Charlie Comfort

04/18/2019 - 8:34am
PEKIN- The Pekin School District has started the search for a new 7-12 principal, after current principal Clint Gingerich was offered the associate principal position at Oskaloosa Middle School. Pekin Superintendent Dave Harper said Gingerich’s departure will leave big shoes to fill. “He is such a loss for the district. He has done such a tremendous job for us,” Harper said....
03/27/2019 - 8:07am
Sigourney- As part of his 99-county tour through the state, Senator Chuck Grassley swung through Sigourney on March 21, stopping at Sigourney Jr-Sr High for a question and answer session with students. Grassley’s visit came on the heels of a factory tour in Fairfield, as well as several other stops on his annual tour. Sigourney students were...
03/27/2019 - 8:05am
Sigourney- The City of Sigourney is actively investigating an unspecified issue with the City’s sanitary sewer system. In response to a question from the News-Review Mayor Doug Glandon said that the issue is related to the DOT resurfacing project that occurred in the summer and fall months of 2018.  “We’re involved because...
03/20/2019 - 10:18am
Sigourney- The Keokuk County Supervisors have gone through an annual formality: approving a budget. At the March 12 meeting of the Keokuk County Supervisors, the board considered action on the annual budget. The item up for consideration was the culmination of a number of meetings and presentations with the Keokuk County Supervisors, all related...
03/14/2019 - 7:38am
Sigourney- The Sigourney City Council is beginning to move forward with a grant application that could result in the improving of several downtown business facades. According to City Clerk Angie Alderson, the Sigourney City Council approved a contract with Area 15 Regional Planning Commission for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The...
03/13/2019 - 11:22am
Sigourney- A trio of court cases are beginning to show some movement, with at least one of them set to go to trial soon. John Clubb, William Mann, and Ethan Spray all face felony charges in unrelated cases.  John Clubb John Clubb, of What Cheer, was arrested on January 15 after an investigator for Iowa Workforce Development claimed he had...
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