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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:18pm
Farmers in Iowa have been pleasantly surprised when it comes to crop yield from the 2017 harvest season. Many farmers ac- credit this to the new genetics of corn when they are finding that their corn is yielding better than predicted in the early...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:17pm
There will be a new look to city councils in Eddyville, Fre- mont and New Sharon following the municipal elections on Nov. 7. One new mayor and six new councilors will take seats come Jan. 1, 2018. The biggest moves were in Ed- dyville where three...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:16pm
Representatives of the Dakota Access Pipeline project presented $20,000 to Emergency Managers from Mahaska, Wa- pello, Keokuk, Jefferson, Van Buren, and Lee Counties, as part of their 18 counties that the new pipeline went through. “The...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:14pm
There may have been a heavy sigh of relief for the community of New Sharon Tuesday as voters approved two special measures. Public Measure A allows the city of New Sharon to give own- ership and operation of the city’s water plant and...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 8:55pm
Move to 8-man Football Discussed By RD KEEP The Sun Editor NOTE: This story was revised Nov. 16 due to incorrect information. Football is a passionate game and fans are passionate about their teams and the game. That passion was apparent Monday...
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:31am
Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. She ends up at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe! It’s a dream come true for a lover of pink,...
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:30am
New Sharon will have a veteran’s memorial within the next year. The news came during a short regular council meeting Wednesday. Mayor Dustin Hite made the announcement after the council agreed to a pact with the McQuniston Trust to provide $25...
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:28am
The nation’s hottest singing idol is coming to the North Mahaska Auditorium just before he leaves for a stint in the army. He will be gracing a kiss on one of his adoring fans as a farewell gesture to all of he adoring female fans. The show...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 9:24pm
By RD KEEP The Sun Editor   There may have been a heavy sigh of relief for the community of New Sharon Tuesday as voters approved two special measures. Public Measure A allows the city of New Sharon to give ownership and operation of the city...
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:11am
John W. Geyer, died on October 4, 2017. Memorial services were held at Camino del Sol Funeral Chapel at 10 a.m. on Monday October 16, 2017 with inurnment in the columbarium at his church at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make contributions...
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:10am
Myrna D. Phillips, 92 of Austin, Minn., died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Cedars of Austin. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30 at Westminster Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Michael Olmsted officiating. Visitation was...
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:05am
Sophomore Cheyenne Shaw made her second consecutive appearance at the Iowa State girl’s cross country meet at Fort Dodge Saturday. Shaw closed out her season with an 18th place finish. She finished 28th as a freshman. Shaw covered the distance...
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