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02/13/2019 - 5:08pm
What Cheer, Iowa- An ongoing investigation relating to the passing of counterfeit bills in Keokuk County has led to an arrest. Stephanie Shilling, 30, of What Cheer, was arrested on January 3 and charged with seven counts of forgery, all of which are Class D Felonies. The investigation into Shilling goes back to a series of fake $100 bills that began to circulate the community. According to a...
02/13/2019 - 5:05pm
Sigourney, Iowa- The Sigourney City Council placed some finality in regards to an issue that has been dogging the city for some time at their February 6 meeting. The council, on a 4-0 vote, formally approved a recycling agreement with Cox Sanitation, of North English. The agreement will provide a more permanent recycling option for residents,...
02/08/2019 - 8:00am
The Keokuk County Assessor's Office is beginning a project to help make sure properties which have a dwelling are correctly listed. This involves sending an interior information sheet to property owners for each dwelling in the County. We currently use this information sheet to collect information on the interior of a dwelling when we are...
02/07/2019 - 10:29am
Sigourney, Iowa- A Richland man facing felony charges for shooting a shotgun at a Keokuk County Deputy will stand trial later this year. Michael McClure entered a formal not guilty plea on January 31, to charges of going armed with intent, assault on a peace officer with a firearm, and reckless use of a firearm. The charges stem from an early...
02/06/2019 - 2:01pm
Seven teams gathered for Sectional competition on February 2, including Sigourney as the host school with hopes of advancing several wrestlers to the following weekend. Behind the back from their home fans, the Savages were able to advance Mason Dye and Trent Hendricks to Districts, one step away from making it to the State tournament. Sigourney...
02/06/2019 - 1:58pm
The Pekin Panthers were one of the seven teams competing at Sigourney High on February 2 for the areas wrestling Sectionals. Pekin was able to defend their Sectionals title from last year, this time getting most of their points from four individual titles and four others making the podium. Michael Jones (132 lbs.) was the first Panther to finish...
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