Lee County News

LCEDG asks “What’s the Big Idea?”

February 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Neither rain, nor sleet, nor freezing rain, nor sleet and slush stopped about 40 people from attending the Lee County Economic Development Group’s breakfast Thursday morning at [Read More…]

Business

Fastenal outlet no longer on city’s west side

November 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fastenal outlet on the city’s west side has closed and consolidated operations with another area facility. According to Josh Anderson, Fastenal’s district manager for southeast Iowa, [Read More…]

Business
Business

Silgan expansion goes into full swing

September 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – It’s an exciting time for Silgan Containers Corporation in Ft. Madison. The addition of a brand new quick-top lid production line is in full swing and represents an investment of [Read More…]

Fort Madison News
Business

Scotts breaks ground on $3.6M expansion

July 2, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The golden shovels were out and hardhats on as city, county, and Scotts Miracle-Gro officials broke ground Monday on an expansion project that could bring more than [Read More…]

Lee County News

Iowa to receive additional apprenticeship funding

March 23, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – Iowa is among the states receiving second round funds for the ApprenticeshipUSA State Expansion Grants, according to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday. The department says Iowa will [Read More…]

Education
Fort Madison News

Loebsack learns at FM Scotts’ facility

March 6, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Plant officials at the local Scotts Miracle-Gro facility in Fort Madison gave U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack an education into the world of weed control. Loebsack toured the [Read More…]