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Hellige medals at Senior x-country All-Star meet

November 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF ANKENY – Holy Trinity Catholic senior Matt Hellige captured 15th at the Iowa Association of Track Coaches All-Star meet Saturday. Hellige, who finished 24th at the Iowa High School State Cross Country [Read More…]

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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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United Way offers tax assistance program

February 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article LEE COUNTY – United Way of the Great River Region is pleased to announce the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program as a service to the tri-state community. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) [Read More…]

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Banned seniors get chance to walk at graduation

May 25, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR Fort Madison Community School District Superintendent Erin Slater has offered an olive branch of sorts to the 19 seniors who are currently banned from participating in the Fort Madison High [Read More…]

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Police release statement on school vandalism

May 22, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 1

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – More details have come to light regarding the vandalism that currently has approximately 20 seniors banned from walking the stage at the Fort Madison High School graduation [Read More…]

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Senior prank leads to commencement ban

May 21, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison School district officials have suspended approximately 20 seniors after a Sunday night vandalism spree that took place inside the Fort Madison High School. The suspension [Read More…]

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Twelve Hound senior athletes sign with area colleges

March 29, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

  Not pictured is Central Lee’s Harlan Steffensmeier who has signed to wrestle for the United States Air Force Academy. Steffensmeier wrestled for the FMHS Bloodhounds. Pen City Current will be uploading these pix to [Read More…]

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Hounds say goodbye to senior grapplers

March 7, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – At Wednesday’s banquet for the Fort Madison Bloodhound wrestling team, the program said goodbye to four seniors including from left, Ryan Steffensmeier. Ryan was 1st team all-conference in the [Read More…]

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HTC graduates ready for next chapter

May 21, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – If nautical nonsense be somethin’ you wish, Holy Trinity Catholic senior Ben Tinguely wants to talk with you. Tinguely, the 2017 HTC valedictorian, used the cult cartoon [Read More…]

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More than 40 FMHS seniors still missing volunteer hours

May 16, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With less than two weeks before graduation ceremonies, approximately 40 seniors at FMHS have yet to meet their community volunteer service hours. At Monday’s regular meeting of [Read More…]

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FMHS announces 2017 Prom Court

April 26, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The following FMHS seniors have been nominated to this year’s Prom Court. Front row left to right, Queen candidates:  Madison Gilpin, Starr Vega, Chaeli Schneider, Emily Mitchell, Johanna Comeaux, Katelyn Bowen, Allison Bowen Back row [Read More…]

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FMHS Seniors sign letters of intent

April 20, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – On Wednesday, eight senior athletes at Fort Madison High School signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports with more announcements to come in May. Their pictures and information [Read More…]