Amie Van Patten

09/20/2017 - 9:38am
Due to the homecoming activities, the school board approved an early dismissal on September 29 amending the calendar for the purpose of attending homecoming activities in Sigourney if students wish to attend.             Rita Sheetz, representative of the Keota Athletic Boosters presented the board with information regarding GrantWatch, an...
09/13/2017 - 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 from the SAVE account was utilized for the purchase of the machines. High school Principal and...
09/06/2017 - 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 purchased the business and home in Keota for a $15,500. Through the stock market crash and World War II,...
08/30/2017 - 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 in versus building a new pool. The council informed the community that the plan would be to put a...
08/30/2017 - 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 children as well as five grandchildren. Before becoming director at the library, Greiner worked at a car...
08/23/2017 - 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 and Hammes Masonry are currently in the process of redoing the bases on several of the gravestones...
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