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03/07/2019 - 4:04pm
Many times a loss at the state girl’s basketball tournament results in tears shed and hopes dashed. On the other side of the coin is elation and smiles all around. It may not have been clear in talking with the North Mahaska basketball team. North Mahaska faced No. 2 West Hancock in the opening game of the tournament, but fell 67-54. It would have been easy to find blame with each other,...
03/07/2019 - 3:56pm
It did not take long for the first question from the crowd to begin discussions at the Feb. 23 Eggs & Issues at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa. Iowa House Representatives Holly Brink (District 80) and Dustin Hite (District 79) along with senator Ken Roozeboom fielded questions during the hour-long session. Better than half of the session dealt with...
03/07/2019 - 3:54pm
North Mahaska’s school board met in a special session on Friday, Feb. 22. The meeting was held on Friday to accommodate the North Mahaska girls and boys basketball team’s tournament games that were played on Monday and Thursday respectively. The board normally meets the third Monday of the month. Board members faced a fairly routine...
02/28/2019 - 1:44pm
It had been seven years since the wide-eyed fourth graders from North Mahaska entered Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Wednesday afternoon those same girls were just as wide-eyed as they strode in for their state encounter in the Class 1A with No. 2 West Hancock. In the end it was too much Eagle pressure ending North Mahaska’s season, 67-54...
02/28/2019 - 11:59am
The former New Sharon Senior Center will change hands from a city-owned facility to a privately owned dance studio. The contract was approved Wednesday at the regular council meeting. Madison Mitchell, who has operated a dance studio and been paying rent on the facility for the past 13 months, approached the city about the purchase. During...
02/28/2019 - 11:44am
For 100 years it has been the dream of Iowa girls to one day step onto the court in Des Moines and play in a state tournament. Six girls from North Mahaska saw their high school team play and win the 2012 state championship. The bond formed watching the 2012 Warhawks hoist the trophy and celebrate set in motion a desire to go to the “Well...
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