Competition for KAH?
7:10 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

New Health Care Provider in Keokuk

Keokuk Area Hospital could face direct competition from two out-of-town health care providers
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Some direct competition for Keokuk Area Hospital could arrive in May 2015 in the form of a partnership between Fort Madison Community Hospital and Blessing Health System out of Quincy, Ill.

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Bill Knight – December 4
6:33 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Pumping Crude Oil Through the Tri States

The Iowa Utilities Board is holding a series of informational meetings this month to discuss the Dakota Access Pipeline Project. An estimated 350 people showed up this week at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Fort Madison, including representatives from the environmental group "100 Grannies for a Livable Future."
Credit Abby Wendle

Illinoisans disappointed because the U.S. Senate didn’t pass the Keystone XL pipeline measure letting multi-national corporations bring tar-sand Canadian oil down through the Great Plains above major water sources to get crude to refineries to export: Take heart. Another pipeline is planning to plow through 12 Illinois counties after digging up Iowa and the Dakotas.

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Elections
11:06 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Election Results - Burlington/West Burlington

The results are in from the special elections in Burlington and West Burlington on Tues., Dec. 2nd.

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Governor-Elect in Springfield
6:03 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Rauner: Voters were Misled on Sorry State Finances

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner spoke with reporters Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 in the Illinois Statehouse.
Credit Brian Mackey

Illinois Governor-elect Bruce Rauner told reporters the state's finances are in terrible shape.

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Health
5:57 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Vaccinations Available Ahead of Peak of Flu Season

According to the CDC flu vaccines are readily available this year.
Credit Daniel Paquet / Flickr Creative Commons

Flu shots are recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months and especially encouraged for children, the elderly, and pregnant women.

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Shop Talk – December 2
3:19 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Standing Up to a Celebrity Accused of Crimes

Sexual abuse allegations have been made against show business legend Bill Cosby for more than a decade, yet little has been reported until recently.

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New Board Members Sworn In
1:13 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Blind Draw Decides New Knox County Board Chairman

Republican Brian Friedrich makes his case to the Knox County Board in between multiple votes for chairman.
Credit T.J. Carson

Board members could not choose a new chairman through votes. So they used a hat to help decide.

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