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Kearns won’t seek re-election in 2018

January 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DES MOINES – State Representative Jerry Kearns has indicated via Facebook and through media releases that he will not be seeking re-election to House District 83 in the November 2018 [Read More…]

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ISU extension offers confinement site continuing education

January 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article DONNELLSON – Confinement site manure applicators should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to maintain or renew their [Read More…]

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Gerdes retires from FMCH board

January 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Jim Gerdes, a member of the Fort Madison Community Hospital Board of Directors since 2001, has announced his retirement from the Board effective January 29th, 2018. He will be [Read More…]

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FM Soroptimists to meet Thursday

January 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Soroptimist International of Fort Madison will be holding their regular business meeting at noon at Atlas Steak & Smokehouse on Thursday. Women who are interested in our organization are invited to attend.

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Bloodhound girls give Central Lee a run

January 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – Some tenacious defense from the Fort Madison Bloodhounds gave Central Lee some fits in a 35-26 Hawks win Saturday at Central Lee. The Hounds held MacKenzie Northup, the [Read More…]

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Hellman medals at MAC jayvee meet

January 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF MUSCATINE – Holy Trinity Catholic’s Wyatt Hellman medaled in the 100-meter breaststroke at the Mississippi Athletic Conference junior varsity swimming invitational on Saturday in Muscatine. The sophomore finished in sixth place in [Read More…]

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GRHS offers February diabetes classes

January 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Great River Health System-Diabetes Education offers four-week group diabetes classes every month. The next morning series will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays beginning Feb. 1. Afternoon classes are from 2:30 [Read More…]

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Bloodhound wrestlers win Southern Iowa Classic

January 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FAIRFIELD – FMHS senior wrestler Harlan Steffensmeier continues his record-breaking senior year. Steffensmeier took first place at the Southern Iowa Classic on Saturday at 152 lbs. Steffensmeier was also just the fourth [Read More…]

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FMMS announces 2nd quarter honor rolls

January 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the 2nd quarter of the 2017-2018 school year. Pen City Current and our advertisers congratulate these students on [Read More…]

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Mt. Pleasant too much for Hounds girls

January 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds got seven points from Sarah Bernhart and five each from Taylor Shannon, Anna Kester, and Braxtyn McGhghy in a 26-45 loss in girls Southeast Conference action Friday night [Read More…]

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HTC girls fall short at Danville

January 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF DANVILLE – Junior Taylor Boeding had 15 points and sophomore Ashlyn Haas scored 12 for the HTC Crusaders in a 54-61 loss to Danville in Southeast Iowa Superconference South division girls basketball [Read More…]

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Hounds try to find answer to Panthers

January 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Bloodhound boys basketball team has lost seven straight to Southeast Conference rival Mt. Pleasant since the 2014-15 season. Earlier this year, the Panthers handed Fort Madison [Read More…]

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Tourism board slashes funds to Historical Society, FMAAA

January 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The board overseeing city hotel/motel tax revenues, slashed the contributions received by the historical society and the city art’s group. After a marathon meeting that lasted more [Read More…]

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Local elementary kids showcase fall artwork

January 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON  – A Saturday reception at the Fort Madison Area Artists Association showcasing the fall artwork of local elementary students was standing room only for the first hour. The [Read More…]

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Iowa DNR Fishing Report – Week of Jan. 25

January 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SOUTHEAST Big Hollow Lake Use extreme caution if you are going out this weekend, especially around the edges. They are starting to lose ice pretty fast now. Bluegill – Fair: Anglers are still picking up some nice bluegills [Read More…]

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Cast set for OFPs’ “Misconceptions”

January 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Old Fort Players and Scott’s Company are proud to announce the cast of the Old Fort Players upcoming February production. Misconception’s is a two-act play written by Michael Vukadinovich and [Read More…]

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Local officials wrestle with Siemens layoffs

January 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Local economic and elected officials are wrestling today with news of more than 200 permanent layoffs at the Siemens wind blade facility in Fort Madison. Employees at [Read More…]

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