Lee County

Elected leaders in Lee County are now in line for significant salary increases this summer.

A hearing will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 20 to determine where a lawsuit filed against several members of the Lee County Board of Supervisors will be heard.

The most controversial aspect of the reorganization of four Lee County departments in mid-2011 could soon be reversed.

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has provided Lee County with a lengthy checklist for security improvements at five of its buildings.

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Lee County is putting out the help wanted sign.

Three members of the Lee County Board of Supervisors are accused of violating Iowa's Open Meetings Act.

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

The 300-page pre-disaster mitigation plan, which has received county approval, took more than a year to develop.

The non-profit Foundation in Lee County awarded $95,000 in grants to 20 of the county's non-profit organizations.


West Point's Shuck Fest kicked off the annual Sweet Corn Festival Wednesday night.

Trumpeter Swans Doing Well in Lee County

Jul 24, 2014
Lee County Conservation/ Tom Buckley

The Lee County Conservation Department has been taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of five trumpeter swans (or cygnets) born earlier this summer.

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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A Lee County landfill hopes to improve its operations and its bottom line.

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