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06/20/2018 - 11:30am
Sigourney, Iowa- Sigourney Schools are showing significant progress in state assessment scores, according to information presented at the June 13 Sigourney School Board meeting. According to the results, Sigourney Schools showed strong proficiency above the local and state average nearly across the board in Math and Reading. Sigourney Schools Superintendent Dave Harper attributed that success to...
06/20/2018 - 11:28am
Sigourney, Iowa- The Sigourney School Board placed a vote of confidence in the district’s top administrator on June 13, extending Superintendent Dave Harper’s contract by another year to continue a revolving three-year contract, and increasing his pay to $130,000. Harper said that he is pleased with the support the board has provided...
06/13/2018 - 9:09am
Richland, Iowa- A Richland man lost his life in a car vs semi accident Monday afternoon, around 3:20 pm. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 93-year-old Wayne R. Parsons was struck by a semi at the intersection of highway 78 and 315thAve, when authorities say he failed to yield at a stop sign.    Parsons was struck on the driver’s...
06/08/2018 - 8:39am
Sigourney, Iowa- Much work has been going into Sigourney to help spruce up the community, not just for the RAGBRAI visit, but for the community in general. On May 23, the downtown area saw some much needed painting work done to help brighten up the downtown area. According to Amber Kephart, Executive Director of SADC, the project was spearheaded...
06/06/2018 - 7:08pm
Sigourney, Iowa- The RAGBRAI pre-ride will be coming through Sigourney tomorrow afternoon and evening. What is a pre-ride? A pre-ride is an inspection of the RAGBRAI route into and out of Sigourney. Staff members with RAGBRAI will start in Newton, the overnight town preceding Sigourney, and will then ride all of the day 4 route, including going...
06/06/2018 - 3:23pm
Sigourney, Iowa- A Sigourney man facing stalking, first-degree harassment, and sexual exploitation of a minor charges pled guilty Friday, June 1. Daniel Gragg appeared in Keokuk County District Court to enter a plea deal. According to the plea deal, Gragg would plead guilty to one count of felony stalking and one count of first-degree harassment....
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