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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 - 2:10pm
Keota High School’s drama production takes the stage this week and the antics will be nothing short of hilarious. The cast of “A Ready Made Family” by Jay Tobias is directed by Jane Edwards. “This year’s play is set in the 50s although it was originally written in the mid-30s. The cast has had to do quite a bit of...
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...
11/01/2019 - 2:35pm
KEOTA- The Keota Pool Advocates received an amazing boost to its fundraising efforts when River Products Company, with corporate offices in Iowa City, made a $50,000 dollar contribution of cash and materials to the anticipated pool to be built in Keota. River Products has been in business for 98 years with quarries in many locations in southeast...
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