RD KEEP The Sun Editor

07/18/2019 - 9:22am
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a four-part series about the 75th anniversary of D-Day invasion. RD Keep was a member of the area contingent who went to Italy and France for the commemoration June 1-10. NORMANDY, France – Paige Harter came away from her trip to the 75th anniversary of D-Day with many emotions. The 16-year old student from Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont High School...
07/11/2019 - 9:19am
Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in a month-long series about the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. NORMANDY, France – Brandy Allen still hurts. Her daughter Brooke still wonders. The Oskaloosa mother and daughter were part of some 15,000 who attended the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The Allens...
07/11/2019 - 9:18am
OSKALOOSA – No one is to blame, but the Mahaska County Supervisors hope to begin a fix of a broken system. The system in question is how county employees are compensated. The issue was discussed at length at the supervisors’ July 1 meeting. Paul Greufe with PJ Greufe & Associates, who handles human resource issues for Mahaska...
07/11/2019 - 9:17am
AMES — The Iowa Transportation Commission has approved the Fiscal Year 2020-2024 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program. Part of that five-year plan is a by-pass around Oskaloosa via U.S. 63, a project locally known as the Northwest By-Pass. The program documents investments in Iowa’s multimodal transportation system covering aviation...
07/11/2019 - 9:16am
NEW SHARON – Madison McKay had her bat swinging Friday against visiting Wayne of Corydon. Batting third in the lineup the sophomore took the first pitch she saw over the left field fence in the first inning then did the same in the eighth for a walk off victory 3-1. The victory capped off the regular season giving the Warhawks a 16-9 mark as...
07/11/2019 - 9:15am
IOWA CITY – North Mahaska’s baseball team made the most of its appearance at Duane Banks Stadium July 1 when they faced South Iowa Cedar League foe English Valleys. The Warhawks used strong defense and timely hits to score a 5-1 win. The teams returned to the University of Iowa all-turf facility after two years. The two met in 2017 at...
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