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09/20/2018 - 11:45am
Five Mahaska County farms were among those recognized as Century or Heritage Farms during a ceremony sponsored by Farm Bureau at the Iowa State Fair in August. DeBruin Family Farms, Gatton Farms and Melvin Reed were recognized for farms in the family since 1918. William and Nadine Drennan, and Barbara Western received the honor for a heritage farm. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture made the...
09/20/2018 - 11:43am
For the past 45 years senior citizens and others have been able to receive a well-balanced meal for lunch. From a sack lunch beginning to a state of the art facility it has been a long ride for the Oskaloosa Senior Center. Center director Cheryl Brown could not be more pleased. “Since 1973 our mission has been to serve those who have made...
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.
08/30/2018 - 3:00pm
Members of the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors met on Aug. 20 and worked through a quick agenda. Dealing mainly with routine issues, during board comments supervisor Mark Groenendyk updated the board and those in attendance regarding the 28E agreement between the 911 Service Board and Emergency Management Commission. Groenendyk has asserted...
08/22/2018 - 2:13pm
Montezuma is set to celebrate its 150th birthday next week and the community is coming together to host a party to remember. There will be multitude of activities and events over the two days, Aug.24- 25, offering something for residents and visitors of all ages. The Montezuma Public Library will hold a 100-Year celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 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...
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