Pinnacle en Pinnacle Employees Authorize Strike <p>Employees of a Fort Madison industry say they are taking a stand to protect their futures.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 05:00:08 +0000 Jason Parrott 26904 at Pinnacle Employees Authorize Strike IA Governor Praises Lee County Growth <p>Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says a trip through Lee County shows his economic development policies are working.</p><p>The Governor and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds spent several hours talking to executives at employees at Pinnacle Foods and at Siemens on Friday.</p><p>They also toured both facilities and even participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a nearly 18,000 square foot expansion at Pinnacle.</p><p>The company spent roughly $20-million to build a new production line, which led to the creation of about 65 new jobs and the retention of several hundred more.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 13:48:27 +0000 Jason Parrott 9470 at IA Governor Praises Lee County Growth