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Lee County Board members said they want to get it right the first time when the board establishes an animal control ordinance. So a vote on the proposal was pushed back a week to allow for a final review to make sure everyone is on the same page.

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A plan to put some teeth into Lee County's animal control ordinance will likely be scaled back before it comes up for a vote.

Jason Parrott / TSPR

The city of Fort Madison said Thursday it will work with a local landfill to make sure proper policies are in place following the posting of a disturbing photo on social media.

Rich Egger

The Burlington Kennel Club held its AKC Conformation Show in Macomb for the first time. And it might not be the last.

My Life with Dogs

Sep 17, 2014
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This week I’m one of the Baby Boomers who’ll be added to the ranks of the program that’s the closest this country has to universal health care: Medicare. Whew! Made it! I almost feel winded, like I should be panting.

Erin Slifer / FMHS Staff

A bloodhound named Roxy is making her mark at Fort Madison High School.

As the possibility of a new government shutdown appears this winter, the lack of even superficial relationships on Capitol Hill makes one long for some positive parallel in constructive interactions – even connections that may be partly illusions.