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Record number of Thanksgiving meals delivered in Keokuk
A church in Keokuk said the need for a hot meal on Thanksgiving is higher than ever before and volunteers made sure no one went hungry. Volunteers at God's Way Christian Center on Des Moines Street packed and delivered 209 boxes of food. The boxes have fresh turkey and ham along with fruit and vege
Ex-boarding school students win lawsuit over mistreatment
KEOKUK - An Iowa judge has awarded a default judgment to parents and former students who sued a southeast Iowa boarding school, alleging it used isolation boxes and allowed sexual harassment and abuse. Lee County documents say the owner of Midwest Academy, Ben Trane, and the other entities never res
Lee Co. small business expands with old downtown building
A small business owner in Keokuk is taking downtown development into her own hands. Two historic buildings have been renovated and she hopes to bring Main Street back to where it once was. Three years ago, it started as a small art gallery and coffee shop, but now it's grown into a whole lot more.
Students gain cooking skills, discover new recipes
WARSAW, Ill. - Annetta Ziegler believes practice makes perfect in the kitchen. So the Warsaw High School teacher makes sure students in her foods classes get plenty of practice in all the basic skills -- and take home some recipes to use now and into the future. "I want them to try something for the
Canton family's tree selected by Governor
The tree was cut down on Tuesday and sent to Jefferson City. CANTON, Mo. (WGEM) - Christmas trees are a holiday tradition for many families across the Ti-states, but one family's tree is getting extra special treatment. The Schaller family of Canton, Missouri had their tree cut down Tuesday morning
Agribusiness award recognizes 'largest industry out there'
QUINCY -- Mike Tenhouse understands it's easy to overlook the impact of agribusiness to the economy. "We always have to remind ourselves that agriculture as an industry in our area, region, state and nation is the largest industry out there," Tenhouse said. "The people that work within that indust
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game
Our gorgeous postcards from Scandinavia begin with Danish composer Carl Nielsen's Overture to Maskarade, Denmark's comedic national opera. Pianist Charlie Albright will astound you with his virtuosity and improvisational prowess in the evergreen Grieg Piano Concerto. Our tour concludes in th... Our
Top Regional News: Knox County Board adopts fiscal 2017-18 budget
The following stories are among today's top news of central Illinois. Knox County Board adopts fiscal 2017-18 budget GALESBURG - Months of budget work by Knox County Board members and county department heads came to an end for the year Wednesday when the board approved its budget for fiscal 2017-18.
Legally right, morally right aren't the same
The Minnesota Supreme court ruled last week that Gov. Mark Dayton was within his legal rights to line-item veto funding for the state Legislature at the end of this year's session. According to news reports from the Capitol, the Supreme Court also said that despite the cut in funding, the Legislatu
Cooperative effort results in new roof for veteran's widow
Darlene Burbeck, a resident of Glencoe and the widow of U.S. Army veteran Arnold Schultz, received a new roof this past week from Legacy Restoration, LLC, as part of Owens Corning's national Roof Deployment Project. The roofing project was completed in partnership with Crow River Habitat for Humani
The importance of poultry to Minnesota economy
To the Editor: As another harvest season nears its end, farmers around Minnesota find themselves filling every bin and grain bunker with a tremendous crop. Our ability to produce record-breaking yields are thanks to great weather, new technology, environmentally friendly practices and a strong comm
Hearing:residents, council have questions regarding storm project
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Wright County to join Trailblazer, County to become member of WCAT coalition
Wright County intends to become a member of the Wright County Area Transportation (WCAT) coalition, the Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board heard Friday afternoon. Currently, WCAT partners with McLeod and Sibley counties to provide transit service. Adding Wright County will both allow expansion
Honored by France, World War IIvet gets country's highest honor
Elvin "Speed"Homan, a World War II veteran, was conferred with France's highest honor Saturday morning, the Knight of Legion of Honor medal. Homan, a Brownton native who later resided in Glencoe and is now a resident of Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, received the medal from French Consu
Nov. 15 community blood drive collects 101 units
To the Editor: The final 2017 Glencoe Community Blood Drive was held Wednesday, Nov. 15. The American Red Cross (ARC) set our goal at 117 units; we collected 101 units. There were 97 presenting donors, seven of whom were deferred (unable to donate at this drive) and four were incomplete donations.
KEYC - Arlington Man Injured in Auger Accident
An Arlington man is airlifted to Rochester after a farm accident Wednesday morning. The Sibley County Sheriff's office was called to a farm 3 miles outside Arlington around 9:44 a.m. Authorities say 20-year-old Zackery john Peterson was cleaning out a grain auger when his hand and arm became caught.
Man charged after wife's body found in cooler inside a KS storage unit suspected in CA murder
Police: Justin Rey found driving missing man's vehicle with blood in the trunk Updated: 9:03 PM CST Nov 22, 2017 A man charged with child endangerment and abandonment of a corpse after his wife's body was found in pieces in a cooler in a Lenexa storage unit has been named as a suspect in a 2016 C
Black Friday nightmare as cell phone store gets unwanted visitors
It's not the Black Friday one cell phone store owner was looking forward to. A break-in happened at the Boost Mobile Store in the 7600 block of Metcalf Ave., in Overland Park. The owner says just last week they had another break-in. In total, the owner says they're looking at roughly $60,000.00 in
Shawnee firefighters who had to spend Thanksgiving working say they're thankful for coworkers who are like family
SHAWNEE, Kan. - Thanksgiving might be a time for family but Shawnee Fire Fighters at Station 71 know they could be in store for a wild ride. "When you hear those tones you know it`s time to go to work and do your job no matter what it is, no matter when it is. You just got to get up and go," Johnny
Macy's, other stores experience card reader outages on Black Fri - KCTV5
A card reader outage was hit or miss for some shoppers at Macy's on 71st in Prairie Village. Several people KCTV5 spoke to said they were able to use their Macy's credit card without any problems, while others said it took several tries before their credit or debit cards processed. It wasn't just ha