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02/21/2018 - 4:16pm
Blue-jacketed teenagers will join in activities throughout the country this week celebrating National FFA Week. North Mahaska will begin with sub-districts at Keota. Advisor Miranda Johnson said she is excited about the activities for the week. “Monday on President’s Day we are competing at Keota High School for sub-district contests,” said Johnson in an email. “We have...
02/15/2018 - 4:45pm
City councilors are often face with tough decisions. Monday’s meeting in Eddyville was one of them. Resident Monica Burgess had appeared before the council in January respectfully requesting a variance to an ordinance regarding horses within the city limits. Ordinance currently does not permit them. Burress told the councilors in January...
02/08/2018 - 4:40pm
The Tony Award-winning stage play On Golden Pond is at the George Daily Auditorium on Monday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. The movie version starring Henry and Jane Fonda and Katherine Hepburn, based on the stage play, won five Academy Awards for its story and acting. On Golden Pond is an American treasure. This tale of a single family and how they pull...
02/08/2018 - 4:39pm
Attorney and New Sharon Mayor, Dustin Hite announced Friday he will be seeking election to the Iowa House in District 79 which includes the western half of Mahaska County and portions of Marion County. He is seeking the seat currently held by Guy Vander Linden, who announced this week he was not seeking re-election. Hite grew up in rural Mahaska...
02/08/2018 - 4:34pm
A quiet, cold Sunday became a massive workday for members of the Oskaloosa Fire Department and several departments within 30 miles. A midday fire at International Ingredient Corporation, 2389 Highway 23, on the southeast side of Oskaloosa, destroyed the business and required a number of departments and personnel to provide support. Temperatures...
02/08/2018 - 12:36pm
New Sharon snow ordinance will go into effect at midnight Thursday, Feb. 8 and will remain in effect 7ntil all snow is cleared. 
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