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01/22/2019 - 2:22pm
    City of New Sharon’s emergency snow ordinance will go into effect   tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. until all the streets have been   cleared. Please have vehicles off of the streets to avoid a $50 ticket   and make it easier for the city employees to clear the streets.     
01/17/2019 - 2:43pm
Due to the expected winter storm, North Mahaska's basketball games with Lynnville-Sully on Friday has had game times moved up. The girl's game will begin at 5 p.m. followed by the boys games.
01/10/2019 - 2:55pm
New mayor Keri Lamberson presided over the first city council meeting of the year in New Sharon. Lamberson is the first female mayor of the city in its 148 years of existence. Much of the meeting was organizational. Lamberson’s first official duty was to swear in Josh Crouse as fire chief for the New Sharon Fire Department. Stilwell Library...
01/10/2019 - 2:53pm
After several months of discussion, questioning, and two requests for proposals, the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors have approved funding for the county emergency communications radio project. That decision came as the board met for the first time in 2019. The meeting was also the first for newly elected supervisors Steve Wanders and Steve...
01/03/2019 - 12:03pm
Outgoing Mahaska County Supervisor Henry “Willie” Van Weelden saw one last piece of business pass under his watch. The supervisors met in special session Thursday afternoon to consider a 28E agreement with Keokuk County for the services of an assistant county attorney. As the board commenced discussion on the agreement current Mahaska...
01/03/2019 - 12:02pm
Another year has passed and the calendar page has turned. The past year brought many new people into government and businesses grew. New Sharon saw a number of building projects begin and new entities open or change management. Eddyville saw a two year-long demolition project finally wind up. Eddyville’s water projects were completed while...
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