Iowa

Primary - June 5, 2012
11:00 am
Sat March 31, 2012

Candidate Filing – Southeast Iowa

There will be just two contested races for county office during the June 5th Primary in Lee and Des Moines Counties.

One of the contests is in the 5th Supervisor District in Lee County. 

Chairperson Janet Fife-LaFrenz is being challenged by former Supervisor Matt Pflug in the Democratic Primary.  Keokuk Alderman Mike O’Connor will likely face the winner as he was the lone Republican to file in District 5.

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Election Tuesday, June 5
5:30 am
Mon March 19, 2012

Iowa Primary Field Set

Iowa’s June 5 primary will feature multiple contested races in the southeast corner of the state.  Friday, March 16 marked the end of the filing period for state and federal office.

Four men beat the deadline to enter the race in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District, which includes 24 counties in southeast, south-central, and east-central Iowa.

Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA2) is being challenged in the primary by Joe Seng of Davenport.  On the Republican side, John Archer of Bettendorf will square off with Dan Dolan of Muscatine.

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More Growth In Future?
7:48 am
Mon January 30, 2012

IA Governor Praises Lee County Growth

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says a trip through Lee County shows his economic development policies are working.

The Governor and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds spent several hours talking to executives at employees at Pinnacle Foods and at Siemens on Friday.

They also toured both facilities and even participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a nearly 18,000 square foot expansion at Pinnacle.

The company spent roughly $20-million to build a new production line, which led to the creation of about 65 new jobs and the retention of several hundred more.

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No Confidence Vote Reax
12:07 am
Fri January 13, 2012

SCC Board Confident In President

The Southeastern Community College Board of Trustees has released a statement in response to the SCC Higher Education Association's vote of no confidence in President Beverly Simone.

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Keokuk Water Tower Online
9:07 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

Warm Weather Benefits Keokuk Water Tower

The relatively warm weather in recent weeks has benefited Keokuk's new water tower.

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