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County continues to monitor Chatfield Lake activity

June 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Attorney Ross Braden is continuing to move ahead with court injunctions against residents of Mooar Powdertown who have yet to install acceptable septic systems on their property [Read More…]

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Supervisors to approve solar agreements

June 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – The Lee County Board of Supervisors will be authorizing electronic signatures on various agreements Tuesday, to start the process of installing solar panels on county buildings. Supevisors approved the [Read More…]

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Flood assistance information now available

June 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article LEE COUNTY – The Governor issued a disaster proclamation last week for 10 additional counties, including Lee County. This proclamation allows state resources to be utilized for response recovery and activates the Iowa [Read More…]

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Keokuk native bring incarcerated veterans program to Keokuk

June 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF KEOKUK – Retired Iraq war Army veteran and Keokuk, Iowa native, Dustin Cackley, is bringing Armatus Reintegration Program to the Midwest to serve incarcerated veterans. Armatus Reintegration Program, a nonprofit organization, was [Read More…]

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Area towns set plans in motion for RAGBRAI riders

June 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – With 20,000 bicyclists headed to southeast Iowa six weeks from now, area communities are finalizing plans to entertain riders and showcase this part of the state. In Keokuk, [Read More…]

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Area officials look to cleanup as flood waters subside

June 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With flood stages gradually falling and waters receding back into the banks of the Mississippi, area officials are now assessing damage and beginning clean up. At Tuesday’s regular [Read More…]

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Donnellson city staff moves into new digs

June 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – The city staff in Donnellson has some new digs. The 50-year-old building on Pershing Street looks impeccable with up-to-date security measures, a police wing, offices for city staff, and [Read More…]

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Conservation district plans full slate of summer events

May 31, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – The Lee County Conservation District has released a full line-up of summer events and activities for residents of all ages, including a new online camp sign-up at www.mycountyparks.com. June begins with LCC’s [Read More…]

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Grassley visits Iowa Fertilizer for first time

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WEVER – U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) made his first stop at the $3.25 billion Iowa Fertilizer Company facility on Wednesday and called the facility “massive”. As part of the 85-year-old [Read More…]

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Lee County in governor’s disaster area proclamation

May 29, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation today for 10 counties in response to heavy rains, hail, straight-line winds, tornadoes, widespread flooding, and flash flooding beginning May 17 and [Read More…]

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County pushes solar decisions off again

May 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – The Lee County Supervisors have pushed action on potentially adding solar panels to three buildings to next week’s meeting, but several officials are getting impatient with the continued discussion. [Read More…]

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Keokuk pool should be open by Monday

May 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY COLIN MAGNUSONRadio Keokuk News Director KEOKUK – The Keokuk Aquatic Center has traditionally always opened its gates by Memorial Day at the latest. Regardless of how poor the spring weather, no matter how severe [Read More…]

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Keokuk looking for vendors, hosts for RAGBRAI visits

May 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF KEOKUK – The Keokuk RAGBRAI organizing committees are busy preparing to welcome as many as 20,000 people to the community on Saturday, July 27th. The committees are currently seeking residents, churches, or other [Read More…]

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Milestones offers senior vouchers for local farmers markets

May 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – As part of a national initiative, Milestones Area Agency on Aging will begin distributing vouchers starting June 3 to low- and moderate-income seniors for use at approved local Farmers Markets. Distribution dates [Read More…]

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County delays hearing on Argyle shed sale

April 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – County officials have delayed the sale of county shed and a parcel of land in Argyle while county officials compile more information on the property. At Tuesday’s Lee County [Read More…]

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Ramped up patrols ready for 4/20 “holiday”

April 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – The Fort Madison Police Department and Lee County Sheriff’s Office are informing motorists that Iowa law enforcement officials have announced they will conduct a Drug Impaired Driving specialized enforcement campaign throughout the [Read More…]

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IFC restarts after trip in operations

April 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEVER – This morning, Iowa Fertilizer experienced an unplanned interruption to our production. The plant will begin the restart process immediately. Iowa Fertilizer is deeply committed to communicating with all [Read More…]

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Loebsack staffer to hold Thursday hours in Lee County

April 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in Southeastern Iowa for open office hours. Jared Hershberger, Loebsack’s District Representative, will be at the following locations. Hershberger will be on [Read More…]

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County to address dangerous intersection

April 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A county resident pleaded with Lee County officials Tuesday to do something about the intersection near Charleston Board of Trade. Jeff Buford, of Donnellson, told Lee County Supervisors at [Read More…]

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County files injunctions against four Powdertown property owners

April 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Attorney Ross Braden has filed four injunctions against property owners in the Mooar-Powdertown district for failing to upgrade septic systems as required by code. At Tuesday’s regular [Read More…]

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County may add health savings option to employee benefits

March 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Lee County is looking at adding an option for county employees to use a health savings account option to help cover annual medical out-of-pocket expenses. At Tuesday’s regular [Read More…]

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Flu hitting Lee County hard toward end of season

March 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ZACK CHURCH Lee County Health Department Intern LEE COUNTY – As Iowa is experiencing widespread flu activity, Lee County Health Department encourages taking preventive steps to protect you and your loved ones from the [Read More…]

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LCEDG hits $1.4 million in capital campaign

March 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Lee County Economic Development Group fed about 20 people breakfast Wednesday morning and updated them on how a recent fundraising campaign had shaken out. Dennis Fraise, [Read More…]

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