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06/14/2017 - 10:27am
 Tanner Halleran was selected as a delegate to this year's American Legion Hawkeye Boys State  conducted at Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa from June 11-16. Tanner is the son of Bill and Amy Halleran of Sigourney and will be a senior at Sigourney Junior Senior High School for the 2017-2018 year. The American Legion founded Boys State as a youth citizenship program in 1935 out of a desire...
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...
07/08/2015 - 9:22am
  A memorial dedication ceremony was held at Tri-County School on Thursday, July 2 on the school’s baseball field. Fans and community members flocked to watch the fields be dedicated and named after fallen deputy, Sgt. Eric Stein. Stein lost his life in the line of duty in 2011.      To see full story, please see the July...
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