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Park board may look at volunteer, fundraising plans

November 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Parks board may launch a program aimed at recruiting volunteers, specifically high school students, to help with city projects. At Wednesday’s regular meeting of the [Read More…]

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City planning assault on nuisance vehicles

November 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison city officials have an early Christmas present for some property owners. It’s a big orange sticker for your abandoned vehicle. And if you can’t move the [Read More…]

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Thanksgiving committee calling on volunteers

November 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, the Fort Madison Community Thanksgiving Dinner Committee is busy finalizing last minute details. With over 900 meals served to the community last [Read More…]

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FMCH Auxiliary Nutman fundraiser Thursday

November 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Community Hospital Auxiliary will hosting a fundraiser featuring The Nutman Company. The Nutman Company will be onsite Thursday, November 7th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. [Read More…]

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FEMA forum looks at facilities, social media

October 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – There were plenty of chairs left at the Connection Bank Community Room Tuesday where six candidates for the Fort Madison School Board seats pitched themselves to voters. Not [Read More…]

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Broadband panel looks at future of rural service

October 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Federal port designation for the entire state bordering the Mississippi River also discussed. BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR QUINCY – A panel of the top rural Internet executives convened Friday in Quincy to talk about the [Read More…]

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Strong year for P.O.R.T. capped by 6th Boo-athlon

October 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A cavalcade of costumed runners showed up a on chilly Saturday morning to help raise funds for the continued progress of the city’s P.O.R.T. trails. The annual Spooktacular [Read More…]

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19th Street Trick or Treat on again

October 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Kempker’s True Value & Rental and Fareway Grocery are teaming up once again for their annual 19th Street Trick or Treat on Fort Madison’s Beggars Night, Thursday, October 31st from [Read More…]

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Candidates want to expand trade options

October 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Career education training and communication are on a list of priorities for three candidates up for election on Nov. 5. Incumbents Carol Ross and Jared Hotop and former [Read More…]

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City to rebid depot project in the spring

October 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With a bid from an Iowa construction firm coming in almost double engineering estimates in September, Fort Madison city officials are going back almost to square one. Iowa [Read More…]

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PORT sets Boo-Athlon for Oct. 26 at Baxter Sports Complex

October 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – PORT (Promoting Outdoor Recreational Trails) of Fort Madison will be holding their sixth annual Spooktakular Boo-athlon fundraiser for recreational trails in Fort Madison. The Spooktakular Boo-athlon will be held [Read More…]

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Forum brings out candidates’ view of mayor’s role

October 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 2

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The city’s three mayoral candidates took center stage Wednesday at the final candidate forum sponsored by Fort Madison Partners. Tri-State Public Radio’s Jason Parrott moderated the event hosted [Read More…]

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Forum shows some separation among candidates

October 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Some separation was found Thursday during the City Council candidate forum held at City Hall. At the evening forum hosted by Fort Madison Partners and the Daily Democrat, [Read More…]

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Greenfield stumps against Ernst in Fort Madison

October 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Theresa Greenfield didn’t even mention her Democratic opponents for the 2020 spring primary, but went straight after Joni Ernst on Thursday to about 20 locals at a sandwich [Read More…]

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City council looks for answers to fund flood repairs

October 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With the city looking at about $2.6 million in flood repairs, few answers came to the surface at Tuesday’s night’s three-hour plus City Council meeting. City Public Works [Read More…]

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Tuesday accident sends one to hospital

October 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – A Tuesday afternoon three-car accident has sent one person to the hospital with unknown injuries. According to a release from Fort Madison Police Chief Mark Rohloff, at 12:11 p.m., [Read More…]

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Cruise line cancels next three visits due to high water

September 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – According to Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce coordinator Savanna Collier, American Cruise Lines has cancelled its next three stops in Fort Madison over the next two weeks. The [Read More…]

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SCC has plans for former CarSmart location

September 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison city officials are considering amending city code to allow schools in the downtown business district. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting a public hearing is on the [Read More…]

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City barricades part of downtown building

September 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A portion of a building in downtown Fort Madison has been barricaded on the southwest corner for fear of falling debris. City Building Director Doug Krogmeier said he [Read More…]

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OFP looking for cast for holiday production

September 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE FORT MADISON – Fort Madison’s community theater is looking for actors to fill the cast of their December 2019 production of “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Directors Kelly Shields and Richar Abel are [Read More…]

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Poppe staying true to her musical roots

September 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Tickets still available for the Iowa native’s show at Fort Madison High School Friday night BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Iowa native and 2018 American Idol winner Maddie Poppe said despite fame and fortune [Read More…]

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ConAgra waste project nets $5K for P.O.R.T trail

September 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – An observant employee at a local manufacturing facility has created a windfall for a local non-profit group. ConAgra Brands announced Monday that its facility in Fort Madison has [Read More…]

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6th annual Boo-athlon PORT fundraiser set for Oct. 26

September 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – PORT (Promoting Outdoor Recreational Trails) of Fort Madison will be holding their sixth annual Spooktakular Boo-athlon fundraiser for recreational trails in Fort Madison. The Spooktakular Boo-athlon will be held [Read More…]

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