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06/19/2019 - 3:29pm
When someone suffers from ailments like diabetes, for example, it is generally accepted that the person with the non-functioning pancreas is not really at fault. For some reason, this same logic has been largely overlooked when it comes to those who suffer from malfunctions of the brain. Why the assumption that this organ should be exempt from ailments, remains a mystery, but there can be little...
06/19/2019 - 3:27pm
As part of an effort by Farm Service Agency (FSA)to continue to preserve sensitive land areas, a continuous CRP program signup has been announced. According to Jason Gritsch, Private Lands Wildlife Technician for the Iowa DNR, the continuous sign up began on June 3 and will run until August 23rd. A number of options are available to landowners....
06/19/2019 - 3:24pm
For Austin Bayliss, the saying “no matter where you go in life, never forget where you came from” rings especially true. Never was this more apparent than last Friday, June 14, when Bayliss – the promoter of Central Empire Wrestling – brought his professional wrestling company to Keota for a show during the annual Keota Fun...
06/13/2019 - 3:47pm
Summer of fun has begun around Keokuk County. Last weekend, Saturday, June 1st, the What Cheer Fairgrounds hosted the first of the summer figure eight races. With perfect temperatures and no rain, the races were a great way for Keokuk County residents to rev up their summer weekends. Many people from the fair board worked together to pull this...
06/13/2019 - 3:46pm
Recent rainfalls delayed the Keota Education Foundation Golf Tournament by a week. This caused some of the pervious entered contestants to drop out, but for those left to compete in the tournament, held at Lagos Acres, the weather on Sunday, June 9th could not have been much better for a day of golf. John Greiner and Jerry Sheetz had the grill...
06/06/2019 - 8:34am
Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two part series on mental health awareness.   Sigourney - Mental Health Awareness Month was recognized in May, bringing with it a plethora of information in hopes of educating the average citizen on the realities of those who suffer from mental illness. Jan Walker is a therapist with River Hills...
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