Des Moines and Lee Counties were able to recover plenty of late property taxes thanks to their recent tax sales. The sales are held the third Monday in June each year.
It has taken longer than expected to raise the money needed for a new museum in Des Moines county. But the fundraising effort is picking up steam.
The exact route for a 20-mile hiking/biking trail being built through Des Moines County is still being determined.
Two southeast Iowa counties are trying to insure that inmates receive the proper services while incarcerated.
One Des Moines County department is now operating out of its new home, the former US Bank building in downtown Burlington.