Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Keokuk, Iowa

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Mon. April 2, 2018

-
Mike Krebill, Iowa's first county naturalist having served the Black Hawk County Conservation Board following his graduation from Iowa State University, is photographed at his Keokuk home. Krebill, an accomplished forager and wild food educator, is the author of "The Scout's Guide to Wild Edibles.
SIGOURNEY -- Keokuk County has set its ballot for the 2018 primary election, to take place June 5. And while most of the incumbents are running, it appears there will be a new county attorney, as incumbent John Schroeder did not file for re-election. Amber L. Thompson, a Republican from Sigourney, ...

Iowa State Senator Nate Boulton is running on the democratic ticket, and he made a campaign stop in Lee County Sunday afternoon. Boulton is running against five other challengers in the June primary. He said he's focusing on making changes to the state. He believes funding education can unite ...
Keokuk Police said vandals targeted multiple vehicles and buildings Wednesday night. Police said they received about 16 reports of overnight vandalism. Inertia Daycare Center on Fulton Avenue was one of the businesses targeted. Vandals spray painted one of their vans. However, the center was able ...
A Keokuk man pleaded guilty to murdering his mom, according to the Iowa Attorney Generals Office. Scott Brown, an assistant state's attorney said Devan Williams entered a guilty plea Tuesday at a 2 p.m. plea hearing in the North Lee County Courthouse in Fort Madison. Williams was accused of ...
KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) -- A Keokuk man has pleaded guilty to killing his mother in the home they shared. The Hawk Eye reports that 24-year-old Devan Williams described at his hearing Tuesday in Fort Madison how he smothered his mother with a pillow in January last year. He told the judge he did so to ...

“Come stand with Keokuk teachers and other education workers as they speak out against school district proposals to gut their contracts,” per the Facebook post. “Strong contracts and positive worker relations are key to attracting the best and brightest educators for our schools, particularly in Iowa's smaller ...
A doctor's office in Keokuk got approval from the city to continue its expansion efforts. James Healthcare and associates on 612 Main Street will add a dermatology department in July and a primary care clinic in the fall. Dr. James and his wife said city council approved the purchase of 614 Main and all the ...
MENDON, Ill. -- A Keokuk, Iowa, man was arrested Wednesday night after police said he had outstanding warrants and suspected methamphetamine was found in his car. TeCarl L.D. Steele, 28, was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams, possession of a controlled ...
A Keokuk man was arrested last week on a misdemeanor drug charge, according to the Lee County Narcotics Task Force. Authorities stated Gregory Alan Meierotto, 50, of 906 Palean Street was arrested at his residence Thursday and charged with maintaining a drug house, an aggravated misdemeanor.
KEOKUK COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Keokuk County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 27-year-old man after authorities said he tried to stab another man to death, according to a news release. Johnathan James Ray Walker, of What Cheer, faces an attempted murder charge. It comes after sheriff's ...
Two Keokuk, Iowa, residents were arrested on drug charges Wednesday, according to the Lee County Narcotics Task Force. A news release stated Joseph Allen Akers, 34, and Carol Jane Feikert, were arrested on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. The arrest took place in the 200 block of North 14th ...
The city of Keokuk is meeting Wednesday to set goals on future projects. The meeting will set priorities for one year and five year goals. The city is working on sidewalks and streets. City administrator Aaron Burnett said he has applied for grants to put in sidewalks that go from 30th to 35th and Main. He said ...
619 is another building and the city says owners plan to fix and not demolish it. Keokuk City Hall. KEOKUK, Ia. (WGEM) -. After tearing down parts of Main Street last year, the city of Keokuk is now accepting proposals for nine properties. City Administrator Aaron Burnett said the buildings and properties are ...
“Investigation further revealed that [Wills] advanced on the Keokuk Community School District's salary schedule during the 2016-2017 school year because she represented that she had earned a Masters Degree.” The Statement of Charges against Slusher is similar. “[Slusher's] colleague, Ehren Wills, took ...
The Des Moines Register reports that the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners has scheduled June hearings with an administrative law judge for Ehren Wills and Kay Slusher, who are listed as teachers at Keokuk Middle School in Keokuk. A Keokuk phone number for Slusher rang busy during several ...
City Administrator Aaron Burnett said there are a lot of projects that need to be complete, and equipment updates for police, fire, and parks could not be included. He said the city had to make difficult cuts to get a balanced budget. "We are watching revenue's erode from the state's lack of support for cities ...

