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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...
11/15/2017 - 8:23am
            Traveling preacher and wanderer Ches McCartney, known by the local population as simply “The Goat Man” will be honored with a mural in Legion Park after approval was given by the Sigourney City Council.             Known through the United...
11/14/2017 - 8:28am
            When Pekin High students Emilee Linder and Kylie Davis began planning for their FCCLA project, one of the first things that came to the girl’s mind was the new tradition of waving at the kids at the Steed Children’s Hospital in Iowa City during Hawkeye football games.     ...
11/10/2017 - 2:17pm
            During her childhood, Dawn Kiefer grew up in a farming community, where food and family were brought together on a regular basis. When she was little, Kiefer’s then-curly hair was kept in pigtails, and would be called by her grandfather “Pigtail Charlie” frequently as a nickname. Though...
11/08/2017 - 8:45am
            Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg stopped in Sigourney on Friday, Nov. 3 to visit the Keokuk County Career Academy as part of their 99 county tour.             “We travel to all 99 counties to just get a feel of what is being...
11/08/2017 - 8:42am
           Representatives of the Dakota Access Pipeline project presented $20,000 each to Emergency Managers from Mahaska, Wapello, Keokuk, Jefferson, Van Buren, and Lee Counties, as part of their 18 counties that the new pipeline went through last year.            “The donations,...
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