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11/29/2018 - 2:45pm
As expected New Sharon Mayor Dustin Hite tendered his resignation effective the end of the year. Hite was elected to represent District 79 in the Iowa Statehouse on Nov. 6 and will begin his term Jan. 1. Councilors discussed the move at its Nov. 19 meeting and have decided to appoint someone at its Dec. 5 meeting. However, should the public submit a petition with at least 200 signatures...
11/29/2018 - 2:44pm
North Mahaska students Macy Moore and Allie Livezey gave presentations to the school board at its November meeting Monday. The students had participated in the newly instituted student led conferences. Moore, a sophomore, among with parents Mark and Janine Moore, demonstrated the process used during the parent-teacher conferences. The student led...
11/24/2018 - 6:47am
  WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY WHAT: Heavy snow and blowing snow expected with near blizzard conditions possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. North to northwest winds gusting as high as 35 to 40 mph.    WHERE: Southern and southeastern Iowa    WHEN: From 3 A.M. Sunday to midnight CST Sunday...
11/21/2018 - 2:14pm
This story was written when the first group of New Sharon responders went south. Another contingent returned this past weekend. The forecast looked grim. A major catastrophic hurricane bearing down on the east coast, perhaps one of the strongest that would ever hit the area. Before long, the hurricane category dropped, which to some was a sigh of...
11/21/2018 - 2:11pm
Seven years of service to its community providing gifts to children through the generosity of its customers. That is one of the ways US Bank in New Sharon is able to give back to the community. A long-time staple on the southeast corner of the town’s main intersection, the bank provides an opportunity to provide gifts to children in the...
11/21/2018 - 2:09pm
Paulette Hill sat on the brown and dusty front porch of her soon to be home in New Sharon in wonderment as nearly two dozen North Mahaska teachers and staff made trip after trip from inside her house carrying debris to a dumpster. She knows with every scoop of plaster and insolation, every trash can of lath and nails, her dream of home ownership...
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