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Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:19pm
According to school officials the North Mahaska softball game scheduled for Monday night has been postponed due to field damage. No play date has been set.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
This past week was a good week to golf for the North Mahaska teams as they prepare for the busiest week of the season this week. The teams played at Lynnville-Sully against the Hawks and Montezuma on Monday, then hosted Iowa Valley and Keota on...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1:58pm
On April 30, Senator Joni Ernst swung through Mahaksa County as a part of her 99-county tour across the state, also known at the “Full Grassley”, a term dubbed by former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum in recognition of the practice...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1:55pm
Issues regarding setbacks for fences and other structures have again come before members of the New Sharon City Council. For years requests have been made to place them on the property line or some distance between that or four feet. The sticky part...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1:44pm
Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Doland resigned May 7, effective June 5. The resignation comes after Doland’s residency was called into question after an investigation by the News-Review suggests he may no longer be a resident of Mahaska County...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 1:12pm
North Mahaska’s girls found tough competition at the Sigourney co-ed meet Thursday, but picked up four event victories including two by Cheyenne Shaw. The Warhawks placed fourth in the meet, which was won by Tipton with 114 points. Highland...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 1:05pm
North Mahaska hosted Sigourney in a dual golf meet Tuesday with Sigourney both the boys and girl’s meets. Sigourney carded a 181 to NM’s 203 for the boy’s win. Due to a player at the state FFA convention only three NM golfers were...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 1:02pm
The Mahaska Health Partnership Birthing Center recently received a CuddleCot™ donated by the Be Still and Know Foundation in honor of all babies gone too soon. According to MHP Birthing Center Director Heather Cook, the CuddleCot™ is an...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Burning can bring new life. That new life is part of the Iowa and Mahaska County prairie. More than four-dozen men, women, and children gathered east of the conservation headquarters at Russell Wildlife to scorch 60 acres of land to reactivate the...
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:30pm
North Mahaska music teacher Carolyn Brickley was awarded the Golden Apple by IMT Insurance and WHO-TV. The presentation was made during a school assembly on Monday. For the full story see next week's edition of The Sun. Here is a link to the WHO...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:59am
North Mahaska School Board approved two major portions of business to set up the 2018- 19 academic year at its monthly meeting April 9. Board members approved the school Calendar and the annual budget among other items on a genuinely routine agenda...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:57am
A former United Methodist pastor who once served in Oskaloosa was among four men charge in an investigation into a sexual assault charge. The news came via a news report on KETV in Omaha. David Russell Holmes, 80, formerly of Oskaloosa, faces at...
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