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06/23/2016 - 12:59pm
They say that art can be showcased in many different forms and Stephanie Atwood is letting that be known through her displays at The Oskaloosa Art Center, located in the Heartland Center across from Bank of Iowa. Stephanie began quilting merely 20 years ago, when her mother in law, Cindy Atwood, got her started in the art. “She was my inspiration, she taught me everything I know and I am...
06/08/2016 - 9:55am
If you go around the Sigourney town square, you’ll notice there are new signs that state: “Parking This Side Monday 1 AM To 7 AM  And During Snow Removal.” This allows contracted crews to clean up  waste in the streets and in the storm sewer. For years, those signs read Friday, rather than Monday. “The way they...
06/01/2016 - 8:39am
Manor House Care Center has announced its new Day Break Service, aimed at families and individuals who interested in the center’s care or are in temporary need of care. “The Day Break program was created as a result of seeing this particular need growing within our community, while working with families over the years,” Robin...
06/01/2016 - 8:34am
The Talented and Gifted Program (TAG) from Tri-County packed their bags and set off on an adventure on Friday May 20. With 12 Jr High students, leader Dara Fisher and chaperones Jeff and Tami Foubert led the group around Chicago for 3 days on an educational tour. This trip was solely funded on fundraising from TAG students. From Junior High dances...
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...
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...
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