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  1. Homecoming events this FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... to beat this season, while Solon holds the top ranking on the same list. On Friday, Sept. 15, the Trojans beat the Keokuk Chiefs 23-20, coming back after Keokuk scored all its points in the first quarter. The Trojans gained 198 of their 305 yards ...

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  2. 3Blogs1939 UFO Sighting In Keokuk, IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2017 | Syracuse New Times

    The city of Keokuk is located in Keokuk County, which is in the southeastern part of the state. The county had a population of about 18,000 in 1939; these days it's about 10,500.

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  3. Phyllis Irene KlettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... March 13, 1937, in Keota, IA to Luther and Marie (McConnell) Reighard. She married Ron Klett on July 31, 1954, in Keokuk, IA. Phyllis has lived in Burlington for the last 20 years. Prior to moving to Burlington, she lived in Fairfield. Phyllis liked ...

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  4. Former Midwest Academy owner/director chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Hawk Eye

    ... filed a lawsuit in South Lee County District Court as a "whistle blower." In the lawsuit filed by Curtis Dial, a Keokuk attorney, she "claimed she was fired after she turned in Ben Trane, the facility's director, to the Iowa Department of Human ...

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  5. Iowa boarding school owner charged for abusing studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Daily Mail

    Iowa boarding school owner is charged with sex abuse after allegedly coercing a 17-year-old into a relationship and making other students undress for him in 'body image therapy' sessions Benjamin Trane, 37, owned Midwest Academy in Keokuk, Iowa, that closed in January 2016 during an investigation into complaints of sexual abuse He had students undress for him in 'body image therapy' sessions and kept them in isolation boxes for days or weeks at a time, investigators say The former owner of an Iowa boarding school coerced a teenager into a sexual relationship and made others undress for his arousal.

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  6. Boarding School Owner Accused of Having Girls Undress for 'Body Image Therapy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Time

    Midwest Academy owner Benjamin Trane poses at the academy in Keokuk, Iowa in 2016. Six former students filed a lawsuit Tuesday March 15, 2016 alleging the Iowa boarding school kept them in isolation boxes for days a time, allowed sexual harassment and abuse, provided inadequate medical care and had filthy conditions.

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  7. Former Midwest Academy owner and director chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | KCRG

    A former Keokuk man was charged with Child Endangerment , Sexual Exploitation by a Counselor and Sex Abuse 3rd following an investigation by the Iowa Division of Investigation, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, State Fire Marshal's Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Lee County Attorney's Office, Iowa Attorney General's Office and the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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  8. Owner of shuttered Iowa boarding school charged with abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KCRG

    ... exploitation and child endangerment. He is expected to appear in court Friday. Investigators raided the school's Keokuk campus in January 2016 to investigate complaints that students faced physical, mental and sexual abuse, which included being held ...

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  9. Former owner of Iowa-based boarding school arrested on sex and child abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... exploitation and child endangerment. He is expected to appear in court Friday. Investigators raided the school's Keokuk campus in January 2016 to investigate complaints that students faced physical, mental and sexual abuse, which included being held ...

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  10. James Morrow HigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... were Jim's wishes his body will be cremated following the service. Burial with military honors will take place at the Keokuk National Cemetery in Keokuk, IA on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions in Jim's honor may be ...

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  11. Boulton in area SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Hawk Eye

    At 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Tom Russell and Martha Neff will host a cookout at their home, 3477 243rd Ave. in Keokuk, for voters to meet Boulton. Also Sunday, Tom and Nancy Courtney will host a fundraiser for the candidate from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Capital Theater Annex, 211 N. 3rd St. in Burlington.

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  12. Montrose watermelons bring in Keokuk localsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Though the annual Montrose Watermelon Festival is named after the tiny town that hosts it , most everyone within a 30-mile radius claims a bit of ownership. Keokuk is only 11 miles down the highway, after all, and that's not a far drive for some tasty watermelon.

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  13. Keokuk weapons bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Two separate incidents almost six months ago has resulted in the weekend arrest of Lee County man on weapons and intimidation charges. Michael Wayne Land, 29, who told police he lives at 1503 Concert St., in Keokuk, was arrested about 3:40 a.m. Sunday in the 1500 block of Concert Street on outstanding warrants, said Jay Whitaker, a spokesman for the Keokuk Police Department.

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  14. Volunteer helps motorcycle dream come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... for me.” Wenke, Luder and Wenke's aide, Christina Gersema, rode the motorcycle for about an hour around Keokuk and Rand Park. Luder wanted the ride to be around roads familiar to Wenke, originally from Argyle. Wenke has a farm in Argyle, ...

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  15. Men charged with animal tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Three Keokuk men were charged July 6, with animal torture after a video appeared online in early May showing the men with an injured opossum. Jerry McGee, 19, Austin Salyers, 18, and Casey Taylor, 19, allegedly found the opossum after it had been hit by a vehicle.

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  16. Concerned landowner laments harmful weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... or the current fiscal year was to install a key FOB system on the basement door of the South Lee County Courthouse in Keokuk, expected to cost $9,000.

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  17. Three Keokuk men charged with animal tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | KCRG

    Three Keokuk men were charged July 6, with animal torture after a video appeared online in early May showing the men with an injured opossum. Jerry McGee, 19, Austin Salyers, 18, and Casey Taylor, 19, allegedly found the opossum after it had been hit by a car.

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  18. Three Keokuk teens charged with animal tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Three Keokuk teens were charged July 6, with animal torture after a video appeared online in early May showing the men with an injured opossum. According to the Iowa DNR the two 19-year-olds and one 18 year old allegedly found the opossum after it had been hit by a vehicle.

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  19. Patricia HendricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... as "Gramma Grape." Survivors include three daughters, Valanda Cummins of Lowell, Ark., Tamara Nelson of Keokuk and Tara Page of Montrose; two sons, Jeffry Ewart of Keokuk and Michael Ewart of Anamosa; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and ...

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  20. Up and Out Meetings July 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... (319) 758-7967 or (319) 457-2536. Tri-State Chess Club meets at 6 p.m. Mondays except holidays at the Hy-Vee deli in Keokuk. To learn more, call Arnie Gatton at (319) 795-4134. West Burlington Lions Club meets 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at ...

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