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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...
05/22/2019 - 7:18am
SIGOURNEY- A new daycare is helping to fill a pressing need in Sigourney immediately. Alisca deRegnier has opened a new day care Sigourney, in property owned by Duane Atwood and located at 909 E Jackson Street. SADC recently held a ribbon cutting for deRegnier welcoming her to the community as a business owner. However, deRegnier is no stranger...
05/16/2019 - 8:40am
SOUTH ENGLISH- An 18-year-old teenager is facing two sexual abuse charges after authorities say he abused two young girls. Bentley Patchric Sorden-Schott was arrested on May 8 and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual abuse, Class B Felonies each punishable by up to 25 years in prison. Criminal complaints filed in Keokuk County District...
05/16/2019 - 8:34am
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...
05/10/2019 - 11:18am
SIGOURNEY- Keokuk County Deputies have arrested a Sigourney man, after Deputies say he shot at a vehicle driving by his house. Alan Craig Buehneman was arrested on May 7. According to a criminal complaint, Buehneman shot at the vehicle from inside his house, narrowly missing Auston Herman, the vehicle’s driver. “As the victim drove by...
05/08/2019 - 11:37am
SIGOURNEY- The City of Sigourney has received a CDBG to perform improvements at the City’s Wastewater Treatment plant. The grant, which differs from a CDBG façade grant application the city also announced plans to pursue, came after several weeks of prior consideration. According to Tristan Carman, of LS2 Group, the grant is...
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