Tag Archives: Keosauqua

Memphis Man Killed When Car Plunges Into Des Moines River

A one-vehicle accident Friday evening in Keosauqua, IA, claimed the life of a Memphis man. According to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office, Gavin Hannah, age 22, died when the vehicle he was a passenger in, apparently missed a turn on a street and entered a boat ramp area that allowed the vehicle to travel […]

Local Woman Helps Save Kayaker, Dog in Boating Accident on Des Moines River

A Memphis woman was in the right place at the right time last week to aid a kayaker and her canine companion and avert a disaster. Tammy Wheeler was helping a friend unload a boat at the boat dock near the Hotel Manning in Keosauqua, IA when they first spotted the kayak approaching the Main […]