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07/11/2018 - 2:18pm
The list of major league baseball players that have sat in a dugout and played on Sec Taylor Field at Principal Park in Des Moines is immense. Thursday members of the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets received that same opportunity as they faced the Woodward-Granger Hawks in the last regular game of the season. EBF took advantage on the opportunity to capture a 3-2 win. The Home of the Iowa...
07/11/2018 - 2:04pm
Nuisance buildings and handling disposal of a trailer and vehicle was on the agenda at Monday’s July 2 meeting of the Eddyville City Council. The city has gained ownership of 205 S. 2nd Street, which has the trailer and an abandoned vehicle. The former property owner has asked for permission to remove personal belongs from the site....
07/11/2018 - 2:03pm
For the first time in more than a month Mahaska County was at full strength at a supervisors meeting. Following a process in which nine applicants sought the seat vacated by Mark Doland in June, Steve Wanders took the oath from District Judge Rose Mefford and went to work with supervisors Willie Van Weelden and Mark Groenendyk. Much of the meeting...
07/06/2018 - 9:32pm
The last time North Mahaska’s softball team walked onto the field at Lynnville-Sully a series of miscues led to a 7-5 loss to the host Hawks. It was the first game of the season. Two weeks ago NM beat the Hawks 6-3. Friday’s Region 5 game was to see who would play for the right to play in the state tournament. North Mahaska hit the...
07/03/2018 - 11:01am
Members of the New Sharon City Council met June 20 and worked through a generally routine agenda. Two building permits were involved in public hearings and another was scheduled for July 9. John Slycord, 205 W. Cherry, requested a permit for a shed an driveway, and Linda and Terry Steel had requested a permit for a shed at 309 N. Pine St. No...
07/03/2018 - 11:00am
Mahaska County now has a full Board of Supervisors after a panel composed of County Auditor Sue Brown, County Recorder Diane Upton-Crookham, and County Treasurer Sone Scott voted to appoint the top vote getter from the June primary to fill the remaining few months left on former supervisor Mark Doland’s term. Steve Wanders received the...
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