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McCain murder trial in judge’s hands

October 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – The 1st-degree murder trial of a 25-year-old Fort Madison man is in the hands of District 8B Chief Judge Mary Ann Brown. Prosecutors, who’ve charged Adam Golden McCain of [Read More…]

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Lee County News

LCEDG officials tell supervisors certified site is critical

October 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – In a regular update to the Lee County Board of Supervisors, county economic development officials told the board that today’s fast-moving economic development cycles mandate quick response and [Read More…]

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Lee County News

Absentee voting for fall election now open

October 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY – Denise Fraise, Lee County Auditor, announces that absentee ballots for the City/School Election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 are now available in the Auditor’s Office. You [Read More…]

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Lee County News

Donaldson named new Task Force commander

October 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – The county’s narcotics task force has moved it’s operations under the sheriff’s roof, and has named a new commander. Detective Chad Donaldson, a 17-year veteran with the Lee [Read More…]

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Judge rebukes murder suspect’s claim of ‘trickery’

September 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – An 8th District judge has ruled that a 25-year-old Fort Madison man wasn’t tricked into making incriminating statements to investigators after he was arrested and charged with first-degree murder [Read More…]

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State accepting rural broadbrand grant applications

September 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – Today, the Offices of Governor Kim Reynolds and the Chief Information Officer announced that the application window for the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program has officially opened, making $5 million dollars [Read More…]

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Task Force makes three felony meth arrests

September 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY – The Lee County Narcotics Task Force has arrested three individuals on unrelated felony and misdemeanor drug charges between September 7th and September 12th. Warren Bullard, 43, of Ft. Madison, [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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Lee County News

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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Fraise, Pate encourage voter registration

September 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – Lee County Auditor Denise Fraise joins Secretary of State Paul Pate and County Auditors across Iowa in encouraging all eligible residents to participate in National Voter Registration Month by registering to vote [Read More…]

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United Way to accept grant applications Sept. 16

September 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – The United Way of the Great River Region will soon be accepting grant applications for funding in 2020. The United Way of the Great River Region (UWGRR) partners with not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organizations [Read More…]

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Milestones to offer free weather radios, set up

September 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – In coordination with Emergency Manager David Drummond of Van Buren County and Stephen Cirinna, Lee County Emergency Coordinator, Milestones Area Agency on Aging will be providing weather radios and natural disaster preparedness [Read More…]

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Lee County News

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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Lee County News

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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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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Lee County News

Keokuk woman wins $10K in scratch-off game

August 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CLIVE, Iowa — A Lee County woman has won a $10,000 lottery prize.Lena Dyer of Keokuk claimed the fifth of nine prizes of $10,000 available in the Iowa Lottery’s “$1,000 Loaded!” scratch game. She purchased [Read More…]

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Lee County News

Krogmeiers have curds on the whey

August 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – Out of sight doesn’t necessarily have to mean out of mind. Ralph and Colleen Krogmeier of Donnellson have taken their first generation dairy farm and spun off a small, [Read More…]

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Lee County News

Work to start in October on county solar project

August 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Workers will start installing solar panels on three Lee County properties in October, according to a company official spearheading the work. At Tuesday’s Lee County Board of Supervisors [Read More…]

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Central Lee bond absentees now available

August 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article LEE COUNTY – Denise Fraise, Lee County Auditor, announces that absentee ballots for the Special Central Lee Community School District Bond Election to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 are now available [Read More…]

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Historian tells of Keokuk’s role in Civil War

August 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY COLIN MAGNUSONRADIO KEOKUK NEWS DIRECTOR KEOKUK – As part of their regular educational programming, the Keokuk Public Library hosted Minnesota native and American History author Michael Eckers to discuss the role Keokuk played in [Read More…]

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Lee County Youth services offers grant funding

July 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – Lee County Youth Services, Inc., a nonprofit organization led by a volunteer board of directors, is pleased to announce the seventh year of grant funding for nonprofit organizations that have a emphasis [Read More…]

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RAGBRAI invades Lee County

July 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – It was colorful, musical, pickle-al, and sometimes emotional, but a full day of road blocks and riders seven and eight abreast made their way through Lee County Friday [Read More…]

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IFC to go back online in coming days

July 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEVER – Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCo) recently completed its scheduled and routine maintenance period and plans to restart production in the coming days. The “turnaround” allowed for the successful cleaning and inspection [Read More…]

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