By RD KEEP The Sun Editor

01/06/2020 - 3:28pm
NEW SHARON – A.J Malone would have been all smiles Saturday. More than 100 basketball players took to the floor at North Mahaska High School for the AJ Malone Memorial Basketball Tournament. Players included many whom Malone played with when he attended North Mahaska and included members of the 2005 boy’s state title team and the 2012 girl’s state team. Malone, a 2008 graduate,...
01/02/2020 - 7:00am
OSKALOOSA – District Court Judge Crystal Cronk of the Eighth Judicial District of Iowa ruled that the 2015 28E Agreement between the Mahaska County E911 Service Board and the Mahaska County EMA Commission is void and unenforceable. She made the summary decision on Monday, Dec. 16.  Mahaska Board of Supervisors Mark Groenendyk, Steve...
11/06/2019 - 8:43pm
While results from last night’s election are unofficial it appears Jeff Long of New Sharon and Barb Davis of Barnes City will be mayor of their respective cities. Elizabeth Haring of Fremont collected 21 votes as the lone candidate for mayor, but there were 81 write-in votes. The names of the Eddyville mayor and council, and Fremont mayor...
08/13/2019 - 3:03pm
DES MOINES – Smiles, tears and hugs took to the Anne and Bill Riley Stage at the Iowa State Fair Saturday as the 56th fair queen was crowned. As Davis County’s Haley Swan gave up the crown from 2018, it was another southern Iowa girl, Hannah Koellner, from Mahaska County, who earned the title of Iowa State Fair Queen. Koellner, a 2019...
08/08/2019 - 9:31am
08/08/2019 - 9:23am
NEW SHARON – Nearly two years of dreaming, planning, and expending of time and money has come to fruition for a pair of New Sharon entrepreneurs. Jesse Linder and Alan Lake have lived with a project to renovate one of the gem buildings in downtown New Sharon. The building sits on the northeast corner of the corner of Main and Market Streets...
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