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11/29/2018 - 2:44pm
North Mahaska students Macy Moore and Allie Livezey gave presentations to the school board at its November meeting Monday. The students had participated in the newly instituted student led conferences. Moore, a sophomore, among with parents Mark and Janine Moore, demonstrated the process used during the parent-teacher conferences. The student led conferences were an idea brought to the district...
11/21/2018 - 2:11pm
Seven years of service to its community providing gifts to children through the generosity of its customers. That is one of the ways US Bank in New Sharon is able to give back to the community. A long-time staple on the southeast corner of the town’s main intersection, the bank provides an opportunity to provide gifts to children in the...
11/21/2018 - 2:09pm
Paulette Hill sat on the brown and dusty front porch of her soon to be home in New Sharon in wonderment as nearly two dozen North Mahaska teachers and staff made trip after trip from inside her house carrying debris to a dumpster. She knows with every scoop of plaster and insolation, every trash can of lath and nails, her dream of home ownership...
11/15/2018 - 10:12am
Mary Ann Ransford is frustrated, but so are members of the Eddyville City Council. The ire comes from properties not meeting minimum building codes or are abandoned and the fact that the owners will not clean them up or make any attempt to do so. Councilors took another step to put more teeth into city ordinances with the approval of Ordinance...
11/15/2018 - 10:09am
Nearly three dozen students at North Mahaska took to the stage this past weekend for the stage performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The show, directed by Brant Bollman, took the stage Friday and Saturday night in the school auditorium. “I love fantasy,” said Bollman. “I love “James and the Giant Peach”...
11/15/2018 - 10:05am
Mahaska County saw a heavy turnout of voters as the state of Iowa set a new mark for votes in a mid-term election on Nov. 6. According to the Secretary of State’s office 1.32 million votes, approximately 61 percent of the registered voters, went to the polls Tuesday. Locally in the hotly contested county supervisor race, Steve Wanders and...
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