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03/20/2019 - 10:18am
Sigourney- The Keokuk County Supervisors have gone through an annual formality: approving a budget. At the March 12 meeting of the Keokuk County Supervisors, the board considered action on the annual budget. The item up for consideration was the culmination of a number of meetings and presentations with the Keokuk County Supervisors, all related to budget requests from each department within the...
03/20/2019 - 10:17am
Fairfield- Reza Borchardt dazzled and bewildered those in attendance at the Fairfield Convention Center on March 8 as part of his Edge of Illusion Tour. Some Pekin students got the opportunity to see a matinee of his show earlier in the day. Third and fourth grade students were in awe as Borchardt performed magic beyond card tricks and slight of...
03/14/2019 - 7:38am
Sigourney- The Sigourney City Council is beginning to move forward with a grant application that could result in the improving of several downtown business facades. According to City Clerk Angie Alderson, the Sigourney City Council approved a contract with Area 15 Regional Planning Commission for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The...
03/13/2019 - 11:22am
Sigourney- A trio of court cases are beginning to show some movement, with at least one of them set to go to trial soon. John Clubb, William Mann, and Ethan Spray all face felony charges in unrelated cases.  John Clubb John Clubb, of What Cheer, was arrested on January 15 after an investigator for Iowa Workforce Development claimed he had...
03/08/2019 - 1:21pm
Sigourney- It can be argued that one of the foundational subjects of importance to a child’s education is reading. Schools will often find a number of ways to make reading more exciting for students and parents. For Sigourney, that means holding Family Reading Night at Sigourney Elementary School. According to Jolie Crawford, Title 1 reading...
03/07/2019 - 9:56am
Sigourney- Sixth grade students at Sigourney Elementary School got to experience national history day in a different way: bringing alive a variety of historical events for a history fair. On February 28, Sigourney Elementary Students made presentations to their peers, and a panel of judges, all on a variety of topics that students felt were...
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