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12/12/2018 - 10:39am
Sigourney, Iowa- The Sigourney City Council has officially closed the city’s compost site for the winter season. At the December 5 city council meeting, the Street and Sanitation staff spoke to the Sigourney City Council, reporting on the need to establish a specific time of the year that the compost site will close for the winter season. Staff initially recommended that that be after the...
10/11/2018 - 12:50pm
Sigourney, Iowa- The Sigourney City Council was looking to the future at their regular meeting on October 3rd. At the meeting, the council briefly considered an engineering agreement to prepare a report on the City’s watermain system.  As previously reported in the Sigourney News-Review, the council is actively considering replacing a...
10/09/2018 - 6:29pm
Sigourney, Iowa- Mid-America Publishing, parent company and owner of the Sigourney News-Review and the Keota Eagle, has announced the appointment of Amie Van Patten as publisher of the Sigourney News-Review and the Keota Eagle. Van Patten will also serve as publisher of the New Sharon Sun, another publication of Mid-America Publishing. The...
10/03/2018 - 1:58pm
Sigourney, Iowa- A Sigourney man facing second-degree sexual abuse charges is seeking to admit the criminal history of the victim in the case, as well as admit evidence claiming he and the victim were in a consensual relationship. Donnie Herr was charged on August 1, 2017. He is alleged to have threatened to use an “AK-47” on a...
10/03/2018 - 1:52pm
Sigourney, Iowa- A suspect has been taken into custody in reference to an August bank robbery. Ethan Nelson-Davis Spray, 28, of Ottumwa, was arrested on October 1 and charged with first-degree robbery. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Keokuk County Deputy Sheriff Adam Pence, at 2:45 pm on August 6, a 911 call was received in...
09/28/2018 - 10:20am
Sigourney, Iowa- Like many similar secondary roads departments in rural Iowa, the Keokuk County Highway Department has been through a lot as the costs of maintaining roads skyrockets, but funding to fix those roads remains relatively constant. One important part of a highway department is the facility that they operate out of. Some counties, such...
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