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11/03/2017 - 8:05am
Sophomore Cheyenne Shaw made her second consecutive appearance at the Iowa State girl’s cross country meet at Fort Dodge Saturday. Shaw closed out her season with an 18th place finish. She finished 28th as a freshman. Shaw covered the distance in 20 minutes 15.8 seconds. Emily Staal, a sophomore from Springville Central, posted the winning time. She covered the course at Lakeside Golf...
11/03/2017 - 8:01am
Students from North Mahaska’s fifth an sixth grade classes toured the historic office of Secretary of State Paul Pate at the Iowa State Capitol this week. The students were provided an informational tour of the office by Secretary Paul Pate’s staff, which included examining the original handwritten Iowa Constitution, exploring the...
11/03/2017 - 7:57am
Keeping a small town growing begins with providing youngsters with a place to have fun. Communities in Mahaska County like Barnes City have taken those steps with the addition of new playground equipment. Beacon put together a project a few years ago and Fremont installed equipment earlier this fall. On Oct. 21 Barnes City saw the culmination of...
10/25/2017 - 3:26pm
Not a lot of people are surprised that North Mahaska sophomore cross country runner Cheyenne Shaw is returning to the state meet. The school’s leading distance runner made the trip a year ago as a freshman and made the field Thursday with a seventh place finish at district. Shaw covered the course at Wildwood Park in Ottumwa in 21 minutes, 9...
10/25/2017 - 3:23pm
North Mahaska did many things right Friday night, but a 22-point comeback was not enough to overcome visiting Cardinal on homecoming and senior night. The visiting Comets won 38-36. One of the strategies NM coach Cass Stubbs inserted was to give junior Luke Groves more touches. Groves entered the game with 800 yards on the season and many positive...
10/12/2017 - 9:23pm
On Saturday, Sept. 23, volunteers converged on North Park in Fremont. The first of two parks received the highly anticipated new equipment for their play area. The Fremont Playground Rehabilitation Project began in September 2015. The committee was dedicated to modernizing Fremont’s two city parks for local children, and visitors to the...
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