Charlie Comfort

11/13/2019 - 12:59pm
The Keokuk County Supervisors met in regular session on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The meeting was hel d on Tuesday due to the courthouse being closed for Veterans Day on Nov. 11. Perhaps the most important issue for the Supervisors approval was that of the first tier canvass of votes in this year’s city/school election. Because City and School elections were combined, two canvass of votes are...
11/13/2019 - 12:55pm
Despite cautious optimism going into Election Day, supporters of building a new pool in Keota were dealt a major blow on Nov. 5, as Keota voters resoundingly rejected a $1.18 million pool bond issue. According to now-official results, 116 residents voted in favor of the bond, while 176 opposed. With 60 percent voter approval needed, the bond...
11/06/2019 - 1:55pm
The Keokuk County Supervisors have given the formal approval to the City of Sigourney to proceed with a recycling agreement. The city had previously approached the county about entering into an agreement to allow city residents to use the Citizens Convenience Center, located south of Sigourney, at no charge. The move comes after the Sigourney City...
11/05/2019 - 10:39pm
KEOTA- Preliminary vote totals released this evening by the Keokuk County Auditor indicates that a $1.18 million pool bond issue in Keota has failed. A total of 176 voters (60 percent) cast their ballots against the bond, while 116 (40 percent) voted in favor. The bond needed at least 60 percent of the vote to pass. In other elections Tuesday...
10/30/2019 - 12:22pm
Voters in the Pekin Community School District will not be the only ones asked to reauthorize a physical plant and equipment levy. English Valleys Schools too are asking voters to reauthorize their PPEL. First approved 20 years ago, the school district is hoping that voters choose to extend the levy for another 10 years, according to Superintendent...
10/30/2019 - 12:21pm
The Keota City Council race has been unexpectedly reset after one of its main contenders announced his withdrawal. Jim Tinnes confirmed to the Keota Eagle on Friday, Oct. 25 that he is withdrawing as a candidate for Keota City Council. Tinnes said the only reason for his withdrawal is because he recently learned he cannot simultaneously serve on...
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