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07/18/2019 - 8:00am
SIGOURNEY- As the transition to Cox Sanitation from Waste Management takes place, the Keokuk County Recycling Center, located south of Sigourney, is currently operated under limited hours until August 1st, until a DNR permit can be obtained for the facility. According to the Keokuk County Supervisors, the facility is currently open from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The...
07/17/2019 - 9:57am
SIGOURNEY- In 2017, the Iowa Legislature enacted legislation that would change the way school board elections are conducted in the state of Iowa; the second time since 2007 that the legislature has done such a thing. The changes made in 2017, however, were set to not begin until 2019. The main change that attracted scrutiny was a plan to combine...
07/10/2019 - 1:38pm
SIGOURNEY- After over a year of planning, one of the biggest events in Sigourney history has come, and gone. Sigourney’s 175th Celebration proved to be a large success. Hundreds of current and former residents flocked the downtown square throughout the celebration, all seeking to take part in remember Sigourney’s past and celebrating...
07/10/2019 - 1:35pm
SIGOURNEY- The Sigourney 175th celebration was a time of marking an important milestone, fellowshipping with many different current and former residents, and reflecting on the community’s past. However, one particular couple at the celebration was able to tell an unique story about their family heritage. Lisa Kadwell Sigourney, and her...
07/06/2019 - 9:00am
SIGOURNEY- The clock continues to tick for the Keokuk County Supervisors as they scramble to find alternatives to the operation of the Keokuk County Recycling facility. At the Monday, June 3, supervisor meeting, the supervisors heard from Kia Cox, of Cox Sanitation. Cox Sanitation is one of three companies to express interest in running the Keokuk...
07/03/2019 - 9:41am
SIGOURNEY- After months of discussion, the Keokuk County Supervisors have reached finality with regards to the future of the Keokuk County Recycling Facility. At a special meeting of the board held on Friday, June 27, the Supervisors unanimously voted to approve a contract with Cox Sanitation to operate the County’s Recycling Facility. The...
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