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Letter to the Editor – FMHS cake auction was a success

February 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Dear Editor; We’d like to extend a thank you to the following businesses, organizations, and individuals for their contributions to this year’s Bloodhound Booster Club Cake Auction. We appreciate your support! Ameriprise (Josh Denning); Appleberry [Read More…]

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Letter to the Editor – School Board Oblivious to the Community’s Voice

April 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Dear Editor: “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability”—Simon Mainwaring Once again the voters in the Fort Madison community have said no to building a new grade school. This is the [Read More…]

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Letter to the Editor – Mayor says spend on school district’s future, not past

March 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison isn’t sitting still, and neither should its educational system.  Activity is in the air, from new subdivisions, to new businesses. There is significant investment in infrastructure, updating and improving our community for a [Read More…]

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Letter to the Editor – FM Partners advocates for Central Lee bond issue

March 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Letter to the Editor: Fort Madison Partner Affiliates: Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce; Main Street; Fort Madison Economic Development; and Fort Madison-Southeast Iowa Regional Riverboat Commission, recognize the value that quality educational opportunities bring [Read More…]

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FM Partners support new elementary school

March 9, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

KIDS Committee/Letter to the Editor: Fort Madison Partner Affiliates: Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce; Main Street; Fort Madison Economic Development; and Fort Madison-Southeast Iowa Regional Riverboat Commission, recognize the value that quality educational opportunities [Read More…]

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New building can fuel FM growth

June 26, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Dear Editor; The Slaters moved to Fort Madison because of the potential. There were many factors that went into our decision to move here from the Chicago-area after 25 years. An incredible job opportunity as [Read More…]

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New school puts our children first

June 26, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Dear Editor; I have been associated with the Fort Madison Community School District for over 45 years. I have worked maintenance, been a teacher, Activities Director, coach, and school board member during those 45 years. [Read More…]

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