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01/13/2020 - 2:51pm
BARNES CITY – Councilors of Barnes City are almost as excited about receiving the new tanker truck as the members of the fire department seem to be. Several items on the Jan. 6 council agenda dealt with the long-awaited truck. Monday’s meeting was two meetings in one as retiring council members Virgil Rooda and Jennifer McGuire opened the session and worked through some agenda items...
01/13/2020 - 2:45pm
OTTUMWA – Bill Ward is a character. Ask anyone in Fremont. The former barber performs with the local acting troupe, is an officer with the Fremont Lions Club, and he cooks. Ward is one of men featured at the ninth annual 5 Men Who Can Cook event sponsored by the Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra. Local “celebrities” show off their...
01/13/2020 - 2:37pm
OSKALOOSA – Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Groenendyk and Oskaloosa Mayor David Krutzfeldt answered questions from residents as the first session of Eggs & Issues kicked off Saturday. The annual event, hosted by Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group, kicked off with local s on the “hot seat.” Youth education director...
01/06/2020 - 3:40pm
NEW SHARON – Although Jeff Long had recently been sworn in as mayor of New Sharon, he, along with four councilors took the oath of office to begin the 2020 year. Long was sworn in November as replacement for outgoing mayor Keri Lamberson until his term began Jan. 1. Newcomers Ron Wyatt and Leslie Phillips in taking their oaths of office...
01/06/2020 - 3:38pm
OSKALOOSA – Mahaska County Supervisors spent the majority of its one-hour meeting Jan. 2 going through the motions of reorganization, a custom to meet state code requirements. The first order of business was to name a chair and Mark Groenendyk, the current chair, was selected for another term. Once the reorganization was completed...
01/03/2020 - 1:47pm
This evenings North Mahaska boy's basketball games at Ankeny Christian has been postponed to a later day date due to anticipated snow and weather conditions.
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