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Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 1:29pm
              December 22, 1999. Just a normal day for most of us. In fact, most probably do not even remember what they were doing that day. That was not the case for a Keokuk Fire Chief...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 10:05am
The September school board meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. on September 8 in the Keota school library with the annual meeting of retiring school board followed by the organization of new board.  Pat Hammen nominated Billie Kindred for...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 9:59am
      Along with an upcoming wedding, Brandi Sieren has been busy making her stride in a new career as a physical therapist. Brandi, the daughter of Kenny and Kathy Sieren, is a 2009 graduate of Keota high school. After graduating...
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 4:11pm
Officer Doug Conrad recently completed a weeklong training session in Louisville, Kentucky.  The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) conference was held August 14 through August 19 and included two days of exhibits with over 240...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:14am
  Michael Jacobsen joins the Keota staff this year from his previous position as a substitute at West Branch schools.  Born and raised in Sac City, a town of roughly about 2000 people in northwest Iowa, after graduating high school...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:12am
  The Spanish experience for Keota students will be an exciting one this year.  Mrs. Josefa Parra Mendez joins the staff from Valenicia, a town located on the Mediterranian coast in Spain. She did not travel alone, her husband, a retired...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:08am
    Donna Stevens - My name is Donna Stevens, I am from Sigourney. I am looking forward to meeting the fifth and sixth grade students in my Reading class. I am very excited to be working here at Keota Elementary, because I previously...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 8:56am
    A new tradition has been developed at the Keota Community School district. Mr. Phelps is kicking off the school year with a flag ceremony with members of the Keota VFW present to lead in this ceremony.  Hopes are that the students...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 8:48am
    Keota Volunteer Fire Department provided training in Handling LP Emergencies.  This class had sixteen students and five instructors and the class included four hours with the burn prop located in Keota. 
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 7:23am
Ronald J. Namer, age 83, of Keota, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at the English Valley Care Center in North English.     Ron was born June 28, 1933, in Mallard, Iowa, to Norman and Jeanette (Cone) Namer and graduated from Mallard...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 7:55pm
              Keokuk County residents with mental health symptoms now have a new option for support, through the Choices Drop-in Center in Washington. Choices is run by First Resources...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 7:51pm
A 2003 HLV graduate, Josh Smith grew up in Victor where he was very active in school by participating in athletics and band. In 2007, he graduated from Wartburg College with a BA in World and American History Education.  He then began his...
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