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05/25/2016 - 8:21am
Keokuk County school districts, including Pekin, Sigourney, Keota and English Valley have agreed to share a Human Resource Director between the four schools. The schools will begin interviewing candidates for the positions on June 17, with the position beginning on August 1. English Valley School District will hold the contract with the new Human Resource Director, acting as their home office...
05/25/2016 - 8:04am
Lions, tigers, princesses, crayons and superheroes from the Old Creamery Theatre took the stage on Tuesday, May 17 to teach Tri-County Elementary students the importance of the 6 pillars of character. The theatre, based in Amana, created its kid-friendly play “Character Chronicles” based off numerous stories submitted by elementary...
05/18/2016 - 7:45am
Pekin senior Clayton McKim is heading to Louisville, Kentucky for the SkillsUSA National Welding Competition June 20-24th after placing 1st at the state level. McKim will compete with representatives from other states in a written and welding test at the Kentucky Expo Center over those several days. The competition will send McKim a blueprint to...
05/18/2016 - 7:32am
An organization being around for 90 years shows that is has relevance and importance in a community. Take Kiwanis and Hy-Vee, both that have existed for 90 and 85 years. Both provide great opportunities for their communities and many can’t themselves without them now. Not everyone can last for that long. That’s why 4-H club Stick With...
05/16/2016 - 9:39am
Esther Marie Nichols, 88, died May 12, 2016 at Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield. Funeral Service: 3:00 Monday May 16, 2016 at the Holm Funeral Home Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery – Sigourney Visitation: Monday 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. Memorials: Post Polio syndrome society
05/16/2016 - 7:16am
Everett Junior Sterrett, 86, of What Cheer died Sunday, May 08, 2016 at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the What Cheer Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at noon on Tuesday; with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in What Cheer...
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