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06/13/2019 - 11:18am
New Sharon – Those not at the football field on Friday night missed out on tons of Spring Festival Fun. With food, family fun, royalty present, and even a movie, it was definately the place to be in New Sharon. Those of us too big to get into the John Deere Inflatable Bounce House also missed out on a bit of fun, but it was a delight to see the smiles on the little ones as they slid down...
06/13/2019 - 10:40am
OSKALOOSA- The Mahaska County Supervisors will repost the position of County Engineer, after the lone applicant for the position has withdrawn from consideration. At the June 3 Mahaska County Supervisors meeting, County Supervisor Chair Mark Groenendyk that the applicant had withdrawn from consideration. Discussion ensued among the board members...
06/06/2019 - 8:42am
More than a decade in the making Mahaska County has a new conservation center. County conservation director Dave Sedivec had a broad smile Friday afternoon as hundreds of area residents, young and old, walked through the building during the grand opening. Mahaska County Conservation Center as an idea began many years ago when the Caldwell Family...
06/06/2019 - 8:33am
BARNES CITY – Members of the Barnes City American Legion Post had a busy Monday dodging rainstorms to place roses on veteran’s graves and present Memorial Day programs. They normally cover six cemeteries on Monday presenting programs at each. However they were only able to perform at Mormon Point, Indianapolis, and the final stop, a 10...
06/06/2019 - 8:30am
OSKALOOSA – Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley made his annual appearance in Mahaska County on Thursday taking time to visit Kelderman Manufacturing east of Oskaloosa and take questions from the audience. The visit is part of the senators 99 county visits he does each year. Company vice president Jeff Kelderman and president Gary Kelderman shared...
05/30/2019 - 8:46am
NEW SHARON – Organizers of New Sharon’s Spring Festival Committee is excited to announce the activities and events for the annual Spring Festival June 4-9. The events will kick off on Tuesday, June 4 from 5:30-7 p.m. with Chalk the Walk in the Park. There will be stencils painted on sidewalks at the City Park where kids can use chalk,...
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