Lee County paid nearly $50,000 last year to upgrade the sanitary sewer system in the unincorporated community of Argyle. The county was hopeful the money could be recouped through a lawsuit, but it doesn't appear that will be happening.
Love's Travel Stop shared details this week about its plans to build a travel center along I-74 near Knoxville. The company told the city council the facility will include a truck tire shop, showers for truckers, and a convenience store.
The future of two of Iowa's mental health institutes -- including one in southeast Iowa -- is now in the hands of Governor Terry Branstad, who proposed closing them at the start of the legislative session.
A proposal to build a sewer system in an unincorporated community near Keokuk is moving forward after sitting stagnant for months. The Lee County Board of Supervisors this week authorized Regional Utility Service Systems (RUSS) to apply for federal funding for the Mooar/Powdertown project.
The Burlington School District will require principals and assistant principals to wear body cameras when classes resume this fall. Superintendent Pat Coen said the idea came about following an incident during this past school year.