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Rotary donates $900 to FM City Band

February 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison Rotary President Tim Gobble presents a check for $900 to Lisa Knipe representing the Fort Madison City Band. The donation was raised by the Rotary’s annual Community Picnic. Photo courtesy of Jan Garza, [Read More…]

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County to leave winter road protocols in place

February 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After several weeks of discussion and a review of county policy regarding maintenance of county paved roads during icy weather, the county has decided to keep the status [Read More…]

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FM City Manager releases statement on police department misconduct

February 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Following media reports on Monday surrounding misconduct claims against members of the Fort Madison Police Department, Fort Madison City Manager David Varley issued the following statement this afternoon. “Recently [Read More…]

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Fort Madison’s Denning receives Forbes recognition

February 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON  – Joshua Denning, CRPC®, CLTC® a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Fort Madison, IA was named to the list of “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” published by Forbes Magazine. The list recognizes financial [Read More…]

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City reveals harassment investigation

February 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A city employee has been cleared of any wrongdoing as part of a two-month investigation into a harassment claim. With city officials remaining tight-lipped about the incident, [Read More…]

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HTC students spend evening talking science

February 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The HTC newly renovated hallways were packed Monday night with a wide range of students peddling some very interesting science projects. The annual science fair at the [Read More…]

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FMCH maternity care earns distinction

February 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Wellmark Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® has recognized Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty [Read More…]

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Fort Madison police looking to beef up reserves

February 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A depleted police reserve program has the Fort Madison Police department looking at adding to the reserve officer corps. Jamie Carle and Brent Gibbs, the co-coordinators of [Read More…]

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HTC qualifies nine for state speech

February 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Holy Trinity Speech team delivered stellar performances at the Iowa High School Speech Association’s District Contest on Saturday at Tri-County High School, earning nine “Superior” ratings along with [Read More…]

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FMMS students give PAW donation

February 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Sandy Brown receives a donation on behalf of PAWS from FMMS students Emily Eaves and Rylee Zimmerman accompanied by Principal Todd Dirth. The two eighth graders spearheaded a candy cane [Read More…]

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LCHD chaplains bring peace in times of need

February 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – At points in our lives the unknown can be daunting. The unexpected can cause anxiety and fears. When it comes to Hospice, end-of-life care can be uncharted territory for patients [Read More…]

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Central Lee student arrested after school threat

February 23, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – According to Lee County Sheriff Stacy Weber a Central Lee High School student has been arrested this afternoon after an investigation into a threat to commit an assault [Read More…]

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Grassley talks agriculture, business, and guns at town hall

February 23, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR PILOT GROVE – As part of his annual 99-county tour, U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) stopped in Pilot Grove at Steffesmeier Welding & Manufacturing Thursday afternoon to meet with about [Read More…]

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New state funding cuts look better for Lee County

February 22, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DES MOINES – With a new budget de-appropration bill passed out of the senate, a threat to Lee County’s courthouses has been drastically reduced. The Iowa Senate passed Senate File [Read More…]

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Lee County bank announces promotions

February 21, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE Michael K. Culbertson, President and CEO of Lee County Bank, is pleased to announce the following promotions approved by the Board of Directors at their Annual Meeting. Michelle Baldwin, West Point Branch Manager, [Read More…]

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City turns over pool to YMCA for 2018 season

February 21, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – It’s official. The City of Fort Madison is now only partially in the swimming pool business. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Fort Madison City Council, the [Read More…]

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Stevenson named FMCH January Employee of the Month

February 20, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Heather Stevenson as their January Employee of the Month. Stevenson works as the Director of Maternal Child Department overseeing the FMCH Birthplace. She has been [Read More…]

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HTC Blue & Silver event plans underway

February 20, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Plans for the fourth annual Blue & Silver Celebration is under way and sponsors are needed to help pull off another successful fundraiser for the Holy Trinity Catholic teachers’ [Read More…]

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Lee County Pheasants Forever Gets Top Award

February 20, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article AMES – At the annual Pheasants Forever state meeting held in February in Ames, Iowa, the Lee County chapter received the Habitat Excellence Award from the national Pheasants Forever office for exceeding $1.75 [Read More…]

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Central Lee wants to bond for facility, security upgrades

February 20, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – Central Lee school officials will be holding community meetings starting this week to talk about a $9.8 million referendum to update district facilities. Projected improvements in the district [Read More…]

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