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10/11/2018 - 1:06pm
The trio of Mahaska County Supervisors fired the next salvo in the ongoing conflict between the board and the Emergency Management Commission and 911 Service Board. The latest was the decision by the board to seek a bid directly from Motorola, Inc. Following months of conversations the Supervisors hired a consultant, Ellert and Associates, to assist in determining what the radio work group should...
10/11/2018 - 1:02pm
Mahaska County Supervisors held a public hearing at its Oct. 1 meeting in regards to a Tax In- crement Financing plan for the Prairie Wind Urban Renewal Area. The plan has been a hot topic with the North Mahaska School District. At the sharing North Ma- haska Superintendent/Elemen- tary Principal Angela Livezey spoke with board members. She...
10/09/2018 - 9:54am
The sites for the seond night of the South Iowa Cedar League volleyball tournament has been set. Sigourney, Keota and Belle Plaine will host matches beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. The top bracket at Belle Plaine features Montezuma against Iowa Valley at 5 p.m. followed by Belle Plaine and HLV.  Keota hosts Tri-County at 5 p.m. with...
09/28/2018 - 10:35am
William Penn University has been recognized as one of the Best Colleges in Iowain 2018 by the research group BestColleges.com. Bestcolleges.com is a leading provider of higher education research and college planning resources. The ranking highlights accredited, not-for-profit institutions that have developed affordable, accessible, and...
09/28/2018 - 10:33am
North Mahaska’s Cheyenne Shaw and Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont’s Madysen Wade both placed in the top 10 at the Lynnville-Sully Invitational Cross Country Meet Thursday to pace their respective teams. Shaw was third in a time of 22 minutes 9 seconds while Wade was 10thin 23.23. Melcher-Dallas’s J’Lyn Knutson won the race in...
09/20/2018 - 11:45am
Five Mahaska County farms were among those recognized as Century or Heritage Farms during a ceremony sponsored by Farm Bureau at the Iowa State Fair in August. DeBruin Family Farms, Gatton Farms and Melvin Reed were recognized for farms in the family since 1918. William and Nadine Drennan, and Barbara Western received the honor for a heritage farm...
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