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08/13/2019 - 3:03pm
DES MOINES – Smiles, tears and hugs took to the Anne and Bill Riley Stage at the Iowa State Fair Saturday as the 56th fair queen was crowned. As Davis County’s Haley Swan gave up the crown from 2018, it was another southern Iowa girl, Hannah Koellner, from Mahaska County, who earned the title of Iowa State Fair Queen. Koellner, a 2019 graduate of Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont, will...
08/13/2019 - 3:00pm
NEW SHARON – Members of the North Mahaska community are seeking a $12.8 million bond issue from the community to upgrade school facilities. The bonds will address three areas, safety and security; building improvement; and learning environment. Organizers and school administration held the first of two public question and answer sessions on...
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NEW SHARON – Nearly two years of dreaming, planning, and expending of time and money has come to fruition for a pair of New Sharon entrepreneurs. Jesse Linder and Alan Lake have lived with a project to renovate one of the gem buildings in downtown New Sharon. The building sits on the northeast corner of the corner of Main and Market Streets...
07/30/2019 - 1:47pm
OSKALOOSA – Luke Ryan VanHemert will spend most of his life viewing the world through prison bars. The 24-year old Oskaloosan was sentenced Friday afternoon by District 8 Judge Lucy Gamon on account of his second-degree murder conviction. The sentence was handed down during a hearing to hear a motion for re-trial and arrest of judgment...
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