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07/19/2019 - 8:00am
SIGOURNEY- Lake Belva Deer has seen many improvements over the past couple of years as the park has received grants and other funding sources to continue to complete the long worked on project. Soon, another piece of the puzzle will be placed when a major piece of safety equipment is installed at the park: an outdoor storm warning siren. At the July 15 Keokuk County Supervisors meeting, the...
06/12/2019 - 11:28am
Sigourney – Chances are folks have had a reason to visit H & M Farm and Home in Sigourney during this season change. Often the first spring and summer projects of the year bring with them reminders of supplies we needed, or equipment our tool sheds were lacking. Centrally located in Sigourney, H & M is just a quick jaunt for most...
06/06/2019 - 9:06am
SIGOURNEY- Have you ever found an arrowhead and wondered more about where it came from and what it was used for? This Saturday, June 8th is your chance to learn from experienced artifact hunters about what historical artifacts you may have. The Skunk River Artifact Show will hold its’ tenth show at the Keokuk County Expo Building from 7:30 a...
06/06/2019 - 8:53am
SIGOURNEY- 175 years is a long time for anything, especially for a small town to thrive. However, Sigourney has outlasted others and set aside the opinions of critics, all in a rich history that tells a unique story. For 175 years now, Sigourney has been a community of its own, deep in the heart of ag-country, yet independent of any outside...
05/29/2019 - 11:46am
SIGOURNEY- Earlier this year, Sigourney sixth grade students participated in a history fair at Sigourney Elementary School. At the time, Amy Jones, sixth grade teacher for Sigourney Elementary School, said that the history fair was a culmination of a unit centered around National History Day. “Our sixth graders have experienced national...
05/29/2019 - 11:44am
SIGOURNEY- When many of us think about Memorial Day, we think of a day long set out to remember all of our veterans. If you did think that, you are, at least in-part, correct about what we now celebrate Memorial Day as. However, that is not what it was originally started as. In April 1865, General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern...
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