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LCEMA shifts local funding to county levy

February 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After several weeks of deliberation, the Lee County Emergency Management Agency has changed the way it gathers local funding. At a meeting Monday afternoon, the board voted 5-2 [Read More…]

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Heritage Club Activity Day cancelled

February 11, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

Donnellson, IA – Pilot Grove Savings Bank’s monthly activity day for its Heritage Club has been cancelled for Tuesday, February 12. This event is usually held at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. [Read More…]

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LCEDG asks “What’s the Big Idea?”

February 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Neither rain, nor sleet, nor freezing rain, nor sleet and slush stopped about 40 people from attending the Lee County Economic Development Group’s breakfast Thursday morning at [Read More…]

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Pilot Grove bank helps Salem Fire upgrade brush truck

February 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Saturday Spaghetti supper planned to help raise additional funds for equipment Submitted article SALEM – Pilot Grove Savings Bank donated $2,500 to Salem Fire & Rescue Association, INC.  Funds will be used towards the purchase of [Read More…]

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Details of Tuesday stabbing released

February 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – A Keokuk murder Tuesday was a result of domestic argument that turned tragic. Adam Golden McCain, 24 of Keokuk, was arrested by Lee County Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday evening after [Read More…]

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Man found hiding in Keokuk mall ceiling tiles

February 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF KEOKUK – The Keokuk Police Department reports the arrest of 45-year-old, Timothy Lee Thorn of Keokuk. Thorn was taken into custody on 2/6/19 at approximately 5 am on the following charges: Burglary 3rd [Read More…]

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Wever man wins $50K on lunch break

February 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CLIVE, Iowa — A Lee County man said he is closer to retirement after winning a $50,000 lottery prize. Scott Nickel of Wever claimed a top prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “$50,000 Super Crossword” scratch [Read More…]

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County could levy for emergency services

January 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Debate on how to fund a $1.3 million proposed budget for the county’s Emergency Management services will get further discussion before the budget is approved. Currently the county emergency [Read More…]

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Supervisors looking for cuts in next fiscal budget

January 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE –  As Lee County supervisors grapple with the next fiscal year budget, several departments including secondary roads, the sheriff’s department, and county employee hours were on the table on [Read More…]

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Illner Greene work to be featured at SCC

January 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

John Bybee, the head of the Art Department at Southeastern Community College, has lined up another exciting artist for the school’s ongoing efforts to spotlight regional artistic talent. The art exhibit Raptors and Other Birds of [Read More…]

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County officials get to work on 2020 budgets

January 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Lee County Department heads continue to throw out their first pitches for 2020 fiscal year budget requests this week. All the budgets presented were first-run preliminary budgets [Read More…]

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No one hurt at IAAP after Friday explosion

December 21, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF MIDDLETOWN – Officials with the Joint Munitions Command are on the scene at the Iowa Army Ammunition plant today after a morning explosion at the facility. According to a release from Justine Barati, [Read More…]

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Member FMAAA exhibit on display for December

December 12, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGS Fort Madison Area Arts Association FORT MADISON – The stockings are most definitely hung with glee at the Member Artist’s Annual Exhibition.  The best artists in the Tri-state area have brought their [Read More…]

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Supervisors OK county attorney changes

December 11, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Current Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers will be joining the Lee County Attorney’s staff beginning March 1. Lee County Supervisors voted at Tuesday’s regular meeting to bring [Read More…]

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Lee County Man Wins $30,000 Lottery Prize

December 11, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

CLIVE, Iowa – A Lee County man has won a $30,000 lottery prize. Jessie Molloy of Donnellson claimed a prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “Merry Multiplier” scratch game. He purchased his winning ticket at Hy-Vee, [Read More…]

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Supervisors OK county attorney restructuring

November 20, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Lee County will start working on transitioning two part-time county attorney spots into full-time positions beginning in 2019. At Tuesday’s regular Board of Supervisor’s meeting, the board [Read More…]

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County votes to file injunctions at Powdertown

November 14, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County will be moving forward with injunctions against seven, and possibly eight, homeowners in the Mooar-Powdertown district after nearly two years of efforts to get residents to [Read More…]

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Taylor named to state Dems leadership team

November 13, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MT. PLEASANT – State Senator Rich Taylor has been elected as part of the senate’s Democratic leadership team for the next legislative session that will begin in January, Taylor (D-Mt. [Read More…]

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FM police chief encourages driver safety for holidays

November 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted release FORT MADISON – Millions of travelers will hit the roads this Thanksgiving, traveling to family and friends’ homes for that long-awaited turkey dinner. To keep drivers and their passengers safe, The Fort Madison [Read More…]

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Van Buren teacher arrested on drug, weapons charges

November 1, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEST POINT – A teacher in the Van Buren Community School district was apprehended by Canton, Missouri police Saturday and charged with felony weapons and drug charges. Adam James Hardin, [Read More…]

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Iowa escapee nabbed in Nauvoo

November 1, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF Nauvoo Police Department Chief of Police Mike Boley, reports the arrest of Justin William Patten, 34, of Burlington, Iowa. Patten was arrested on Tuesday October 30, 2018, for driving while license suspended, [Read More…]

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Next round of trail meetings set

October 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY – The Mississippi and Des Moines Rivers SET Confluence Region of Lee County, Iowa, Clark County, Missouri and Hancock County, Illinois will host the second round of county trails and [Read More…]

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Six foot loaves shipped to food pantry

October 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Mark Philp (RSVP volunteer) and students from HTC help at the Fort Madison Food Pantry to unload the recent delivery from the Iowa Food Bank. Because of a slight misunderstanding, the 6-inch Italian bread loaves [Read More…]

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