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Federal Program partners with Expensify.org For Assistance to SNAP Families Radio Keokuk has learned of a partnership formed between SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and Expensify.org to help families in need at this time. The following information was received from David Barret, President of Expensify: These are unprecedented times, and it’s inspiring to see communities […]

Waterworks to waive March Penalties & Late Fees Greetings Citizens of Keokuk, The Keokuk Municipal Waterworks is closely following the guidance from the CDC and also any state government recommendations. The situation with the virus is constantly changing and we take preparation measures seriously. Below is a list of actions to be taken by the […]

Jefferson City, Mo. — Pursuant to Governor Mike Parson’s Executive Order 20-02 declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 and a request from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Governor Parson today signed Executive Order 20-03 ordering all Missouri municipal elections previously scheduled for April 7, 2020, to be postponed to June 2, 2020. The Executive […]

Gov. Reynolds issues a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 DES MOINES –  Gov. Reynolds issued a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency activating the public health response and recovery aspects of the State Disaster Emergency Plan effective at noon today.  It takes significant steps to require social […]

Jefferson City, Mo. — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft issued the following statement regarding upcoming elections in the state of Missouri. “I know these are difficult times for all of us. There is a great deal of uncertainty and understandable concern. Among those concerns are the upcoming elections that provide us all an opportunity to […]

WEST DES MOINES, IA – March 16, 2020 — Mediacom Communications announced today a series of company initiatives directed at helping American families address work, education and health care challenges created by the Coronavirus pandemic.   Specific initiatives include: Increasing the speed of the Mediacom Connect2Compete low-cost internet program to 25 megabits per second (Mbps) down […]

PRESS RELEASE Press Release Contact: Karen Siefken Phone: 319-524-4504 For Immediate Release United Way of the Great River Region 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner postponed – Being mindful of the health and safety of our community members and volunteers and following IDPH and LCHD guidelines, we have decided to postpone the United Way’s Spaghetti Dinner that […]

The Cardinals regular season on 1310 KOKX will be pushed back as Radio Keokuk has received the following statement from Major League Baseball. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL STATEMENT Today Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. conducted a conference call with the 30 Clubs of Major League Baseball. Following last night’s newly updated recommendations from the Centers for […]

Announcement made this afternoon by school officials. Radio Keokuk has received the announcement by superintendent Christine Barnes. At this critical time with the anticipation of school being closed until April 10, 2020 with students returning on April 13, our district wants to support our families as much as possible. All schools will be open on […]

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