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Gas savings: The cheapest station in Keokuk

(KEOKUK, IA) According to Keokuk gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.45 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Ayerco at 124 Us-61 was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.89 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Ayerco at 1390 Keokuk St, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.34.
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Keokuk calendar: What's coming up

1. Tantric with Nowake +GOJ at L-Treyn's Bar | Keokuk, IA | Fri Aug 13, 2021; 2. Mojo Universe at Keokuk Boat Club; 3. Iowa State University: A Series of STEM Building Activities; 4. Library Garden; 5. Down to DIY Kusudama Flower Balls;
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Keokuk

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Keokuk: Saturday, July 24: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Sunday, July 25: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Monday, July 26: Sunny during the
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Nurse who gave Iowa inmates vaccine overdoses appeals firing

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of two Iowa prison nurses fired for accidentally giving dozens of inmates large overdoses of the coronavirus vaccine is appealing her termination, arguing she is “blameless” for the mix-up. The Iowa Department of Corrections fired Amanda Dodson, a registered nurse at the maximum-security Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison, after an investigation found 77 inmates received shots containing up to six times the recommended dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
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Fort Madison man arrested on multiple drug charges

Fort Madison, IA- The Lee County Narcotics Task Force has announced the arrest of a Fort Madison man on multiple drug-related charges. 40-year-old Casey Wolf of Fort Madison was arrested at his residence on Wednesday, July 21st, 2021, in the 1300 block of Avenue G in Fort Madison. Wolf was charged with Maintaining a Drug House, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, 2 counts of Unlawful Possession of Prescription Pills, and possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
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Lee County sees jump in COVID cases

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Lee County has increased by more than 40% in the last seven days. The Lee County Health Departed reported Thursday morning the county now has 81 active cases whereas a week ago, on July 15, it had 47 cases. As of Thursday, Lee...
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Bloodhounds land three on 1st team

FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds placed three players on the Southeast Conference 1st Team all-conference. Kane Williams, Tate Johnson and Jason Thurman were all named to the 1st team for the Hounds who finished the year 25-9 and ended the year with a substate semifinal loss to Central DeWitt on Monday night.
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Keokuk man arrested on weapons charge and resisting arrest

Carthage, Ill- The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a Keokuk man for unlawful use of weapons. According to a news release, on Monday, July 19th, 2021, at about 2:10 PM Hancock County dispatch received a report of a disturbance at 1775 Main Street in Warsaw, IL.
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CenturyLink outages limit 9-1-1 service

LEE COUNTY – According to county officials, 9-1-1 service from some land lines in Keokuk may be interrupted for an undetermined amount of time. Travis Solem, LeeComm director, said he was informed by CenturyLink that several outages across the state may hinder 9-1-1 service to customers. “They called me and...
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Keokuk

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Keokuk: Thursday, July 22: Patchy fog then mostly sunny during the day; while haze overnight; Friday, July 23: Haze then sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, July 24: Sunny then slight chance of rain showers during the
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Mud Drag competition fires opening salvo for Hancock County Fair 2021

There was no mistaking it on Saturday night, July 17th, with the Hancock County Fair opening its doors for another crowd pleaser event, the Mud Drag competition. This came after a one year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With Jon Cooper, rural Plymouth, at the helm of the event, it became one providing fun for all ages.

“Two by Fours for Hope” draws strong motorcycle presence

An estimated thirty riders and motorcycles gathered at Pop-A-Top Again in Plymouth on Saturday afternoon, July 17th, with a charitable objective in mind. With the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association joining in the effort, the fun run to benefit “Two by Fours for Hope” could be considered a solid success. According...