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Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 3:28pm
EDDYVILLE – Councilors of Eddyville met with Jack Pope of Garden & Associates Aug. 24 to receive bids on the long-awaited storm sewer project. Bids were received and had been opened earlier in the day. The project has been seeking funding...
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 3:27pm
North Mahaska voters will head to the polls the day after Labor Day to select representatives to the school board. Polls open at noon on Sept. 8 and close at 8 p.m. Voting location is the City Park Building in New Sharon. District 1 is the lone...
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 3:05pm
EDDYVILLE – Russ Bayer begins Summer! his second season as the coach of the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rocket football program. The sophomore season I’ll see if the Rocket captain can take the team to higher heights. EBF finished the...
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 3:01pm
North Mahaska volleyball will see a new face at head coach, but a familiar face who bleeds red and white. Former North Mahaska athlete Alicia Arkema was named skipper of the team this past spring and begins her first season as head coach. She takes...
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 2:58pm
Arthur William Hughes, 83 of Fort Smith, Ark., passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Graveside memorial service were at 2pm Thursday Aug. 27, 2015 at National Cemetery, Fort Smith. Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 10:50am
Betty Swan, 87, died Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Renaissance Center in Dillon, Montana. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in New Sharon. Burial will be held in the Friends...
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 12:17pm
William Bruce (Bill) Hudson, 74 of Rolla, Missouri and formerly of New Sharon passed away Wednesday morning, August 26, 2015 in Rolla, Missouri. Memorial services will begin at 10:30 am Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:38am
FREMONT – Organizers are preparing to celebrate Fremont Days with a bevy of activities. Fremont Days will be held Sept. 11-12. The theme for this year is, “Honoring Our Past With New Beginnings.” The two-day event will kick off on...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:36am
New Sharon city councilors moved through a fairly routine agenda Aug. 19 after hearing a presentation on the county mitigation plan. Brad Grefe from Area XV Regional Planning updated the council on the plan and they discussed improvements made since...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:34am
North Mahaska will conduct a comprehensive building, grounds and infrastructure study ascertain needs and determine priorities and timelines or any identified repairs of renovations. This decision came following a meeting Scott Griffin of Estes...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:29am
FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. — Just two days shy of the one-year anniversary of his last United States Modified Touring Series victory, Zack VanderBeek notched his first win of the 2015 campaign Friday night as the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:25am
Callen DeWitt of New Sharon has his Mustang on display at the state fair. It was a popular site on Saturday.   See the Aug. 27 edition of the Sun for more photos and information about the state fair.  
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