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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...
08/28/2019 - 4:47pm
The Iowa Association of School Boards is urging Iowans passionate about education to consider running in the November 5 school board election. Public schools need strong leadership and governance to ensure a bright future for all children and communities across the state. School board members play significant roles in their communities –...
08/21/2019 - 11:32am
It’s official: Keota residents will vote on a $1.18 million bond issue in November, to construct a new swimming pool in the community. At the August 19 Keota City Council meeting, the council unanimously voted to place the bond issue on the November city election ballot. The vote came after a previous recommendation from the Keota Pool...
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....
08/21/2019 - 11:28am
The Keokuk County Supervisors, at their regular meeting on Monday, August 19, formally took action on a sharing agreement between Mahaska County and Keokuk County, for to share the services of Keokuk County Engineer Andy McGuire. A 28E agreement between Mahaska County and Keokuk County was considered by the board after the Mahaska County...
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