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10/18/2017 - 11:56am
Kim Wallerich of Keota was arrested on Sunday, October 15, for two counts of Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree. Wallerich is currently being held at the Keokuk County jail on a $50,000 cash or surety bond. Sexual Abuse in the 3rd degree is a Class “C” felony. If convicted, Wallerich could face up to ten years in prison for each count. A criminal charge is only an accusation and the Defendant...
10/04/2017 - 8:25am
After discussing the possibility of vacating a portion of 260th Ave with adjacent landowners, a decision was made to simply put up a dead end sign to deter traffic from the area. The section of road begins at the north right of way line of 180th Street and essentially hits a dead end up north. The request for the vacation came from Randy...
09/27/2017 - 9:40am
In February, every school in the South Iowa Cedar League was informed of a traveling trophy competition for proficiency in reading, math and science based on the Iowa Assessment scores. Mr. Henrich, Principal and Superintendent, received word that Keota was second ranked in the conference out of the 12 schools in the conference. Keota had a...
09/27/2017 - 9:35am
U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA) spent an afternoon on Monday, Sept. 18 visiting with constituents across southeast Iowa, and one of his stops was in Keota at the Fagen Elevator. Loebsack spoke extensively with Larry Fagen about the process of grain storage and the current state of the agriculture business as they walked together...
09/27/2017 - 9:22am
  During the council meeting on September 18, Melinda Eakins, representative for Keota Unlimited, approached the city council to approve a resolution approving the Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant to help with ball field improvements. Eakins reported that recently a group of community members met at the field and went...
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...
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