Author: Michael Greenwald

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With a winning vote of 195 to 105, the Keokuk Community School District had their request for a Physical Plant and Equipment Levy approved. Keokuk superintendent Christine Barnes said the district is excited about the results of the vote. “We’re really thrilled. Our board has been very, very committed to being good with taxpayer money […]

Both the boys and girls bowling teams for Keokuk are headed back to the state meet as they each won their 2A Regional on Wednesday afternoon. The boys team shot a 3099 to win the title and junior Kody Sapp won the individual championship with a 438 on the day. Senior Jarrett West and sophomore […]

Photos courtesy of Chris Mills

Up to $1,000.00 available in scholarships for any graduating Lee County, Hancock County, or Clark County students interested in embarking in a career in the Construction and Building Trades Industry.  Students must plan to enroll, or be enrolled in the Construction and Manufacturing Degree Program at Southeastern Community College. The Delbert and Edythe Barnes Scholarship […]

United Way of the Great River Region is pleased to announce the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program as a service to the tristate community. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a nationwide service that offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less. The program also provides assistance to the […]

A lot of people go their entire lives without ever leaving the country, but thanks to Keokuk Sister Cities, many young students get that opportunity early on. The program has been doing an ambassador exchange program with Kai-shi, Japan for over 20 years and it has impacted a lot of people who have been involved. […]

For the second straight year, Keokuk boys swimmer, Dylan Jones, will be representing the Chiefs at the State Swimming Meet, in not one, but two different competitions. Head coach Mercedes Hawkins said she was incredibly excited while watching Jones compete this past weekend. “My adrenaline was rushing from the side of the pool,” Hawkins said. […]

After days of speculation about their future, Mancountry founder, Corey Samuels, confirmed the non-profit will be closing in October. In a post on their Facebook page, the group had previously announced they will cease operations on Oct. 1, 2019. Moving forward from the announcement, the group said that those interested in upcoming events should make […]

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR CONTRIBUTION BY TYLER FRENCH RADIO KEOKUK NEWS DIRECTOR KEOKUK – A Keokuk man in in custody this morning and is being charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Keokuk woman. Twenty-four year old Adam Golden McCain was arrested late Monday and booked into the Lee County Jail on […]

Keokuk Fire Personnel responded to a call on Tuesday night at City Hall as the back of the building had caught fire. All shifts were called in to battle the blaze. The flames on the exterior of the building were extinguished around 8 PM and the interior was cleared about an hour later. Keokuk Fire […]

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