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11/15/2018 - 10:12am
Mary Ann Ransford is frustrated, but so are members of the Eddyville City Council. The ire comes from properties not meeting minimum building codes or are abandoned and the fact that the owners will not clean them up or make any attempt to do so. Councilors took another step to put more teeth into city ordinances with the approval of Ordinance Chapter 73.6. Ransford spoke bluntly to councilors...
11/15/2018 - 10:09am
Nearly three dozen students at North Mahaska took to the stage this past weekend for the stage performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The show, directed by Brant Bollman, took the stage Friday and Saturday night in the school auditorium. “I love fantasy,” said Bollman. “I love “James and the Giant Peach”...
11/15/2018 - 10:05am
Mahaska County saw a heavy turnout of voters as the state of Iowa set a new mark for votes in a mid-term election on Nov. 6. According to the Secretary of State’s office 1.32 million votes, approximately 61 percent of the registered voters, went to the polls Tuesday. Locally in the hotly contested county supervisor race, Steve Wanders and...
11/08/2018 - 11:24am
Entering Monday night’s Class 3A Region 6 volleyball final, Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont coach Gladys Genskow knew her team would have to play well to earn a state berth. Tipton held the No. 2 spot in the final rankings of the season heading into the postseason. The Rockets battled but fell in three sets, 25-14, 25-14, 25-12. “Playing...
11/08/2018 - 11:21am
Relationships mean a lot to Dr. Kelly German. So much so she gave up a career in Boulder, Colo., and moved back to Iowa. She is excited to be home and helping patients with their eye health at Jensen Optometrists in Grinnell. Dr. Kelly (Freeborn) German is a native of Lynnville and her husband Dustin is a graduate of North Mahaska. German’s...
11/08/2018 - 11:18am
The parade of Republican candidates was greeted by a partisan gathering at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa Wednesday. With six days to go until the mid-term election, Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and their “Keep Iowa Moving” caravan including Iowa Senators Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst, Iowa Representative candidate Dr. Chris...
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