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Kathleen Susan Cornelius

Kathleen Susan Cornelius, 69, of Keokuk, IA died Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center in Ft. Madison, IA. She was born December 9, 1953 in Hannibal MO the daughter of Abbott and Dody Stout Shearman. Kathleen graduated from West Pike High School in Hull, IL. On September 30, 1972 Kathleen was united in marriage to David Cornelius. He survives. Other survivors include one daughter, Angela Marie […]

todayJanuary 30, 2023 25

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Fort Madison Police Department Announces Arrest of Burlington Man For Felony Sex Offences Against A Minor

Via Press Release from the Fort Madison Police Department: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 The Fort Madison Police Department Detective Bureau announces the arrest of Nicholas Ray Bell, age 35, of Burlington. This arrest stems from an ongoing investigation from 2021. Bell is alleged to have had an ongoing sexual relationship with a minor within the city limits of Fort Madison between September and October 2021. The recent return of conclusive digital and […]

todayJanuary 25, 2023 957

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Former Keokuk Area Hospital To Be Sold To “Insight” Health Systems

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 19, 2023 The City of Keokuk was informed that Blessing Health Systems has signed a letter of intent with Insight to acquire the former Keokuk Area Hospital. Insight, headquartered in Flint, Michigan, is a growing health network in the Midwest with surgical centers across Michigan, a hospital in Warren, Michigan, and a 400-bed acute care hospital in the heart of Chicago's southside community. Following the approval […]

todayJanuary 19, 2023 1598

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Keokuk Superintendent Search Update: Top 3 Candidates To Interview January 19th

Radio Keokuk has received the following press release via the Keokuk Community School District, released by search firm Grundmeyer Leadership Services KEOKUK, IA — The Keokuk Community School District Board of Education would like to provide an update on the superintendent hiring process. The board recently met with staff at Grundmeyer Leader Services to review the candidate pool and select the superintendent finalists. The position was posted and resulted in […]

todayJanuary 11, 2023 649

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The Grinch Is Real, But The City of Christmas Will Always Be

The City of Christmas in Keokuk's Rand Park is in its 33rd year. Thirty-three years of bringing joy to Keokuk and the surrounding tri-state area. Thirty-three years of tradition that offically begins the Holiday season. Thirty-three years of immense giving and hard, hard work on behalf of the committee to bring it to us. And unfortunately thirty-three years of bringing out the worst in a small few. This year, like […]

todayDecember 16, 2022 179

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Elliot Test Kitchen To Merge With Fort Madison YMCA

Elliot Test Kitchen To Merge With Fort Madison YMCA   Via Press Release: Test Kitchen Education Foundation (TKEF) and YMCA are excited to announce the merger of their programs. TKEF was founded in 2015 by Kumar Wickramasingha and the goal was to provide a safe environment for students who needed extra help with academics. Many students needed assistance beyond the school day. Regionally, there was no organization able to fill […]

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Guilty Verdict In Murder of Keokuk Man, Sentencing To Be Held January 6th

PRESS RELEASE FROM McDONOUGH COUNTY STATE'S ATTORNEY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BARDOLPH MAN FOUND GUILTY OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER A McDonough County Jury found Brandon A. Whiteman, 21, guilty of Second Degree Murder on Thursday night following a four-day jury trial in Macomb. The McDonough County State’s Attorney’s Office charged Whiteman following the murder of Dalton R. Rose of Keokuk, IA, 21, after Whiteman stabbed Rose in the neck with a knife […]

todayNovember 18, 2022 2435

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Keokuk Area Community Foundation and Lee County Youth Services, Inc. Honors 2022 Grant Recipients

Keokuk Area Community Foundation and Lee County Youth Services, Inc. Hold 2022 Grant Reception The Board of Directors of the Keokuk Area Community Foundation (KACF) and Lee County Youth Services, Inc were pleased to announce grants to twenty-five Tri-State Area 501 c (3) exempt nonprofit organizations. Grants were awarded to nonprofit organizations in the fields of arts and culture, community betterment, education, health, and human services in Lee County Iowa, […]

todayNovember 7, 2022 38

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Hy-Vee’s Retail Stores Will Be Closed Thanksgiving Day

Hy-Vee’s Retail Stores Will Be Closed Thanksgiving Day Announcement includes all Hy-Vee grocery, Dollar Fresh Market, Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh and Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits locations   WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 1, 2022) — Hy-Vee announced today that its more than 285 retail locations will be closed for Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, so that the company’s more than 80,000 employees across its eight-state region can enjoy the holiday with their […]

todayNovember 2, 2022 144