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10/14/2018 - 8:12pm
Sigourney, Iowa- The trial of Donnie Herr had been set to begin this week, on one charge of second-degree sexual abuse, a class B felony, which carries a penalty of 25 years in prison. A hearing on outstanding motions had been set to be held on Friday afternoon, October 12. By all indications, trial appeared to be a go heading into the motions hearing. However, at the start of Friday’s...
09/16/2015 - 12:48pm
  The proposed sale of its former Sigourney location will not mean an end for learning opportunities for area residents through Indian Hills Community College (IHCC). Instead, both the college and the Sigourney Community School District are looking to continue an existing partnership. Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) is looking at the...
09/15/2015 - 10:09am
    Delta Days kicked off under near ideal conditions over the weekend, a fact that had those involved happy with Mother Nature’s benevolence. “We had perfect weather, good crowd, very nice parade,” said Dixie Shipley. “The whole day was very successful. Many wonderful volunteers make this day possible.”...
09/09/2015 - 12:11pm
    For many those gathered for the Lewis Memorial Fountain’s 75th birthday celebration, fountain memories were to be found in abundance. For Donald Sherwood, a graduate of Sigourney High School, the fountain was a central gathering place. “We [never had] any place else to go,” said Sherwood. Visiting the fountain...
09/02/2015 - 7:45am
  Absentee numbers are up for the Sigourney Community School District, a factor that could help shape what is looking to be an interesting election for the area.  “The absentee ballot count to date for Sigourney School District is 56,” said Keokuk Auditor Christy Bates. The figure is a “high” one, Bates noted....
08/26/2015 - 2:10pm
  Keokuk County roads will see three major road projects coming up. County Engineer Andrew McGuire briefed the Keokuk County Board of Supervisors on projects coming down the pipeline. “We will have three projects [underway] while this is going on,” says McGuire. Residents will see work this fall with demolition of the old bridge...
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