Amie Van Patten

08/05/2018 - 7:47pm
         When riding RAGBRAI, there are certain elements that riders endure. Wind, cold, heat, rain, and more.  These are elements that make it hard for people living with scleroderma.        For Barb, member of sclero-what, those elements are something that she cannot take a chance with.     ...
06/21/2017 - 8:06am
Local area students Ella Coffman and Dillon Ehret recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth leadership (HOBY) seminar.   Founded in 1958,  when actor Hugh O'Brian returned from Africa highly inspired by his visit with Dr. Albert Schweitzer, he established the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership to seek out and develop...
06/14/2017 - 10:08am
Matthew Murphy was sentenced before Jefferson County on June 12.   The judge ordered Murphy to 25 years in prison on his second -degree sexual   abuse conviction where the jury found Murphy guilty on April 7. This sentencing   carried a mandatory 70 percent   Murphy was formerly employed by the Southern Iowa...
06/12/2017 - 8:16am
            According to Iowa County Sheriff’s department, one person is dead following an officer involved shooting in North English on Saturday, June 10.             According to police records, the incident occurred just before 8:30 p.m., when a call came...
05/31/2017 - 11:34am
            With an average of 50-60 students daily, Coaches Andy Thomas and Aaron Coghlan, along with Scott Edmundson are hoping to make a difference in athletes grades seven through 12. Trojan Strength Training and Conditioning (T-STAC) is a program that utilizes many different exercises to help with the developing...
04/26/2017 - 7:37am
         The Keokuk County Endowment Foundation held their annual awards on April 19 at the Ss. Peter and Paul Church. $97,350.00 was awarded to local organizations and township for various projects that they had applied for. There was $118,589.36 applied for this year, and the following 30 organizations were awarded these...
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