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ISP hands out $10K in scholarships

May 31, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Iowa State Penitentiary hosts various fundraisers to raise money for its scholarship fund. $10,000 was awarded this year to students attending college in the fall. Children of ISP employees are [Read More…]

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Conservation district plans full slate of summer events

May 31, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – The Lee County Conservation District has released a full line-up of summer events and activities for residents of all ages, including a new online camp sign-up at www.mycountyparks.com. June begins with LCC’s [Read More…]

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Pen City Current-Lee listings for May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Jack Morris Memorial Golf OutingThe annual Fort Madison Partner’s golf outing is set for June 14 and there is room for five more teams only. Sponsorships are available by contacting the Partner’s office at 319-372-5471. [Read More…]

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FMCH groups award annual scholarships

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital Foundation and the FMCH Auxiliary award annual scholarships to area students who are pursuing healthcare careers. The following students were recipients of this year’s FMCH scholarships: [Read More…]

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Hernias next topic of FMCH health series

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their monthly community health education series on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. This session entitled “Hernias: More Common Than You [Read More…]

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Library unveils summer reading programs

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – The library is offering fun activities for everyone this summer. We’ve planned events for everyone to take part in, including prizes for reading. We have three different reading prize levels for every [Read More…]

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Birth Announcement – Moore

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FARMINGTON – Jessica and Austin Moore are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Lucy Margaret Moore on May 22, 2019 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Grandparents are Jermi and Jennifer Wolken of Donnellson; [Read More…]

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Grassley visits Iowa Fertilizer for first time

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WEVER – U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) made his first stop at the $3.25 billion Iowa Fertilizer Company facility on Wednesday and called the facility “massive”. As part of the 85-year-old [Read More…]

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Lee County in governor’s disaster area proclamation

May 29, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation today for 10 counties in response to heavy rains, hail, straight-line winds, tornadoes, widespread flooding, and flash flooding beginning May 17 and [Read More…]

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HTC gets storm-shortened win over Mid-Prairie

May 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WEST POINT – Lightning struck, figuratively, with six minutes left in the first half of 9th-ranked Holy Trinity Catholic’s girls regional soccer game when senior Taylor Boeding blistered in a shot [Read More…]

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County gives nod to Weber serving as FMPD interim chief

May 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Staff from the Lee County Sheriff’s Department is already at work helping fill in at the Fort Madison Police Department. As soon as Lee County Supervisors gave unanimous approval [Read More…]

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Thurmans continue to grow, go 1-2 at state tourney

May 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WATERLOO – Jason and Vasin Thurman are just shots away, literally, from an eventual medal at the Iowa State Doubles Tennis tournament. The two sophomores from Holy Trinity Catholic, who play [Read More…]

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Lady Hounds end regionals with loss at BHS

May 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS BURLINGTON- Fort Madison’s girls soccer team finished regular season play with the least amount of goals ever allowed over the course of the regular season, holding opponents to an average of [Read More…]

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FMHS Color Run reset for May 30

May 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison High School’s first annual 5K Color Run that was originally planned for Saturday has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 30. The FMHS Student Government is putting [Read More…]

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DNR fishing report for week ending May 30, 2019

May 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – The following is the Iowa Department of Natural Resources weekly fishing report for the lakes, ponds and waterways of southeast Iowa. Iowa River (Columbus Junction to Mississippi River)The Iowa River is going [Read More…]

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