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Monday, December 9, 2019 - 8:31am
Catherine Colette (Martes) Alexander, 84, of Grimes, passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 29, 2019. Visitation was held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 at the Johnson Family Funeral Home & Crematory – Stuart Chapel where a...
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 7:00am
Editor’s note: The 2-year old Willie J. Suchy Wildlife Area is transitioning away from crop fields to prairie, using soybeans to prepare a soil bed for a prairie seeding. Once the beans come out, the Sugema wildlife unit staff will broadcast a...
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 7:00am
The City of Eddyville is ready for the 5th annual “Christmas on the River,” taking place on Friday, Dec. 6. Businesses and organizations are working hard on this winter activity that pulls the community together at this special time of...
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 7:00am
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 7:00am
WASHINGTON – Eddyville- Blakesburg-Fremont has found the going tough in the opening week of the season. Following a loss to No. 10 Lynnville-Sully, the Rockets fell to Washington on Nov. 25 and Pleasantville on Nov. 26. A third quarter run by...
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 7:00am
NEW SHARON – Jeff Long took the gavel from Keri Lamberson as the new mayor of New Sharon Wednesday to begin his tenure. Lamberson chose not to run again and Long, who has been serving on the city council, was elected mayor over Denis Currier....
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 7:00am
NEW SHARON – North Mahaska School Board met in regular session Nov. 18 in two sessions. The retiring board met to handle some old business before the swearing-in of three board representatives. The previous board heard some presentations,...
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 7:00am
GRINNELL – L.E. Moore knew Grinnell could shoot 3-pointers. He knew his team would be challenged in its season opener. He did not anticipate his team would be outrebounded. North Mahaska, ranked fourth in the preseason ratings, saw Grinnell...
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 7:00am
DES MOINES – If the preseason basketball rankings by the Iowa High School Girls’ Athletic Union are any indication the conference should be fun to watch. Four teams are listed in the top 10 with three in top four in Class 1A. State...
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 7:00am
EDDYVILLE – Lynnville-Sully took advantage of 43 rebounds including 14 offensive boards to defeat Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 54-34 in a season opening girl’s game in Eddyville Friday. The visiting Haws are ranked 10th in the preseason...
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:00am
FREMONT – An aggressive write-in campaign resulted in Sherri Baxter upsetting Fremont mayoral candidate Elizabeth Haring after a canvass of votes was released this past week. Haring was the lone candidate on the ballot and received 21 votes....
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:00am
NEW SHARON – Mahaska County Supervisors canvassed the vote totals from the Nov. 5 election, and we now know who will fill the seats.  Jeff Long will be mayor with 135 votes, as was previously reported. Challenger Denis Currier received 24...
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