Fort Madison

An effort to modernize a stretch of Highway 61 that runs through Fort Madison could return to the city council next month.

It appears that Fort Madison's gain could be Lee County's loss.

It cost the city of Keokuk more than expected to seat one of its city council members.

The city of Fort Madison has strengthened its policy on testing employees for drugs or alcohol.

The Fort Madison City Council has approved new contracts with two of the unions representing city employees.

Contract talks are underway between Fort Madison and the unions representing its firefighters and public works employees.

Fort Madison will soon begin the final phase of the renovation of the former Santa Fe Depot in Riverview Park.

Ballots for the Nov. 5 city election in Lee and Des Moines Counties will be quite crowded, thanks to nearly 50 men and women beating the Sept 19 deadline to file nominating papers.

The Iowa Court of Appeals has affirmed District Court Judge Michael Schilling's ruling in March 2012 that Fort Madison was fully warranted and justified in firing William Bowker in February 2010.

RAGBRAI 2013 Finishes in Fort Madison

Jul 29, 2013
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One of the things that keeps the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) going is that it attracts people from inside the state and outside -- sometimes way outside.

RAGBRAI brings people to Iowa from across the country.  The bicyclists and their supporters not only ride across the state, they spend money across the state.

Fort Madison wants to prove it will be fiscally responsible.

Fort Madison is considering a new round of voluntary annexation incentives.

Fort Madison has wrapped up contract talks with four employee unions.

A significant anniversary will be celebrated in Fort Madison May 17-18.

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