Charlie Comfort

07/19/2019 - 8:00am
SIGOURNEY- Lake Belva Deer has seen many improvements over the past couple of years as the park has received grants and other funding sources to continue to complete the long worked on project. Soon, another piece of the puzzle will be placed when a major piece of safety equipment is installed at the park: an outdoor storm warning siren. At the July 15 Keokuk County Supervisors meeting, the...
07/03/2019 - 9:41am
SIGOURNEY- After months of discussion, the Keokuk County Supervisors have reached finality with regards to the future of the Keokuk County Recycling Facility. At a special meeting of the board held on Friday, June 27, the Supervisors unanimously voted to approve a contract with Cox Sanitation to operate the County’s Recycling Facility. The...
07/03/2019 - 9:39am
SIGOURNEY- After a week-long experience at Camp Dodge, one Sigourney teen is ready to tackle all of the challenges life may have for him. Hunter Schawb, son of David and Kai Schwab, recently returned from Boys’ State, where he represented Sigourney as a delegate from American Legion Lacey Kerr Post 19. Schwab said the experience was highly...
06/27/2019 - 8:00am
SIGOURNEY- A deal over who and how to operate the Keokuk County Recycling facility could be imminent, as the Keokuk County Supervisors removed the final requirement leading to a deal. At the June 24 meeting of the Keokuk County Supervisors, the board unanimously approved a motion to purchase the Keokuk County Recycling facility from Harry Stever,...
06/26/2019 - 10:16am
SIGOURNEY- While residents of Sigourney and other small towns in Keokuk County will be holding elections for Mayor and City Council later this year, rural residents in northwest Keokuk County will be voting on their representative to serve on the Keokuk County Committee. The Keokuk County Committee is comprised of three members elected from Local...
06/26/2019 - 8:55am
SIGOURNEY- 100 years is a long time for anything. Towns can come and go, wars are fought, businesses are built. Here in Keokuk County, a lot has happened in the past 100 years. One woman has been here to see it all, as well. Irene Morrisson, 99, of Sigourney has seen a lot of Sigourney and Keokuk County’s past. When Irene was born in 1919,...
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