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01/11/2018 - 9:24am
The past year was a successful one for the Stillwell Library in New Sharon. Following the rollover from private to public ownership the library set out on a venture to become a certified library. Library officials informed the council of the progress during its annual report Wednesday. New Sharon City Councilors met for the first time in calendar year 2018 and handled a number of routine...
01/11/2018 - 9:20am
Members of the Barnes City Council met for its first meeting of 2018 Monday. It was the first time in 34 years Rusty Lindenman was not at the table. In his place was newly elected Diane Henry. Henry was sworn in during Monday’s meeting. Councilors dealt with a light agenda to begin the new calendar year. In December the council discussed a...
01/11/2018 - 9:15am
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont girls can put on the defense and when they do it often does not bode well for the opponent. That defense forced 20 Centerville turnovers in the first half as EBF went on to a 56-33 win South Central Conference play Friday. EBF latched down the Redettes with a 2-3 zone that saw the Rockets roll to a 14-5 first period...
01/04/2018 - 11:08am
The final six months of 2017 saw growth in parks, breaking ground for the environmental learning center, and several new faces joining city councils in Mahaska County. Fremont and Barnes City saw the fruits of their labors come forth with the installation of new playground equipment. New Sharon voters approved moving the water system ownership and...
12/28/2017 - 11:35am
Mahaska County residents will look back on 2017 as the year of construction projects that changed the landscape for years to come. One, more than any other, change the look of the rolling hills in the northern part of the county. For one Mahaska community a demolition project has taken on a life of its own. Over the next two weeks The Sun takes a...
12/28/2017 - 11:30am
It is beginning to become more difficult to find superlatives to describe the North Mahaska girl’s basketball team. The thirdranked team in Class 1A continues to dominate their opponents. There was no difference Thursday when the Warhawks rolled past a Keota 59-13. The Warhawks used a combination of punishing defense, solid shooting and...
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