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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 […]

The Lee County Board of Supervisors held their weekly meeting on Tuesday morning and the most heavily discussed topic was an agreement with the Central Lee School District to implement a School Resource Officer. Central Lee Superintendent Andy Crozier was in attendance and discussed some of the moves the school district has made in response […]

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public help in locating and identifying a man who reportedly attempted to get an 11 year old girl to leave with him and attempted to touch her. The Sherriff’s Office and the West Point Police Department were called to Pollmiller Park on Aug. 8 after the incident was reported. […]

Law enforcement agencies from across the state have partnered to step up enforcement on roads from August 17-September 3. This is being done to combat end-of-summer alcohol related deaths on the roadways, especially during the Labor Day holiday weekend. During the holiday last year, 10 deaths were recorded just in the state of Iowa, four […]

The Keokuk Parks Foundation was presented with their AARP Community Challenge Grant check on Tuesday at a special event held by the city at the site of the future pickleball courts. The check is for $3,000 to be put towards converting the existing tennis courts. Brad Anderson, State Director for AARP in Iowa, spoke very […]

UnityPoint Health announced that they have been the victim of a phishing email attack that may have resulted in unauthorized access to health and personal information for some patients. Originally discovered on May 31, 2018, the email attack compromised information of approximately 1.4 million patients. The compromised information includes names and other information ranging from […]

Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg are seeking re-election in the November 2018 election and want Iowans to know what they have been working on recently. Gregg said one of the recent projects that has been at the forefront of their attention is the new tariffs that have been impacting farmers. He wants […]

The Grand Anne Bed and Breakfast was damaged by a fire this past weekend. Management said they believe the fire started on the first floor and quickly spread as homes that old were not built with fire walls in between each of the floors. Keokuk Fire Chief Gabe Rose said they believe the fire was […]

Connection Bank recently opened a new branch in Burlington to continue to build their brand after their merger. The merger took place in 2016 and the bank knew that a new name was necessary. “Connection Bank was the marriage between Fort Madison Bank & Trust and KSB (Keokuk Savings Bank). At the time we knew one […]

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