Lawsuit http://tspr.org en Iowa Supreme Court Could Reconsider Case http://tspr.org/post/iowa-supreme-court-could-reconsider-case <p>A former student in the New London school district says she won’t give up her court fight against the southeast Iowa district. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:11:16 +0000 Jason Parrott 56382 at http://tspr.org Iowa Supreme Court Could Reconsider Case Former Lee County Employee Trial Delayed http://tspr.org/post/former-lee-county-employee-trial-delayed <p>A former Lee County employee will have to wait a little longer to have his day in court.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 23:45:31 +0000 Jason Parrott 26902 at http://tspr.org Former Lee County Employee Trial Delayed Lawsuit Against Township Tossed Out http://tspr.org/post/lawsuit-against-township-tossed-out <p>A judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by South Morgan Acres, a proposed large-scale hog operation, against Blandinsville Township.<br /><br />Last month, the township set a weight limit of 20 tons on the road leading to the site in northeast McDonough County. The limit prevents large trucks from getting to the site.<br /><br />The lawsuit alleges the operation has suffered a financial loss of at least $230,000 since that time.<br /><br />Beverly Braniff lives near the site of the hog farm. She does not think the lawsuit was filed over the money lost.<br /> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 19:56:17 +0000 James Lenz 18479 at http://tspr.org Lawsuit Against Township Tossed Out Keokuk Nursing Home Joins Lawsuit http://tspr.org/post/keokuk-nursing-home-joins-lawsuit <p>District Court Judge John Wright has ruled that Lexington Square will be able to intervene in a lawsuit involving the Keokuk Board of Adjustment.</p><p>The Board of Adjustment is being sued by 17 individual neighbors of the nursing home over the panel&rsquo;s decision to allow Lexington Square to expand its facility.</p><p>Lexington Square wanted to enter the lawsuit because of the impact the final ruling would have on its operations.&nbsp; The nursing home is looking to add more private rooms without increasing its bed count.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:51:36 +0000 Jason Parrott 14022 at http://tspr.org Keokuk Nursing Home Joins Lawsuit Judge Rules in Favor of City http://tspr.org/post/judge-rules-favor-city <p>Former Fort Madison Police Officer William Bowker will not be returning to the department.&nbsp; He was fired by City Manager Byron Smith on Feb. 25, 2010.</p><p>Smith cited various acts of misconduct.&nbsp; They include falling asleep and/or missing phone calls while serving on the Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force and having an affair with the wife of Police Chief Bruce Niggemeyer.</p><p>Bowker appealed the ruling to the Fort Madison Civil Service Commission.&nbsp; That panel sided with the city in mid-2010, prompting Bowker to sue the city and the commission in district court.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 03:05:01 +0000 Jason Parrott 12035 at http://tspr.org Judge Rules in Favor of City