CJ Eilers

12/16/2017 - 1:59pm
            When Pekin’s Maci Gambell learned about the opportunities that Wreaths Across America would provide for her FCCLA STAR project, she set her sights high on one major goal: to lay a wreath on approximately 600 veteran’s graves in the area to honor their service to our country. It was a lofty goal, and the high school senior knew this when she...
10/18/2017 - 8:51am
           Members of the Sigourney Teacher Leadership Committee (TLC) and school administration voiced their support for full implementation of a new Standards-Based Grading system for the district at a school board meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11.            ...
10/18/2017 - 8:45am
            Sigourney residents got down to business to further their own unique business through a workshop put together by Indian Hills Community College, Pathfinders, and the Sigourney Development Corporation (SADC).             Business owners attended one of...
10/18/2017 - 8:34am
            Nearly 53 years ago, Davis Eidahl found himself approached by a superintendent of a newer school district, asking the then young man to come out to Pekin to teach and coach. Needless to say, Eidahl was hardly impressed with a school no one truly knew about.         ...
10/17/2017 - 8:01am
            Approximately 5,216 miles from Sigourney lies the coastal city of Ilheus in the Brazilian state of Bahia, where 17-year-old Laura Emery-Goulart calls home. For the next school year though, Emery-Goulart will call our county seat home as part of her foreign exchange program.      ...
10/11/2017 - 7:33am
            For 10 days straight, 101st Airborne and Iraq veteran Josh Jorgenson ran across the state of Iowa to raise awareness for Post Traumatic Syndrome Disorder and veteran suicide, adding the grueling task of jogging in the heat with a gas mask around his face. Along the way, “The Masked Veteran” was...
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