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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 of the queen and announcement of citizen of the...
05/25/2018 - 3:11pm
North Mahaska competed in a total of six of the 19 scored events at the State track meet in Des Moines from May 17-19. Of those six events, three of them results in new personal records set by the Lady Warhawks on the season.                 Competing against the best in...
05/24/2018 - 9:48am
Oskaloosa fire officials are investigating a fire that damaged an Oskaloosa business Friday night. The fire caused the shutdown and evacuation of Oskaloosa Food Products, and evacuation of a number of homes in the area. They were out of their homes for more than two hours. Oskaloosa Fire Department, Oskaloosa Police, Mahaska Health Partnership...
05/24/2018 - 9:44am
When Mahaska County residents go to the polls on June 5 it will be to determine candidates for state office as only one county race is contested. Four Republicans are on the ballot for two seats. No Democratic or Libertarian party candidates are running. The race has become more interesting with the resignation of Mark Doland effective June 5. The...
05/23/2018 - 3:13pm
It’s not every day that a girl from Clarksville, Iowa is crowned the winner of American Idol. Maddie Poppe’s story is one of hard work, talent and perseverance, and her mellifluous voice captured the hearts of the entire nation. “I’m voting for you,” American Idol Judge Katy Perry said after hearing Maddie Poppe...
05/09/2018 - 1:58pm
On April 30, Senator Joni Ernst swung through Mahaksa County as a part of her 99-county tour across the state, also known at the “Full Grassley”, a term dubbed by former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum in recognition of the practice stated by Senator Chuck Grassley in his first term. Ernst visited Clow Valve for a tour and...
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