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07/19/2017 - 2:30pm
Senior leadership and experience cane mean a lot to any team on the field or in the boardroom. For Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont softball team it is all about the next game, but that next game leads to the sought after state title. The Rockets are three games away from that ultimate goal following a 4-1 victory over No. 4 Pella Christian July 10. The ninth-ranked Rockets will face No. 5 Waterloo...
07/13/2017 - 4:38pm
The first meeting of the new fiscal year brought forth a letter of accusation from former Mahaska County Case Managers. Laura Buch read a letter signed by the case managers stating they were unhappy with the way terminations of the managers were handled by the supervisors. The letter was read as part of the public comment portion at the beginning...
06/29/2017 - 9:42am
To no one’s surprise Mahaska County Supervisors voted 2-1 to exit the 28E agreement with the cities of Pella and Oskaloosa as it regards the building of a regional airport. Board chair Mark Doland had made the proposal for a resolution in previous meetings, but the formal resolution came before the full board at its June 19 meeting. Local...
06/29/2017 - 9:28am
Members of the New Sharon City Council continue to look at ways to provide better water service to its citizens at the best price. Construction of new facilities because of Department of Natural Resources regulations and weaknesses in the system is expected to be engineered to meet 2018 deadlines. One option for the completion of the project is to...
06/28/2017 - 2:02pm
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 10 p.m. CDT for Mahaska County. A watch means that conditions are favorable for the fomation of funnel clouds or tornadic activity. The watch was issued at 3 p.m. Wedneday, July 28.
06/22/2017 - 10:18am
Wendell Knowler asked his daughter a question in 2014. Three years later she answered him. Knowler, a veteran of the Korean War, had received four medals as a Staff Sergeant. However they became missing. It is believed the medals and other papers relating to his service were lost in a house flood several years ago. Knowler asked his daughter, Jan...
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