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Crusaders find heart in win over BND

September 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – “These girls are better than they think they are,” said Holy Trinity Catholic girls volleyball coach Melissa Freesmeier Tuesday night. Freesmeier was all kinds of fired up after [Read More…]

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Fraise named one of top 50 developers on the continent

September 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Lee County Economic Development Group’s President Dennis Fraise has been named one of the top 50 Economic Developers on the continent. Consultant Connect, a consulting agency that is [Read More…]

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Wagner takes 305 Sprint feature at Pepsi Speedway

September 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN NEALPepsi Lee County Speedway DONNELLSON – After three weeks since the 2019 regular season points ended, the Pepsi Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa returned to action on a rare Saturday in September. [Read More…]

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Matlock recognized as Guardian Angel at FMCH

September 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – A gift was received in honor of Wendy Matlock, FMCH Clincs, through the Fort Madison Community Hospital Foundation Guardian Angel Program.  The gift was given anonymously. “Wendy is always kind, [Read More…]

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Neighbors gather in park to hear crime stats

September 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Over some hot dogs and beverages, about a dozen Fort Madison residents gathered in Old Settler’s Park to talk crime and neighborhood watch groups. Representatives from the 34th [Read More…]

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State board sets new test standards

September 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – The State Board of Education this week approved performance levels that determine how many students met expectations on Iowa’s new state test, the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP) The board [Read More…]

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For the Record – Friday, Sept. 13, 2019

September 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison Police Report 09/12/19 – 9:14 p.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Ryan J. Carter, 42, of Fort Madison on a charge of driving under suspension. He was released upon citation. Lee County Sheriff’s [Read More…]

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Tigers send No. 5 HTC home in four sets

September 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY JOHN BOHNENKAMPPCC SPORTS NEW LONDON — Hit after hit was sailing out of bounds, and Holy Trinity volleyball coach Melissa Freesmeier felt helpless. The Crusaders’ four-game loss to New London on Thursday night was [Read More…]

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Tri-State Rodeo Grand Parade results

September 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Tri-State Rodeo Committee’s parade director David Fedler released the winners of the 2019 Grand Parade. Quincy Hgh School took 1st place in the 4A division, while you’re hometown [Read More…]

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Attorney says agent tricked McCain into statements

September 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – A Fort Madison man being held in connection with a February 2019 homicide in Keokuk said he was tricked by law enforcement officers into making incriminating statements after his [Read More…]

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Birth Announcement – Burdette

September 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Jordan and Jessica Burdette are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Juniper Burdette on Aug. 31, 2019 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa. Grandparents are Randy and [Read More…]

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Birth Announcement – Trout

September 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Riccy Hostetler and Justin Trout are proud to announce the birth of their son Jayden Wade Trout on Sept. 6, 2019 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Grandparents are Wendy Walker (deceased) of [Read More…]

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PCC releases new livestream/podcast show

September 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Pen City Current is going live…at least they’re trying. Monday marked the first edition of a new afternoon sports talk program that features Fox Sports Radio Kansas City host [Read More…]

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Hellige 2nd at Van Buren Invite

September 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY PCC STAFF VAN BUREN – Holy Trinity Catholic’s Matt Hellige ran a 17:18.78 5K Tuesday night for second place overall at the Van Buren Invitational Tuesday evening. Hellige was the Class A champion all [Read More…]

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Hound 8th graders down Fairfield

September 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison eighth graders downed Fairfield 8-0 Tuesday afternoon on the road. Teague Smith scored from five yards out on the ground for the game’s only touchdown. Smith [Read More…]

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Little Hounds open season with win

September 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – The 7th grade football team opened the season with a home win Tuesday against Fairfield.  The Little Hounds won 28-8.  Brody Cashman scored two touchdowns along with Logan Pennock and [Read More…]

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Fort Madison girls fall to BHS

September 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison girls volleyball team dropped it’s second straight conference match Tuesday night on the road to Burlington, 17-25, 16-25, 21-25. Head Coach Kent Bailey said the [Read More…]

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Mexican village preps for this week’s Fiesta 2019

September 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The carnival is back, all the good “smells” are back…and Mexican Fiesta is back. Starting Thursday night, the annual festival will run through Saturday night with the annual [Read More…]

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