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09/14/2017 - 8:42am
New Sharon residents will have a chance to hear more about two ballot issues and meet candidates for city council at a forum to be held Saturday, Oct. 21. The forum is designed to provide information on ballot issues for Stilwell Library and to consider changing ownership and management of the city’s water system to Mahaska Rural Water. The candidates for city council will be invited to...
09/14/2017 - 8:39am
Hand wringing and frustration abounded Tuesday when the Eddyville City Council met for its September meeting. Tops on the agenda was the continuing frustration with Iowa State Contractors and the lack of work to complete the 203 Walnut Street demolition project. The project is 40 days past the extended completion date with no indication if and...
09/07/2017 - 8:03am
Pella Regional Health Center’s first baby in their new Family Birthing Center is a little girl—Sydnie Noelle, born at 7:37 a.m. on Aug. 29. Her parents are Karl and Kristin Boender of Oskaloosa. Physician is Dr. Galyn Vande Zande. “This new area represents years of research, planning and construction to arrive at this inviting...
08/30/2017 - 2:20pm
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized 13 students from Iowa at the State Fair for providing the artwork that appears in the “From the Farm to You” calendar. Ephraim Van Zante, a seventh grade home schooler from Fremont had his agricultural drawing selected for the 2018 Farm to You calendar. The calendar was distributed...
08/30/2017 - 2:16pm
North Mahaska took to the floor to open the 2017 volleyball season with a five-team tourney at Albia. The team finished 2-2 on the night with two wins over Moravia. They lost matches to Seymour and Southeast Warren. In the opener against Moravia, NM came out on fire winning the first set 21-11. Moravia settled in and edged the Warhawks 23-21 in...
08/30/2017 - 2:14pm
Things started out well for the North Mahaska football team Friday night, but the tide turned much to quick. Hunter Davis recovered a Belle Plaine fumble on the opening kickoff, then following a punt the defense forced a three-and out and NM began a drive at the BP 42, which resulted in a touchdown. From there it was Belle Plaine taking control to...
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