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03/20/2019 - 10:18am
Sigourney- The Keokuk County Supervisors have gone through an annual formality: approving a budget. At the March 12 meeting of the Keokuk County Supervisors, the board considered action on the annual budget. The item up for consideration was the culmination of a number of meetings and presentations with the Keokuk County Supervisors, all related to budget requests from each department within the...
02/28/2019 - 8:00am
Sigourney, Iowa- Despite an extremely harsh winter, Keokuk County is holding up decently, as winter begins to near a close. At the Keokuk County Supervisors meeting held on February 25, County Engineer Andy McGuire said that he was grateful to finally not be in the bullseye by the most recent winter blast to hit Iowa. “I think we were in...
02/27/2019 - 1:44pm
Dorothy M. Greiner, 91 of Iowa City, formerly of Sigourney, Iowa died Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the Lantern Park Specialty Care Center in Coralville. Dorothy was born October 22, 1927, in rural Keokuk County, Iowa the daughter of Francis “Allie” Shannon and Margaret (Peiffer) Shannon.  Funeral mass will be held at 1:30 pm...
02/27/2019 - 9:57am
Sigourney, Iowa- The City of Sigourney is considering a grant application for a program that could potentially improve the overall downtown look and appeal. On February 20, Brad Grefe, Senior Planner with Area 15 Regional Planning Commission, presented to the council about applying for a CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) to fund a downtown...
02/20/2019 - 11:57am
What Cheer – On a recent trip to the Holy Land, local pastor Vincent D. Homan, accompanied by his wife Vicki and traveling companions Barb Coffman and Missy Ingle, discovered as much about his own faith and purpose as he did about the realities of the indigenous people of the Holy Land. Through the experience of unfulfilled expectations and...
02/20/2019 - 11:54am
Sigourney, Iowa- One of those most treasured memories as a child is likely waiting to hear if school is closed for the day due to the heavy amount of snow and ice that fell overnight, knowing full well that more than likely, that school day is going to have to be made up at some point. This past winter has given area students much to celebrate:...
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