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June 11, 2020 Nauvoo Police Department Chief of Police Mike Boley reports the conviction of Daniel Scott Lafferty, 34, of Nauvoo, IL on charges stemming from his arrest on May 28, 2019. Lafferty’s arrest came as the result of an investigation by the Nauvoo Police Department into allegations of sexual assault of a child having […]

Jefferson City, Mo. — In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft warns Missourians that heightened isolation and loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic have created a perfect storm for senior financial exploitation. “Social isolation has long been one of the leading factors contributing to the financial exploitation of […]

Via the Missouri Farm Bureau By Eric Bohl America’s meat industry has consolidated dramatically in recent decades. Missouri Farm Bureau and many farmer and consumer advocates are calling for investigations into the industry. A reliable and affordable meat supply is important, and market consolidation can harm both of these goals. Today, four companies process over […]

FOR IMMEIDATE RELEASE CONTACT INFORMATION: Kevin Wheeler General Manager/CEO Access Energy Cooperative 1800 W Washington St PO Box 440 Mt Pleasant IA 52641 319-385-1577 kwheeler@accessenergycoop.com Effective May 28, 2020, the Iowa Utilities Board lifted the disconnection moratorium for Iowa electric cooperatives and municipal utilities.  In response, effective June 1, 2020, Access Energy Cooperative will resume […]

Radio Keokuk, in conjunction with Keokuk High School and Keokuk Contractors are so proud to bring you the KHS Student of the Week!  Each week Principal Adam Magliari with help from the other excellent teachers and staff at KHS, chooses a student who has shown themselves to be an excellent role model, shows great character, […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2020 LEE COUNTY PARTNERS LAUNCH BUY LEE COUNTY CAMPAIGN Lee County, IA, May 7, 2020– The Keokuk Chamber, Economic Development and Main Street, Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce and Lee County EDG have partnered together to launch “Buy Lee County”, an initiative to stimulate the local economy after the Covid-19 […]

Committee comes together to form the KHS Seniors 2020 Main Street Banners project. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Senior Banner Project 2020 The class of 2020 across the nation and around the world is dealing with disappointment while adapting to a new norm…and so are the parents that have eagerly anticipated these senior moments since the first […]

Lee County can partially re-open as it falls into the category of counties that either has no coronavirus activity or have seen a downward trend in positive cases over the past 2 weeks. The businesses that can partially open for business are:  Restaurants, fitness centers and retail stores can open, but only operate at 50% […]

For immediate release from the Lee County Health Dept. April 26, 2020 Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Lee County The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Lee County Health Department have identified two additional cases of COVID-19 in the county, one middle-aged adult and one adult who are both currently in isolation. This makes seven lab confirmed cases in Lee County to date. COVID-19 related illness is circulating in many counties across Iowa including […]

Iowa schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year in an effort to continue to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections. Across the state of Iowa currently, 2,332 people have been positively diagnosed with COVID-19 with 64 official deaths. “I would like nothing more than to stand before you and say Iowa […]

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