Keokuk Rocket Slide http://tspr.org en Keokuk Foundation Wants to Bring Back Street Fair http://tspr.org/post/keokuk-foundation-wants-bring-back-street-fair <p>An organization in Keokuk is working to bring back another staple of the city's past. Sun, 04 May 2014 20:45:00 +0000 Jason Parrott 52626 at http://tspr.org Keokuk Foundation Wants to Bring Back Street Fair Keokuk Rocket Slide Coming Back http://tspr.org/post/keokuk-rocket-slide-coming-back <p>Work is now underway at the site that will soon be home to Keokuk’s “old” rocket slide. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 00:25:01 +0000 Jason Parrott 37994 at http://tspr.org Keokuk Rocket Slide Coming Back Around The Region http://tspr.org/post/around-region-80 <p>A quick look at news from around the tri-state region.<br> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:48:00 +0000 Jason Parrott 27691 at http://tspr.org Around The Region Rocket Slide Fundraising to Begin http://tspr.org/post/rocket-slide-fundraising-begin <p>The idea of re-installing Keokuk’s old rocket slide could gain some momentum in the coming weeks and months.</p><p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:06:19 +0000 Jason Parrott 22240 at http://tspr.org Rocket Slide Fundraising to Begin Keokuk Rocket Slide Home http://tspr.org/post/keokuk-rocket-slide-home <p>Safety and liability concerns led the city of Keokuk to replace the original &ldquo;Rocket Slide&rdquo; in Kilbourne Park with a newer model several years ago.&nbsp;</p><p>There were aspects of the original slide that no longer met federal standards.</p><p>Nels Olson of Wisconsin bought the Rocket Slide in the hopes of restoring it and installing the slide on his own property.</p><p>With that, people in Keokuk seemed to lose track of the slide, until it ended up on the reality television show, American Restoration.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:32:08 +0000 Jason Parrott 17094 at http://tspr.org Keokuk Rocket Slide Home