Downtown Keokuk Keokuk, Business Owner Reach Deal to Tear Down Building By Jason Parrott • May 7, 2015 Jason Parrott / TSPR Keokuk will help pay for the demolition of the Redemption Center at 618 and 624 Main Street. The uninsured business was severely damaged by a fire early Thursday morning. Keokuk Breaks Ground on Bentley's Playground By Jason Parrott • Apr 3, 2015 Jason Parrott / TSPR The longer Matt McGhghy spoke about Bentley's Playground, the more emotional he became as he fought back tears of joy. McGhghy says it's amazing how his hometown has gotten behind the effort to build a fully-accessible playground in Tolmie Park. Status Quo for Keokuk Snow Removal By Jason Parrott • Jan 18, 2014 Snow removal from the sidewalks along Main Street in downtown Keokuk will remain "as is" for the time being. Keokuk to Apply for Facade Grant By Jason Parrott • Dec 26, 2013 The Keokuk City Council is taking steps to be able to apply for a $500,000 state grant that could be used to improve the look of the city’s downtown district.