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06/13/2018 - 9:09am
Richland, Iowa- A Richland man lost his life in a car vs semi accident Monday afternoon, around 3:20 pm. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 93-year-old Wayne R. Parsons was struck by a semi at the intersection of highway 78 and 315thAve, when authorities say he failed to yield at a stop sign.    Parsons was struck on the driver’s side of his 2008 Mercury Milan by a 2005 Freight...
06/08/2018 - 8:39am
Sigourney, Iowa- Much work has been going into Sigourney to help spruce up the community, not just for the RAGBRAI visit, but for the community in general. On May 23, the downtown area saw some much needed painting work done to help brighten up the downtown area. According to Amber Kephart, Executive Director of SADC, the project was spearheaded...
06/06/2018 - 7:08pm
Sigourney, Iowa- The RAGBRAI pre-ride will be coming through Sigourney tomorrow afternoon and evening. What is a pre-ride? A pre-ride is an inspection of the RAGBRAI route into and out of Sigourney. Staff members with RAGBRAI will start in Newton, the overnight town preceding Sigourney, and will then ride all of the day 4 route, including going...
06/06/2018 - 3:23pm
Sigourney, Iowa- A Sigourney man facing stalking, first-degree harassment, and sexual exploitation of a minor charges pled guilty Friday, June 1. Daniel Gragg appeared in Keokuk County District Court to enter a plea deal. According to the plea deal, Gragg would plead guilty to one count of felony stalking and one count of first-degree harassment....
05/31/2018 - 10:54am
Sigourney, Iowa- In less than a week, voters will head to the polls and select their party’s nominees for the November general election. The polls will be open on June 5 from 7 am to 9 pm for Democrats, Republicans, and, new this year, Libertarians will all select nominees for office ranging from Governor down to County Supervisor. In this...
05/24/2018 - 8:00am
Thornburg, Iowa- In early May, numerous area students showed off their best work at an art show at Tri-County Community School. The annual SICL Art Show showcased a variety of art from sculptures, to paintings, to models, to photographs. Jody Prell, a teacher at Tri-County who was involved with the art show, said that this is the 17thyear of the...
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