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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....
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 1:40pm
 According to Lisa Munn at the New Sharon City Hall, the yard waste dump is closed effective today, August 9. The city is hoping to have the new yard waste dump opened in two weeks.  This closure is due to construction of the new...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 2:09pm
Members of the New Sharon City Council continued to see and approve a number of building projects by residents. Four approvals were on the table, three of them received the go ahead. New Sharon Assembly of God was given the green light for a shed....
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 2:04pm
Members of the New Sharon City Council met with financial planner for public projects Travis Squires of PiperJaffrey Aug. 1 to discuss financing of the city’s sewer project. The council discussed options and will make a decision on an...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:17am
Two North Mahaska graduates participated in the 2018 Shrine Bowl held at the UNIDome in Cedar Falls, but neither as a player. Both were, however, active on the sidelines. Nick Ehret, a 2004 graduate of North Mahaska coached the South team and Rachel...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:14am
In a stunning move on July 26, the Mahaska County Supervisors approved a motion to appeal a ruling tossing the county’s lawsuit against the regional airport project, as well as a motion to approve a letter threatening legal action against the...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:12am
July 19 will not be a day that is soon forgotten in Mahaska County. Tornadoes ravaged cities near Mahaska County and winds damaged properties in Oskaloosa, Fremont and spots in between. No injuries were reported in the county, but Pella, Bondurant...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:10am
Members of the North Mahaska School Board, superintendent Angela Livezey and board manager Cindy Quang met with Harry Heiligenthal is with Iowa School Board Association. They worked through a series of issues school boards may face and talked about...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 5:36pm
One of the most controversial issues in recent years has passed the final hearing and once published will become enacted. The New Sharon City fence ordinance will allow fences to be placed on the property line. Mayor Dustin Hite asked if any...
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