Keokuk City Council

More Discussion Expected
8:44 am
Fri October 5, 2012

No Decision on Keokuk Pig

Bacon the miniature pot-bellied pig.

The Keokuk City Council says it needs more information before deciding what type of animal can be considered a pet.

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WPig Permit Possible
9:22 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Keokuk to Talk Bacon Next Week

Bacon the Pig

The Keokuk City Council could decide what how to classify certain animals next week.

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Keokuk Could Provide Infrastructure
9:06 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Rocket Slide Fundraising to Begin

The idea of re-installing Keokuk’s old rocket slide could gain some momentum in the coming weeks and months.

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40+ Participants Last Year
10:35 pm
Sun September 9, 2012

Keokuk Ready for Deer Season

The Keokuk City Council is finalizing the details for its second urban deer season.

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Request to Own Pot-Belly Pig
8:53 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Keokuk City Council Considers "Bacon"

Bacon the pot-belly pig

Angelica Finch says even though her family has only owned "Bacon" for a few weeks, he has become part of the family.

"Bacon" is a two-month-old miniature pot-belly pig given to Finch's five-year-old daughter as a birthday present.

Finch says she did not know that pot-belly pigs were prohibited in Keokuk until the animal control officer told her he had received a complaint from a neighbor about "Bacon."

That prompted Finch to ask the Keokuk City Council to change city law to include pot-belly pigs as domestic animals, similar to cats and dogs.

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