2017 version did not disappoint. North Mahaska senior Dawson Davis scored his first career win with a pin against Centerville’s Nolan Bogle. That led to a 45-...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:55pm
NEW SHARON – Coming off a tough meet at Eddyville on Monday, the North Mahaska Warhawks exerted some muscle and grabbed two wins at its quadrangle meet Thursday. North Mahaska edged Montezuma 31-30, defeated BGM 42-12 and in the finale lost to...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:53pm
Jasmine Linder, 26, of Barnes City, died on New Year’s Eve with her big brother, Jordan Linder, by her side on their way to Nashville to ring in the new year. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, at the Community Hope...
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
Curt Terpstra, of Pella passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 due to injuries sustained in an airplane accident. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the New Sharon United Methodist Church. Burial will be held in...
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 11:21am
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont will be dismissing school at 12:15 today due to a boiler issue. Repairs will be made and vents are scheduled to go on as planned this evening. There will be no junior high wrestling practice and no activity bus...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 4:22pm
EDDYVILLE – It took less than 10 minutes for council members of Eddyville to reject a decision by Wapello County to mandate a higher minimum wage effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. On a 4-0 vote councilors approved a resolution using the state...
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