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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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Supervisors to approve solar agreements

June 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – The Lee County Board of Supervisors will be authorizing electronic signatures on various agreements Tuesday, to start the process of installing solar panels on county buildings. Supevisors approved the [Read More…]

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Flood assistance information now available

June 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article LEE COUNTY – The Governor issued a disaster proclamation last week for 10 additional counties, including Lee County. This proclamation allows state resources to be utilized for response recovery and activates the Iowa [Read More…]

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Keokuk native bring incarcerated veterans program to Keokuk

June 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF KEOKUK – Retired Iraq war Army veteran and Keokuk, Iowa native, Dustin Cackley, is bringing Armatus Reintegration Program to the Midwest to serve incarcerated veterans. Armatus Reintegration Program, a nonprofit organization, was [Read More…]

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Area towns set plans in motion for RAGBRAI riders

June 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – With 20,000 bicyclists headed to southeast Iowa six weeks from now, area communities are finalizing plans to entertain riders and showcase this part of the state. In Keokuk, [Read More…]

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Area officials look to cleanup as flood waters subside

June 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With flood stages gradually falling and waters receding back into the banks of the Mississippi, area officials are now assessing damage and beginning clean up. At Tuesday’s regular [Read More…]

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Donnellson city staff moves into new digs

June 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – The city staff in Donnellson has some new digs. The 50-year-old building on Pershing Street looks impeccable with up-to-date security measures, a police wing, offices for city staff, and [Read More…]

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Lee County News

Conservation district plans full slate of summer events

May 31, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – The Lee County Conservation District has released a full line-up of summer events and activities for residents of all ages, including a new online camp sign-up at www.mycountyparks.com. June begins with LCC’s [Read More…]

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Grassley visits Iowa Fertilizer for first time

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WEVER – U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) made his first stop at the $3.25 billion Iowa Fertilizer Company facility on Wednesday and called the facility “massive”. As part of the 85-year-old [Read More…]

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Lee County in governor’s disaster area proclamation

May 29, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation today for 10 counties in response to heavy rains, hail, straight-line winds, tornadoes, widespread flooding, and flash flooding beginning May 17 and [Read More…]

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County pushes solar decisions off again

May 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – The Lee County Supervisors have pushed action on potentially adding solar panels to three buildings to next week’s meeting, but several officials are getting impatient with the continued discussion. [Read More…]

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Keokuk pool should be open by Monday

May 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY COLIN MAGNUSONRadio Keokuk News Director KEOKUK – The Keokuk Aquatic Center has traditionally always opened its gates by Memorial Day at the latest. Regardless of how poor the spring weather, no matter how severe [Read More…]

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Keokuk looking for vendors, hosts for RAGBRAI visits

May 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF KEOKUK – The Keokuk RAGBRAI organizing committees are busy preparing to welcome as many as 20,000 people to the community on Saturday, July 27th. The committees are currently seeking residents, churches, or other [Read More…]

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Milestones offers senior vouchers for local farmers markets

May 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – As part of a national initiative, Milestones Area Agency on Aging will begin distributing vouchers starting June 3 to low- and moderate-income seniors for use at approved local Farmers Markets. Distribution dates [Read More…]

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