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07/20/2018 - 11:48am
Sigourney, Iowa,- Jonathan Walker has been sentenced by Judge Shawn Showers to five years in prison. Walker was charged in March with stabbing a What Cheer man 17 times. Prosecutors had initially requested that he receive a suspended prison sentence, however they amended the initial plea deal to request that he be sent to a halfway house for six months before being released from jail. Walker'...
05/12/2018 - 1:00am
            Sigourney- The only remaining mysteries about Sigourney Ragbrai are the Sigourney logo, as well as the theme for this year’s visit, and the band that will be headlining on the evening of July 26. All of that information and more will be announced this weekend at a reveal party. The party will be held...
05/10/2018 - 11:55am
Sigourney, Iowa- The Sigourney City Council has formally approved an ordinance establishing rules, regulations, and fees for this year’s RAGBRAI overnight stay in July. The council approved the second reading of the ordinance at the May 1 City Council meeting. The third and final reading of the ordinance was also unanimously waived,...
05/09/2018 - 8:16am
Sigourney, Iowa- On April 27, Johnathan Walker entered an Alford Plea to felony Willful Injury. As part of a plea agreement, County Attorney John Schroeder will ask at Walker’s July sentencing that he be sentenced to a suspended five-year prison term, and in lieu of prison time, be sentenced to supervised probation. However, Joseph Benardo,...
05/07/2018 - 7:05pm
Oskaloosa, Iowa- Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Doland resigned May 7, effective June 5. The resignation comes after Doland’s residency was called into question by a member the media at a recent county supervisors meeting. A later investigation by the News-Review suggested he may no longer be a resident of Mahaska County. Doland was first...
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...
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