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03/24/2015 - 8:10pm
              Construction has started for a new Dollar General to go into Hedrick. This store is being built at the corner of Highway 149 and Spring Street and will be just over 8,800 square feet. Springfield Builders Incorporated is the construction company working on this project; they broke ground Monday, March 16. Project superintendent, Bobby Shires...
03/24/2015 - 8:02pm
  The high caliber of girls’ basketball played in the area this past season was made evident by the number of All-District selections. Four area girls were named to their respective All-District squads, named by the Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association. In Class 1A’s Southeast region, Sigourney’s Sierra Davis (16.2 p.p.g...
03/18/2015 - 3:24pm
              The Sigourney Community School District will host a special election in April. This election is asking the community to vote for the school district to go from all district board members to all at large board members. Currently to be a board member you have to live in the district that has an...
03/18/2015 - 3:10pm
              The first phase of restoration is underway. While there is a lot of work to be done it is nice to see the process being started. The Fountain Committee is able to proceed with this first phase of the restoration because of donations and fundraisers. There is enough money in the fund to allow...
03/18/2015 - 2:55pm
  As crazy as it may seem, track and field is already upon us. Pekin’s varsity and junior varsity teams were the first area squads to get real action in a meet, last Friday, when the Panthers hosted the Pella Indoor on the campus of Central College. The Panthers, along with large contingent of other teams, shook of the rust and competed...
03/18/2015 - 2:53pm
  English Valleys senior Rylee Voss was named to Class 1A’s 2nd-Team All-State by the Iowa Newspaper Association. Voss, who led the Bears to 18 wins this season, averaged an even 20.0 points per game this year and became EV’s all-time leading scorer.     To read the full story please see our March 18 edition.
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