Author: Leah Jones

For Immediate Release: Patients can now make a request online for their medical records from Blessing Health System providers by going to directly, or visiting, clicking “For Patients” from the top banner on the home page and then clicking “Request Medical Records Learn More” from the For Patients page. The online process takes […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of Keokuk Animals (FOKAS)     Friends of Keokuk Animals (FOKAS) has been selected as the beneficiary for the month of June in the Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program that supports local non-profits. The Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program, which launched in November 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Andrew Wheeler, Iowa Farm Bureau,  (515) 225-5414 REGISTRATION OPEN FOR EXCLUSIVE IOWA FARM BUREAU VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE, “CARBON CREDIT MARKETS: WHAT FARMERS NEED TO KNOW” WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – June 2, 2021 – The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) opened registration today for its upcoming virtual roundtable diving into key […]

The block where the Keokuk Public Library is located has undergone some major changes in the last two years. Although work on the library park has slowed during the pandemic, more change is on the way as work continues to create a public library park with multiple areas for patrons and residents to use and […]

Legislature Tallied Some Hits, but Left Key Farm Bureau Priorities On Base In Spring Session By Garrett Hawkins   Baseball is a magnificent game. From the bright lights, rich traditions and smell of hot dogs found at a big league stadium to the loud pop of a mitt in the backyard, the sport is ingrained […]

      Tax Reforms to Provide Over $100 Million in Property Tax Relief, Income Tax Reductions, and Additional Opportunities for Young and Beginning Farmers   WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – May 20, 2021- With the conclusion of the 2021 legislative session, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, applauds the […]

Blessing Hospital has made a change to its inpatient visiting guidelines. Effective Tuesday, March 23, COVID positive patients may have one visitor per day, between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm, if the visitor is fully vaccinated. The visitor must have received their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or single […]

ST. LOUIS (March 10, 2021) – The National Corn Yield Contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from across the country for their efforts and exceptional results. Although the past year posed numerous tests for all sectors of the American public, farmers continued to drive agricultural production in the face of […]

Caring. Honest. Hard-working. These terms were just a few we encountered among the nominations sent in on the behalf of popular Keokuk resident Sarah Neal. “The Marty Award” was the vision of the Hall Family and family friend Marc Johnson, to honor those in our community who gave selflessly as Marty Hall did. Giving in […]

The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri recently elected four new members to its Board of Directors at its annual meeting. Amy Graham, of Carthage, Chelsea Fellinger, of Canton, Amy Lehenbauer, of Palmyra, and Kamryn Schrepfer, of Quincy, join the Community Foundation as board members. Graham is the director of the Carthage […]

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