News

05/18/2018 - 3:26pm
​After buying property on to the west of their current location, Doud Stone has consulted with Norris Asphalt about the possibility of the possible closure of the bridge located on 180th Avenue. ​Chuck Manson of Doud Stone and and Brady Meldrem of Norris Asphalt approached the Board of Supervisors after discussing possibilities with county...
05/04/2018 - 10:00pm
            The Sigourney News-Review is pleased to introduce Charlie Comfort, as the new News Editor. Comfort is an Iowa native, growing up down the road in Oskaloosa and attending William Penn University.             “I have been a journalist for about...
05/04/2018 - 9:45am
Richland, Iowa- A special audit report released on March 23 appears to show thousands of “improper and unsupported disbursements” over a nine-year period, starting in August 2007, in the City of Richland. The report was requested by city officials over concerns regarding credit card purchases of former City Clerk Chris Thomann. The...
05/04/2018 - 9:45am
Sigourney, Iowa- On February 14, a gunman entered Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida, and killed 17 students/faculty, while wounding another 17. The events of that day sparked a flurry of new movements, aimed at tightening restrictions on the sale of assault weapons, and also aimed at strengthening classroom security. Throughout...
05/02/2018 - 11:56am
Hedrick, Iowa- One person was injured Friday afternoon, April 27, after a car vs semi accident that left part of Highway 149, west of Hedrick, shut down for a brief time. The accident occurred around 4:10 p.m. According to a state patrol accident report, a 2014 semi, driven by 67-year-old David Parsons, of Wapello, was eastbound on Highway 149 at...
04/27/2018 - 12:19pm
Johnathan Walker entered an Alford Plea Friday morning in Keokuk County District court to one count of Willful Injury, a Class D Felony. An Alford Plea is in essence a guilty plea however the defendant maintains their innocence while conceding that they likely would be convicted at a trial. Walker was initially charged with Attempted Murder,...
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