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09/14/2017 - 8:46am
Members of the Eddyville City Council continued the work of cleaning up properties in disrepair or not meeting city housing codes. They approved inspections at three properties and heard that dates have been set hearings and court appearances for two other properties. Councilor Doug Greenlee provided fellow council members with information on 301 Front Street. He said this has been an “...
09/14/2017 - 8:42am
New Sharon residents will have a chance to hear more about two ballot issues and meet candidates for city council at a forum to be held Saturday, Oct. 21. The forum is designed to provide information on ballot issues for Stilwell Library and to consider changing ownership and management of the city’s water system to Mahaska Rural Water. The...
09/14/2017 - 8:39am
Hand wringing and frustration abounded Tuesday when the Eddyville City Council met for its September meeting. Tops on the agenda was the continuing frustration with Iowa State Contractors and the lack of work to complete the 203 Walnut Street demolition project. The project is 40 days past the extended completion date with no indication if and...
09/07/2017 - 8:21am
North Mahaska School Board members continue to seek ways to enhance the school and its infrastructure while at the same time maximizing the use of taxpayer dollars. Over the past two years that topic has been a conversation at nearly every board meeting. The first meeting of the new school academic year was no different. Superintendent Angela...
09/07/2017 - 8:03am
Pella Regional Health Center’s first baby in their new Family Birthing Center is a little girl—Sydnie Noelle, born at 7:37 a.m. on Aug. 29. Her parents are Karl and Kristin Boender of Oskaloosa. Physician is Dr. Galyn Vande Zande. “This new area represents years of research, planning and construction to arrive at this inviting...
09/07/2017 - 7:56am
Six men are seeking to help lead the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont school district when elections are held Tuesday, Sept. 12. The field includes four incumbents. Two of the races have challengers. Recently retired agriculture teacher Pat Powers is challenging district 2 representative Dan Hulbert. Don Darland challenges Bruce Severson, the District...
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