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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:24pm
The auditorium at North Mahaska is always home to upbeat sounds of music and laughter, but for one night Joshua Coburn focused on the need to make a difference in the lives of others. His message was a powerful message for all that attended. Through...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:16pm
With an auditorium full of community members, North Mahaska Jazz Band started the spring concert get right on track to make sure that everyone was “Feelin’ Alright.” The jazz department featured many solo per- formances from a variety of talented...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:57pm
North Mahaska opened the spring track season with competition at the SouthIowa Cedar League indoor meet held at Grinnell College March 20. The meet was an opportunity for teams to look at ath- letes against other athletes and determine where they...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:49pm
Steve Lynn Sheehy, 73, of Riviera Beach, Fla., passed away on Feb. 23, 2017 at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center in Palm Beach, Fla. His body was cremated. His cremains will be buried in the Friends cemetery in New Sharon at a later date.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:43pm
OSKALOOSA — In the past two years Mahaska County’s retail center of Oskaloosa has taken hits. It received another this past week when the announcement of the closing of the JC Penney store became a reality. The Oskaloosa location is one...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:42pm
On March 6, Seymour School was hit by an F2 tornado. The entire roof in their old gym and half of the roof on the new gym were destroyed. The school also lost their football lights and press box, as well as the weight room. The elementary school...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:41pm
More than 280 students from 32 schools collaborated in the 10-12th grade Singfest Honor Choir held Feb. 10 at Central College in Pella. Twenty students represented EBF High at this honor choir: Emily Besick, Charlie Borger, Samantha Carroll, Julia...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:40pm
On March 8, 10 budding North Mahaska authors ranging in grades 7 to 12, attended the Young Writer’s Conference hosted by Great Prairie AEA on the campus of William Penn University in Oskaloosa. Students listened to guest speakers discuss how...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:39pm
Sheli Ann Staley Murphy, 49, of Fremont, formerly of New London, died Monday, March 13, 2017 at her home. A Celebration of Life for Sheli Staley Murphy was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18 at Elliott Chapel, New London. Reverend David Mixon...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:38pm
Family was invited for games and fun, all making reading and math come alive at Fremont Elementary. Congratulations to Landen Blad, who had a lucky night. His name was drawn for a prize, a Kindle.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:37pm
EDDYVILLE-BLAKESBURG- Fre- mont saw five wrestlers make all-coference teams this season. Three more was tabbed as academic all-conference winners and a trio received honorable mention. The awards were announced at the team’s postseason banquet...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:37pm
Defying all odds, the Statesmen men’s basketball team overcame incredible obstacles to erase an 18-point first-half deficit and defeat No. 6 seed Langston 84-80 in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Division I National Champion- ships Saturday....
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