Midwest Academy in Keokuk Under Investigation

A legislative committee has launched an investigation into child abuse allegations at a former Iowa boarding school that had no state oversight. The House Government Oversight Committee says it will ask officials with the now-closed Midwest Academy in Keokuk to speak to lawmakers in the future. Representative Bobby Kaufmann, a Wilton Republican and committee chairman, said at a meeting Wednesday he intends to investigate how the school was able to operate without any state oversight.