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Victim Name Released In Fatal Fort Madison Stabbing

The Fort Madison Police Department has released the name of the victim in Tuesday's fatal stabbing in Fort Madison. The victim is identified as 21-year-old Antwan Lawrence Brewster of Fort Madison. On Tuesday, October 19th, 2021,  at 4:39 pm a 911 call was received from a downtown Fort Madison resident reporting a stabbing. The male tenant at 610 8th street, now identified as Lawrence, had been assaulted with a knife […]

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Blessing brings a hybrid virtual healthcare program to the region

Via Press Release from Blessing Health Systems   The next generation of virtual healthcare has arrived in the Tri-States. It’s called Blessing OnDemand, available on a smartphone or tablet via an app or a personal computer by web browser. It is a hybrid of the virtual health service Blessing introduced in 2016. Blessing OnDemand features Blessing Health System providers delivering the patient care for 16 hours of the day, with […]

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Lee County Awarded Funding to Expand Broadband Throughout the County

Danville Telecom was awarded $3.5 million in grant funds for their Lee County fiber-optic expansion project, over $5.5 million will be invested to improve broadband connectivity in Lee County.   A private/public fiber optic project will transform broadband connectivity in Lee County over the next generation. Approximately 60 miles of new fiber-optic "backbone" and 120 Tier 1 underserved customers will receive fiber to their residence or business over the next […]

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Lydia’s House Susan Sanders Awarded “The Marty Award”

The ones who deserve it the most are always the most surprised to be honored. Executive Director of Lydia's House Susan Sanders was just that when she was recently surprised and honored with the Marty Award in Keokuk. The unsuspecting Ms. Sanders was enjoying an everyday lunch at local Fort Worth Cafe with friend Cesilee Egley, when Marc Johnson of Lucky's and representative of the Hall family, along with Radio […]

todaySeptember 9, 2021 2

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First Public Meeting With Keokuk Community School District On GO BOND Scheduled For Tomorrow

Representatives from the Keokuk Area Community School District school board will be holding the first of a series of public meetings to give information and receive feedback from the community as voters of the GO Bond tomorrow. The meeting will take place at Torrence School at 6 pm. On Tuesday, September 14, 2021 there is a general obligation bond vote for the Keokuk Community School District. The bonds would be […]

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Author And Non Profit Leader To Hold Book Signing At Keokuk Yacht Club

The non-profit Executive Director who took a leaky homemade raft down the Mississippi River from St. Paul, Minnesota to Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 2020 has published a book detailing his dangerous journey to keep his organization afloat and has embarked upon a 10-state book tour to promote it. Erich Mische, author and Executive Director of the non profit Spare Key will be in town for a meet and greet for […]

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IOWA FARMERS HIGHLIGHTED IN NEW ‘REAL FARMERS. REAL FOOD. REAL MEAT.’ VIDEO SERIES

IOWA FARMERS HIGHLIGHTED IN NEW ‘REAL FARMERS. REAL FOOD. REAL MEAT.’ VIDEO SERIES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Caitlyn Lamm, (515) 225-5470, clamm@ifbf.org WEST DES MOINES, Iowa—August 12, 2021— While Iowa’s bread and butter lies within the agricultural industry, Iowans still have questions about the health of their foods, how it was raised and if it is environmentally friendly. That’s why Iowa Farm Bureau launched Real Farmers. Real Food. Real Meat., […]

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Lee County Youth Services, Inc. 2021 Grant Application Now Open

Lee County Youth Services, Inc., a nonprofit organization led by a volunteer board of directors, is pleased to announce the eighth year of grant funding for nonprofit organizations that have an emphasis on youth programs. Lee County Youth Services, Inc. was established to provide opportunities for youth in need and those who serve them. The mission of Lee County Youth Services, Inc. is to create programs of social responsibility and […]

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