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03/07/2019 - 4:04pm
Many times a loss at the state girl’s basketball tournament results in tears shed and hopes dashed. On the other side of the coin is elation and smiles all around. It may not have been clear in talking with the North Mahaska basketball team. North Mahaska faced No. 2 West Hancock in the opening game of the tournament, but fell 67-54. It would have been easy to find blame with each other,...
03/07/2019 - 4:02pm
The year 2019 holds much excitement and will be history- making for Eddyville. This community will move into the future with the new location of the Eddyville Museum, which is well underway and hopefully open for visitors by the summer. Located at 706 Main Street in Eddyville, the new facility will be divided in two halves – one side housing...
02/28/2019 - 1:44pm
It had been seven years since the wide-eyed fourth graders from North Mahaska entered Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Wednesday afternoon those same girls were just as wide-eyed as they strode in for their state encounter in the Class 1A with No. 2 West Hancock. In the end it was too much Eagle pressure ending North Mahaska’s season, 67-54...
02/28/2019 - 11:44am
For 100 years it has been the dream of Iowa girls to one day step onto the court in Des Moines and play in a state tournament. Six girls from North Mahaska saw their high school team play and win the 2012 state championship. The bond formed watching the 2012 Warhawks hoist the trophy and celebrate set in motion a desire to go to the “Well...
02/28/2019 - 11:42am
Public record requests in the past year have sparked a review of the Mahaska County process for receiving and complying with requests for information. Board chair Mark Groenendyk brought in six reams of paper and placed on the board table representing how many pages were included in one request last year. Much of the county board of supervisor...
02/18/2019 - 10:26pm
North Mahaska’s girl’s basketball team is headed to Wells Fargo Arena to play in the state basketball tournament. They upset No. 4 Seymour, 38-37 and will face West Hancock at the Well on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. Seymour (20-1) led for 29 minutes in the game that was more of a defensive game early. Seymour senior Hannah Hinners hit...
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