Charlie Comfort

09/18/2019 - 10:57am
At the end of the 2018-2019 school year, first-year high school principal Clint Gingerich announced his resignation, to accept a job as assistant principal at Oskaloosa Middle School. Within a matter of weeks, Pekin Schools had settled on their new top dog at Pekin High School: Bob Tollefson. Tollefson is not completely new to the Pekin School District. In fact, Tollefson cut his teeth as a...
09/11/2019 - 8:45am
Another seat will appear on the Sigourney city election ballot in November. At the Sigourney 4th Sigourney City Council Meeting, the council unanimously voted to place the 4th ward city council seat on the ballot. This move comes in response to the resignation of 4th ward councilor and Mayor Pro-Tempore Rick Landgrebe. The position, however, will...
09/11/2019 - 8:43am
A request to add soccer as a high school sport has been turned down by the Sigourney School Board, though it may not be a permanent decision. At the Aug. 14 Sigourney School Board meeting, the board heard a presentation from Matt Ives and Christie Iosbaker regarding adding soccer to the list of sports offered at Sigourney High School....
08/28/2019 - 1:00pm
The Iowa Association of School Boards and Sigourney Community School District urge 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...
08/28/2019 - 12:56pm
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 - 10:42am
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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