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Lady Indian Defense Wins Over Duschene

The Clark County Lady Indians made the 157-mile drive to Duschene High School in St. Charles, to face the host Pioneers in the Class 3 sectional contest on Wednesday evening.  Around 150 Red and Gray fans joined them. Darian Harper controlled the opening tipoff for the Lady Indians.  A quick layup by Kiara Brunk put…

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Introducing Blessing Health Keokuk

Keokuk Area Hospital ownership officially transferred from UnityPoint Health to Blessing Health System on March 1. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place today to commemorate the special occasion and celebrate the newly minted Blessing Health Keokuk. “With the new name, comes a renewed focus on improving the health of southeast Iowa and providing more consistent…

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Strong Performance Lifts Indians In District Six Opener

Clark County Indian senior Aaron Day had a career high 19 points to lead his team to a 65-40 win over Ellsberry in the Class 3, District 6 tournament’s opening round.  The game was played in Kahoka on Monday evening, February 2, in Kahoka. Ellsberry came into the contest with a 7-16 record, while Clark…

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Lady Indians Outlast Palmyra For District Championship

By Mike Scott On paper, Saturday’s Class 3 District 6 title game between Clark County and Palmyra shouldn’t have been close. In their two previous meetings this season, the Lady Indians took solid win against the Lady Panthers at Palmyra. That wasn’t the story for this game. The early moments of the game were a…

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Spring Flood Outlook: Minor Flooding Risk

The National Weather Service has issued its 2021 Spring Flood Outlook for the Mississippi River. This updated Spring Flood and Water Resources Outlook is for the Quad Cities Hydrologic Service Area (HSA), which covers portions of eastern Iowa, northwest and west central Illinois, and extreme northeast Missouri. This includes the Mississippi River from above Dubuque,…

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Local Electric Cooperatives Proactive In Cold Snap

By Mike Scott “We have not seen cold temperatures like this for an extended period of time since the 1980’s” said Travis Mathes, Manager of Member Services for Lewis County REC. During the “height” of last week’s cold snap, Lewis County REC, and every other electric cooperative across the state put out an unusual plea…

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Lady Indians Power Past Highland

The Clark County Lady Indians dominated the Highland Lady Cougars on Thursday evening. Clark County to a big lead early and never looked back in this contest.  The Lady Indians outscored Highland 15-3 in the opening quarter. Both teams added 10 points in the second quartet, and Clark County held a 25-13 halftime lead. Clark…

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Indians Face Cougars

The Clark County Indians finally face the Highland Cougars in conference play on Thursday, after several reschedules. Clark County played a solid first half against a quick Cougar squad.  The Indians led 14-10 after one quarter, and held a 29-27 halftime lead. Highland stepped up the pressure in the second half, knotting the score at…

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Eagles Found Dead In Northeast Missouri

By Mike Scott Two Bald Eagles were found dead in northeast Missouri last week. “It appears they are both from natural causes,” explained Lt. Chris Grote of the Missouri  Department of Conservation. “It does not look like either one was shot.” Grote said the when eagles dive on their prey, they’re so focused that they…

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