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RiverFest rolls out rock-filled 2019 lineup

March 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – It’ll be four days of rock spanning four decades of chart topping hits from the 80s to contemporary headliners. RiverFest organizer Charles Craft unveiled RiverFest 2019’s music lineup [Read More…]

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Youth baseball, softball leagues forming

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Registration is now open for the 2019 Youth Baseball & Softball Leagues at Baxter Sports Complex. Last year was the inaugural season for the league through Baxter Sports Complex after [Read More…]

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Purchatzke gets Golden Apple award

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Every month during the school year, WGEM News honors an outstanding Tri-States teacher and, this month, Charisse Purchatzke was awarded the television station’s Golden Apple Award. Charisse Purchatzke started her [Read More…]

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Storm spotter training set for Thursday in Donnellson

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DONNELLSON – The National Weather Service has a number of devices for detecting severe thunderstorms.  Included in these are radar, satellite, and lightning detection networks.  However, the most important tool for observing thunderstorms is the [Read More…]

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Fedler named to IHSAA Substate 5 team

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Another post-season honor was handed down to FMHS’s Jayden Fedler. Fedler, a junior on this year’s Bloodhound basketball team, was named to the substate 5 bracket All-Substate team this week. [Read More…]

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FMCH’s Breder hosts next health series session

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their new monthly community health education series in March. This session entitled “Understanding Your Complex Knee” will take place on Tuesday, [Read More…]

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Birth Announcement – Troutman

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BONAPARTE – Mr. and Mrs. Spencer and Tressa Troutman are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Gemma Isabelle Troutman on Feb. 21, 2019 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Gemma is joined at home [Read More…]

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IFC boosts “Cyberhounds” robotics efforts

March 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEVER – Iowa Fertilizer Company recently donated $2,500 to support the Fort Madison High School “Cyberhounds” robotics team. The donation will help the team travel to area competition events and with additional improvements of the [Read More…]

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Hounds put three wrestlers on 1st Team All-Conference

February 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds, who finished the conference wrestling season at 4-0 put three wrestlers on the 1st Team in the Southeast All-Conference list released Thursday. Those wrestlers included Sam [Read More…]

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Plans underway for next FM Paint-A-Thon

February 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – This is your company’s next team-building exercise. Fort Madison Partners is again taking on homes for an April Paint-A-Thon in Fort Madison and Executive Director Tim Gobble said [Read More…]

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Letter to the Editor – FMHS cake auction was a success

February 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Dear Editor; We’d like to extend a thank you to the following businesses, organizations, and individuals for their contributions to this year’s Bloodhound Booster Club Cake Auction. We appreciate your support! Ameriprise (Josh Denning); Appleberry [Read More…]

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FMMS 7th graders go undefeated at 17-0

February 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison 7th grade girls’ basketball teams finished their seasons undefeated last night with two wins at home against Washington. The ‘A’ team won by a score of 36-15 [Read More…]

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Local cagers named to all-conference squads

February 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Several area basketball players were named to their respective all-conference teams in lists released this week. Holy Trinity Catholic High School senior Emily Box was a first team Southeast Iowa [Read More…]

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Library considers staffing, hours changes

February 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With recent discussions surrounding the tightening of city finances, Fort Madison Public Library officials are finding themselves looking ahead to possible changes in staffing and hours. At Thursday’s [Read More…]

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Denning to be honored for 2019 advisor achievement

February 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Joshua R Denning, CRPC, CLTC a Private Wealth Advisor with Joshua Denning & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Fort Madison, Iowa, has qualified for the [Read More…]

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For the Record – Monday, Feb. 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison Police Report 02/21/19 – 1:54 p.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Bradley Robert Bohnenkamp, 32, of Burlington, in the 400 block of 14th Street, on charges of 5th degree theft and driving without [Read More…]

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Supervisors to vote on ATV/UTV ordinance

February 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Supervisors will cast their first vote on a proposed ATV/UTV county ordinance at Tuesday’s regular Board of Supervisors’ meeting. The ordinance is being proposed to control the [Read More…]

Education

Partnerships boost FMHS’s CTE programs

February 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With state education funding a bit better this year, but still pretty tight overall, partnerships with communities are a key part of growing high school CTE programs. With [Read More…]

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