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The Iowa All-District Teams have been announced and five Keokuk Chiefs were named to either the first or second team for 3A District 6. Sophomore Tristyn O’Connor was the lone Chief on the first team after leading the team with 56 tackles, good for third in the district, while also starting every game at left […]

Dr. Christopher Peters (R) is challenging incumbent Dave Loebsack (D) for his U.S. Congressional seat this election. He stopped by Radio Keokuk to speak about his stance on issues and how his campaign has gone. Reminder that early voting has already began and can be done at the Keokuk Courthouse. The election will be held […]

The Keokuk Police Department arrested Stephen Tyler McGhghy of rural Keokuk, age 36, at 10:15 a.m. On October 24th, 2018, on a warrant for Theft 2nd Degree and, Four Counts of Forgery. The arrest is the result of an investigation into the misappropriation of money donated to a local non-profit organization, which McGhghy was serving […]

UPDATE: The Lee County Board of Supervisors held their weekly meeting on Tuesday and once again the county owned shed in Argyle was a major discussion point. Argyle residents would like to see the shed torn down and the property sold while the Board said there are further steps that must be taken before they can […]

The Keokuk Police Department arrested Matthew Cameron Crews, age 28 of Keokuk, on October 12th, 2018 at 4:33 p.m., in the 1200 block of Exchange. Matthew Crews is charged with Attempted Murder, Burglary 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, and two counts of Animal Abuse.  He was taken to the Lee County Correctional Center. On October […]

This Saturday, Keokuk will play host to The Tour of Honor For Veterans. Similar to the Honor Flights that send veterans to Washington D.C., this tour will provide veterans and their families with factual information about The National Cemetery here in Keokuk. This is being done to not only honor veterans, but to share the […]

Keokuk daycare center Rosie Posie Child Development Center is set to close as of today following an ongoing Iowa DHS investigation into allegations of neglect and abuse.  The following letter was issued to parents and clients of the center from owner and director Whitney Wagaman: Attention Rosie Posie Families, Due to matters in the situation […]

A local private day care is currently under investigation by Iowa Department of Human Services for allegedly leaving a 4-year-old child on a bus for nearly four hours on Thursday, September 20th. According to Keokuk Police Chief Dave Hinton, DHS officials filed a report with the Keokuk Police Department Friday afternoon regarding the incident at […]

Today is National Voter Registration Day and to raise awareness about it, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and is office are pushing to get more voters registered. He spoke today about the things voters need to know the most. Here is the interview with Secretary Pate: You can register at https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/register-to-vote/.

Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of the carcass that may be contaminated with E.coli O26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ground beef items were produced and packaged on June 21, 2018. […]

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