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JOHN STARK, JR.

John Stark, Jr., 91, of Keokuk, passed away, Sunday, November 13th, at River Hills Village in Keokuk. Survivors include: his wife, Doris Stark of Keokuk, one daughter, Sandy Stark of Keokuk, one son, John Stark III of Montana, five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. A graveside service with military rites will be held at 2 p.m., …

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MICHAEL A. SCHWERING

Michael A. Schwering, 67, of Niota, Illinois, passed away, Monday, November 14th, at Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois. Survivors include: wife, three children, eight grandchildren, one great granddaughter, two brothers, and several nieces and nephews. A gathering in celebrating Michael’s life will be from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Thursday, November 17th, at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of …

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ELSE MARIE ADEN

Else Marie Aden, 96, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Christian Care Assisted Living Facility in Muskegon, Michigan. Survivors include: her son, daughter, sister, four grandsons, eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Carthage, …

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SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION DISTRIBUTES SURVEYS

Just over two weeks ago the Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission presented their Comprehensive Plan idea to the city of Keokuk. The comprehensives plan entails all the ideas of Keokuk residents in how they want to see their city develop into the future. The first phase of the plan was to engage the citizens of …

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KEOKUK SCHOOL DISTRICT HOSTED AREA VETERANS

The students of Keokuk school district hosted area veterans as guests of honor at a ceremony at Keokuk High School field house Thursday in celebration of Veterans Day. 96 year old World War 2 veteran Basil Reed was one of the more than 50 local veterans and active service members present Thursday. Students and staff …

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GREATER KEOKUK YOUNG PROFESSIONALS HOLD FOOD DRIVE

Thursday night the Greater Keokuk Young Professionals held a food drive at the Baxter Sports Complex in Fort Madison. The gathering featured roughly 20 local businesspeople that brought non-perishable food items for donation. The donated food will be given to the Great River Region United Way to be distributed to local food shelves. In total …

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