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07/11/2018 - 2:18pm
The list of major league baseball players that have sat in a dugout and played on Sec Taylor Field at Principal Park in Des Moines is immense. Thursday members of the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets received that same opportunity as they faced the Woodward-Granger Hawks in the last regular game of the season. EBF took advantage on the opportunity to capture a 3-2 win. The Home of the Iowa...
07/11/2018 - 2:03pm
For the first time in more than a month Mahaska County was at full strength at a supervisors meeting. Following a process in which nine applicants sought the seat vacated by Mark Doland in June, Steve Wanders took the oath from District Judge Rose Mefford and went to work with supervisors Willie Van Weelden and Mark Groenendyk. Much of the meeting...
07/06/2018 - 9:32pm
The last time North Mahaska’s softball team walked onto the field at Lynnville-Sully a series of miscues led to a 7-5 loss to the host Hawks. It was the first game of the season. Two weeks ago NM beat the Hawks 6-3. Friday’s Region 5 game was to see who would play for the right to play in the state tournament. North Mahaska hit the...
07/03/2018 - 11:00am
Mahaska County now has a full Board of Supervisors after a panel composed of County Auditor Sue Brown, County Recorder Diane Upton-Crookham, and County Treasurer Sone Scott voted to appoint the top vote getter from the June primary to fill the remaining few months left on former supervisor Mark Doland’s term. Steve Wanders received the...
06/27/2018 - 10:32am
It takes just one mistake and a lack of timely hits to take a game away from one team or another. Friday night North Mahaska was unable to get the hit and move a runner past third base. Saturday afternoon they traveled to Bussey to take on Twin Cedars in a nonconference game. They stranded eight runners on base, but a hit and an error with two out...
06/20/2018 - 3:54pm
Weather threatened to toss a wet blanket on the 2018 New Sharon Spring Festival. Planners had put into place contingency plans. They didn’t need them. Mobile devices were constantly checking weather web sites in order to plan to move activities inside. Friday night’s coronation of festival royalty went off without a hitch. The crowning...
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