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YMCA, school district formalize after-school program

August 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Parents appealing district’s decision to refuse to bus their children BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison YMCA has formalized plans for it’s after-school programs in the wake of the Fort Madison [Read More…]

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Police chief issues scam warning

August 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Police Chief Mark Rohloff issued a statement today warning residents of a number of reports of residents receiving calls automated calls indicating their social security accounts have [Read More…]

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Baxter’s youth football registration extended

August 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Baxter Sports Complex, in conjunction with Fort Madison Football, Inc., has extended the registration for this fall’s flag football program. The program is coordinated with the football coaching staff at Fort Madison [Read More…]

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HTC shakes off early serve woes to sweep Danville

August 29, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – After shaking off the typical first game jitters, the 6th-ranked Holy Trinity Catholic Crusaders glided to a sweep of visiting Danville in the season opening volleyball action at [Read More…]

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Hawks, Hounds ready for week 1 clash

August 29, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS FORT MADISON- Heading into the fourth-consecutive season of the Lee County rivalry between the Hounds and the Hawks, Central Lee has a chance to even the series between the two programs [Read More…]

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City, county services closed Labor Day

August 29, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY – Fort Madison City offices will be closed Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day. All City offices will reopen Tuesday, September 3rd. Residents with Monday garbage pick-up will [Read More…]

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Pen City Current-LEE listings

August 29, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following is a list of current events and happenings in Fort Madison and north Lee County as submitted to the Pen City Current. Lunch-Ala-ArtThe Fort Madison Area Arts Association is holding Lunch-ala-Art Friday at [Read More…]

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Birth announcement – Moomey

August 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Alea and Jason Moomey are proud to announce the birth of their son Jaxon Michael Moomey on Aug. 15, 2019 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Grandparents are Alice Moore of Fort Madison; [Read More…]

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Parents, adult fans biggest challenge facing high school sports

August 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following editorial is submitted by Karissa Niehoff, executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations, and Tom Keating, executive director of the Iowa High School Athletic Assocation. Inappropriate adult behaviors at [Read More…]

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Birth announcement – Gerveler

August 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

KEOKUK – Michaela Land and Jerrad Gerveler are proud to announce the birth of their son Milo Wayne Gerveler on Aug. 14, 2019 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Milo joins Jillian at home. Grandparents are [Read More…]

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6th-ranked Crusaders look for next group to roll in

August 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With a 2018 Class 1A state-runner up volleyball banner on the wall at Shottenkirk Gymnasium, Holy Trinity Catholic is reloading for another run at at state. The Crusaders [Read More…]

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Supervisors back off parking ordinance

August 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A rural parking ordinance that several Lee County Department heads said would be a useful tool in dealing with nuisance infringements on rights of way, was voted down by [Read More…]

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ISU to hold fall field day Sept. 5 in Crawfordsville

August 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CRAWFORDSVILLE – Farmers, farmer advisers, and the general public are invited to attend the fall field day at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville on September 5. The event will begin [Read More…]

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Winegard pops open PointsBet facility Friday

August 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR BURLINGTON – Catfish Bend Casino Principal Owner Randy Winegard placed a $100 bet on the Iowa Hawkeyes to win the Big Ten football championship this year, the commemorative first bet at [Read More…]

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Clark gets FMCH top employee nod in July

August 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Kayla Clark as their July Employee of the Month. Clark works in the Information Technology (IT) Department at FMCH. She has been with FMCH for [Read More…]

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Reynolds touts power of Grow Lee and LCEDG

August 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Governor says she’s not giving up on more rural broadband funding BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – With Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds seated in the front of the room, Lee County Economic Development Group President [Read More…]

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