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Heyland joins Pothitakis dental practice

July 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Midwestern, Michigan St. grad will have office hours at Fort Madison’s west office and in West Burlington BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Dr. Mark Pothitakis has been expanding his dental practice in southeast [Read More…]

Education

SCC needs feedback for accreditation evaluation

July 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article WEST BURLINGTON — Southeastern Community College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), its regional accrediting agency. The team [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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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…]

Sports

Hounds take 3rd at Falcon Relays

March 26, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – A depleted Bloodhound track team captured 3rd place at the Falcon Relays Monday night. Co-Head Coach Mike Schneider said the squad was without eight or nine runners due [Read More…]

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STEMFest returns to SCC on Feb. 23

February 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – The sixth annual Southeast Iowa Regional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Festival (STEMFest) will take place at SCC’s West Burlington campus on Saturday, February 23 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event [Read More…]

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FM youth wrestlers take 7 firsts at WB/ND

December 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BURLINGTON – The Fort Madison Wrestling Club captured seven first-place finishes at the Burlington Notre Dame/West Burlington Youth Wrestling Tournament on Friday. Those taking first place include Bo Brecount, Beau Wagner, Keelynd Ross, Clifford Stewart, [Read More…]

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HTC junior high girls record wins

December 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Holy Trinity junior high basketball teams registered wins over the past week. The 8th grade girls knocked off Cardinal 34-11. Mary Hellige led the Crusaders with 12 points and [Read More…]

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Hounds heavy on shooters going into season

November 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Despite the loss of two first-team all-conference picks last year, the Fort Madison Bloodhounds boys basketball team may be in a better position to compete for a [Read More…]

Business

Fastenal outlet no longer on city’s west side

November 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fastenal outlet on the city’s west side has closed and consolidated operations with another area facility. According to Josh Anderson, Fastenal’s district manager for southeast Iowa, [Read More…]

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Boeding, Box lead HTC in sweep of WB

October 3, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Seniors Taylor Boeding and Emily Box combined for 28 kills as Holy Trinity swept visiting West Burlington Thursday night in Southeast Iowa Superconference action. Boeding had one [Read More…]

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Maestro’s three sacks pace Hounds in lopsided win

September 1, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Hounds put on an offensive juggernaut against a broken down West Burlington-Notre Dame football team Friday night, but it might have been the defensive effort that [Read More…]

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Birth announcement – Ryker Hahnbaum

July 25, 2018 Kelsey Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Tiffani and Connen Hahnbaum are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ryker Hahnbaum, on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at the Great River Medical Center. Grandparents are Mike and Tammy Wilson, [Read More…]

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Education

Local eighth graders get a future career look

March 15, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – More than 300 Lee County and Danville students invaded the southeast portion of Southeastern Community College on Wednesday to hear about career paths as they get ready [Read More…]

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Area science kids take over Westland Mall

March 1, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – More than 183 students took over Westland Mall on Thursday morning as part of the 38th annual Southeast Iowa Superconference Science Fair. Junior and senior high students [Read More…]

Education

LCEDG’s STEMfest attracts more than 1,700

February 11, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY AVA PEITZ PCC INTERN WEST BURLINGTON – On February 10th, SCC in West Burlington was bustling with activities. STEMFest takes science, technology, engineering, and math and makes them fun! This year’s festival was the [Read More…]

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STEMFest returns to SCC in West Burlington

January 8, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON  – The fifth annual Southeast Iowa Regional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Festival (STEMFest) will take place at SCC’s West Burlington campus on Saturday, February 10 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The event [Read More…]

Business

Alliant awards regional community grants

January 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – December 22, 2017 – Seven area nonprofit organizations are receiving community grants totaling $7,850 from the Alliant Energy Foundation in the second of its two 2017 giving cycles. “We are proud [Read More…]

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SCC’s Schulte holding winter baseball clinic

December 21, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF BURLINGTON – Southeastern Community College head baseball coach Justin Schulte is holding a winter break baseball skills camp on Dec. 27th and 28th. The camp will also feature former Fort Madison standout [Read More…]

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HTC boys fall in 4th quarter to Falcons

December 6, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – Holy Trinity used speed and a bit “craftiness” to hang around with West Burlington on Tuesday night at the Falcon’s gym. However, the Crusaders got caught up [Read More…]

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SCC is “Branching Out” thanks to Alliant Energy

October 17, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Volunteers will plant 56 trees at Southeastern Community College’s West Burlington Campus at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The trees were purchased through a $10,000 grant from Alliant Energy and Trees Forever’s Branching [Read More…]

Health

GRHS begins new Medical Explorers program

September 19, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON – A kickoff meeting for a new Medical Explorers program is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Burlington Area Family Practice Center, 1201 W. Agency Road, West Burlington. [Read More…]

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2nd-ranked Crusaders knock off WB

August 30, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – Holy Trinity Catholic head girls volleyball coach Melissa Freesmeier said people are forgetting that she started five sophomores last year. The West Burlington Falcons won’t be forgetting [Read More…]

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HTC drops two in West Burlington tourney

June 10, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEST BURLINGTON – Winds kept otherwise hot temperatures at bay in West Burlington, but wreaked havoc on the Holy Trinity Crusaders as they dropped two games in a four-team tourney [Read More…]

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