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01/17/2020 - 1:55pm
Leanord Andeway celebrated his 90th birthday on Wed. Jan 15 at his home. He was born in 1930 and grew up in the Ollie area. He and his wife Elaine live in Richland. He has 4 children: Denise Nelson (deceased), Suzanne Andeway of Boston, MA, Jeff (Mary) Andeway of Hedrick, Kelly Andeway of Rubio. He has many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Leonard farmed and then started his own Carpentry (...
01/15/2020 - 11:01am
The Pomp and Circumstance that is typically seen when lawmakers are sworn in was evident. Monday morning in the Iowa House Chamber as the Iowa Legislature convened for 2020. However, rather than swearing in an entirely re-elected Iowa House, there was only one election and oath of office that truly mattered on Monday: the election of a new house...
01/15/2020 - 10:58am
As the new year gets underway, a fairly new face in the Keokuk County FSA office is leading staff and area farmers into 2020. Julie Fitzpatrick was named as the county director of Keokuk County’s FSA/USDA office in October 2019. For Fitzpatrick, deciding to come to work in Keokuk County’s FSA office was not necessarily in the cards...
01/15/2020 - 10:57am
Just over one year ago, the Keokuk County Supervisors gave the go-ahead to the construction of a new county shop building on the east-side of Sigourney, billing the project as a major step forward for the Keokuk County Road Department, and a way to make the department run more efficiently. After a few weather related delays early in the...
01/08/2020 - 12:30pm
The Keokuk County Supervisors held their second meeting of the New Year, working primarily on items relating to the Keokuk County Highway Department. County Engineer Andy McGuire presented five items to the Board for their consideration. The board first approved a resolution designating McGuire to act on behalf of the county for Farm to Market...
01/08/2020 - 12:28pm
When most of us think of the months of December and January, one of the things that likely comes to mind is cold and snow (and the holidays, of course). That’s certainly considered to be normal, as winter begins in late December, and often brings with it some of the more dreadful weather that we as Iowans choose to strongly dislike. However...
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