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07/19/2017 - 2:33pm
Board members met with Paul Greufe of PJ Greufe and Associates regarding a human resource audit. Greufe presented an executive summary of the 70-page report. Greufe said, “Human resources for counties works differently than the private sector. The makeup with external boards and commissions allows for some inconsistency. I expected to see that.” Greufe walked through some various...
07/19/2017 - 2:30pm
Senior leadership and experience cane mean a lot to any team on the field or in the boardroom. For Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont softball team it is all about the next game, but that next game leads to the sought after state title. The Rockets are three games away from that ultimate goal following a 4-1 victory over No. 4 Pella Christian July 10....
07/13/2017 - 4:38pm
The first meeting of the new fiscal year brought forth a letter of accusation from former Mahaska County Case Managers. Laura Buch read a letter signed by the case managers stating they were unhappy with the way terminations of the managers were handled by the supervisors. The letter was read as part of the public comment portion at the beginning...
07/13/2017 - 4:36pm
Nine years in the making, the Mahaska County Environmental Learning Center is about to become a reality. The board met with the Mahaska County Conservation Board on Thursday then met in special session Friday morning to accept the bids and move forward. Midwest Construction Consultants of Houghton presented information along with county...
07/13/2017 - 4:34pm
Rural residents have seen an increase in the theft of four-wheelers and all-terrain vehicles over the past several months. An investigation by the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office resulted in charges for at least four of those thefts. Charges were filed June 28 against 18-year old Tyler Jacob Hynick, 114 4th Ave. West, #2. According to a...
07/13/2017 - 4:02pm
Team sports have many spots during a contest that the game can be won or lost. Sometimes one key play makes the difference. Wednesday’s Class 1A Region 3 game between Montezuma and North Mahaska was one of those games. The two teams stranded a combined 14 runners on base and North Mahaska allowed just three hits to Monte batters. It was an...
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