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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 4:14pm
NEW SHARON – City councilors of the City of New Sharon approved a possible lease of hay ground that the city owns. The approximate 2-acre lot lies just north of Highland Cemetery. No bids had been received by the deadline, but city clerk...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 4:12pm
EDDYVILLE – The Eddyville City Council met in regular session Monday evening and handled the yearly appointments for 2020. The council approved by resolution: re-appointed Katie Smith as city clerk, the Ottumwa Courier as the official city...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 4:07pm
NEW SHARON – North Mahaska Elementary will celebrate National Kindness Week Jan. 27 through Jan. 31. The Great Kindness Challenge is one week dedicated to creating a culture of kindness and compassion on campuses worldwide. For the week,...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:44pm
NEW SHARON – North Mahaska used a strong defense limiting Iowa Valley to two baskets en route to a 61-41 South Iowa Cedar League victory. North Mahaska dominated the boards 45-24 and recorded 16 steals on the night. “We played solid...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:37pm
NEW SHARON – North Mahaska girls are a quick start team and that was never so prevalent as Jan. 13 when the Warhawks hosted Iowa Valley in a South Iowa Cedar League contest. North Mahaska, ranked fourth in latest state rankings, recorded their...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:33pm
NORTH ENGLISH – North Mahaska went to English Valleys Thursday determined but short-handed. Out of seven contested matches against host EVTC North Mahaska won four. However due to illness, six weights were left open and EVTC scored the 48-27...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:31pm
KEOTA – Short-handed Keota found themselves in a tough situation Tuesday when they faced the fourth-ranked North Mahaska girls in a South Iowa Cedar League contest. The youthful Eagles were facing a senior-dominated North Mahaska squad that...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:26pm
KEOTA – No one will argue that JD Stout is one of the best basketball players in the South Iowa Cedar League this season. He did nothing to tarnish that reputation in a game against North Mahaska Jan. 14. The Eagle senior poured in 33 points...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:21pm
EDDYVILLE – Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont boys gave hot-shooting Albia a scare Tuesday, but the Blue Demons held on for a 53-51 win. On the girls’ side, EBF coasted to a 59-30 victory. Albia boys escaped Montezuma earlier in the week when...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:51pm
BARNES CITY – Councilors of Barnes City are almost as excited about receiving the new tanker truck as the members of the fire department seem to be. Several items on the Jan. 6 council agenda dealt with the long-awaited truck. Monday’s...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:45pm
OTTUMWA – Bill Ward is a character. Ask anyone in Fremont. The former barber performs with the local acting troupe, is an officer with the Fremont Lions Club, and he cooks. Ward is one of men featured at the ninth annual 5 Men Who Can Cook...
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 2:37pm
OSKALOOSA – Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Groenendyk and Oskaloosa Mayor David Krutzfeldt answered questions from residents as the first session of Eggs & Issues kicked off Saturday. The annual event, hosted by Oskaloosa Area Chamber and...
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