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05/25/2016 - 8:54am
  By scoring 20 points as a team and tying for 15th-place in the Class 1A girls’ standings, the Sigourney girls’ track & field team had a special three-day stretch last week at the State Track & Field Meet in Des Moines. Read the May 25 issue of The News-Review for full coverage.
05/25/2016 - 8:21am
Keokuk County school districts, including Pekin, Sigourney, Keota and English Valley have agreed to share a Human Resource Director between the four schools. The schools will begin interviewing candidates for the positions on June 17, with the position beginning on August 1. English Valley School District will hold the contract with the new Human...
05/25/2016 - 8:04am
Lions, tigers, princesses, crayons and superheroes from the Old Creamery Theatre took the stage on Tuesday, May 17 to teach Tri-County Elementary students the importance of the 6 pillars of character. The theatre, based in Amana, created its kid-friendly play “Character Chronicles” based off numerous stories submitted by elementary...
05/18/2016 - 7:45am
Pekin senior Clayton McKim is heading to Louisville, Kentucky for the SkillsUSA National Welding Competition June 20-24th after placing 1st at the state level. McKim will compete with representatives from other states in a written and welding test at the Kentucky Expo Center over those several days. The competition will send McKim a blueprint to...
05/18/2016 - 7:32am
An organization being around for 90 years shows that is has relevance and importance in a community. Take Kiwanis and Hy-Vee, both that have existed for 90 and 85 years. Both provide great opportunities for their communities and many can’t themselves without them now. Not everyone can last for that long. That’s why 4-H club Stick With...
05/11/2016 - 9:55am
Pekin School District hosted several school choirs and bands from around Iowa for the High School State Large Group Contest for the first time in more than 10 years on Saturday, May 7. The event serves as an ending for music programs, allowing students to know how they’ve improved of the school year as individuals and mainly as a group. For...
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