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08/09/2018 - 1:40pm
 According to Lisa Munn at the New Sharon City Hall, the yard waste dump is closed effective today, August 9. The city is hoping to have the new yard waste dump opened in two weeks.  This closure is due to construction of the new wastewater plant improvements.
08/08/2018 - 2:09pm
Members of the New Sharon City Council continued to see and approve a number of building projects by residents. Four approvals were on the table, three of them received the go ahead. New Sharon Assembly of God was given the green light for a shed. Stephanie Lahvic showed council photos of a fence she was proposing and received approval. Jack and...
08/08/2018 - 2:04pm
Members of the New Sharon City Council met with financial planner for public projects Travis Squires of PiperJaffrey Aug. 1 to discuss financing of the city’s sewer project. The council discussed options and will make a decision on an ordinance for the project at the Aug. 15 meeting. Squires offered up three options for council consideration...
08/01/2018 - 11:17am
Two North Mahaska graduates participated in the 2018 Shrine Bowl held at the UNIDome in Cedar Falls, but neither as a player. Both were, however, active on the sidelines. Nick Ehret, a 2004 graduate of North Mahaska coached the South team and Rachel Freeborn, a 2018 graduate, was a cheerleader. Ehret is the son of hall of fame coach Steve, who has...
08/01/2018 - 11:14am
In a stunning move on July 26, the Mahaska County Supervisors approved a motion to appeal a ruling tossing the county’s lawsuit against the regional airport project, as well as a motion to approve a letter threatening legal action against the Mahaska County EMA and E911 commissions over a proposed 911 communication system replacement. The...
08/01/2018 - 11:12am
July 19 will not be a day that is soon forgotten in Mahaska County. Tornadoes ravaged cities near Mahaska County and winds damaged properties in Oskaloosa, Fremont and spots in between. No injuries were reported in the county, but Pella, Bondurant and Marshalltown, locations that more severely damaged were not as lucky. However, Mahaska County...
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