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11/15/2018 - 10:12am
Mary Ann Ransford is frustrated, but so are members of the Eddyville City Council. The ire comes from properties not meeting minimum building codes or are abandoned and the fact that the owners will not clean them up or make any attempt to do so. Councilors took another step to put more teeth into city ordinances with the approval of Ordinance Chapter 73.6. Ransford spoke bluntly to councilors...
11/15/2018 - 10:09am
Nearly three dozen students at North Mahaska took to the stage this past weekend for the stage performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The show, directed by Brant Bollman, took the stage Friday and Saturday night in the school auditorium. “I love fantasy,” said Bollman. “I love “James and the Giant Peach”...
11/15/2018 - 10:05am
Mahaska County saw a heavy turnout of voters as the state of Iowa set a new mark for votes in a mid-term election on Nov. 6. According to the Secretary of State’s office 1.32 million votes, approximately 61 percent of the registered voters, went to the polls Tuesday. Locally in the hotly contested county supervisor race, Steve Wanders and...
11/08/2018 - 11:22am
The Mahaska County Supervisors met in special session Friday morning, Nov. 2, to open bids received for the new 911 radio communications system project. In early October, the Supervisors announced that they are assuming control of the 911 communications system project. The first action the board took after assuming control of the project was to...
11/08/2018 - 11:21am
Relationships mean a lot to Dr. Kelly German. So much so she gave up a career in Boulder, Colo., and moved back to Iowa. She is excited to be home and helping patients with their eye health at Jensen Optometrists in Grinnell. Dr. Kelly (Freeborn) German is a native of Lynnville and her husband Dustin is a graduate of North Mahaska. German’s...
11/08/2018 - 11:20am
Mahaska County Attorney Jim Blomgren announced on Friday that Mahaska County Supervisor Steve Wanders will not face any charges of election misconduct after allegations of electioneering surfaced in the final week of the hotly contested Mahaska County Supervisor race. Wanders was photographed handing out candy during the Oskaloosa Trick-or-Treat...
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