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September 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following is a list of current events and happenings in Fort Madison and north Lee County as submitted to the Pen City Current. Bloodhound Booster EventsThe Fort Madison Bloodhound Booster Club is hosting a [Read More…]

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Artists take over Central Park on Sunday

September 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY BRIAN RIGGSFort Madison Area Arts Association Director FORT MADISON – Ft. Madison’s Art-in-Central Park has well over a decade of family fun Sundays under their belt since FMAAA brought the event back to town.  Over [Read More…]

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City delays purchase of water plant automation

September 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – City officials stopped just short Tuesday of approving a quarter-million dollar automation system for the city’s water treatment plant. At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Fort Madison City [Read More…]

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Task Force makes three felony meth arrests

September 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF LEE COUNTY – The Lee County Narcotics Task Force has arrested three individuals on unrelated felony and misdemeanor drug charges between September 7th and September 12th. Warren Bullard, 43, of Ft. Madison, [Read More…]

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Little Hounds move to 2-0

September 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison’s junior high football teams stayed perfect on the season with 7th and 8th grade wins over West Burlington on Tuesday night. Teague Smith had two touchdown runs [Read More…]

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Fraise named one of top 50 developers on the continent

September 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Lee County Economic Development Group’s President Dennis Fraise has been named one of the top 50 Economic Developers on the continent. Consultant Connect, a consulting agency that is [Read More…]

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Neighbors gather in park to hear crime stats

September 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Over some hot dogs and beverages, about a dozen Fort Madison residents gathered in Old Settler’s Park to talk crime and neighborhood watch groups. Representatives from the 34th [Read More…]

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For the Record – Friday, Sept. 13, 2019

September 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison Police Report 09/12/19 – 9:14 p.m. – Fort Madison Police cited Ryan J. Carter, 42, of Fort Madison on a charge of driving under suspension. He was released upon citation. Lee County Sheriff’s [Read More…]

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Attorney says agent tricked McCain into statements

September 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – A Fort Madison man being held in connection with a February 2019 homicide in Keokuk said he was tricked by law enforcement officers into making incriminating statements after his [Read More…]

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Birth Announcement – Burdette

September 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Jordan and Jessica Burdette are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Juniper Burdette on Aug. 31, 2019 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa. Grandparents are Randy and [Read More…]

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Hound 8th graders down Fairfield

September 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison eighth graders downed Fairfield 8-0 Tuesday afternoon on the road. Teague Smith scored from five yards out on the ground for the game’s only touchdown. Smith [Read More…]

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Fort Madison girls fall to BHS

September 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison girls volleyball team dropped it’s second straight conference match Tuesday night on the road to Burlington, 17-25, 16-25, 21-25. Head Coach Kent Bailey said the [Read More…]

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Mexican village preps for this week’s Fiesta 2019

September 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The carnival is back, all the good “smells” are back…and Mexican Fiesta is back. Starting Thursday night, the annual festival will run through Saturday night with the annual [Read More…]

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Fire breaks out in Feinberg scrap auto pile

September 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison firefighters were on the scene of a fire at Feinberg’s Metals Recycling this morning. According to fire officials, a fire broke out under some scrapped automobiles and [Read More…]

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September 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following is a list of current events and happenings in Fort Madison and north Lee County as submitted to the Pen City Current. Chamber of Commerce Ladies Golf OutingThe Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce [Read More…]

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Wholly smokes – Hounds start year 2-0 again

September 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – “Wholly smokes”. Those were the words of Fort Madison Bloodhound head coach Derek Doherty after Friday night’s 26-14 win over West Burlington on the road. Not because the [Read More…]

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Hounds win Keokuk boys XC meet

September 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Dennis, Kester, and McVey finished 2-4 in girls run BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – Anthony Barnes captured eighth place at the Keokuk Cross Country meet on Thursday, but it was a pack of Hounds [Read More…]

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Sheaffer family helps cut ribbon on museum reboot

September 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Standing in the three-room museum in downtown Fort Madison, the great-grandson of W.A. Sheaffer is surrounded by the mechanical and artistic history of his family. Russell Sheaffer, who [Read More…]

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School sees smooth rollout of ‘Here Comes the Bus’ system

September 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A new system for the Fort Madison Community School District’s transportation department is getting good marks from the Superintendent. The new system called “Here Comes the Bus” was [Read More…]

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