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03/29/2017 - 7:36am
          Dream Team Preston McNurlen and Casey Thompson are one step closer to competing together in the vigorous Ironman Triathlon in two years, thanks in part to boy scouts and community members learning a skill that may someday save a life.             Thompson, a Certified CPR Instructor, said he did the one...
03/29/2017 - 7:29am
              Sigourney City Council gave the go ahead to continue Spring Clean Up in the town the week of April 17 and approved advertising the planned schedule during their March 15 meeting.             As reported in the February 22 issue of The News-...
03/29/2017 - 7:21am
              Newly elected Chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party, Derek Eadon, is aware that Democratic support in rural areas of Iowa have taken a dip in recent years. Since being elected to his position in January of this year, Eadon has made it a goal to offer an ear to those who may not feel his party...
03/28/2017 - 10:27pm
In what was going to be the final edition of our special covering Keokuk County’s roll in WWI, we will take a look at all the wonderful stories, items and pieces of your family and our County’s history that you all have brought in. And because of the overabundance of information we have decided to extend our series one more week after...
03/22/2017 - 7:39am
              The Sigourney Community School District held two history fairs for their schools, with the elementary history fair held on February 28. Each student presented their projects-ranging from poster boards to digital presentations to short skits-in front of younger grades and then were judged that...
03/22/2017 - 7:31am
            After an attempt on his life is made on stage, famous Palace Theatre actor William Gillette follows in the example of Sherlock Holmes to solve the case himself as mystery and hilarity ensue in Ken Ludwig’s “The Game’s Afoot”, presented by the English Valleys Drama Department....
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