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Harlow, Kurtz advance to general election

June 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Voters in Lee County sent Democrats Jeff Kurtz and Rich Harlow to the general election with overwhelming victories in Tuesday’s primary election. Kurtz, a retired Burlington Northern [Read More…]

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Letter to the Editor – School Board Oblivious to the Community’s Voice

April 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Dear Editor: “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability”—Simon Mainwaring Once again the voters in the Fort Madison community have said no to building a new grade school. This is the [Read More…]

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Voters knock down two area referendums

April 3, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Voters in southeast Iowa shot down two attempts to improve school facilities for area students on Tuesday. The third time wasn’t charming for Fort Madison School district [Read More…]

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Auditor issues reminder on April 3 elections

March 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – Lee County Auditor Denise issued the following reminder for the upcoming April 3rd Special Election. Have your driver’s license ready to show the precinct officials. Central Lee voters vote at Central Lee [Read More…]

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Letter to the Editor – Mayor says spend on school district’s future, not past

March 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison isn’t sitting still, and neither should its educational system.  Activity is in the air, from new subdivisions, to new businesses. There is significant investment in infrastructure, updating and improving our community for a [Read More…]

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Referendum absentee ballots now available

March 19, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Denise Fraise, Lee County Auditor, announces that absentee ballots for the Special School Bond Election to be held Tuesday, April 3, are currently available in the auditor’s office. You [Read More…]

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Larkin wants to hold supervisor seat

March 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Four-term Lee County Supervisor Rick Larkin announced Monday that he will be running for another 4-year term on the board. The former Fort Madison City councilman and [Read More…]

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Hunold stepping off board at year’s end

February 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Supervisor Don Hunold announced today that he will not be seeking re-election to the Board of Supervisors in this year’s election. Hunold, who spent 12 years [Read More…]

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FMHS grad seeks state senate seat

January 17, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR CORALVILLE – A 2009 Fort Madison High School graduate is seeking a state senate seat in Iowa’s 37th district which encompasses mostly Johnson and Cedar Counties. Eric Dirth, son of [Read More…]

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Morawitz takes 2nd ward seat, Randolph re-elected with 67% of vote

November 7, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison residents overwhelmingly reinstated Mayor Brad Randolph in Tuesday’s municipal elections, while 2nd ward residents elected Bob Morawitz to the City Council. Randolph soundly defeated challenger [Read More…]

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Candidates talk streets, budgets, and safety at forum

October 25, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Editor’s Note: Updated with correction on Bob Morawitz’s city priorities BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Four candidates for two open city seats discussed a variety of issues in a mostly cordial exchange [Read More…]

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Morawitz taking second shot at Second Ward

September 22, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Bob Morawitz ran for 2nd Ward city councilman in 2013…against Brian Wright. Morawitz is throwing his hat in the ring again in 2017…against Brian Wright. Morawitz has [Read More…]

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Auditor to hold voter registration site at Fareway Tuesday

September 21, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Tuesday, Sept. 26 is National Voter Registration Day and the Lee County Auditor’s office is taking advantage of the opportunity to engage voters and address questions with [Read More…]

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School board posts, SCC levy on ballot tomorrow

September 11, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR – Six residents in the Fort Madison School District are on the ballot Tuesday as is a 6-cent instructional support levy for the Southeastern Community College. Current Board President Timm [Read More…]

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Wondra and Troxel talk momentum, skill sets

August 8, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of three articles looking at candidates in the Sept. 12 election for the Fort Madison School District Board of Directors. BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Preparing [Read More…]

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New building can fuel FM growth

June 26, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Dear Editor; The Slaters moved to Fort Madison because of the potential. There were many factors that went into our decision to move here from the Chicago-area after 25 years. An incredible job opportunity as [Read More…]

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Boddicker to be sworn in Tuesday

May 7, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After a large victory in the Tuesday special election last week, the Lee County Board of Supervisors will swear in Clinton Boddicker as the newest Lee County Attorney [Read More…]

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County attorney candidates cordial in final debate

April 27, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – The two candidates for county struck a chord of harmony in the final debate prior to Tuesday’s election. Current Assistant Lee County Attorney Clinton Boddicker and County Attorney [Read More…]

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