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09/18/2019 - 10:57am
At the end of the 2018-2019 school year, first-year high school principal Clint Gingerich announced his resignation, to accept a job as assistant principal at Oskaloosa Middle School. Within a matter of weeks, Pekin Schools had settled on their new top dog at Pekin High School: Bob Tollefson. Tollefson is not completely new to the Pekin School District. In fact, Tollefson cut his teeth as a...
07/10/2019 - 1:38pm
SIGOURNEY- After over a year of planning, one of the biggest events in Sigourney history has come, and gone. Sigourney’s 175th Celebration proved to be a large success. Hundreds of current and former residents flocked the downtown square throughout the celebration, all seeking to take part in remember Sigourney’s past and celebrating...
07/10/2019 - 1:35pm
SIGOURNEY- The Sigourney 175th celebration was a time of marking an important milestone, fellowshipping with many different current and former residents, and reflecting on the community’s past. However, one particular couple at the celebration was able to tell an unique story about their family heritage. Lisa Kadwell Sigourney, and her...
07/06/2019 - 9:00am
SIGOURNEY- The clock continues to tick for the Keokuk County Supervisors as they scramble to find alternatives to the operation of the Keokuk County Recycling facility. At the Monday, June 3, supervisor meeting, the supervisors heard from Kia Cox, of Cox Sanitation. Cox Sanitation is one of three companies to express interest in running the Keokuk...
07/03/2019 - 9:41am
SIGOURNEY- After months of discussion, the Keokuk County Supervisors have reached finality with regards to the future of the Keokuk County Recycling Facility. At a special meeting of the board held on Friday, June 27, the Supervisors unanimously voted to approve a contract with Cox Sanitation to operate the County’s Recycling Facility. The...
07/03/2019 - 9:39am
SIGOURNEY- After a week-long experience at Camp Dodge, one Sigourney teen is ready to tackle all of the challenges life may have for him. Hunter Schawb, son of David and Kai Schwab, recently returned from Boys’ State, where he represented Sigourney as a delegate from American Legion Lacey Kerr Post 19. Schwab said the experience was highly...
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