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Neighbors gather in park to hear crime stats

September 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Over some hot dogs and beverages, about a dozen Fort Madison residents gathered in Old Settler’s Park to talk crime and neighborhood watch groups. Representatives from the 34th [Read More…]

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Tri-State Rodeo Grand Parade results

September 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Tri-State Rodeo Committee’s parade director David Fedler released the winners of the 2019 Grand Parade. Quincy Hgh School took 1st place in the 4A division, while you’re hometown [Read More…]

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Mexican village preps for this week’s Fiesta 2019

September 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The carnival is back, all the good “smells” are back…and Mexican Fiesta is back. Starting Thursday night, the annual festival will run through Saturday night with the annual [Read More…]

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Fire breaks out in Feinberg scrap auto pile

September 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison firefighters were on the scene of a fire at Feinberg’s Metals Recycling this morning. According to fire officials, a fire broke out under some scrapped automobiles and [Read More…]

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Sheaffer family helps cut ribbon on museum reboot

September 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Standing in the three-room museum in downtown Fort Madison, the great-grandson of W.A. Sheaffer is surrounded by the mechanical and artistic history of his family. Russell Sheaffer, who [Read More…]

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Farmington artist takes over FMAAA September exhibit

September 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted articleFort Madison Area Arts Association Director FORT MADISON – Anita Lee of Farmington has the feature stage at 825 Avenue G for her exhibition “Faces and Places”.  A reception for the artist occurs September 13th from [Read More…]

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City will rebid Old Hwy. 61 project

September 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 2

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A $3.3 million resurfacing of old Hwy. 61 through Fort Madison took another step back on Tuesday. With a 3-2 vote at Tuesday’s regular Fort Madison City Council [Read More…]

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YMCA, school district formalize after-school program

August 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Parents appealing district’s decision to refuse to bus their children BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison YMCA has formalized plans for it’s after-school programs in the wake of the Fort Madison [Read More…]

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Police chief issues scam warning

August 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Police Chief Mark Rohloff issued a statement today warning residents of a number of reports of residents receiving calls automated calls indicating their social security accounts have [Read More…]

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City officials to discuss Historical Society financial review

August 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A financial investigation of the North Lee County Historical Society will be a topic of discussion at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. An accounting firm out of Burlington, CPA [Read More…]

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Hoyer producing a life behind the scenes

August 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KNOXVILLE, Tenn, – Her dream job would be to host a travel show on television simply because, well….she loves television and loves to travel. That makes perfect sense, but a lofty [Read More…]

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YMCA hosts Girls on the Run program

August 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Family YMCA is excited to bring this 10-Week Program to Fort Madison! Girls on the Run is a nationally recognized program where hundreds of communities across the [Read More…]

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FMPD swears in two new officers

August 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Two new patrol officers for the Fort Madison Police Department were sworn in Monday afternoon at the South Lee County Courthouse by 8th District Judge Michael Schilling. Brent Vogelgesang, [Read More…]

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FM YMCA opens registration for Stampede 5K

August 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Family YMCA is hosting their 10th Annual Rodeo Stampede 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 7th preceding the Annual Tri-State Rodeo Parade in downtown Fort Madison. The Rodeo [Read More…]

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Hundreds welcome cruise passengers to city

August 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – It arrived about 90 minutes early, but the five-level Queen of the Mississippi paddlewheeler latched onto the Fort Madison pier Tuesday morning in the first of 14 American [Read More…]

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City hires next police chief

August 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 2

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Police Department will see its fourth police chief in as many years after city officials approved the hiring of a former Wisconsin sheriff to lead [Read More…]

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Volunteers help pretty up downtown for cruise visitors

August 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – About 50 community-minded volunteers put in some sweat equity Monday morning to help pretty up the riverfront and downtown areas in anticipation of American Cruise Lines’ inaugural landing [Read More…]

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Health Foundation pledges $1.5 million to P.O.R.T. trail

August 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Part of affiliation agreement to improve community’s health BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON – The GRHS-FMCH Community Health Foundation has pledged to provide up to $1.5 million to Promoting Outdoor Recreational Trails (P.O.R.T.) of Fort [Read More…]

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Driver shortage prompts busing changes at FMSCD

July 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 2

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison school officials are revamping busing plans for the upcoming school year due to a shortage of bus drivers. A letter was published on the district’s Facebook [Read More…]

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Kiwanis Back-to-School fair gives families a hand up

July 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Kiwanis Club’s Back-to-School Fair provided much needed school supplies and information to close to 100 local students on Saturday morning at the Fort Madison High School Multi-Purpose Room. In [Read More…]

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