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Radio Keokuk has received the following statement from KPLAY. Board member Devon Dade on the matter with Michael Greenwald and that interview is posted below. Statement from KPLAY: “It was brought to the board members attention that our past president was funneling funds to another organization without the proper authorization of KPLAY’s board. This was […]

Libertarian Candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Rick Stewart stopped by the station to talk about his views on current issues in the state of Iowa. Here is the interview with Mr. Stewart.

Gov. Kim Reynolds received word Wednesday that President Donald Trump has partially approved her request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for counties impacted by severe storms and tornadoes on July 19, 2018. The declaration will make assistance available to public and nonprofit entities in Lee, Marshall, Marion and Van Buren counties under the federal Public […]

The Hawkeye Restaurant will play host to a special reunion on Saturday to celebrate the Keokuk Community College 1958 Basketball Junior College State Championship. One of the group organizers, Gene Weber, said members of the team have met off and on over the years, but they decided they needed to have at least one last […]

The historic WWII ship LST-325 made a stop in Keokuk on Tuesday night. The ship served in the Atlantic during WWII and made stops in Tunisia, Italy and Oran while also making trips to England and France from 1943-1945. The ship was deactivated and reactivated several times from military duty from the end of WWII […]

Information courtesy of press release from Keokuk High School Activities Director Zach Summers: On Friday, August 24th at our football game vs Davis County, Keokuk had a kid play that fell under the scholarship rule by failing a class the 2nd semester of last year. The Iowa High School Athletic Association penalty for the use […]

Keokuk Chiefs football gets started on Friday night and they will be hosting a green out in support of Let’s Cure CP, a group that helps raise money for finding a cure for Cerebral Palsy, and K-Play. They are asking anyone who attends the game to wear a green shirt in support and there will […]

Keokuk High School is rewarding a group of students for their academic achievement by sending them to the Ed Sheerhan concert in St. Louis. School principal Adam Magliari said just under 40% of the students at the school showed the necessary growth in math, reading and science on their state testing. For Magliari, seeing this […]

Clark County police are asking for public help in searching for suspect Patricia J. Gordy, 39, of Wyaconda, Mo. Gordy is accused of several felony charges including first degree rape or attempted rape, first degree sodomy or attempted sodomy, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, first degree tampering with a motor vehicle, second […]

The Lee County Democratic Party celebrated the opening of their Keokuk and Fort Madison headquarters on Wednesday night. The Keokuk headquarters, located at 514 Main Street, was officially opened at 5 pm and local representatives as well as U.S. Representative Dave Loebsack were in attendance and spoke about their campaigns. Loebsack is seeking re-election and […]

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