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Keokuk receiving reports of counterfeit $100s

August 31, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY PCC STAFF KEOKUK – The Keokuk Police Department has been receiving complaints from businesses about counterfeit one hundred dollar bills. The bills have foreign writing in bright pink on the front and back of the [Read More…]

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Gov. Reynolds announces appointments to medical cannabidiol board

August 31, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced eight appointments Wednesday to the nine member medical cannabidiol board. The following appointments are effective Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, are unpaid and are not subject to Senate confirmation: [Read More…]

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Superintendent releases statement on anti-bullying efforts

August 31, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

(Editor’s Note: FMCSD Superintendent Erin Slater released the following statement today regarding the school’s new anti-bullying efforts. Slater said no additional interviews would be conducted at this time.) Our thoughts and prayers go out to [Read More…]

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10th-ranked Hounds spikers sweep MP

August 30, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF MT. PLEASANT – The 10th-ranked Class 4A Lady Bloodhounds started conference volleyball off on the right foot Tuesday sweeping Mt. Pleasant in three straight games. Senior Leigh Johnson led the Hounds with [Read More…]

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Student’s suicide attempt spurs action

August 30, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The stunning announcement late Monday night that a Fort Madison Middle School student tried to commit suicide has left one local woman saying enough is enough. Lisa [Read More…]

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Shoppers jump into aisles at Fareway

August 30, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – More than 70 people piled into the produce section at Fort Madison’s newest grocery Wednesday morning. With Fareway corporate officials watching and city residents piled in the [Read More…]

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2nd-ranked Crusaders knock off WB

August 30, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – Holy Trinity Catholic head girls volleyball coach Melissa Freesmeier said people are forgetting that she started five sophomores last year. The West Burlington Falcons won’t be forgetting [Read More…]

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Police remind motorists of Rodeo parade parking

August 28, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Police Department would like to remind residents about the Tri-State Rodeo Parade’s “No Parking” restrictions on Saturday morning, September 9, 2017. On Saturday, all parking will [Read More…]

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Sears opens under new ownership

August 28, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A trend is underway of family’s taking over family businesses. Vinnie’s Longbranch was just sold to family members. Amigos was bought last week by descendants of the [Read More…]

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Great River Hospice hosting series on advance directives

August 28, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON  – Life Is Your Art: Create Peace in Your Masterpiece, an informational series hosted by Great River Hospice, continues Thursday, Sept. 14. Great River Hospice staff will help participants complete [Read More…]

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Sunday accident sends one to hospital

August 27, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 2

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON –  A one-vehicle motorcycle accident has sent one man to the Fort Madison Community Hospital with injuries Sunday evening. Emergency crews were called to the scene at about 6 p.m. [Read More…]

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Fake food inspectors reappear in Iowa

August 26, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fake food inspectors have reappeared in Southeast Iowa, according to report received by the Lee County Health Department. “The fake inspectors appear to be targeting ethnic restaurants in Lee [Read More…]

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Fareway unlocked, stocked and ready to rock

August 26, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Probably the greatest indicator that Fareway Grocery places value in community and employees is the fact that the co-managers at Fort Madison’s new location both have worked [Read More…]

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ABATE Mystery Ride raises $22K for local hospices

August 25, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON – The fundraising total for this year’s ABATE District #18 Mystery Ride for Hospice fundraiser held Saturday, July 15 has been announced. The 13th annual event raised $22,010, nearly double the [Read More…]

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ISU extension master gardener training open

August 24, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF DONNELLSON – The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will hold its core training sessions this fall for individuals interested in becoming Master Gardeners. The Master Gardener program is [Read More…]

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