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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,...
02/28/2019 - 11:42am
Public record requests in the past year have sparked a review of the Mahaska County process for receiving and complying with requests for information. Board chair Mark Groenendyk brought in six reams of paper and placed on the board table representing how many pages were included in one request last year. Much of the county board of supervisor...
02/28/2019 - 11:40am
It is not often when the opposing coach tells the losing coach his team played a great game, but lost by 40. Such was the case Thursday as No. 1 ranked Grand View Christian upended the Warhawks, 74-34. Dave Stubbs congratulated North Mahaska coach Seth Streebin on the Warhawks’ tenacity. “It’s a tribute to how hard your kids when...
02/21/2019 - 10:20am
North Mahaska’s wrestling season came to an end Friday at the state wrestling tournament. The ending is not what the team hoped for, but all three competed well. Jarrett Stodghill at 145 pounds and Luke Groves at 170 lost in the first round, but scored pins in the first round of consolations to advance. They each were defeated on Friday and...
02/21/2019 - 10:17am
County school superintendents were the focal point of the third Eggs & Issues on Feb. 9. They fielded questions from the audience on a variety of topics. Oskaloosa Community School Superintendent Paula Wright and North Mahaska Superintendent Angela Livezey were the key speakers. Oskaloosa school board members Shelly Herr and Carl Drost and...
02/21/2019 - 10:13am
When will it end? That is the question school administrators, athletic directors, road crews and just about anyone else when the discussion turns to the weather. The only ones not complaining as much are those who make their living clearing parking lots and driveways. No doubt the winter of 2019 will go down as one of the most interesting in...
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