Jason Parrott

Southeast Iowa Correspondent

Jason is the Southeast Iowa News Correspondent. He established Tri States Public Radio's news bureau in Keokuk in September 2003.  The bureau has moved from his apartment to the Hotel Iowa before landing in its current location at the Daily Gate City newspaper at 1016 Main.  Jason provides short- and long-form news coverage from southeast Iowa, northeast Missouri, and portions of west-central Illinois. Jason covers multiple governmental boards including the Keokuk City Council, the Lee County Board of Supervisors and the Burlington School Board. Jason was born in Burlington, IA and grew up in neighboring Henderson County before graduating from Monmouth High School.  He graduated from WIU in 2002 with Bachelor’s Degrees in Communications and History.  While in Macomb, he was a member of the WIU Track & Field team, serving as Captain during his senior year. Jason received his Master’s Degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield in 2003. He and his wife Jamie, a middle school teacher, have called Quincy home since 2007.  They have three dogs (Howie, Sunny and Sadie) and they volunteer with the Quincy Humane Society. During Jason’s free time, he enjoys watching sports, spending time with friends, playing fantasy football and traveling to the Lake of the Ozarks with his wife.

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Former Employee Awarded $186,000
9:41 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Closer Look at Work of Jury

More than 30 people spent an early February morning in the South Lee County Courthouse’s 2nd floor courtroom preparing for jury duty.

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160th Anniversary
6:19 am
Fri February 15, 2013

C-SC Celebrating Past, Looking Ahead

A northeast Missouri college will spend the next few months celebrating a milestone while continuing to prepare for the future.

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>$230,000
12:10 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Canton, MO Lands Sidewalk Grant

A northeast Missouri city will get some help in improving accessibility.

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Roquette America Talks Future Goals
5:06 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Keokuk City Council Tours Industry

Members of the Keokuk City Council get an overview of Roquette America's history
Credit Roquette America

The Keokuk City Council got an inside look at one of the city’s largest employers.

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Grant Money, Sand Volleyball, Master Matrix, Outdo
4:46 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Around The Region

A quick look at news from throughout the Tri-State region.

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