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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

WGEM.COM - 2017-11-23 03:04:00

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

HAWK EYE - 2017-11-24 00:21:55

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.

WGEM.COM - 2017-11-23 01:43:00

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.

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2017-11-24 18:00:00

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

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-23 03:03:00

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

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-24 19:19:29

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

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-24 17:46:12

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

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-25 01:01:00