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09/11/2019 - 9:48am
Changes in recycling in Keokuk County was addressed at Monday’s county supervisor meeting. Keokuk County made the switch to Cox Sanitation from Waste Management a few months ago. Since then there have been issues with citizens of Sigourney who are bringing recycling to the new location. “The reason we are here today is that we had a guy from Jefferson County and one from North English...
08/28/2019 - 4:50pm
Residents will soon see a new face around the Staci Shettler Farm Bureau Insurance agency. Kelsey Hammes has now joined the agency, effective August 1. Hammes was born and raised in Keokuk County. She is a 2012 graduate of Sigourney High School, and went onto AIB College of Business to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business...
08/21/2019 - 11:30am
Although influenced by timeless musicians, the music of Robert Conner has deep roots in Sigourney. This is where he learned to play, where he started his first bands, and where he continues to bring gifted musicians together. Born in Missouri, his father was originally from Sigourney and the family relocated here when Bob was in 4th or 5th grade....
08/14/2019 - 11:03am
It took a Keokuk County Jury of six men and six women only 30 minutes to decide the fate of William Kirby Mann: guilty of one count of second-degree sexual abuse. Mann, of Keswick, stood trial last week, after being accused of inappropriately touching an eight-year-old female. During the three-day trial, the state, led by Assistant Attorney...
08/07/2019 - 10:03am
Helping out a neighbor was the theme of Monday’s Keokuk County Supervisors meeting, as the Board heard a report from County Engineer Andy McGuire on a recent meeting he had with the Mahaska County Supervisors. In October 2018, then-Mahaska County Engineer Dave Shannahan tenured his resignation. Since then, the Mahaska County Supervisors have...
08/07/2019 - 9:57am
The Sigourney News-Review and Keota Eagle are pleased to welcome Jackson Kane as Regional Sports Editor. Kane was born and raised in the small Western Illinois town of Roseville, graduating from Monmouth-Roseville High School in 2012. After high school, Kane moved on to Bradley University, where he graduated with a degree in Sports Communication...
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