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11/17/2017 - 11:14am
            With this year’s Veteran’s Day falling on a weekend, students and faculty at Sigourney and Tri-County school districts celebrated our nation’s retired servicemen and women a day early, both with classy ceremonies made possible by student contributions.             A Veteran’s...
11/15/2017 - 11:26am
Students, staff and the community took some time out of their busy morning to honor those that have served our country, gathering in the Pekin High School gym. The assembly took place on November 10, one day before the official Veterans Day. The morning began with a presentation of the Iowan and National flags, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance...
11/15/2017 - 8:27am
            Good news came to the Pekin Board of Education during a meeting with construction manager Carl. A Nelson and their architect, SVPA on Monday, Nov. 13 as both entities were able to propose an estimate within the district’s new budget of $6 million.         ...
11/15/2017 - 8:23am
Traveling preacher and wanderer Ches McCartney, known by the local population as simply “The Goat Man” will be honored with a mural in Legion Park after approval was given by the Sigourney City Council. Known through the United States, McCartney traveled mainly across the eastern half of the county in wagon pulled by goats as he attracted...
11/14/2017 - 8:28am
            When Pekin High students Emilee Linder and Kylie Davis began planning for their FCCLA project, one of the first things that came to the girl’s mind was the new tradition of waving at the kids at the Steed Children’s Hospital in Iowa City during Hawkeye football games.     ...
11/10/2017 - 2:17pm
            During her childhood, Dawn Kiefer grew up in a farming community, where food and family were brought together on a regular basis. When she was little, Kiefer’s then-curly hair was kept in pigtails, and would be called by her grandfather “Pigtail Charlie” frequently as a nickname. Though...
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