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08/15/2018 - 3:17pm
The students of Keota Community Schools have a new face and a new name to get used to this year. Once they master the pronunciation of his name, the intimidation from their new principal Alex Klopfenstein, will most likely melt away. Klopfenstein is a Washington native, and spent summers detailing cars at Gretter Motors in Keota during high school, so he is not necessarily a stranger to these...
08/15/2018 - 3:08pm
When Frank and Fran Besser headed to church a few months back, they had no way of knowing they were about to stumble upon an education blessing for the residents of Keokuk County. Thanks to some quick thinking and some cooperation between local and state agencies, that’s exactly what happened. Last Wednesday, August 9, several months after...
08/01/2018 - 8:35am
Several concerned citizens lined the chairs during the July 23 Keota city council meeting. Although not placed on the agenda, the residents chose to speak during citizens comments to express concerns that they had.             Chris Greiner approached the council with a concern of the police...
08/01/2018 - 8:34am
This summer, Wilson Memorial Library has been hosting a summer reading program with the theme of “Library’s Rock.” At each of the classes, the students participated in a specific activity and then had a craft, which were handmade instruments.             On Tuesday, July 24,...
07/25/2018 - 12:56pm
Libertyville Savings Bank employees are able to wear jeans each Friday and also hold a variety of fundraisers throughout the year, which benefits a chosen recipient.          The bank rotates between each of the five communities that they serve and select nonprofit organizations that are making a positive...
07/25/2018 - 12:54pm
Sigourney, Iowa- Recognition is perhaps one of the biggest parts of a County Fair. Whether it is the recognition of students for the hard work they have put into their projects or adults who helped them along the way, you will find just as much recognition as you do competition. At the 2018 Keokuk County Expo, a new level of recognition was marked...
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