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RiverFest rolls out rock-filled 2019 lineup

March 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – It’ll be four days of rock spanning four decades of chart topping hits from the 80s to contemporary headliners. RiverFest organizer Charles Craft unveiled RiverFest 2019’s music lineup [Read More…]

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Park board bumps RiverFest fees

February 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Under a new proposed lease with the city, RiverFest organizer Charles Craft will pay 1,500% more to use Riverview Park for the burgeoning summer festival. The 1,500% amounts [Read More…]

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RiverFest becoming part of Tri-State’s summer

August 9, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Watching thousands of people crowd around the majestic riverfront that serves as the front yard to Fort Madison’s downtown district was something to see last week. I live about four blocks from RiverFest and decided [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 5K Run/Walk results

August 4, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF The following are the results from Saturday morning’s RiverFest 5K run/walk on the riverfront in Riverview Park in Fort Madison. Gender is followed by the age grouping, time and runner’s name. Male [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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City prepares to welcome in Riverfest 2018

July 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With Riverfest just six days away, organizer Charles Craft said things are going at break-neck speed at this year projections are exceeding already lofty expectations and could [Read More…]

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Riverfest 2018 Schedule of Events

July 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Riverfest 2018 kicks of Thursday, Aug. 2. Below is a full schedule of events slated for this year. For tickets or additional information on this year’s event, visit the Riverfest website at [Read More…]

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Tourism board gives $10,000 to RiverFest

April 21, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Tourism board granted Fort Madison’s resurgent summer festival Riverfest $10,000 to help the organization build on its momentum. Fort Madison Mayor Brad Randolph told [Read More…]

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Perfect night jump starts RiverFest 2017

August 3, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The 2nd annual RiverFest summer celebration kicked off Thursday night with gorgeous weather and family fun. Temperatures hovered in the mid to lower 70s and some heavy [Read More…]

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Games on at RiverFest 2017

August 2, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Get your game on this weekend at RiverFest 2017. RiverFest 2017 is chalk full of events for the competitive and skill-minded, kicking off with the recently added World Series [Read More…]

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