Chandler Park was the place to be on a sun-kissed Saturday as the Al Sears Jazz Festival, the Gazebo Arts Festival, and the Friends of the Library book sale drew crowds throughout the day.
John Miller is impressed with what he saw. Miller is a jazz musician who performs with The Romaniacs and The Dixie Daredevils. He thinks it’s a brilliant idea to combine the jazz and arts festivals.
“A lot of people come out who normally may not listen to jazz. This may be their first exposure. So to me that’s smart,” Miller said.
The Keokuk City Council could decide what how to classify certain animals next week.
The idea of re-installing Keokuk’s old rocket slide could gain some momentum in the coming weeks and months.
Southeast Iowa voters who do not want to wait for Election Day have started casting their ballots. There are no restrictions on who can vote early.
Lee County is working on a plan for dividing up some potential revenue associated with a proposed fertilizer plant near Wever, IA.