Horn Field Campus is preparing to mark its 50th anniversary by planning for construction of an outdoor education building.
Lee County could soon have just one county seat -- and it's safe to say that not everyone is happy about that.
Currently, Lee is the only county in Iowa with two county seats, Keokuk and Fort Madison, and it's been that way for more than 150-years.
The first sign of change came in the summer of 2011 when the Board of Supervisors voted to reorganize four departments.
Instead of maintaining offices in both cities, the county treasurer and auditor moved all operations and employees to Fort Madison while the assessor and recorder set up shop in Keokuk.
The Shop Talk panelists discuss whether audiences still need local stations for getting national news from networks.
During another swing through western Illinois, Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said voters in the region are complaining to him about crumbling infrastructure, deteriorating schools, and high taxes.
Keokuk's downtown district could soon be home to a popular aspect of "big-city living."