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05/20/2018 - 3:19pm
According to school officials the North Mahaska softball game scheduled for Monday night has been postponed due to field damage. No play date has been set.
05/09/2018 - 1:58pm
On April 30, Senator Joni Ernst swung through Mahaksa County as a part of her 99-county tour across the state, also known at the “Full Grassley”, a term dubbed by former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum in recognition of the practice stated by Senator Chuck Grassley in his first term. Ernst visited Clow Valve for a tour and...
05/09/2018 - 1:55pm
Issues regarding setbacks for fences and other structures have again come before members of the New Sharon City Council. For years requests have been made to place them on the property line or some distance between that or four feet. The sticky part of the issue is that there are buildings and fences around the city that violate the current...
05/09/2018 - 1:44pm
Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Doland resigned May 7, effective June 5. The resignation comes after Doland’s residency was called into question after an investigation by the News-Review suggests he may no longer be a resident of Mahaska County. Doland was first elected as a Mahaska County Supervisor after he prevailed in a controversial...
05/03/2018 - 1:02pm
The Mahaska Health Partnership Birthing Center recently received a CuddleCot™ donated by the Be Still and Know Foundation in honor of all babies gone too soon. According to MHP Birthing Center Director Heather Cook, the CuddleCot™ is an important addition to the department. “The CuddleCot™ is a cooling system that will...
05/03/2018 - 1:00pm
Burning can bring new life. That new life is part of the Iowa and Mahaska County prairie. More than four-dozen men, women, and children gathered east of the conservation headquarters at Russell Wildlife to scorch 60 acres of land to reactivate the land. “We do this on a rotating basis,” said conservation director Dave Sedivec. “...
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