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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...
07/03/2019 - 9:39am
SIGOURNEY- After a week-long experience at Camp Dodge, one Sigourney teen is ready to tackle all of the challenges life may have for him. Hunter Schawb, son of David and Kai Schwab, recently returned from Boys’ State, where he represented Sigourney as a delegate from American Legion Lacey Kerr Post 19. Schwab said the experience was highly...
07/03/2019 - 9:38am
Sigourney - As the folks of Sigourney prepare to celebrate 175 years of history, it is only natural that we take this time to reflect on our remarkable citizens. Over the centuries, there have been many, but one that most in this time period still remember, at least by name, is the legendary Sergeant Quincy Irven Rice. His story of surviving as a...
06/27/2019 - 8:00am
SIGOURNEY- A deal over who and how to operate the Keokuk County Recycling facility could be imminent, as the Keokuk County Supervisors removed the final requirement leading to a deal. At the June 24 meeting of the Keokuk County Supervisors, the board unanimously approved a motion to purchase the Keokuk County Recycling facility from Harry Stever,...
06/26/2019 - 10:16am
SIGOURNEY- While residents of Sigourney and other small towns in Keokuk County will be holding elections for Mayor and City Council later this year, rural residents in northwest Keokuk County will be voting on their representative to serve on the Keokuk County Committee. The Keokuk County Committee is comprised of three members elected from Local...
06/26/2019 - 8:55am
SIGOURNEY- 100 years is a long time for anything. Towns can come and go, wars are fought, businesses are built. Here in Keokuk County, a lot has happened in the past 100 years. One woman has been here to see it all, as well. Irene Morrisson, 99, of Sigourney has seen a lot of Sigourney and Keokuk County’s past. When Irene was born in 1919,...
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