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07/11/2018 - 2:18pm
The list of major league baseball players that have sat in a dugout and played on Sec Taylor Field at Principal Park in Des Moines is immense. Thursday members of the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets received that same opportunity as they faced the Woodward-Granger Hawks in the last regular game of the season. EBF took advantage on the opportunity to capture a 3-2 win. The Home of the Iowa...
06/27/2018 - 10:29am
Much of the June 18 North Mahaska School Board meeting dealt with organizational items for the upcoming school year. At the close of the meeting they held a closed session to evaluate superintendent Angela Livezey. The meeting included the hiring of a temporary science teacher and signing an agreement with the New Sharon Child Care Center. Jerry...
06/27/2018 - 10:27am
More than six dozen kids and adults gathered at the New Sharon City Park building Friday as Samantha Collison brought “wild” animals to show to the crowd. The event was part of the Library Rocks Summer Reading program at Stilwell Library. The event was originally scheduled for the library, but was switched to the City Park building due...
06/27/2018 - 10:25am
What began as some teenage fun resulted in a multi-agency emergency response to a possible jumper off the Skunk River Bridge on Iowa Highway 92. Mahaska County 911 Center received the call about 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19. According to a press release from the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded and began to look for...
06/20/2018 - 3:55pm
A week after two candidates who are opposed to the regional airport won the Mahaska County Supervisor Republican primary, a district court judge has ruled that Mahaska County cannot leave the 28E agreement that started the regional airport project in 2012, and that attempts to do so could result in the county incurring damages for delaying the...
06/20/2018 - 3:54pm
Weather threatened to toss a wet blanket on the 2018 New Sharon Spring Festival. Planners had put into place contingency plans. They didn’t need them. Mobile devices were constantly checking weather web sites in order to plan to move activities inside. Friday night’s coronation of festival royalty went off without a hitch. The crowning...
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