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FSA programs ready for producer losses

March 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) offer programs that help producers recover losses, rehabilitating farms and ranches, and managing risk. Recovering Losses FSA [Read More…]

Celebrations

Jacks celebrate 50th anniversary

March 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Bob and Kathy Jacks will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Friday, March 22nd.  They are the parents of Amy Hogan (Rob) of Fort Madison, Christine Mohrfeld (Jeff) of Colorado Springs, Co, Rhonda Hay [Read More…]

Sports

Bloodhounds open outdoor season with win

March 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WASHINGTON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds got nine first-place finishes including two each from juniors Quentin Schneider and Matt Hellige in individual events en route to 1st place B Division [Read More…]

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FMCSD stands by decision – Letter to the Editor

March 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, As members of the Fort Madison Community School Board, we are continually humbled by the generosity of the volunteers, donations, and philanthropic work that make the community of Fort [Read More…]

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Flu hitting Lee County hard toward end of season

March 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ZACK CHURCH Lee County Health Department Intern LEE COUNTY – As Iowa is experiencing widespread flu activity, Lee County Health Department encourages taking preventive steps to protect you and your loved ones from the [Read More…]

Fort Madison News

City gets Hwy. 61 rehab update

March 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A representative from the engineering firm overseeing the rehabilitation of Highway 61 through Fort Madison said if everything goes to schedule, the first phase of the project [Read More…]

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Lee County News

LCEDG hits $1.4 million in capital campaign

March 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Lee County Economic Development Group fed about 20 people breakfast Wednesday morning and updated them on how a recent fundraising campaign had shaken out. Dennis Fraise, [Read More…]

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Lee County News

Resident upset with jake brake sign locations

March 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A resident of Clearview Heights is upset with the locations the county used to post notice about its new jake break ordinance. Mike Azinger told supervisors at Tuesday’s regular [Read More…]

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Breaking News

Baxter Foundation pulls funding over school bond

March 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A local foundation that donates thousands of dollars every year to local youth sports activities is pulling its funding in a protest of sorts against the proposed school [Read More…]

Fort Madison News

City to audit NLCHS books after tax snafu

March 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – An error by North Lee County Historical Society has Fort Madison city officials demanding a look at the group’s books. At Tuesday’s regular city council meeting, the [Read More…]

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Sports

HTC, FMHS could share baseball program this year

March 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison School board voted Monday night to approve an agreement to allow Holy Trinity Catholic student athletes to play baseball for the Bloodhounds this summer. At [Read More…]

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Fort Madison News

City looks to recalibrate building fee structures

March 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – City officials will be considering a resolution to update fees for zoning applications, building and electrical permits and nuisance fee abatements at Tuesday’s regular city council meeting. In [Read More…]

Lee County News
Sports
Sports

Schneider 3rd in 400 at Silver Streak invitational

March 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONMOUTH – Junior Quentin Schneider captured 3rd place in the boy’s 400 meter run to lead the Fort Madison Bloodhounds at the Silver Streak Last Chance Invitational Saturday in Monmouth. [Read More…]

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Education

Sixth grader’s letter makes Holtkamp HTC’s top teacher

March 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fourteen-year veteran Holy Trinity Elementary teacher Teri Holtkamp knew about 10 seconds into Lucy Arevalo’s nomination that she was going to be the teacher of the year. The [Read More…]

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Fort Madison News

City preparing for 2008 flood levels

March 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With river levels expected to crest at just over 21 feet on Wednesday, city and county officials are preparing for flooding along the Mississippi River that could compare [Read More…]

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Lee County News

O’Rourke launches 2020 run in Lee County

March 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Packed coffee houses and sandwich shops in Lee County were the springboard of a national news cycle introducing Beto O’Rourke to the 2020 Presidential race, as well as [Read More…]

Education

Students get glances at possible careers

March 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – Holy Trinity eight graders were part of a Lee County career exploration day at SCC on Wednesday morning. As part of a three-day Career Exploration sponsored by Greater [Read More…]

Fort Madison News

LEOs encourage a safe, fun St. Patty’s weekend

March 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY –  Law Enforcement Officers from the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and the Fort Madison Police Department, and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau are encouraging motorists to drive safe and sober for [Read More…]

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Fort Madison News

City plans cemetery clean up for March 25

March 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Cemetery Department will begin Spring Clean Up at Sacred Heart, Elmwood, Oakland & City Cemeteries on Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29, 2019.  ALL items must be [Read More…]

Fort Madison News

State now shopping former ISP property

March 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – State officials are now shopping the former Iowa State Penitentiary property to developers across the country. Last summer, meetings were conducted by Mead & Hunt, Inc., out of [Read More…]

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