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School board issues statement in support of Superintendent

July 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following letter was received from Fort Madison Community School District President Dr. Tim Wondra via email Monday evening. The Fort Madison Community School District takes its responsibility to ensure that all students have the [Read More…]

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Slater’s contract to expire in 2021

July 15, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – After three closed sessions over the past five weeks, including an hour-long session Monday night, the Fort Madison school board has taken no action on Superintendent Dr. Erin [Read More…]

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Birth Announcement – Billingsley

July 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FARMINGTON – Cassie and Tanner Billingsley are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Harper Renee Billingsley on June 19, 2019 at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Grandparents are Jan and Todd Loges of Farmington; [Read More…]

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USDAs Dairy Margin Coverage payments begin

July 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened enrollment for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on June 17 and has started issuing payments to producers who purchased coverage. Producers can enroll [Read More…]

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Chapmans to lead free theater camp in Fairfield

July 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FAIRFIELD – Two local favorites Allen and Anne Chapman will be leading the Fairfield Evelyn Gamrath’s Summer Camp at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center and Sondheim Theater. Russ Lippencott, the director the center and [Read More…]

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Bloodhounds win on Hawkeye’s field

July 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY ETHAN LILLARDPCC SPORTS IOWA CITY- Fort Madison’s baseball team got to experience something not many will ever get the chance to. Wednesday the Bloodhounds traveled to Iowa City to play on the Iowa Hawkeye’s [Read More…]

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SCC officials could have FM facility news this year

July 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The president of Southeastern Community College told a group of Fort Madison business and economic development leaders today that the community college could be making an announcement on [Read More…]

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Julian Castro to visit Keokuk’s Labor Temple

July 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY COLIN MAGNESUNRADIO KEOKUK News Director KEOKUK – The Lee County Democrats have announced that another 2020 presidential hopeful will be visiting the Tri-State Area. Julian Castro is a Texas native who served as the [Read More…]

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Hancock County puts sex offender in prison

July 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CARTHAGE – A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty in Hancock County to having a sexual relationship with a 13-year old. Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reported the [Read More…]

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Errors plague Lady Hounds on Senior Night

July 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A couple of back-to-back errors to start the sixth inning triggered a six run, third inning that the Fort Madison Lady Bloodhounds couldn’t recover from Tuesday night. The [Read More…]

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SCC Accepting Nominations for Distinguished Alumni

July 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON – Southeastern Community College (SCC) is accepting nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award. Nominations are due online by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, August 1. “I look forward to reading nominations [Read More…]

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