Keokuk Veterans Memorial en Veterans' Memorial Underway in Des Moines County <p>The committee behind a new veterans’ memorial in Des Moines County is working on a tight timeline. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:22:41 +0000 Jason Parrott 56573 at Veterans' Memorial Underway in Des Moines County Veterans Day in Keokuk <p>Overcast skies, falling temperatures and a brisk wind could not keep a crowd of more than 100 from attending the annual Veterans Day ceremony in Keokuk. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 23:20:15 +0000 Jason Parrott 43633 at Veterans Day in Keokuk Veterans Day in Keokuk <p></p><p>Sunday morning was not ideal for doing anything outdoors in Keokuk.</p><p></p><p>The sky was overcast, the temperature was dropping and the wind was whipping the flags throughout the Keokuk National Cemetery.</p><p>Mother Nature did not stop more than 70 people from leaving their homes and celebrating Veterans’ Day at the Keokuk Veterans’ Memorial.</p><p>The threat of rain led organizers to keep the proceedings short and sweet while still showing the proper respect and honor all veterans.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 15:20:57 +0000 Jason Parrott 24281 at Veterans Day in Keokuk