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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:32am
It’s official: Keota residents will vote on a $1.18 million bond issue in November, to construct a new swimming pool in the community. At the August 19 Keota City Council meeting, the council unanimously voted to place the bond issue on the...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:30am
Although influenced by timeless musicians, the music of Robert Conner has deep roots in Sigourney. This is where he learned to play, where he started his first bands, and where he continues to bring gifted musicians together. Born in Missouri, his...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:28am
The Keokuk County Supervisors, at their regular meeting on Monday, August 19, formally took action on a sharing agreement between Mahaska County and Keokuk County, for to share the services of Keokuk County Engineer Andy McGuire. A 28E agreement...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:03am
It took a Keokuk County Jury of six men and six women only 30 minutes to decide the fate of William Kirby Mann: guilty of one count of second-degree sexual abuse. Mann, of Keswick, stood trial last week, after being accused of inappropriately...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:01am
Members of the Keota School Board met Aug. 8 in regular session and made some changes to the district handbooks and approved some personnel changes. Much of Thursday’s meeting was informational with school superintendent Jim Henrich and pre-k...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:00am
Three members of the Keota School Board have seats up for re-election this fall. This is the first time that school elections will be held in November rather than the traditional September timeframe. The move to coincide with city elections is...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:03am
Helping out a neighbor was the theme of Monday’s Keokuk County Supervisors meeting, as the Board heard a report from County Engineer Andy McGuire on a recent meeting he had with the Mahaska County Supervisors. In October 2018, then-Mahaska...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 9:58am
Keota residents could soon have a new swimming pool, if plans stay on track. At the August 5 City Council meeting, the Keota City Council discussed the possibility of having a pool bond issue placed on the ballot this November. Keota’s City...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 9:57am
The Sigourney News-Review and Keota Eagle are pleased to welcome Jackson Kane as Regional Sports Editor. Kane was born and raised in the small Western Illinois town of Roseville, graduating from Monmouth-Roseville High School in 2012. After high...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 12:10pm
Indianola – I recently did something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, and it wasn’t easy, nor should it have been. The closest I’d ever come to being part of RAGBRAI was when it rolled through Sigourney in 2018. To be...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 12:07pm
Some of you know by now I’m leaving my position at the Sigourney News-Review and Keota Eagle. For those that don’t know, now you do. I’ve been the Regional Sports Editor the past couple of years, but I decided now was as good a...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 11:55am
            July, 2019 has left a sunspot on most of Iowa with record heatwaves. Most likely, we have not seen the last of the heat for Summer 2019, so it’s important that we remember to keep our furry friends in...
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