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11/22/2017 - 4:33pm
Tri-County knew facing the fourth-ranked team in the state to open the 2017-18 season was not really what they wanted. North Mahaska had shown last season that they would be a team to contend for the league crown – and they played mostly freshmen. Now they are sophomores. In fact the Warhawk roster includes 10 sophomores, three seniors and a junior. Tri-County’s roster includes six...
11/22/2017 - 4:27pm
Decisions involving what is best for students are never easy. Add passion to the mix and that decision brings out a lot of angst. That was prevalent Monday night when the North Mahaska School Board met to discuss a possible move to 8-man football. Following 40 minutes of discussion board members voted 3-2 to remain in 11-man football for the next...
11/03/2017 - 8:05am
Sophomore Cheyenne Shaw made her second consecutive appearance at the Iowa State girl’s cross country meet at Fort Dodge Saturday. Shaw closed out her season with an 18th place finish. She finished 28th as a freshman. Shaw covered the distance in 20 minutes 15.8 seconds. Emily Staal, a sophomore from Springville Central, posted the winning...
11/03/2017 - 8:01am
Students from North Mahaska’s fifth an sixth grade classes toured the historic office of Secretary of State Paul Pate at the Iowa State Capitol this week. The students were provided an informational tour of the office by Secretary Paul Pate’s staff, which included examining the original handwritten Iowa Constitution, exploring the...
11/03/2017 - 7:57am
Keeping a small town growing begins with providing youngsters with a place to have fun. Communities in Mahaska County like Barnes City have taken those steps with the addition of new playground equipment. Beacon put together a project a few years ago and Fremont installed equipment earlier this fall. On Oct. 21 Barnes City saw the culmination of...
10/25/2017 - 3:26pm
Not a lot of people are surprised that North Mahaska sophomore cross country runner Cheyenne Shaw is returning to the state meet. The school’s leading distance runner made the trip a year ago as a freshman and made the field Thursday with a seventh place finish at district. Shaw covered the course at Wildwood Park in Ottumwa in 21 minutes, 9...
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