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12/11/2019 - 1:00pm
When the polls closed at the end of the Nov. 5 city-school election, many in Keokuk County assumed that that would be it, and there would be no more elections until next June. Recent developments, however, have made it clear that that assumption likely is incorrect. On Nov. 5, Heidi Baker was elected to director district 4 on the Pekin School Board, defeating Shawn Echelberry. At the time of the...
11/13/2019 - 12:02pm
The Keokuk County Supervisors met in regular session on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The meeting was held on Tuesday due to the courthouse being closed for Veterans Day on Nov. 11. Perhaps the most important issue for the Supervisors approval was that of the first tier canvass of votes in this year’s city/ school election. Because City and School...
11/13/2019 - 10:44am
The players and coaches of the South Iowa Cedar League’s 12 volleyball teams were recognized for their efforts this past season when postseason awards were announced this past week. Seven area players were recognized as Honorable Mention selections for the SICL’s all-conference team. Keota’s senior duo, Addison Swanson and Jaime...
11/06/2019 - 10:20am
FORT DODGE — Competing against the best of the best in your respective sport is a challenge that every athlete should strive for. Sigourney’s Mason Moore has earned the right to compete amongst the best cross-country runners in the state two years in a row. He capped off his junior season this past Saturday in Fort Dodge with a 75th-...
11/06/2019 - 10:17am
FORT DODGE — Another year, another top-10 finish at the Iowa state cross-country meet for both Pekin’s girls and boys. 2019 marks the 16th consecutive time that Pekin’s girls have competed at the state meet and the seventh straight for the boys. Davis Eidahl’s runners made the trek up to Fort Dodge on Saturday to test their...
11/05/2019 - 10:42pm
SIGOURNEY- Voter turnout was relatively low in many areas of Keokuk County today. In Sigourney, three incumbent city councilors were re-elected unopposed. Ed Conrad was re-elected in the 1st ward with 32 votes. Connie McLaughlin was re-elected as 3rd ward city councilor with 24 votes, and Jimmy Morlan was elected at-large city councilor with 95...
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