Keokuk

City Wants Improvements
7:15 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Keokuk Drops Church Lawsuit

The city of Keokuk has dismissed a lawsuit against the owners of the former church at the corner of 4th & High Streets.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The City of Keokuk has ended its attempt to assume ownership of a vacant church.

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July 31, 2009
12:23 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Five Years Since Building Collapse in Downtown Keokuk

The three-story building at 528 Main Street in downtown Keokuk as it stood for more than 150 years.

The memorable collapse of the three-story building at 528 Main Street in downtown Keokuk happened July 31, 2009.  It had stood at the intersection of 6th and Main for more than 150 years.

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Concerned About Cemetery Appearance
7:24 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Keokuk Mayor: Lawsuit Still Possible

One southeast Iowa mayor says legal action remains possible if Lee County chooses to consolidate county services.

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Start of Annual Re-Enactment
11:38 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Cessation Celebration in Keokuk

The food table was a popular place during the Cessation Celebration
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The Lee County Historical Society decided to offer something new, this year, as part of the annual Civil War Re-Enactment in Keokuk.

President Sue Olson says the organization also wanted to kick off the weekend festivities, thus the Cessation Celebration.

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Leak Discovered April 19
10:13 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Terrain Delays Keokuk Sewer Repairs

Soap Creek flows into the Mississippi River near the South Side Boat Club.

Keokuk says the location of a sewer leak slowed repairs, allowing more pollution into nearby waterways.

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TSPR Local
2:43 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Folk Legend Lives, Performs in Keokuk

Chuck Mitchell
Credit Chuck Mitchell

For 35 years a historic riverboat captain’s house in Keokuk has been sheltering a true veteran of the 1960’s folk music movement.

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Pledges $100K to Keokuk Area Hospital
7:08 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Keokuk Taking Time on Franchise Fee

Keokuk City Council

Keokuk will take its time when it comes to possibly implementing a franchise fee.

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Snow Coming This Weekend
4:18 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Keokuk, FM Examine Snow Removal Laws

More winter weather appears to be in the forecast for two southeast Iowa cities that are examining their rules for snow and ice removal.

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Reasonable Jury Conclusion
5:25 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

IA Appeals Court Upholds Murder Conviction

Adam Pitman

The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the 1st degree murder conviction handed down to a Keokuk man in 2012.

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More Process than Prestige
10:53 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Caucus Night in Keokuk

About 60 Republicans caucused at Keokuk High School on Tuesday night.
Credit Tyler McGhghy

Sparse crowds did not stop the Democratic process from happening in Keokuk Tuesday night.

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