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Legislators talk worker issues at lunch forum

March 17, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Area state legislators updated local residents on some specific issues in front of the Iowa government relating to worker benefits and wages. At the Fort Madison Area [Read More…]

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Storm readiness at hand

March 16, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY – March 27-31, 2017, is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa.  Lee County Emergency Management Agency, the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and the National Weather Service have [Read More…]

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Meth, ammunition charges filed in Keokuk

March 11, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of three Keokuk, Iowa residents on misdemeanor and felony charges. Tecarl Leroy Delano Steele, 26, of 1225 Fulton Street, Keokuk, Iowa and Jenna [Read More…]

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Storm spotters needed for Lee County

March 9, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY – 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 [Read More…]

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Loebsack visiting Lee County today

March 6, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack (D) is touring facilities in Lee County today including Scotts Miracle-Gro Company in Fort Madison and Griffin Wheel in Keokuk.

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Brush fires keep area firefighters busy Saturday

March 4, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Story updated with firefighters being called back to the scene Saturday night. BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Two large brush fires kept area firefighters from Donnellson, Montrose and Jackson Township busy Saturday. [Read More…]

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Local students present at Southeast Iowa Region Days

February 28, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Several local Fort Madison High School and Holy Trinity Catholic School students, as part of the M*Power U Youth Leadership team,  made presentations to legislators and a delegation of Southeast Iowa officials from Mt. Pleasant, [Read More…]

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Drug task force gets Keokuk man

February 27, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of a Keokuk, Iowa man on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. David Alan Londrie, 54, of 2468 340th Street, Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on February 24, [Read More…]

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County advisory board wants $8.20 minimum wage

February 23, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR KEOKUK – A committee of seven people representing north and south Lee County are recommending an 95-cent increase in the state minimum wage. Meeting at the Keokuk Labor Temple, after [Read More…]

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Democrat leaders warn IPERS may be in GOP crosshairs

February 22, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With the GOP-led Chapter 20 restructure being signed into law, many Democrats in the Iowa legislature are worried now about possible changes to state employees’ retirement system. [Read More…]

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County submits final $11.7M budget

February 21, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A $11.7 million county budget will be submitted to the public on March 7 with a levy of $10.388/$1,000 assessed valuation.. County budget director Cindy Renstrom submitted the [Read More…]

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Burn ban issued for Lee County

February 17, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PROCLAMATION OPEN BURNING PROHIBITED ON FEBRUARY 17, 2017,  THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL RECEIVED A REQUEST PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 100.40(1) (1995) FROM STEVE CIRINNA,  REPRESENTING EACH FIRE DEPARTMENT HAVING ALL OR PART [Read More…]

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Kearns, Taylor to host forum Saturday

February 10, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF DONNELLSON – State Rep. Jerry Kearns (D-Keokuk) and State Sen. Rich Taylor (D-Mt. Pleasant) announced today that they will be sponsoring a forum on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m. at the Central Lee [Read More…]

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Winter wonderland

February 8, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Pushing through the snow-covered parking lot at Hy-Vee Foods in Fort Madison, Mary Weisinger of Fort Madison and her granddaughters, Veda and Leighton take their groceries out to the car. Fort Madison got about an [Read More…]

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Task force makes felony drug bust in Keokuk

February 6, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force reports the arrest of two Keokuk, Iowa residents on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Tyran Monroe Jarrell, 38, and Jennifer Marie Lay, 40, both of 1713 Exchange Street, Keokuk, [Read More…]

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