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William Penn Music Alumni Celebrate Dr. David Evans

William Penn Music Alumni will remember and celebrate the life of Dr. David Evans at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2021, with the dedication of a memorial bench in his memory. The bench is located on the lawn south of Penn Hall and the dedication will take place at that site.

William Penn Music Alumni will remember and celebrate the life of Dr. David Evans at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2021, with the dedication of a memorial bench in his memory. The bench is located on the lawn south of Penn Hall and the dedication will take place at that site. All are welcome. […]

Hopp, Central roll up third football win, 37-7

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Finding yet another way to thrive, the Central College football team hammered out 364 rushing yards to run past Nebraska Wesleyan University Saturday, 37-7. The Dutch (3-0 overall, 1-0 American Rivers) displayed a powerful passing attack in the season’s first two victories but running back Jason Hopp (senior, Earlham) was the offensive catalyst Saturday with […]

Speed Game Ruins NM Homecoming

Chase Grandia (13) and Cody Scholtus make a tackle on an Ogden runner for a short gain. Grandia also had a fumble recovery for North Mahaska in a 48-12 loss to Ogden.

NEW SHARON – North Mahaska had its hands full Friday night as North Mahaska hosted No. 8 Ogden for homecoming. Ogden used its size, speed and no-huddle offense break away from a 6-0 first quarter lead to win 48-12. North Mahaska (0-4) battled with Ogden (4-0) in the first quarter allowing a touchdown at the […]

Turbo Charged! Tyler Erb Wins for Second Night in a Row at Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals!

Knoxville Speedway 2019 (photo by Monte Goodyk)

Tim McCreadie on the Pole for Saturday’s Championship! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 17, 2021) – Tyler Erb topped the podium for the second night in a row at the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Presented by BRANDT Professional Agriculture. The New Waverly, Texas driver took the lead early for the second night […]

Governor Reynolds signs Harvest Proclamation

Iowa Flag

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation relating to the weight limits and transportation of grain. The proclamation is effective immediately and continues through October 17, 2021. The proclamation allows vehicles transporting corn, soybeans, hay, straw, silage and stover to be overweight (not exceeding 90,000 pounds gross weight) without a permit for […]

Dutch volleyball team falls in statistically even match

Central Dutch Athletics

DECATUR, ILLINOIS — Friday’s volleyball match between Central College and Greenville University (Ill.)was statistically even in nearly every way except the final score as the Dutch lost 27-25, 25-18, 25-22. The Panthers (5-1) only had a slight advantage over the Dutch (4-5) in kills (42-40), attack percentage (.203-.193) and service aces (3-2). “Looking at the […]

Knockel, Hudson Tabbed NM Royalty

Morgan Hudson received the crown from king Sean Knockel as North Mahaska began its homecoming celebration Thursday. Also pictured, Layla Hargis, left and Kaitlyn VanDonselaar in front row. In back behind Knockel, Sam Terpstra and Jaydyn Steil.

NEW SHARON – Seniors Sean Knockel and Morgan Hudson will reign over homecoming activities this weekend. The two were elected this week by the student body and were announced and crowned at a packed house coronation Thursday. Queen candidates included Kaitlyn Van Donselaar, Layla Hargis, Zoe Deucore, Morgan Hudson and Carlie Scholtus. King candidates were […]

Selecting Tree Species

Iowa State University Extension

Clients have been inquiring about what they should replace their dead ash (or other kind of) tree with or what trees to plant at their new/new-to-them home. Extension can help with this decision! We encourage diversity within landscapes. We encourage people to plant different types of trees. We encourage people to plant trees that are […]

No. 13 NM Boys Second at L-S

North Mahaska Warhawks

LYNNVILLE – Hundreds of fans gathered at Diamond Trail Golf Course Sept. 16 for the Lynnville-Sully Invitational cross country meet and with ranked teams and individuals the meet did not disappoint. In Class 1A it was a battle between No. 20 Pella Christian, No. 13 North Mahaska and No. 14 Collins-Maxwell. Pella Christian’s boys scored […]

Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.1 percent in August

Iowa Workforce Development

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent in August, down from 5.3 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.2 percent in August. “Iowa’s economy remains resilient despite ongoing ripples from COVID-19,” said Beth Townsend, Director of Iowa Workforce Development. The number of unemployed Iowans increased […]

                   

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