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Volunteers help pretty up downtown for cruise visitors

August 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – About 50 community-minded volunteers put in some sweat equity Monday morning to help pretty up the riverfront and downtown areas in anticipation of American Cruise Lines’ inaugural landing [Read More…]

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City approves agreements with Amtrak to move depot

April 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Three separate agreements were approved Tuesday night to move ahead with city plans to relocate the Amtrak Depot to Riverview Park. During the city’s regular city council meeting, [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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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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FM Chamber holds morning for kids on riverfront

August 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The annual Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce’s Riverview Games brought hundreds of kids down to the Fort Madison riverfront for the annual event Saturday morning. Children ages 2 through [Read More…]

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On tap at RiverFest for Saturday

August 4, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Here’s what’s on tap today at RiverFest 2018 on the riverfront in Riverview Park Fort Madison. The days activities include: RiverFest Games Sand Volleyball tournament 10 a.m. to 2 [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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City may vote on depot move Monday

November 2, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – An agreement is tentatively on the table for Monday night’s Fort Madison City Council meeting to move the existing Amtrak depot to its former location in Riverview [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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RiverFest just three days away

July 31, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The 2nd annual RiverFest celebration kicks off Thursday night in Fort Madison’s Riverview Park and organizers are on the grounds all week getting ready for the four-day [Read More…]

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