08/26/2014 - 1:54pm
On Tuesday, Aug. 19, Tri- County Community Schools kicked off the 2014-15 school year with a flag raising ceremony for grades 7-12.   Mr. Denny Phelps, the new superintendent, is a big advocate for this tradition, something he did when he was at Tri-County as principal starting in 2005.   Read the full article in the Aug. 27 edition of the News-Review.
08/19/2014 - 9:34am
Keokuk County Extension and Outreach hosted a Grossology science day camp on Friday, July 25 at the Keokuk County Extension Office in Sigourney.   Children had fun learning with hands on activities while exploring the world of Grossology. Campers learned how wounds and blisters heal, how body deodorant works against body odors...
08/13/2014 - 2:35pm
More fun and winners from National Night Out in next week’s News-Review; the photographs below were taken by NR Administrative Assistant Jackie Schweitzer.
08/13/2014 - 2:34pm
Wooden Wheel Vineyards received a Gold medal and a Bronze medal in the Eighth Annual Mid-American Wine Competition held at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, IA.   “The quality of Midwestern wines continues to improve,” said Bob Foster, Director of the Mid-American Wine Competition (MAWC). These are high...
08/12/2014 - 2:39pm
Last week the Pekin cross country program hosted its annual camp at Camp Mitigwa, which is south of Boone. 65 Panthers from Pekin’s middle school and high school teams spent five days at Camp Mitigwa preparing for their upcoming seasons.   High school cross country coaches Davis Eidahl and Sarah Wright, along with middle school...
08/06/2014 - 12:39pm
Windsor Place Assisted Living had a Pie and Ice Cream Social on Sunday, July 27. Anna Lou Cochrane, Clois Talley, Phyllis Fritchen, Gerald and Harriet Denison all enjoyed delicious pie and ice cream [submitted].
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