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12/06/2017 - 5:04pm
Men across the country participated in No- Shave November bringing awareness to those with cancer. The Sun Editor RD Keep was asked to participate with the Oskaloosa Middle School. This past Friday a seventh grade student won the right to shave the beard. “I’m not sure how much money was raised overall,” said Keep. “The students received tickets for bringing in food for...
12/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Despite efforts to the contrary it appears North Mahaska will continue to play the 11-man game of football for the next two seasons. Unless a late-night stay develops or the Iowa High School Athletic Association extends a deadline for a decision, the district will continue to play football as it has for the past 60 years. On Nov. 20 the district...
11/29/2017 - 2:42pm
Project updates were on a busy agenda for North Mahaska School Board members Monday. They heard updates on a walk through of the renovations with Dale Linneman of Estes Construction, and heard from superintendent Angela Livezey on stage and auditorium lighting updates. Livezey said there are some areas that contractors will return during Christmas...
11/29/2017 - 2:40pm
North Mahaska’s FFA presented information to the North Mahaska School Board Monday thanking them for allowing attendance at the National Convention and making a request to attend another national event. Chapter president Kenna Worrell spoke on behalf of the chapter and advisor Miranda Johnson. Worrell told board members that 14 chapter...
11/22/2017 - 4:41pm
New Sharon City Councilors dealt with a routine agenda Wednesday, but heard from Mahaska Rural Water manager Randy Pleima on the steps to make the transition of ownership of the water system. The transition comes after the overwhelming vote on Nov. 7. Pleima said much of the transition is paperwork regarding actual ownership, handling of loans on...
11/22/2017 - 4:28pm
Editor’s note: A news story by Carie Canterbury of The Daily Record in Florence, Colo., is included in this story and used with expressed permission. Twenty years after the brutal murders of two women followed by a nationwide manhunt, another chapter is in the books. According to Federal authorities at the United States Penitentiary-ADX in...
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