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Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 8:16am
  Steve Young of Patrick Springs, Virginia, walks down Highway 92 just outside of Keota on a hot, humid day. His backpack looks like it weighs close to 80 lbs. and his hat has sweat beading up beneath the cap. A silver SUV pulls over to ask...
Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 3:32pm
    Project still seeking volunteers for Wednesday evenings               For the first year ever, the Keota community is launching ‘Operation Backpack,’ in an effort...
Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 3:27pm
    Accused of vandalism, freeing mink in Iowa, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Minnesota             A pair of animal rights activists from Oakland, Calif. have been charged with...
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 3:21pm
For any questions, comments or corrections please contact Dave Hobscheidt (641-636-3467) or Larry Sanders (641-636-2394) and not The Keota Eagle newspaper as the newspaper does not have the master copy of the list. Initial Maiden Name Last Name War...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 11:30am
  On Wednesday, July 15, a search warrant was executed in Keota as the result of an ongoing joint investigation involving the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Department, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, the Johnson/Washington...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 11:09am
The Washington County Fair took place July 19-24 in Washington. Many Keota FFA and 4-H students participated. For a full result recap, see the July 29 and August 5 issues of The Keota Eagle.                ...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 11:06am
  A summer kids’ event called Everest VBS will be hosted at United Church of Faith in Keota from August 2-6. Everest is for kids from 5 yrs. old to 5th Grade and will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day. For more information on...
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 2:14pm
  HARPER - Bertha A. Gretter, age 91, formerly of Williamsburg and Harper, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Manor House Care Center in Sigourney. Bertha was born December 13, 1923, in rural Wellman, to John and Clara (Greiner) Fladung. Funeral...
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 2:11pm
  The Keota Farmer’s Market is a family-friendly community event held Monday evenings from 5 – 7 p.m.   All products at the market must be homemade or homegrown, and no resale of purchased items is allowed. The next scheduled...
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 2:10pm
  WASHINGTON- Cleo Baughman, age 91, of Washington, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, at his home. Cleo was born February 8, 1924, in rural Keota, to Curvin and Margaret (Seitsinger) Baughman and graduated from North English High School. He served...
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 3:00pm
              Voncile Henderson, age 95, of Apple Valley, Minnesota, formerly of Keota, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley.               ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 3:22pm
  Grand Opening held Saturday, July 11   Home Essentials is a new business that has set up shop at 302 Broadway in Keota. Although they opened early last week, the official Grand Opening was on July 11.   For more information on...
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