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04/17/2019 - 4:25pm
It took a jury of nine women and three men about two and a half hours Monday morning to deliver a verdict of guilty in the second-degree murder trial of Luke Ryan VanHemert, 24, of Oskaloosa. The verdict wrapped up three days of testimony and two days of attorney statements and brought some closure to the community in the death of Marquis Todd, a former William Penn student. As the jury and...
04/17/2019 - 4:22pm
Keota High School students are often involved in events where they learn compassion and the concept of giving of themselves. Last Thursday, the students came together to give of themselves in the ultimate way, by donating blood. Each year the Jennifer Hobbs Chemistry class organizes and sponsors a blood Drive through the Mississippi Valley...
04/10/2019 - 10:36am
Hedrick – Cheers reached the rafters when Laurie Hornback asked for a round of applause for the Hedrick Volunteer Fireman, as they lined up on the stage of the Carl Craft Civic Center waiting for their turn on the catwalk. For the eighth year in a row, the firemen have donated themselves as models for event, which Hornback created for the...
04/10/2019 - 10:25am
Keota Unlimited, the Keota Ball Association and the City of Keota have been working on improvements to the ball fields at Wilson Park. Last year we replaced the infield lights on the big field and did upgrades to the concession stand and restrooms too. This year our goals include fence repairs, bleachers (with guard rails) and concrete around the...
04/04/2019 - 10:10am
            “The 50th Anniversary of the Lunar Landing—             America’s Great Move Forward in Exploration and Technology”             July 20, 1969 stands in history as the first...
04/04/2019 - 10:06am
         Pleasant Valley Greenhouse in rural Harper is a dream come true for Dawn Bouslog. This will be the third season for the family-run greenhouse, and Bouslog is looking forward to another spring season. Originally Pleasant Valley Greenhouse began in Iowa City and remained in business for over 60 years. Dawn worked...
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