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05/09/2018 - 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 Tuesday. It was windy both days, but didn’t hamper the Warhawks. At Sully, the girls continued improving their game winning the triangular with 214...
05/09/2018 - 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 of the issue is that there are buildings and fences around the city that violate the current...
05/03/2018 - 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 able to compete for the girls. Sigourney scored a 207. On the boy’s side, Dustin Haines shot a...
05/03/2018 - 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 land. “We do this on a rotating basis,” said conservation director Dave Sedivec. “...
04/27/2018 - 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-TV presentation, which aired on Friday night. www.whotv.com/goldenapple  
04/18/2018 - 10:56am
Sometimes you know when the time is right. For rural Oskaloosa resident Holly Brink the time is now. The mother of three has seized the opportunity to seek her first elected office because she feels she can make a difference. The difference she wants to make is as Republican state representative for Iowa District 80. The seat is currently held by...
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