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07/12/2018 - 10:00am
Delta, Iowa- A large fire in Delta on July 2 destroyed a vacant home. Firefighters were called to the home during overnight hours in reference to the fire. According to Sigourney Fire Chief Bill Halleran, the cause of the fire is officially labeled as undetermined, however based on evidence collected at the scene and witness interviews, there was reason to believe that fireworks may have played a...
06/27/2018 - 9:57am
Sigourney, Iowa- The ongoing debate over who will service Keokuk County residents for garbage and recycling services took another turn on June 25 as the Keokuk County Supervisors took action on a one-year agreement with Waste Management. Currently, Waste Management has the exclusive rights and contract to handle all waste and recycling services...
06/20/2018 - 11:30am
Sigourney, Iowa- Sigourney Schools are showing significant progress in state assessment scores, according to information presented at the June 13 Sigourney School Board meeting. According to the results, Sigourney Schools showed strong proficiency above the local and state average nearly across the board in Math and Reading. Sigourney Schools...
06/20/2018 - 11:28am
Sigourney, Iowa- The Sigourney School Board placed a vote of confidence in the district’s top administrator on June 13, extending Superintendent Dave Harper’s contract by another year to continue a revolving three-year contract, and increasing his pay to $130,000. Harper said that he is pleased with the support the board has provided...
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...
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...
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