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City preparing for 2008 flood levels

March 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With river levels expected to crest at just over 21 feet on Wednesday, city and county officials are preparing for flooding along the Mississippi River that could compare [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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Newly merged Steamboat Days group postpones 2019 festival

November 20, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR BURLINGTON – Burlington officials announced this morning that the annual Steamboat Days music festival on the riverfront in downtown Burlington is being postponed for 2019 and whether the festival will [Read More…]

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Viking Cruises are back on mayor’s radar

October 23, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison may have received some reason for optimism regarding Viking Cruise lines recently. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Fort Madison Mayor Brad Randolph said he had [Read More…]

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Flooding causing some issues at treatment plant

October 11, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Recent heavy rains and flooding has water saturating Fort Madison’s Riverview Park and causing some headaches for city workers, but so far, residents have been unaffected. Fort [Read More…]

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Big bands, boats thrill spectators

August 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The north banks of the Mississippi River were teeming with festival goers on Friday and Saturday as RiverFest 2018 shifted into full gear. The festival kicked off [Read More…]

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RiverFest kicks off tonight

August 2, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – It all starts today. RiverFest 2018 kicks off today in Riverview Park on the Mississippi Riverfront in beautiful, historic downtown Fort Madison at 4 p.m. with a carnival, regional [Read More…]

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DNR fishing report- week ending July 25, 2018

July 21, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – The following is the weekly fishing report for southeast Iowa provided by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Central Park Lake The lake is currently drained as a renovation project is finishing up. [Read More…]

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Loebsack announces $17M grant for Burlington downtown

March 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that the City of Burlington has received a grant for $17 million to make infrastructure upgrades on Main and Jefferson Streets and along the Mississippi [Read More…]

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Iowa DNR Fishing Report – Week of Jan. 25

January 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SOUTHEAST Big Hollow Lake Use extreme caution if you are going out this weekend, especially around the edges. They are starting to lose ice pretty fast now. Bluegill – Fair: Anglers are still picking up some nice bluegills [Read More…]

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Southeast Iowa fishing report – Iowa DNR

November 30, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following is this week’s fishing report for southeast Iowa from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Environmental Discovery Park North Pond Pick a nice warm day and go trout fishing; still plenty of trout [Read More…]

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Cryotech continues 25th anniversary projects

July 11, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Throughout 2017, Cryotech has been celebrating a quarter century in business with ‘Quarters of Giving’ campaign. Each quarter has been focused on a different theme – Community, Monetary, Environment, [Read More…]

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