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07/21/2014 - 4:05pm
  Keosauqua – The J40 Farm Crawl returns for the 6th Annual celebration of all things local on July 26.  The J40 Farm Crawl showcases ten businesses ranging from family farms to local artisans and crafters.  Highlights include: an Amish school benefit breakfast and bake sale, special discounts at the participating stores and shops, farm tours, and demonstrations by...
07/11/2014 - 9:33am
  Kinzeman will be launched past the edge of outer space On Saturday, July 12, as part of Kinze’s Family Fun Day, Kinze engineers and the Williamsburg High School Robotics team will launch a high-altitude balloon to reach an altitude of 105,000 feet above sea level, three times higher than an airliner and past the edge of outer...
07/10/2014 - 12:49pm
  Iowa College Aid Releases Condition of Higher Education 2014 Report 
Iowa faces an aging and more diverse population with increasingly higher need for financial aid Today, the Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid) released the Condition of Higher Education in Iowa 2014 report.  The report provides policymakers...
07/10/2014 - 9:14am
Emma Bair, a sophomore at Tri-Count High School and resident of Keswick, raised the bar with back to back crowns.   For the first time in the history of the Iowa High School Rodeo association (IHSRA) Queen pageant, Bair was crowned Queen two consecutive years, 2013 and 2014.   Six judges with expertise in a variety of...
07/10/2014 - 9:09am
Families and friends were sad to not see the beautiful Lewis Memorial Fountain in operation this past holiday weekend. City officials and concerned volunteers have pulled together to obtain pricing as well as create a time-line in hopes of returning the Fountain to her glory days.   Volunteers met with John Bloom from Des Moines last...
07/10/2014 - 9:07am
Record number of parade entries for 2014 with 159, according to Dan Appleget, parade organizer. The Sigourney Fire & Rescue officers carried the colors and pulled the antique firehose spindle with several members walking the parade route. The department was very stunning in their dress uniforms. The fireworks show later that night was...
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