Fort Madison

Finalists Arrive This Week
6:05 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Fort Madison Winding Down City Manager Search

Fort Madison City Hall
Credit Jason Parrott

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

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$10K-$15K Price Tag
6:24 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Lee County Building Assessment Possible

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

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Phone Interviews Next Week
8:57 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Fort Madison to Interview City Manager Candidates

The Fort Madison City Council

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

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One County Seat vs. Two
10:11 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Chairman Ready for Lee County Seat Vote

The South Lee County Courthouse

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

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Funding Available Through June
10:10 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Fort Madison Exiting Volunteer Program

RSVP allows seniors in Fort Madison to volunteer throughout the city.

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

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Build Near Lee County Jail
6:24 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Committee Recommends One Lee County Courthouse

The South Lee County Courthouse would close under a recommendation from the County Seat Advisory Committee.

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

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High Bid Restarts Process
10:12 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Fort Madison Sewer Line Delayed

Fort Madison has restarted the bid process for a long sewer line that will run west of the city.

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

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Crest Expected This Weekend
7:00 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Flood Protection in Southeast Iowa

Large barriers are being placed around Memorial Auditorium in Burlington to hold back the Mississippi River.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

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

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Developing New Website
8:08 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Port Authority Reinventing Itself

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

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Save Landfill Space
6:44 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Waste Grinder to Extend Life of Landfill Near Fort Madison

The GRRWA will be adding a waste grinder in the coming days.

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

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