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Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:24am
The past year was a successful one for the Stillwell Library in New Sharon. Following the rollover from private to public ownership the library set out on a venture to become a certified library. Library officials informed the council of the...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:20am
Members of the Barnes City Council met for its first meeting of 2018 Monday. It was the first time in 34 years Rusty Lindenman was not at the table. In his place was newly elected Diane Henry. Henry was sworn in during Monday’s meeting....
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:15am
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont girls can put on the defense and when they do it often does not bode well for the opponent. That defense forced 20 Centerville turnovers in the first half as EBF went on to a 56-33 win South Central Conference play...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Dorothy Alberta McCauley, from What Cheer passed from this life Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her home near New Virginia at 94 years of age. Services were held at Kale Funeral Home in Osceola, Thursday January 4, 2018 at 1 p.m. with Amy Johnson...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:08am
The final six months of 2017 saw growth in parks, breaking ground for the environmental learning center, and several new faces joining city councils in Mahaska County. Fremont and Barnes City saw the fruits of their labors come forth with the...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:05am
The Mahaska Health Partnership (MHP) Board of Trustees announces Kevin DeRonde as Chief Executive Officer. DeRonde brings more than 15 years of healthcare business management and executive leadership experience to MHP. He is expected to join the...
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:03am
A mid-afternoon plane crash claimed the life of one person according to a press release from the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office. The crash was reported at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23. According to the initial report, the Sheriff’s...
Friday, December 29, 2017 - 3:25pm
NEW SHARON EMERGENCY SNOW ORDINANCE WILL GO INTO EFFECT AT 9 P.M. FRIDAY, DEC. 29 UNTIL NOON SATURDAY, DEC. 30, OR UNTIL STREETS ARE CLEARED.
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 11:35am
Mahaska County residents will look back on 2017 as the year of construction projects that changed the landscape for years to come. One, more than any other, change the look of the rolling hills in the northern part of the county. For one Mahaska...
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 11:30am
Wednesday was a night to say hello and goodbye at the New Sharon City Council meeting. Mayor Dustin Hite and council members said goodbye to longtime councilor Kenneth Ward and fire chief Steve Gerard. They then said hello to new council members...
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 11:30am
It is beginning to become more difficult to find superlatives to describe the North Mahaska girl’s basketball team. The thirdranked team in Class 1A continues to dominate their opponents. There was no difference Thursday when the Warhawks...
Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 4:23pm
  A mid-afternoon plane crash claimed the life of one person according to a press release from the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office. The crash was reported at 2:20 p.m. Saturday. According to the initial report, the Sheriff’s...
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