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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...
12/28/2017 - 11:30am
Wednesday was a night to say hello and goodbye at the New Sharon City Council meeting. Mayor Dustin Hite and council members said goodbye to longtime councilor Kenneth Ward and fire chief Steve Gerard. They then said hello to new council members Jeff Long and Tom German. Hite opened the meeting presenting a certificate of appreciation to Wes White...
12/21/2017 - 12:01pm
North Mahaska’s thirdranked girl’s basketball team played short-handed Friday, but nobody would never know it. North Mahaska hosted Tri-County and rolled to a 51- 16 victory Friday night. Mallory Klinker and Bailey Ferguson were unable to play and Jade hay saw limited action after being ill early in the week. It would be difficult to...
12/21/2017 - 12:00pm
Somewhere in North Mahaska’s gym the music of Foreigner was playing “Cold as Ice.” Neither team had a great night shooting the basketball, but Tri-County won their second consecutive game defeating North Mahaska, 44-33. It took two and a half minutes before North Mahaska’s Thomas Wilkin scored the first points of the game....
12/13/2017 - 4:40pm
In the final city council meeting of the year Barnes City worked through a short agenda and said good-bye to a long-time serving council member. City councilor Rusty Lindenman attended his final meeting and at the end was presented a plaque for his years of service. Lindenman said he began serving an unfinished term in the fall of 1983 and was re-...
12/13/2017 - 4:31pm
New Sharon City Councilors moved one step closer to completion of the legal maneuvers for acquisition of the city’s water system. Wednesday’s meeting contained one more agreement that allows Mahaska Rural Water to own and operate the system effective Jan. 1. MRW manager Randy Pleima said his board would vote on the same language at its...
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