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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'...
04/20/2018 - 4:12pm
Sigourney, Iowa- As temperatures slowly begin to warm up and the spring fully arrives, teal ribbons will be popping up on trees around the Keokuk County Courthouse. Those ribbons are being placed to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sarah Champoux, lead sexual assault advocate for Crisis Intervention Services, said that the goal this month...
04/18/2018 - 10:51am
            Dresses, curls, make-up, heels and some flowers were a sight to be seen at the Sigourney Elementary on Friday, April 13, as the annual Bell of the Ball dance was underway.             Dads, grandpas or that special guy accompanied the girls into the...
04/16/2018 - 3:51pm
The Sigourney Café has been acknowledged and joined distinctive lists for its great food, that comes as no surprise to any Sigourney resident. The most recent acknowledgment may very well be the best yet, the Café made a list of “Iowa’s 99 must try restaurants” which featured one restaurant per county. They were...
04/16/2018 - 3:50pm
Mikayla and Will James have officially opened their newly built greenhouse doors to the public. After months of preparation, the idea that was once only in the imaginations of the James’ has become a full-fledged reality. The official opening day was April 9 and while it was cold and flurrying outside, the interior was nice and toasty....
04/12/2018 - 9:53am
             Thornburg- Jennifer Berg is officially the new principal at Tri-County schools. The board voted to approve her hiring, at a salary of $70,000. Board member Ryan Hull was the only dissenting vote. Berg takes over for Clay Harrold, who is leaving Tri-County for a principal position in the Grinnell...
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