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Tips for a safe Fall season in Keokuk

Summer is officially over and headed our way is some great fall weather in Keokuk. With fall, however, comes a lot of changes. Kids are back to to school helping sickness spread easily, Halloween is almost here, and the sun sets sooner.     Even though it is getting darker sooner, that doesn’t mean your more →




Small business owners in Keokuk – here’s how to protect your business from fraud

  Keokuk is lucky to have so many successful and dependable businesses. There is no doubt that without trustworthy or hardworking employees, a business in Keokuk could simply not be successful. Because a business is so dependent on employees doing their job, it’s important to put practices in place that help verify the quality of more →







How to find the right insurance agent

    Navigating the insurance industry can be difficult. There are a lot of options that can make the decision-making process confusing and there are a lot of resources, agents and insurance companies, to make it hard to find the perfect one for your needs.   However, with the proper precautions and research you can more →




Is there such thing as snowmobile insurance?

Every time anyone gets behind the wheel of a car, jumps into a game, or dives into the water, they are taking a risk and have a responsibility to themselves and other participants -snowmobiling is no different.   Just like operating any other motor vehicle, snowmobile drivers should know how to ride responsibly because their more →




Setting smart goals in the New Year

  Where will you be celebrating New Year’s eve in Keokuk? A fun night out at Shooters Lounge or a relaxing weekend at the River’s Edge Bed and Breakfast? Maybe you plan on a night in with family and friends to watch the ball drop. Whatever your plans are, we wish you a cheerful one more →




7 Tips for maintaining a wood burning fireplace in Keokuk

Who here still uses their wood burning fireplace? To us there's nothing like the warmth that comes from a fireplace. There can be many advantages to using a wood burning fireplace. Not only does it add to the festive feelings of the holidays, but it can save money on heating costs and supplement your main more →




Winter hunting safety tips in Keokuk

Katniss in "The Hunger Games," had an eye for her target.  If you are a natural, or expert hunter, it also means you have a deep respect for hunting rules and safety.    With a rough winter headed our way, the normal hunting routines are going to need some updating. Severe weather means unexpected changes, and creating new more →




Black Friday and Parking Lot Wars

Each year Black Friday specials are beginning earlier with stores like Walmart opening at 6pm on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.   When did the Thanksgiving holiday become such a rush for shopping madness? While we're all in the business of saving money and taking advantage of great deals, remember that nothing is more important than safety and the value more →




Solar Panels in Keokuk

  Solar energy isn’t a new concept, but it is a fairly new money-saving tactic that is now accessible to most homeowners.   Adding solar panels can add value to your home and keep your energy bill low. Plus, there are a lot of great tax write-offs that come along with running an energy efficient more →