Year: 2018

In several reminders from the City of Keokuk, they want to make sure that everyone remembers the city offices will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. This includes the offices for the Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Keokuk and United Way, but the offices can still be […]

As Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack prepares for the beginning of the next congress, Loebsack is already thinking about the next election. Loebsack, a Democrat from Iowa City, was just reelected to a seventh term in the U.S. House. “I’ve had a lot of concerns over the years with my own party as far as — […]

An eastern Iowa art museum is offering free admission for the next week as a holiday treat for its visitors. Tim Schiffer, executive director of the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, says compared to last year, three times more people have visited the museum since a special exhibit on French Moderns opened in October. “We had […]

It’s contest time! Who will be the winner of Jingle Bell Rock on the River! Listen to all of our great contestants below and pick your favorite! You can vote by commenting on the Jingle Bell Rock on the River post on our Radio Keokuk Facebook page! Thanks again to our partners the Keokuk Area […]

The Iowa Hawkeyes close the football season in Tampa where they play 18th ranked Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl. The Hawkeyes are 8-4 and making their sixth appearance in the New Year’s Day game. “Every bowl that we have participated in has been extremely significant and for the most part has been first class […]

Some Iowa families have a tradition of taking down the Christmas tree on this last day of the year in order to start the new year out fresh tomorrow. Horticulturist and extension educator John Fech says don’t just toss the tree to the curb, but find a way to repurpose it. “Recycling it, reusing it, […]

The director of Des Moines Water Works says pollutants from farm fields still pose a threat to drinking water in the capital city, but the utility hasn’t had to use its nitrate removal facility at all this year. In 2015, the Des Moines Water Works ran its nitrate removal facility for a record 177 days. […]

A Prairie City boy will celebrate his 14th birthday Tuesday by serving as “Kid Captain” for the Iowa football team as the Hawkeyes play Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl. Gabe Graber’s mother, Emily, says her son was born on January 1, 2005 with a rare birth defect. “Gabe’s congenital heart defect is called double-inlet […]

The 2020 Iowa Caucuses are 399 days away, but the leaders of Iowa’s two major political parties say it’s already “Caucus season” in Iowa. The next Iowa Caucuses are scheduled for February 3, 2020, but a couple of dozen potential Democratic presidential candidates and two declared candidates have made their way through Iowa already. On […]

iStock/MrRuj(CHARLOTTE) — A 22-year-old newly-hired employee was attacked and killed by a lion after it escaped a locked space at a North Carolina animal center on Sunday, officials said. A “husbandry team, led by a professionally trained animal keeper, was carrying out a routine enclosure cleaning” at the Conservators Center in Burlington when a lion […]

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