Area closings

Staff Reports


Sigourney, Tri-County, English Valley, Pekin, North Mahaska and Keota- closed for four weeks. Classes will resume on April 13. No activities until classes resume.

Keokuk County Courthouse:

County Assessor- closed to public but working daily until further notice.

County Attorney- closed to public but working daily until further notice.

County Auditor- closed to public but working daily until further notice. Candidate who wish to file nomination petitions for county office can still file, but need to call ahead.

County Engineer- closed to public but working daily until further notice.

County Supervisors- meetings will still be held regularly at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays.

Clerk of court- open to public on a limited basis for court related services. Drop box available by east entrance for court related documents/payments.

Community services- closed to public but working daily until further notice.

Conservation department- staff working daily until further notice. Enforcing CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19. The park is open.

Emergency Management- Emergency Operations Center Center working closely with state and federal partners.

Public Health- Public health, home care services, and emergency preparedness services continuing. Please call ahead if you plan to come to the office.


Barn Wired- Beginning March 18 through March 31, hours will be 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. TO GO lunch being served, coffee bar will remain open, shopping still available.

Copper Lantern- Bar closed until further notice, kitchen available for carry out.

Fogoncito Mexican Gril- Closed until further notice.

George’s- carryout and curbside delivery ONLY until further notice.

Keokuk County Bowl- All bowling leagues and open bowl canceled until further notice. Food is available for carry out only.

Keota Library- Closed until further notice

MidWestOne Bank- Lobby closed to public until further notice.

Pizza Ranch- Drive-thru and delivery ONLY until further notice.

Sigourney Café- Closed until March 31, carry-out starting March 18.

Sigourney Public Library- Library is closed to public, pick up available, call for details.

Southeast Iowa Multi-County Solid Waste Agency- Closed to the general public until April 13. Open to commerical waste haulers only. Closed to EVERYONE on Saturdays.

What Cheer Lions- Bingo is canceled until further notice.

What Cheer Opera House- The March 29, 2020  concert by the What Cheer Winds band at the What Cheer, Iowa Opera House has been cancelled, due to the coronavirus.



Keota Eagle
310 E. Broadway Ave.
PO Box 18
Keota, Iowa 52248
Phone: 641-622-3110
Fax: 1-800-340-0805

New Sharon Sun
P.O. Box 502
New Sharon, IA 50207
Phone: 641-637-4031
FAX: 1-800-340-0805

The News-Review
120 East Washington
Sigourney, Iowa 52591
Phone: 641-622-3110

601 G. Avenue/PO Box 245
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Telephone: 1-319-824-6958
Fax: 1-319-824-6288

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