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HTC grads start stopwatch on the rest of their lives

May 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The keynote speaker at Sunday’s Holy Trinity Catholic’s graduation ceremony challenged the class to not procrastinate….the stopwatch has started. Matt Mohrfeld, a 1974 graduate of Marquette High School [Read More…]

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Barnes now All-American with the disc, too

May 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS HOBBS, New Mexico – Elijah Barnes knows how to save his best for last. Friday at the National Junior College Division I outdoor championships, the Fort Madison High School graduate became [Read More…]

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Two Chiefs and a Hound medal Friday

May 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – Keokuk High School’s Miracle Ailes added to her 2019 medal count, while teammate Braylon Edwards and Fort Madison’s Quentin Schneider grabbed their first medal ever during Friday action [Read More…]

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Five-day search ends with arrest of wanted Montrose man

May 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Two others arrested in connection with search; 16 law enforcement agencies involved in apprehension BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – In a large-scale coordinated effort local law enforcement agencies have captured a fugitive they [Read More…]

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Keokuk looking for vendors, hosts for RAGBRAI visits

May 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF KEOKUK – The Keokuk RAGBRAI organizing committees are busy preparing to welcome as many as 20,000 people to the community on Saturday, July 27th. The committees are currently seeking residents, churches, or other [Read More…]

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Milestones offers senior vouchers for local farmers markets

May 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – As part of a national initiative, Milestones Area Agency on Aging will begin distributing vouchers starting June 3 to low- and moderate-income seniors for use at approved local Farmers Markets. Distribution dates [Read More…]

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Young gets posthumous SCC honor

May 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Cook, Young Named SCC 2019 Distinguished Alumna WEST BURLINGTON – A former Fort Madison Community School District board member is being honored posthumously with a Southeastern Community College Distinguished Alumnae honor on Thursday. West Burlington [Read More…]

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LCEDG recognized for another state program award

May 13, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – The Lee County Economic Development Group continues to collect plaques for the walls of the Keokuk office as state groups recognize the local efforts to bolster business retention [Read More…]

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Council tables proposed sewer rate increase

May 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Meeting starts with heated exchange from citizen who wanted police officers fired BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – City officials want to take another look at how proposed sewer rates will be increased on [Read More…]

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Hounds’ Pumphrey registers back-to-back shutouts

May 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC Sports FORT MADISON – For the second-consecutive game, Fort Madison keeper Josie Pumphrey recorded a shut out, this time blanking Mount Pleasant Tuesday night at Baxter Sport Complex. It’s a good thing [Read More…]

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YMCA to offer 24/7 access

May 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Want that post Thanksgiving dinner workout? If you can get through the urban legend of the tryptophan-induced nappy feels, you can now hit the YMCA for a healthy [Read More…]

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FMHS boys down Washington on the road

May 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

EDITOR’S NOTE – The following story has been edited to reflect Fort Madison played Washington and not Fairfield as previously reported. Pen City Current regrets the error and apologizes to readers and coaching staff. BY [Read More…]

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