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Pen City Current-Lee listings

November 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – The following is a list of current events and happenings in Fort Madison and north Lee County as submitted to the Pen City Current. LCHD Hospice CelebrationThursday beginning at 3 p.m., Lee [Read More…]

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Reynolds forms Census Count Committee

November 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today that she is forming the Iowa Census Complete Count Committee (CCC) to increase awareness among Iowans about the importance of completing the U.S. Census in 2020. The [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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Hounds surrender “County Seat” to Chiefs

October 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Athletic Director Jeremy Swink got a chorus of “boooos” from a disgruntled Hound student section as he carried the “county seat” out and set it on [Read More…]

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For the Record – Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019

October 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison Police Report 10/22/19 – 9:14 a.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to a report of vandalism in the 1600 block of 20th Street. 10/22/19 – 10:55 a.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Christopher [Read More…]

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LCEDG officials tell supervisors certified site is critical

October 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – In a regular update to the Lee County Board of Supervisors, county economic development officials told the board that today’s fast-moving economic development cycles mandate quick response and [Read More…]

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Obituaries

Schmitz Funeral Home obituary – Bernard John Dingman, 78, Scottsdale, Ariz.

September 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Bernard John “BJ” Dingman Jr, 78, of Scottsdale, Arizona, Park City, Utah and formerly Naples, Florida, passed away on September 22, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, after a valiant year-long battle with brain cancer (GBM).  [Read More…]

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State accepting rural broadbrand grant applications

September 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – Today, the Offices of Governor Kim Reynolds and the Chief Information Officer announced that the application window for the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program has officially opened, making $5 million dollars [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…]

Education

State board sets new test standards

September 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – The State Board of Education this week approved performance levels that determine how many students met expectations on Iowa’s new state test, the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP) The board [Read More…]

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Fraise, Pate encourage voter registration

September 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – Lee County Auditor Denise Fraise joins Secretary of State Paul Pate and County Auditors across Iowa in encouraging all eligible residents to participate in National Voter Registration Month by registering to vote [Read More…]

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United Way to accept grant applications Sept. 16

September 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – The United Way of the Great River Region will soon be accepting grant applications for funding in 2020. The United Way of the Great River Region (UWGRR) partners with not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organizations [Read More…]

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Milestones to offer free weather radios, set up

September 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – In coordination with Emergency Manager David Drummond of Van Buren County and Stephen Cirinna, Lee County Emergency Coordinator, Milestones Area Agency on Aging will be providing weather radios and natural disaster preparedness [Read More…]

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Parents, adult fans biggest challenge facing high school sports

August 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following editorial is submitted by Karissa Niehoff, executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations, and Tom Keating, executive director of the Iowa High School Athletic Assocation. Inappropriate adult behaviors at [Read More…]

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Supervisors back off parking ordinance

August 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A rural parking ordinance that several Lee County Department heads said would be a useful tool in dealing with nuisance infringements on rights of way, was voted down by [Read More…]

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ISU to hold fall field day Sept. 5 in Crawfordsville

August 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CRAWFORDSVILLE – Farmers, farmer advisers, and the general public are invited to attend the fall field day at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville on September 5. The event will begin [Read More…]

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Reynolds touts power of Grow Lee and LCEDG

August 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Governor says she’s not giving up on more rural broadband funding BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR KEOKUK – With Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds seated in the front of the room, Lee County Economic Development Group President [Read More…]

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Keokuk woman wins $10K in scratch-off game

August 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CLIVE, Iowa — A Lee County woman has won a $10,000 lottery prize.Lena Dyer of Keokuk claimed the fifth of nine prizes of $10,000 available in the Iowa Lottery’s “$1,000 Loaded!” scratch game. She purchased [Read More…]

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