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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:55am
Attached are the un-official results for the Keota School Board vote on September 12. 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:52am
A public hearing for the vacation of a portion of 260th Street southwest of Harper will address a Class B road that has previously been discussed in 2008. “There was a request to have this road vacated in May of 2008,” County Engineer...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:49am
Thirty chrome books and a charging station have found their new home at Keota Community High School. The chrome books were purchased from Infrastructure Technology Solutions for the amount of $8,120, which included the charging station. Funding...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 11:17am
  In August of 1917, Walter Fagen was given an opportunity that presented the chance to live his large dreams. In the small town of only 1,000, the biggest business was for sale. He consoled with his wife Mabel, and on September 10, 1917...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 9:34am
A public hearing on the authorization of a general obligation capital loan for the Keota pool was held on August 28 at the city hall. Members of the community came and asked questions in regards to the pool condition and the plans of putting a liner...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 9:32am
        Lifelong Keota resident Toni Greiner is making her love for reading known as the new director at Wilson Memorial Library. Greiner and her husband Leon have both lived in Keota all of their lives and have three...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:31am
Clear Creek Cemetery contains the plots of several local residents including the Hammes family. These plots have remained in place for over a century, and due to age and deterioration, there was much needed work to be done to the stones. Seth Hammes...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:22am
When you walk into the hallway at Keota high school, you will notice a fresh clean floor, followed by an area that is opened up with a new commons area. The Keota Advocates have worked very hard to ensure that the project is completed before the...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:18am
The beautiful panes of the Clear Creek church are currently in the process of restoration at Bovard Studios, located in Fairfield. From pre-production through post-production, Bovard Studios is becoming a part of the history of the church in the...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
Alfred J. “Fritz” Conrad, age 97, of Harper, died Sunday, August 20, 2017, at Halcyon House in Washington. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota,...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 2:28pm
Jane Weber, age 80, of Washington, Iowa, died Thursday, August 17, 2017, at the Washington County Hospital after failing in health. Mass of the Resurrection will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 20, 2017, at St. James Catholic Church with Fr. Bernie...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 2:22pm
Warren Jay Baron “Jay Warren” passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Parkview Manor in Wellman. His body has been cremated and private services will be held at a later date. Beatty-Peterseim Funeral Home in Washington is assisting...
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