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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:54am
Angela Conrad is well-known in the Keota School District and has made her mark on its students. She also made an impression on her state colleagues at the state level. Conrad reported on a presentation made at a national talented and gifted...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:51am
The News-Review and the Keota Eagle are very excited to announce the hiring of Holly Van Voltenburg and Dan Duffield. Van Voltenburg started on September 9, and Duffield began his position this week, on September 16. Both will be working primarily...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 9:48am
Changes in recycling in Keokuk County was addressed at Monday’s county supervisor meeting. Keokuk County made the switch to Cox Sanitation from Waste Management a few months ago. Since then there have been issues with citizens of Sigourney who...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 4:50pm
Residents will soon see a new face around the Staci Shettler Farm Bureau Insurance agency. Kelsey Hammes has now joined the agency, effective August 1. Hammes was born and raised in Keokuk County. She is a 2012 graduate of Sigourney High School, and...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 4:47pm
The Iowa Association of School Boards is urging Iowans passionate about education to consider running in the November 5 school board election. Public schools need strong leadership and governance to ensure a bright future for all children and...
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...
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