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11/07/2019 - 8:16am
CLIVE — A Mahaska County man has won the first $100,000 top prize in a new Iowa Lottery game. Danial Ludden of Fremont won the big prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “$100,000 Happy Holidays Crossword” scratch game. He purchased his winning ticket at the Casey’s located at 1809 Ninth Ave. E. in Oskaloosa. He claimed his prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters in Clive. Find...
11/07/2019 - 8:13am
OSKALOOSA – Deer hunters. Are you looking for a way to dispose of your deer hides after this year’s hunt without tossing in a ditch somewhere? Oskaloosa Elks Lodge 340 and many others around Iowa have an answer. Hunters donated more than 4,300 deer hides to Elks Lodges across Iowa last year, which was an increase of over 1,000 hides...
11/06/2019 - 8:43pm
While results from last night’s election are unofficial it appears Jeff Long of New Sharon and Barb Davis of Barnes City will be mayor of their respective cities. Elizabeth Haring of Fremont collected 21 votes as the lone candidate for mayor, but there were 81 write-in votes. The names of the Eddyville mayor and council, and Fremont mayor...
10/31/2019 - 10:11am
Cities across the state of Iowa will be electing new leadership on Tuesday. Several Mahaska County cities have contested races and one city has no one on the ballot. Schools for the first time will be selecting their directors during the November election cycle.   p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 7.2px...
10/31/2019 - 10:06am
Members of the North Mahaska Education Association sent a questionnaire out to the five candidates seeking positions on the school board. The Sun is printing the responses to those questions. Contacted were current board president Dirk Wilkin, board member Keith Foster, and challengers James Roach, Erica Groom and Michelle Sampson. At press time...
10/31/2019 - 10:00am
NEW SHARON – Tim Veiseth smiles as he walks the halls of North Mahaska Elementary School. He greets every student he encounters and many times engages in brief conversation. He does the same when he walks into the junior-senior high wing. Why, because Veiseth sees it as part of his job as the new dean of students at the school. North Mahaska...
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