The small Iowan city of Keokuk has disclosed that a cybercriminal used a phishing scam to fraudulently obtain an electronic file containing the 2017 W-2 tax forms of current and former employees and elected officials. "Upon learning of the incident, we commenced a prompt and thorough investigation, and ...
[The] City of Keokuk takes the privacy and security of personal information entrusted to it very seriously. On January 30, 2018 we discovered that earlier that day, as a result of a criminal phishing email, an unauthorized party obtained an electronic file containing 2017 Form W-2s of certain current and former ...
A second grade teacher from Keokuk's St. Vincent's Catholic School was named the WGEM Golden Apple Award winner for March. Shelley Williams began her career in 1984. She is now in her 28th year teaching. "With almost 30 years in the classroom she comes at it every year like a new teacher with ...
The club signed a 99-year lease with the city last year to build an arena, announcer stand, and parking lot in Joyce Park. The club left Keokuk in 2004 and was holding horse shows in Argyle, Farmington, and Donnellson Iowa. The goal is to bring a wider range of activities for the kids in the area. "We want ...
A Keokuk High School student was arrested Monday after being found with a loaded gun inside the School, according to principal Adam Magliari. Magliari described it as a small gun that would fit in the palm of your hand. He said police were called at approximately 2:30 p.m., after school officials ...
The investigation was conducted with the Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, who were investigating these subjects for thefts and burglaries in Keokuk County as well. During this investigation, the above-mentioned vehicle was recovered in Keokuk county, as well as several stolen items from the burglaries.
He said that has put pressure on the city general fund budget that is driven by property tax. He said the council is going into the year with a tight budget and the state might not give them hundreds of thousands of dollars needed for city services. "They have not given us any firm commitment on supporting ...
The city of Keokuk said last Tuesday, January 30, an employee responded to a spear fishing email, where a cyber attacker acts as a city employee to get information. The hacker came away with employee tax information. The city has offered a credit monitoring program to help the employees impacted.
The small Iowan city of Keokuk has disclosed that a cybercriminal used a phishing scam to fraudulently obtain an electronic file containing the 2017 W-2 tax forms of current and former employees and elected officials. "Upon learning of the incident, we commenced a prompt and thorough investigation, and ...
The city of Keokuk said last Tuesday, January 30, an employee responded to a spear fishing email, where a cyber attacker acts as a city employee to get information. The hacker came away with employee tax information. The city has offered a credit monitoring program to help the employees impacted.
QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team cut a 14-point deficit to two but could get no closer in a 59-50 loss to Keokuk in the KHQA Country Financial Superfan Shootout on Saturday night at the Pit. Michenna Davis scored 11 straight points to extend Keokuk's lead to 48-34 with 6 minutes, ...
The effort to restore the Keokuk Union Depot has crossed a major milestone. The depot'a foundation announced this week that it has exceeded its goal for a capital campaign to restore the building's roof.
Parts of history like the lantern used on the railroad and a piece of the original roof. On the national register of historical places. Union Dept roof was put on last year. More work will be done this year. Memorabilia and other artifacts put in glass cases at the depot. KEOKUK, Ia. (WGEM) -. The Keokuk Union ...
Parts of history like the lantern used on the railroad and a piece of the original roof. On the national register of historical places. Union Dept roof was put on last year. More work will be done this year. Memorabilia and other artifacts put in glass cases at the depot. KEOKUK, Ia. (WGEM) -. The Keokuk Union ...
The city of Keokuk hired Keokuk Contractors, which submitted the low bid of $174,500, to tear down the church. The company was also charged with disposing of the debris as salvage rights were not included in the contract with the city. The city has said it took action because it was worried the church ...
"It's been a conservation success rate fueled by public interest and a success story for all of Iowa and the Midwest." A shuttle brought visitors from the viewing points back to the River City Mall in Keokuk where hundreds stopped at vendor showcases to buy necklaces, hand-carved knifes, geodes, and more.
Kurt Joy, 8, of Keokuk looks at a Chilean rose tarantula held by a helper with the Iowa State University Insect Zoo Friday during a presentation to area school children at River City Mall in Keokuk. The event is part of Keokuk Bald Eagle Appreciation Days going on through the weekend.
CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Southeastern boys basketball lost to Keokuk 47-44 in overtime on Saturday night at the Hancock County Tournament when the Chiefs' Anthony Potratz made a 3-pointer with 21 seconds left. Jaise Heaton scored seven points in the first half to help give the Suns a 21-20 lead at ...
