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HTC grads start stopwatch on the rest of their lives

May 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The keynote speaker at Sunday’s Holy Trinity Catholic’s graduation ceremony challenged the class to not procrastinate….the stopwatch has started. Matt Mohrfeld, a 1974 graduate of Marquette High School [Read More…]

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For the Record – Wednesday, May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison Police Report 05/14/19 – no report released Lee County Sheriff’s Report 05/14/19 – 10:24 a.m. – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one vehicle accident in the 1900 block of 303rd Avenue. [Read More…]

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HTC’s Hellman to study Báifàn as Chinese Shíxí shēng

May 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A Holy Trinity Catholic student is becoming a Chinese “Shíxí shēng”…or intern over the summer and will be studying agriculture centered around the Chinese mainstay Báifàn… or rice. [Read More…]

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Young gets posthumous SCC honor

May 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Cook, Young Named SCC 2019 Distinguished Alumna WEST BURLINGTON – A former Fort Madison Community School District board member is being honored posthumously with a Southeastern Community College Distinguished Alumnae honor on Thursday. West Burlington [Read More…]

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HTC girls drop close match to Burlington

May 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF BURLINGTON – Sophomore Claire Pothitakis and junior Ashlynn Haas each scored Thursday night at Bracewell Stadium, but the two goals weren’t enough to subdue the Grayhounds as HTC fell 3-2. Holy Trinity [Read More…]

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Birth Announcement – Clark

May 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

MONTROSE – Elisha Clark, of Montrose, is proud to announce the birth of her son Judah Alfred Clark, on April 26, 2019 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Grandparents are Connie and Chris Hudson of Montrose. [Read More…]

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Council tables proposed sewer rate increase

May 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Meeting starts with heated exchange from citizen who wanted police officers fired BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – City officials want to take another look at how proposed sewer rates will be increased on [Read More…]

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Pen City Current-LEE listings

May 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Taco Enchilada Fireworks FundraiserThe Fort Madison Partners and Fort Madison Eagles Club are hosting a fundraiser for the city fireworks display Tuesday night from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Madison Eagles at 48th [Read More…]

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YMCA to offer 24/7 access

May 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Want that post Thanksgiving dinner workout? If you can get through the urban legend of the tryptophan-induced nappy feels, you can now hit the YMCA for a healthy [Read More…]

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FMHS boys down Washington on the road

May 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

EDITOR’S NOTE – The following story has been edited to reflect Fort Madison played Washington and not Fairfield as previously reported. Pen City Current regrets the error and apologizes to readers and coaching staff. BY [Read More…]

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FMCH continues health series seminars

May 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their monthly community health education series on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 This session entitled “Get the Facts on Shoulder [Read More…]

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City could bump sewer rates 13%

May 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A proposal in front of the Fort Madison City Council could bump city sewer rates by 13% starting in June. At Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting, the council [Read More…]

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