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10/11/2018 - 1:06pm
The trio of Mahaska County Supervisors fired the next salvo in the ongoing conflict between the board and the Emergency Management Commission and 911 Service Board. The latest was the decision by the board to seek a bid directly from Motorola, Inc. Following months of conversations the Supervisors hired a consultant, Ellert and Associates, to assist in determining what the radio work group should...
09/06/2018 - 9:00pm
Due to heavy rains which has made the field at BGM too wet to contest a game, North Mahaska's game with the Bears has been moved to Central College in Pella. Central has an all-weather surface. Game time is still 7 p.m.
08/22/2018 - 2:12pm
A historic home on the Central College campus will soon be traveling to a new location. The Boardwalk House, located at the northeast corner of Broadway and University streets, drew a great deal of attention earlier this year when the college partnered with the Pella Historical Trust in an effort to find a new owner who could move the house to a...
08/01/2018 - 11:17am
Two North Mahaska graduates participated in the 2018 Shrine Bowl held at the UNIDome in Cedar Falls, but neither as a player. Both were, however, active on the sidelines. Nick Ehret, a 2004 graduate of North Mahaska coached the South team and Rachel Freeborn, a 2018 graduate, was a cheerleader. Ehret is the son of hall of fame coach Steve, who has...
08/01/2018 - 11:14am
In a stunning move on July 26, the Mahaska County Supervisors approved a motion to appeal a ruling tossing the county’s lawsuit against the regional airport project, as well as a motion to approve a letter threatening legal action against the Mahaska County EMA and E911 commissions over a proposed 911 communication system replacement. The...
08/01/2018 - 11:12am
July 19 will not be a day that is soon forgotten in Mahaska County. Tornadoes ravaged cities near Mahaska County and winds damaged properties in Oskaloosa, Fremont and spots in between. No injuries were reported in the county, but Pella, Bondurant and Marshalltown, locations that more severely damaged were not as lucky. However, Mahaska County...
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