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11/14/2018 - 2:55pm
A project that was in the works for over two years finally came to completion on November 11 in North English. The community gathered in the Performing Arts Gym at English Valleys High to commemorate the area’s veterans and remember those that had given their service and died during combat or died after serving. In 2016 a committee was formed consisting mostly of Scott & Bonnie Romine...
11/14/2018 - 2:53pm
Don and Dianne Kramer, former teachers from northeast Iowa, made their way through the Sigourney and Keota area libraries to share their interest and knowledge of Amish culture. A group of people that most don’t know much about, due to the little interaction between each other’s worlds, the Kramer’s wanted to answer questions and...
11/14/2018 - 2:49pm
Iowa – Keokuk County kept up its long trend of being a violet-red county, with voters supporting all the Republican candidates for office, many by wide margins. Unofficial results from the Keokuk County Auditor’s office show that approximately 4,107 voters, accounting for 60 percent of the registered voters, cast ballots in the...
11/08/2018 - 11:09am
Tri-County students were inducted into the National Honor Society on October 30. In order to to be eligible, students have to apply and be selected for this honor. Each member must show traits of scholarship, service, leadership and character. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, volunteer at the school or within the community, be a...
11/08/2018 - 11:06am
While many schools in the area put on performances known worldwide, Tri-County Schools do things a little different. Every year, Vince Hrasky takes on the task of writing the school play himself, sometimes with the help of students. With over 30 students participating in the school plays, he finds it can be difficult to find a play that will...
11/08/2018 - 11:05am
The endless campaign appears to have come to an end. This election cycle, which in Iowa began in May 2017, has produced some finality, with many races being decided on November 6. Going into Election Day 2018, around 1,100 residents cast their votes early, right on target when compared to the 2014 election, which saw 1,143 votes cast early....
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