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Lady Chiefs close book on Hounds season

February 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – If there were points given for disrupting offenses, the Fort Madison girls basketball team might have made it game Saturday night. But since points are only given for the [Read More…]

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HTC announces first semester Honor Roll

February 16, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic Schools has announced its first semester Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 school year. Pen City Current joins our family of advertising partners in congratulating these students for their academic [Read More…]

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HTC announces second quarter Honor Roll

February 16, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic Schools has announced its second quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 school year. Pen City Current joins our family of advertising partners in congratulating these students for their academic [Read More…]

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Hayes suffers injury, Settles will make podium

February 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – Fort Madison junior Danen Settles will step on the podium at Des Moines’ Wells-Fargo arena on Saturday in his second trip to the state wrestling tournament. But exactly [Read More…]

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HTC girls go cold in season-ending loss

February 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR SIGOURNEY – If it wasn’t the turnovers that did them in, the poor shooting didn’t help. The Holy Trinity Lady Crusaders committed 24 turnovers, shot 31% from the field and [Read More…]

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Pekin ends HTC boys’ hoops season

February 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR PACKWOOD – It got out of hand early, and despite a solid third quarter, the Holy Trinity boys basketball team’s season ended Thursday night at Pekin 74-42 in Class 1A districts. [Read More…]

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Settles, Hayes get pins to move to Friday tourney action

February 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – Despite a disappointing first round of wrestling Thursday at the state wrestling tournament, Fort Madison will send two Bloodhounds after a spot on the podium Friday. Junior Danen [Read More…]

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Lady Crusaders hold off Nikes in regional tussle

February 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic’s Emily Box may have summed it up best after the Crusaders ended Burlington Notre Dame’s season Tuesday night. “I’ve never played a game that rough [Read More…]

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Lee County News

LCEMA shifts local funding to county levy

February 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After several weeks of deliberation, the Lee County Emergency Management Agency has changed the way it gathers local funding. At a meeting Monday afternoon, the board voted 5-2 [Read More…]

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Government offices closed Monday

February 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison City offices, as well as the Fort Madison Public Library, will be closed Monday, February 18th, in observance of the President’s Day holiday. City offices and the Public [Read More…]

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Heritage Club Activity Day cancelled

February 11, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

Donnellson, IA – Pilot Grove Savings Bank’s monthly activity day for its Heritage Club has been cancelled for Tuesday, February 12. This event is usually held at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. [Read More…]

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Bob Jacks celebrates 70th birthday

February 11, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON  – Bob Jacks, of Fort Madison, will be celebrating his 70th birthday on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Friends can send their happy birthday wishes to BJ’s Performance at 2514 Avenue L Fort Madison [Read More…]

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Mayor not quite through with depot project

February 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – He called it standing eight count, but Fort Madison Mayor Brad Randolph hasn’t given up on relocating the Amtrak depot to the historic museum in Riverview Park. Despite [Read More…]

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Burlington Ticket Wins $2 Million Powerball Prize

February 10, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

CLIVE, Iowa — Someone who bought a Powerball® ticket at a Burlington supermarket won a $2 million prize in Saturday’s drawing. It is Iowa’s second big lottery winner in a month. The $2 million-winning ticket was [Read More…]

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Complete results from Saturday’s district wrestling

February 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

106: Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) – 4th Varsity – Quarterfinals – Owen Kruse (Fort Madison) over Jayden Massey (Clear Creek-Amana) (Fall 0:30) Varsity – Semifinals – Ethan Wood-Finley (Iowa City, City High) over Owen Kruse [Read More…]

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FMHS to celebrate career, technical education efforts

February 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – National data shows that students taking career and technical education courses in high school are faring better in earnings and career readiness that those who excel academically, but [Read More…]

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Hounds geared up for district meet Saturday

February 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

3A DISTRICT WRESTLING PREVIEW – Settles, Cordray looking for return trips to state; 6th-ranked Hayes poised for run BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds have had an undulating regular [Read More…]

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