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Overton names FMCH Employee of the Month

October 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Mary Overton as their September Employee of the Month. Overton is part of the Courtesy Services team. She has been with FMCH for twenty-nine years. [Read More…]

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Next round of trail meetings set

October 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY – The Mississippi and Des Moines Rivers SET Confluence Region of Lee County, Iowa, Clark County, Missouri and Hancock County, Illinois will host the second round of county trails and [Read More…]

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City could be saying “No” more often

October 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With sales tax revenues coming in soft for the past two years, property taxes not helping keep pace, and quite a few “one-off” large expenses, city officials [Read More…]

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Six foot loaves shipped to food pantry

October 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Mark Philp (RSVP volunteer) and students from HTC help at the Fort Madison Food Pantry to unload the recent delivery from the Iowa Food Bank. Because of a slight misunderstanding, the 6-inch Italian bread loaves [Read More…]

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Slater gets doctoral designation from NIU

October 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article Dr. Erin Slater successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on Monday, October 29 and earned the degree of Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Northern Illinois University. Dr. Slater’s [Read More…]

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City tourism budget hits the skids

October 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With city hotel/motel tax revenues on a 20% slide from previous years, request for funding from the Fort Madison Tourism Commission will look a lot different going [Read More…]

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Barkers acquire Kingsley Inn building

October 30, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The financial group that took over the old Lee County Bank building and the Cattermole Library building have made another investment in downtown Fort Madison. Barker Financial [Read More…]

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Supporters show up big for God’s Portion weekend

October 29, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Hundreds of area residents packed into Shottenkirk Gymnasium Sunday morning for the second day of God’s Portion Day, Holy Family Parish’s largest fundraiser of the year. Not [Read More…]

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Lozano, Frantz named 1st team all-district

October 29, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – All-district football honors were released this week and Bloodhounds Diego Lozano and Dom Frantz garnered 1st team Class 3A District 6  honors. Lozano was second in the district in [Read More…]

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Hellige improves 32 spots from 2017 state mark

October 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT DODGE – Holy Trinity Catholic’s Matt Hellige was all smiles after improving almost 32 spots over his 2017 performance at Saturday’s State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge. Hellige, [Read More…]

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United Way’s RSVP hosting winter clothing drive

October 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – RSVP/United Way of the Great River Region is hosting a Winter Clothing drive from October 29th through November 16th at the United Way Resource Center. Winter clothing to include; coats, hats, scarves, [Read More…]

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Task force nets two in Keokuk on meth charges

October 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of two Keokuk, Iowa individuals on felony drug charges. William Mcdermott, 28, and Andrienna Blentlinger, 25, were arrested on October 24th, 2018. Both are charged with [Read More…]

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Alliant acquires freight management group

October 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CEDAR RAPIDS – Alliant Energy Transportation (AET), a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corp., has entered into a purchase agreement with Cedar Rapids-based, Hybrid Transit Systems. Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, AET currently operates the [Read More…]

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County’s shed problem is ‘almost’ laughable

October 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Lee County Supervisor Gary Folluo rubbed his head in frustration at Tuesday’s board meeting as the county leaders worked through an issue about a maintenance shed that sits between two properties in Argyle. The building [Read More…]

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Keokuk police make arrest in KPLAY scandal

October 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR KEOKUK – A Keokuk man has been arrested in connection with the misuse of funds and forgery associated with the non-profit KPLAY organization. On Wednesday Keokuk Police Chief Dave Hinton [Read More…]

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County to take closer look at Argyle shed

October 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A county shed in Argyle has been the source of some debate at county supervisor’s meetings of late, and now supervisor’s are putting together costs of a constructing [Read More…]

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