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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...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 2:10pm
The first step in raising sewer rates to assist in paying for the Department of Natural Resources required upgrades to the sewer system. Estimated cost of the upgrade is $2.367 million and would be paid via a loan. The process is just beginning and...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:39pm
Discussion of sewer projects and nuisance properties dominated the Aug. 6 Eddyville City Council meeting. Storm sewer studies and sanitary sewer repairs were discussed as the city prepares to make necessary repairs. Two items brought some scrutiny...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:36pm
Mahaska County Supervisors met with county conservation director Dave Sedivec an sheriff Russ VanRenterghem Monday morning to approve a cooperative agreement. “This is a cooperative agreement that we can assist each other,” said Sedivec...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:27pm
Two area school districts had to quickly alter the start date of school by one day due to a change in Iowa Code. Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont and North Mahaska both had slated to start the academic year on Wednesday, Aug. 22, but both were notified...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 3:25pm
If a smile could launch a thousand ships, Bailey Ferguson of New Sharon launched an armada. The 2018 Southern Iowa Fair Queen earned third runner-up honors during Saturday’s coronation ceremony on the Bill Riley Stage at the Iowa State Fair....
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