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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...
03/11/2015 - 7:34am
  Beth Atwood, Jr., Pekin The supremely skilled Atwood recorded eight double-double this season, as a junior, including a 28-point, 17-rebound performance against WACO. Atwood averaged 17.6 points and 9.5 rebounds per contest, while allotting a team high 81 steals in the process. The junior also shot an incredibly impressive 56 percent from...
03/11/2015 - 7:32am
              On Monday, March 2 Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds were at Sinclair Tractor in Sigourney to answer a list of questions given to them regarding the new tax increase on gasoline and diesel fuel, on education funding, mental health funding and a few miscellaneous...
03/11/2015 - 7:29am
              At the Prairie Mutual Insurance Association’s board meeting held Feb. 19, 2015, J. David Gentry of Ollie resigned his position as director and Vice President after serving 34 years on the board. He was presented a plaque for his faithful service by board president Alan Grimm. The...
03/06/2015 - 9:23am
  Wins over Wayne and Twin Cedars in the first two rounds of the District playoffs left the Sigourney boys’ varsity basketball team in excellent position to return to Sub-State for the second time in three years. Only Lynnville-Sully, who the Savages split with during the regular season, stood in the way of Sigourney and a District...
03/06/2015 - 9:21am
  For the second straight season the English Valleys girls’ varsity basketball team matched up with a highly ranked opponent in the Regional finals, with a berth at State on the line. Last season it was top-10 ranked Lynnville-Sully, this season it was 1st-ranked Burlington Notre Dame, a private Catholic school and reigning State...
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