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08/08/2018 - 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. Stephanie Lahvic showed council photos of a fence she was proposing and received approval. Jack and Donna Smith received approval for a deck. Linda and...
08/08/2018 - 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 ordinance for the project at the Aug. 15 meeting. Squires offered up three options for council consideration...
08/01/2018 - 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 Freeborn, a 2018 graduate, was a cheerleader. Ehret is the son of hall of fame coach Steve, who has...
08/01/2018 - 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 and Marshalltown, locations that more severely damaged were not as lucky. However, Mahaska County...
08/01/2018 - 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 resolutions to those problems. The two-hour session was held prior to the board’s July meeting...
07/25/2018 - 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 councilors had heard anything about the proposed ordinance. Counselor Keri Lamberson said this issue was...
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