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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...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:19pm
Thelmae Bell, age 97, of Keota, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017, at Keota Health Care Center in Keota. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota, with...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 9:41am
Tyler Bayliss of Keota is excited to be joining the staff at Keota in the upcoming year. Bayliss is an English Valley graduate whom furthered her education at Indian Hills to receive her R.N. and then received her Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) from...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 9:38am
Amanda Anderson will be joining Keota Community School District full-time, after the last two years of being a substitute at the district. Anderson and her husband, Nathan, live in Keota with their children, Aidan, Addy, Nolan and Noah, who all...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 9:24am
The KeWash trail project is one step closer to completion with the concrete laid in the driveway.  Although the concrete will have to cure for approximately two weeks, so there will be no parking permitted there. This project has been  ...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 9:15am
Two new employees,Tyler Bayliss as part time nurse and Amanda Anderson as library associate, were approved during the August 10 board meeting. This completes hiring for the 2017-18 school year. Superintendent Jim Henrich reported that ten kids are...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:30am
Donations are currently being collected for the “Back to School” project. For over 25 years, the community and the United Church of Faith have teamed up to help local families during back to school time. Through the program, families...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:26am
Recently a few lemonade stands have been popping up throughout Keota called Lemon Boss. This program is sponsored through Hills Bank and Trust and is a business plan for kids to build a business plan including saving, spending and sharing...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:21am
Alyssa Amelon, member of the Iowa Corn Emerging Leaders team, traveled to Washington D.C. the week of July 17 representing Iowa Corn Farmers. Amelon was one of many corn growers from across the nation to advocate for key agricultural issues...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 2:58pm
            Five windows have recently been removed for renovation at Ss. Saint Peter and Paul Church in rural Harper. The windows, costing approximately $8,000 each, are being removed by Bovard Studios out of Fairfield...
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