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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...
10/16/2019 - 10:21am
The Keokuk County Supervisors are beginning to wind down the year, and as such, the Supervisors at their Oct. 14 meeting considered approval of two separate projects. The first project for consideration is a bridge project northwest of What Cheer. “We had riprap wash out with the recent floods,” McGuire said of the project. McGuire...
10/16/2019 - 10:20am
Members of the Keota School Board moved through a brief agenda at its Oct. 10 meeting. Board members approved the special education deficit for the 2018-19 school year and moved forward with the sale of a used tractor. Business manager Jeffery Dieleman told board members the Allowable Growth and Supplemental Aid for Special Education deficit for...
10/10/2019 - 11:35am
It was a full house at Keota City Hall Monday as residents packed in to discuss the upcoming pool bond vote, but it was grant applications for the Keota Ball Association that brought much of the discussion. Keota Ball Association has begun work on renovations at the facility. Cost estimates other than concrete work is estimated at $18,617....
10/10/2019 - 11:34am
Rural residents who use non-farming all-terrain and utility vehicles could be able to operate them legally on county roads if Keokuk County Supervisors approve an ordinance. County attorney Amber Thompson spoke to the supervisors Monday morning regarding the possibility. Thompson said she did not have an ordinance ready, but was seeking direction...
10/02/2019 - 11:47am
The 2019 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards were presented at the 2019 Iowa State Fair on August 1 4, 2019. Fifty-three farm awards were presented. Opening remarks and presentations of awards were given by Governor Kim Reynolds, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, and DNR Director Kayla Lyon. Recognized from Keokuk County was David and...
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