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Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:37pm
OSKALOOSA – Three members of the Iowa Legislature were center stage at Eggs & Issues at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa Saturday to answer questions from about 100 constituents. Attending were state representatives Holly Brink and Dustin Hite and...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:33pm
NEW SHARON – City employees will receive an increase of 3 percent following action at Wednesday’s city council meeting. It was agreed unanimously to grant the increase to city clerk Lisa Munn, police chief Kevin Lamberson, park...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:31pm
OSKALOOSA – Golden Goose Club and a group working on city beautification in Oskaloosa garnered support from Mahaska County Supervisors Monday to proceed with a project in the alley of the courthouse. Ann Brouwer made a presentation to the...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:28pm
BROOKLYN – The North Mahaska Warhawk wrestling team entered the Iowa High School Athletic Association 1A Sectional 4 tournament this past Saturday with eight wrestlers looking to take their next step towards state.  By the end of the day...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:25pm
Sadness came over The Sun Tuesday evening when I learned of the passing of Sun columnist Ada Kay Van Maanen. Mrs. Van Maanen, as I called her, died Jan. 29 at the age of 78, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. I never met Mrs. Van Maanen personally,...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:23pm
NEW SHARON – North Mahaska scored a big win Feb. 3 taking down the 13th-ranked team on Class 3A, West Marshall, 50-42. North Mahaska hit four 3-pointers in the opening quarter and built a 10-point lead early in the second then fought off West...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:22pm
DES MOINES – Class 1A teams will begin their quest for a berth in the 2020 Iowa Girl’s State Basketball Tournament beginning Thursday, Feb. 13. Eight teams from across the state in each class will earn the right to play at Wells Fargo...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:21pm
NEW SHARON – Two freshmen provided the points and rebounds to help lead North Mahaska past Colfax-Mingo, 66-52 in South Iowa Cedar League play Feb. 4. Braden Steel poured in 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Lane Harmon chipped in 13. Not...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:20pm
SIGOURNEY – Keokuk County teams will open Class 1A district tournament basketball play on Monday, Feb. 17. Other area teams will begin their tourney action on Thursday, Feb. 20. Sigourney will host a single game with Tri-County at 7 p.m. on...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:18pm
  BOONE – Members of the Iowa High School Athletic Association released the football districts this past week for all five classes. Still evaluating how best to operate the football playoff system, the board of control made the districts...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:36pm
NEW SHARON – This morning, State Representative Dustin Hite (R-New Sharon) announced that he will seek re-election to the Iowa House in District 79 in 2020. The district includes the cities of Oskaloosa and Pella as well as rural portions of...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:35pm
DES MOINES – Senator Ken Rozenboom, R-Oskaloosa, announced his bid for another term in the Iowa Senate for District 40. Currently Senator Rozenboom is the chair of the Natural Resources Committee and the vice chair of the Agriculture and...
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