Lee County News

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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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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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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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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Communities gear up for onslaught of bicyclists

July 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – With numbers wavering in the 10,000 to 15,000 mark, Lee County’s RAGBRAI communities are gearing up for fast-paced Saturday showcasing the history and benevolence of southeast Iowa. RAGBRAI, [Read More…]

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South Lee County News

July 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following is a capsule of south Lee County news for Friday from Radio Keokuk’s Colin Magnesun BY COLIN MAGNESUNRADIO KEOKUK News Director KEOKUK – The Keokuk RAGBRAI organizing committees are ready to welcome the [Read More…]

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Keokuk’s Habitat puts home up for sale

July 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Asking $135,000 for volunteer built home after cost became prohibitive to selected family BY ETHAN LILLARDPen City Current/Radio Keokuk KEOKUK- Tim Peevler will be the first to admit, he is no professional carpenter. What he [Read More…]

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Alliant activates voluntary AC recycling program

July 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CEDAR RAPIDS – Alliant Energy’s Iowa energy company is taking proactive steps to reduce costs for customers because of today’s heat. Energy prices can increase during intensely hot days like today. To reduce the impact [Read More…]

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Julian Castro to visit Keokuk’s Labor Temple

July 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY COLIN MAGNESUNRADIO KEOKUK News Director KEOKUK – The Lee County Democrats have announced that another 2020 presidential hopeful will be visiting the Tri-State Area. Julian Castro is a Texas native who served as the [Read More…]

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Hancock County puts sex offender in prison

July 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CARTHAGE – A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty in Hancock County to having a sexual relationship with a 13-year old. Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reported the [Read More…]

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LCCD programs still have room for campers

July 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

MONTROSE – Lee County Conservation is still accepting registrations for its two most popular summer camps. Sign-up for both camps is online at www.mycountyparks.com. First up is Dark Wings Night Camp for kids who have [Read More…]

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Keokuk’s set RAGBRAI dip in Victory Park

June 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

KEOKUK – When RAGBRAI, the world famous bicycle ride ends in Keokuk on July 27, riders will experience the Biggest Dam Dip on the Mississip at Victory Park, according to the Keokuk RAGBRAI organizing committees. With [Read More…]

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IFC to shutdown for four-week turnaround

June 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fertilizer Co. to bring in 600 workers and invest $50 million in plant cleaning, maintenance BY PCC STAFF WEVER – Nearly two years ago, Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCo) officially began production at its manufacturing facility in [Read More…]

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Noll wants Pool 19 declared wildlife refuge

June 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY COLIN MAGNESUNRadioKeokuk News Director MONTROSE – At a special meeting of the Lee County Conservation Board Tuesday afternoon, the board approved of a resolution supporting exploration of a possible conservation improvement project to enhance [Read More…]

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County continues to monitor Chatfield Lake activity

June 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Attorney Ross Braden is continuing to move ahead with court injunctions against residents of Mooar Powdertown who have yet to install acceptable septic systems on their property [Read More…]

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