Rocket Slide

Red Rocket Slide
5:09 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

A Little Bit of Art, A Little Bit of History

The red rocket in 2003, before the slide was removed.
Credit Rich Egger

A historical marker will be placed next to a former piece of playground equipment in Macomb.

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Fundraiser : May 5, 4-9 P.M.
3:45 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Keokuk Foundation Wants to Bring Back Street Fair

The Lake Cooper Foundation says it would likely hold the Keokuk Street Fair along the Mississippi River if it becomes a reality in 2015

An organization in Keokuk is working to bring back another staple of the city's past.

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Could Help Return Rocket Slide
6:20 pm
Sun April 29, 2012

Keokuk Could Help Spur Development

Keokuk could make it easier for downtown properties to be developed.

Fire Chief Gabe Rose says city code requires sprinkler systems be added to a downtown building if it is renovated for mixed use. 

Mixed use generally refers to commercial/retail business on the first floor and residential units on the upper level.

Rose is proposing a change that would provide an exemption to the sprinkler system requirement for certain buildings.

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