Martac Commercial, LLC, developer of unmanned maritime systems, along with power producer Ameren has successfully completed an unmanned hydrographic survey of the Keokuk Energy Center and Dam located on the Mississippi River, utilizing Martac's new MANTAS USV Mobile Inspection Solution.
KEOKUK, Iowa -- The Unity boys basketball team cut Keokuk's lead to three points in the final minute but couldn't get any closer in a 54-47 loss in the Hancock County Tournament Tuesday night at Wright Fieldhouse. The Mustangs trailed by 13 points late in the third quarter, but cut the lead to 50-47 when ...
He had lived in Keokuk, IA since moving here from Memphis over 50 years ago. He had worked in sales at Irwin Phillips in Keokuk for many years, was a traveling sales representative for Brodies, and later worked as a custodian at churches. For many years he had a motor route and delivered Daily Gate ...
It was downhill from there for SCR-I however, as Keokuk went on a 13-0 run before Katie Feeney scored on an offensive rebound to close the first period with the score 13-5. Scotland County went scoreless for nealry six minutes to start the second quarter before Kaylyn Anders made a free throw. Ashleigh ...
A Keokuk, Iowa, woman was injured in a Monday morning crash east of Granger. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 2002 Chevrolet S10 driven by Nadeen L. Finch, 66, of Keokuk, was eastbound on U.S. 136, 1 mile east of Granger, at 10 a.m. The patrol said Finch fell asleep, drove off the left side ...
New city leaders and council members were introduced for their first day on the job Tuesday in Keokuk. Tom Richardson steps in as mayor after former Mayor Tom Marion swore Richardson in council chambers. Richardson then welcomed the council members to office and got to work. He said job creation, ...
KEOKUK, Iowa -- A blood drive is planned from 8 to 11 a.m. Jan. 19 in the Meeting Room of the Hoerner YMCA, 2126 Plank Road, in Keokuk, Iowa. To donate, contact the Blood Center at 800-747-5401 ext. 1281 or visitbloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5166 to locate the drive. Potential donors must be ...
In addition to considering a merger with Fort Madison Community Hospital, the West Burlington-based health system purchased three pieces of land — one in Burlington, another in Keokuk and a third in Fort Madison — upon which it plans to build new clinics. Plans for the Fort Madison plot, however, have ...
The oldest church in Keokuk is no more, after crews spent the day demolishing the building on 4th and High Street. The city deemed the building unsafe, but some residents wanted to see the history preserved. Dozens of residents had their cameras out to capture a piece of history before it was torn down.
Keokuk Community will host a blood drive from 2:15 to 5:15 pm Tuesday, February 20 at 210 N. Fifth St., inside the Keokuk Public Library Round Room. To donate, please contact the Blood Center at (800) 747-5401 ext. 1281 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5166 to locate the drive.
[The] City of Keokuk takes the privacy and security of personal information entrusted to it very seriously. On January 30, 2018 we discovered that earlier that day, as a result of a criminal phishing email, an unauthorized party obtained an electronic file containing 2017 Form W-2s of certain current and former ...
Oliver Properties I, Oliver Properties III and Lubahn Properties LLC sold the properties to Keokuk Properties LLC, whose registered agent is David Palatnik. Igal Alon of STL Smart Realty represented Keokuk Properties in the transaction. The total appraised value for the properties is $989,300, city records ...
Schools in Lee County are analyzing the data and working on improvements for this year. The teachers were hard at work on their day off, training and talking about improvements in the classroom. Middle school teachers worked with officials on MAP, Measure of Academic Progress. Curriculum Director ...
The city of Keokuk said Wednesday afternoon that the demolition of the former Unitarian Church would get underway as soon as the firm hired to tear down the building is ready. This comes roughly 48 hours after a judge dissolved the temporary injunction blocking the demolition of the vacant, run-down ...
Efforts to revitalize downtown Keokuk are moving forward as a local chiropractor is expanding his clinic. James Healthcare and Associates on 612 Main St. is expanding next door. Crews are building more rooms to handle the high-volume clinic to make sure the patients get the best care. For months, crews ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    usa
     states
      iowa
       municipalities
         keokuk

Iowa municipalities:
         atlantic
         boone
         cedar rapids
         clinton
         davenport
         des moines
         fairfield
         galt
         homestead
         humboldt
         keokuk
         knoxville
         lohrville
         maloy
         mason city
         montrose
         mount pleasant
         mount vernon
         muscatine
         okoboji
         olin
         parkersburg
         pella
         postville
         reasnor
         storm lake
         wapello