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Health News

LCHD to hold 2nd booster clinic

FORT MADISON - Lee County Health Department (LCHD) will have a 2nd COVID-19 booster clinic on Wednesday, April 6 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at LCHD...

Reynolds to let health proclamation expire

Local health officials stand firm on CDC recommendations as Omicron surges BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON - Health officials in Lee County are continuing...

County EMS forging through difficult first year

COVID, staffing, billing woes plague ambulance operations through first six months BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY - COVID had a multi-faceted impact on the...

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Opinion

Yellowstone 2022 – Empty Nest by Curt Swarm

The temperature driving across Nebulous Nebraska reached 104 degrees.  Someone else said it hit 109.  Yikes, this is June!            Of course we knew about...

MLB’s imminent pitch clock will work

I fell down the rabbit hole of watching old baseball games on ESPN Classic during the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic. The now-defunct network...

National award brings focus to district’s trade program

It really is one of the greatest stories to roll through Fort Madison in decades. People tend to dismiss vocational awards as secondary to athletic...

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