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01/16/2019 - 9:59am
Sigourney, Iowa- By the end of 2019, the Keokuk County Secondary Roads Department hopes to have a new county maintenance facility, courtesy of the Keokuk County Supervisors. At a meeting held on December 26, the Supervisors green lighted the new facility, after a competitive bid process held in December. County Engineer Andy McGuire went over the bids received for the project, opened on December...
12/14/2018 - 8:00am
Since October of 2017, some concerned citizens in Keokuk County have been working towards creating an animal rescue for this area. The drive behind the project stems from the President, Angel Holeton, whose concern for the well being of animals defines her. Because of her self-taught knowledge about animals, people have approached her about their...
12/13/2018 - 4:26pm
The Bears ended a 40+ game losing streak on December 3 by beating Cedar Valley Christian on the road, with their last win coming on opening night of the 2016-17 season, when they beat HLV by six on the road. It wasn’t easy to get the monkey off their back, falling behind early, but a spark in the second quarter ended up pushing the team to a...
12/13/2018 - 4:20pm
The Sigourney Savages were already short-handed when they found out one of their star players, Dustin Haines, would be unable to suit up due to illness. The Savages were able to overcome that and more adversity throughout the game to hold off the pesky Trojans 48-40. Judging on the how the game started, it seemed like the Trojans would score the...
12/13/2018 - 4:01pm
The Pekin Panthers boys’ basketball squad was in for a true test when they hosted the undefeated New London Tigers on December 8, with New London beating their opponents by an average of 24 points per game. The Panther defense kept things close early, but the Tigers managed to break the game open in the second half to win in 56-42. Pekin and...
12/13/2018 - 3:59pm
The Lady Bears were hoping to get their third win of the season and more over .500 after beating Cedar Valley Christian on December 3 but came up just short against the Lady Eagles the following evening. Despite a tough battle, even holding a lead midway through the final quarter, but some late free throws led to a 41-36 win for Keota. Keota got...
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