Health Department Holds Informational Meeting in Mooar/Powdertown

Wednesday night the Lee County Health Department held an informational hearing regarding United States Department of Agriculture grants for residents of Mooar/Powdertown. The grants are available to residents who are forced to purchase new septic systems due to the fact that current systems are not performing adequately and the DNR is looking at fining non-compliant …

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City of Kahoka Looking At Reopening Museum

Momentum is building toward reopening a northeast Missouri museum. The Clark County History museum in downtown Kahoka has been closed to the public since March of 2014 but efforts at the city level are underway to see that it is reopened. Kahoka Mayor Jerry Webber has stated that volunteers have stepped forward to clean and …

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Keokuk City Council Convenes Thursday Night

The Keokuk City council convenes Thursday night at City Hall. The council will hold the second reading of the mayor and council compensation ordinance. The main change in the ordinance is the reduction of the mayor’s pay to 16,212 dollars based on a 10 hour work week. The council will also consider a new resolution …

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Keokuk Chiropractor Charged with Misleading Statements

The Iowa Board of Chiropractic has levied a fine against a Keokuk Chiropractor for making misleading and untruthful representations in advertising. Jason James is charged with promising patients that he could help them discontinue use of diabetes medications through diet and nutrition treatments. James settled with the board and will pay a 500 dollar fine …

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Raptor Awareness Program

Raptor Awareness Program Returns to the Bald Eagle Days

One exhibit at the Bald Eagle Appreciation Days that has been a fan favorite over the years is the Raptor Awareness Program. One of the bird handlers that will be in town over the weekend explained some of the exciting attractions that will be here for this year’s rendition. Davis explained the role of the …

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Chiefs Boys Basketball Gets Its First Victory of the Season

It was an up and down week for the Keokuk Chiefs boys basketball team who were delighted to get their first victory of the season. Friday night the boys took a tough loss at the hands of Fort Madison by a score of 64 to 43. Senior Damon Wolter’s 17 points weren’t enough to keep …

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