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11/15/2017 - 10:18pm
Farmers in Iowa have been pleasantly surprised when it comes to crop yield from the 2017 harvest season. Many farmers ac- credit this to the new genetics of corn when they are finding that their corn is yielding better than predicted in the early months of June and July. Location has played a part in the production of crops, but farm- ers in general feel that they are at a much better standing...
11/15/2017 - 10:17pm
There will be a new look to city councils in Eddyville, Fre- mont and New Sharon following the municipal elections on Nov. 7. One new mayor and six new councilors will take seats come Jan. 1, 2018. The biggest moves were in Ed- dyville where three council seats and a mayor spot were up for grabs. Current Mayor John Sim- mers chose not to run so...
11/15/2017 - 10:16pm
Representatives of the Dakota Access Pipeline project presented $20,000 to Emergency Managers from Mahaska, Wa- pello, Keokuk, Jefferson, Van Buren, and Lee Counties, as part of their 18 counties that the new pipeline went through. “The donations, offered in goodwill by the company, can be used by the depart- ments to purchase new equipment...
11/15/2017 - 10:14pm
There may have been a heavy sigh of relief for the community of New Sharon Tuesday as voters approved two special measures. Public Measure A allows the city of New Sharon to give own- ership and operation of the city’s water plant and infrastructure to Mahaska Rural Water with a 25-year franchise. Public Mea- sure B allowed a special levy of...
11/15/2017 - 8:55pm
Move to 8-man Football Discussed By RD KEEP The Sun Editor NOTE: This story was revised Nov. 16 due to incorrect information. Football is a passionate game and fans are passionate about their teams and the game. That passion was apparent Monday night when parents and district patrons met with North Mahaska coaches and administration to discuss the...
11/10/2017 - 8:31am
Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. She ends up at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe! It’s a dream come true for a lover of pink, until she starts to turn red! Now only Pinkalicious can figure a way to get out of this predicament....
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