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10/11/2018 - 12:50pm
Sigourney, Iowa- The Sigourney City Council was looking to the future at their regular meeting on October 3rd. At the meeting, the council briefly considered an engineering agreement to prepare a report on the City’s watermain system.  As previously reported in the Sigourney News-Review, the council is actively considering replacing a watermain that spans from the Sigourney Fire...
10/09/2018 - 6:29pm
Sigourney, Iowa- Mid-America Publishing, parent company and owner of the Sigourney News-Review and the Keota Eagle, has announced the appointment of Amie Van Patten as publisher of the Sigourney News-Review and the Keota Eagle. Van Patten will also serve as publisher of the New Sharon Sun, another publication of Mid-America Publishing. The...
10/03/2018 - 1:58pm
Sigourney, Iowa- A Sigourney man facing second-degree sexual abuse charges is seeking to admit the criminal history of the victim in the case, as well as admit evidence claiming he and the victim were in a consensual relationship. Donnie Herr was charged on August 1, 2017. He is alleged to have threatened to use an “AK-47” on a...
10/03/2018 - 1:52pm
Sigourney, Iowa- A suspect has been taken into custody in reference to an August bank robbery. Ethan Nelson-Davis Spray, 28, of Ottumwa, was arrested on October 1 and charged with first-degree robbery. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Keokuk County Deputy Sheriff Adam Pence, at 2:45 pm on August 6, a 911 call was received in...
09/28/2018 - 10:20am
Sigourney, Iowa- Like many similar secondary roads departments in rural Iowa, the Keokuk County Highway Department has been through a lot as the costs of maintaining roads skyrockets, but funding to fix those roads remains relatively constant. One important part of a highway department is the facility that they operate out of. Some counties, such...
09/28/2018 - 10:18am
Keokuk County, Iowa- Sometimes, love makes the world go ‘round, and sometimes, love goes ‘round the world. Both of these statements could be considered true for Pastor Edwin Jordan and his wife Eloise, of Pleasant Grove Grace Brethren Church, rural Millersburg. The couple now makes their home among us, but as those attending their...
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