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Supervisors defer to city on police chief deal

May 21, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

County Attorney welcomes deal and reveals frustrations with police department BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A proposed deal to allow a Lee County Sheriff’s Department captain to serve as interim Fort Madison Police Chief [Read More…]

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County to address dangerous intersection

April 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A county resident pleaded with Lee County officials Tuesday to do something about the intersection near Charleston Board of Trade. Jeff Buford, of Donnellson, told Lee County Supervisors at [Read More…]

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Sheriff eyeing boat for department

March 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – The Lee County Sheriff’s Department has two K-9 officers, is in the middle of transitioning to digital radios, and is now thinking a rescue/patrol boat should be [Read More…]

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LCEMA shifts local funding to county levy

February 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After several weeks of deliberation, the Lee County Emergency Management Agency has changed the way it gathers local funding. At a meeting Monday afternoon, the board voted 5-2 [Read More…]

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Saturday morning accident kills two

October 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 4

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – A two-vehicle accident on Hwy 2 west of Fort Madison has claimed the lives of two motorists. Emergency crews responded to the accident near Appleberry Orchard about [Read More…]

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Deputies armed – with new computers

September 11, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies received new weapons this month. But these weapons are aimed at keeping deputies on the streets longer by creating efficiencies in their daily routines. [Read More…]

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Truck driver injured in Hwy. 61 semi crash

August 1, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEVER –  A truck driver suffered minor injuries as a result of a single-vehicle semi-trailer accident on Highway 61 Wednesday afternoon. Lee County Sheriff’s deputies, Iowa State Patrol, Lee County EMS, Iowa [Read More…]

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Sheriff’s dept. nabs man wanted for assaulting officer

April 13, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Fort Madison man at about 12:40 p.m. Friday north of Fort Madison. The sheriff’s department received information through a CrimeStoppers tip [Read More…]

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Supervisors tap brakes on new jail meal program

March 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A new program to provide reduced cost meals to jail inmates was throttled back by Lee County supervisors Tuesday. Lee County Sheriff Stacy Weber was genuinely surprised when, [Read More…]

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Central Lee student arrested after school threat

February 23, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DONNELLSON – According to Lee County Sheriff Stacy Weber a Central Lee High School student has been arrested this afternoon after an investigation into a threat to commit an assault [Read More…]

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Jail officials looking at new meal vendor

January 10, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 2

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is looking at taking advantage of a lower cost service provider for meals to inmates being housed at the jail. During Tuesday’s county [Read More…]

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