Fort Madison

City leaders in Fort Madison still have some work to do before they can bring passenger rail service to the downtown district.  The Mississippi River was known to surround the historic Santa Fe Depot in Riverview Park on occasion, which does not bode well for train traffic.

Jason Parrott

Fort Madison's search for a new city manager could conclude this week.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors may take a closer look at some existing county buildings before taking any action towards a controversial topic.

The search for a new city manager in Fort Madison netted a great deal of interest.

The head of the Lee County Board of Supervisors is ready to move ahead with a vote on one county seat.

Fort Madison plans to gradually separate itself from a volunteer program.

The group that has been reviewing Lee County government services has finished its work and made a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.

Fort Madison has gone back to the drawing board on a multi-million dollar sewer project.

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Cities and counties along the Mississippi River are preparing for a surge of high water.

A first-of-its-kind organization in Iowa is trying to reinvent itself.

The Great River Regional Waste Authority’s Board of Directors has approved the purchase of a waste grinder.

Fort Madison is in the market for a new city manager, as Byron Smith has resigned after five years on the job.

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The Old Settlers Park in Fort Madison will be dedicating its new park shelter this Friday as part of a concert.

The Fort Madison City Council has signed off on a new one-year employment contract between the city and the employees at the Fort Madison Public Library.

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A replica of Old Fort Madison on the city's riverfront is around a quarter century old. This means it might be time for some repairs.

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