Charlie Comfort

06/19/2019 - 3:27pm
As part of an effort by Farm Service Agency (FSA)to continue to preserve sensitive land areas, a continuous CRP program signup has been announced. According to Jason Gritsch, Private Lands Wildlife Technician for the Iowa DNR, the continuous sign up began on June 3 and will run until August 23rd. A number of options are available to landowners. “They basically have either a 10 or a 10 to 15...
01/16/2019 - 11:07am
Sigourney, Iowa- By the end of 2019, the Keokuk County Secondary Roads Department hopes to have a new county maintenance facility, courtesy of the Keokuk County Supervisors. At a meeting held on December 26, the Supervisors green lighted the new facility, after a competitive bid process held in December. County Engineer Andy McGuire went over the...
12/12/2018 - 11:04am
Keota, Iowa- Several area businesses are picking up the pieces after a series of break ins during the overnight hours of December 3 into December 4. According to Keota Police Chief Doug Conrad, Keota Eagle Foods, Schmittys, and The Roost all reported being broken into. Conrad said that he was not in a position to confirm what, if any, items had...
11/01/2018 - 10:05am
Sigourney, Iowa- Ask Representative Jarad Klein what one of his best attributes as a legislator is and he is quick to answer: bipartisanship. Klein has served in the legislature since winning election in 2010 and is running for re-election to a fifth term in office. If re-elected, Klein says voters will continue to see bipartisanship coming from...
10/12/2018 - 12:57pm
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...
10/03/2018 - 2:11pm
Sigourney, Iowa- The 2017 and 2018 sessions of the Iowa Legislature has brought a lot of emotions out from Iowans, all in favor or opposition to some of the actions of the legislature. For some, those emotions have prompted them to get more involved in the political scene in Iowa. One of those persons is Kim Davis, of Washington. “I’ve...
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