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01/11/2018 - 9:24am
The past year was a successful one for the Stillwell Library in New Sharon. Following the rollover from private to public ownership the library set out on a venture to become a certified library. Library officials informed the council of the progress during its annual report Wednesday. New Sharon City Councilors met for the first time in calendar year 2018 and handled a number of routine...
12/28/2017 - 11:35am
Mahaska County residents will look back on 2017 as the year of construction projects that changed the landscape for years to come. One, more than any other, change the look of the rolling hills in the northern part of the county. For one Mahaska community a demolition project has taken on a life of its own. Over the next two weeks The Sun takes a...
12/28/2017 - 11:30am
It is beginning to become more difficult to find superlatives to describe the North Mahaska girl’s basketball team. The thirdranked team in Class 1A continues to dominate their opponents. There was no difference Thursday when the Warhawks rolled past a Keota 59-13. The Warhawks used a combination of punishing defense, solid shooting and...
12/28/2017 - 11:30am
Wednesday was a night to say hello and goodbye at the New Sharon City Council meeting. Mayor Dustin Hite and council members said goodbye to longtime councilor Kenneth Ward and fire chief Steve Gerard. They then said hello to new council members Jeff Long and Tom German. Hite opened the meeting presenting a certificate of appreciation to Wes White...
12/06/2017 - 5:04pm
Men across the country participated in No- Shave November bringing awareness to those with cancer. The Sun Editor RD Keep was asked to participate with the Oskaloosa Middle School. This past Friday a seventh grade student won the right to shave the beard. “I’m not sure how much money was raised overall,” said Keep. “The...
12/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Despite efforts to the contrary it appears North Mahaska will continue to play the 11-man game of football for the next two seasons. Unless a late-night stay develops or the Iowa High School Athletic Association extends a deadline for a decision, the district will continue to play football as it has for the past 60 years. On Nov. 20 the district...
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