Lee County

16 Tons Of Corn Was Shucked
6:54 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Wespoint's Shuckfest Kicks Off Annual Sweet Corn Festival

Credit www.westpointiowa.com

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

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Born Earlier This Year
3:22 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Trumpeter Swans Doing Well in Lee County

Cygnets in Trumpeter Marsh in Lee County
Credit 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.

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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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GRRWA Joins IDNR Program
3:30 pm
Sun July 6, 2014

Landfill Boosting Environmental Efforts

The GRRWA will be expanding its environmental operations
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

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

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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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Rural & City Recycling Programs
1:33 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Recycling Efforts Increase In Tri-States

Galesburg Recycling Cart
Credit Screencap / Galesburg's website

Parts of the region are making more of an effort to go green.

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Another Lawsuit Pending
6:45 am
Wed June 25, 2014

RUSS Wins Two Lawsuits in June

An organization that helps rural southeast Iowa communities build sewer systems has won two legal challenges this month.

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Developing a Plan of Action
6:43 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Survey Identifies Workforce Needs in Lee County

Credit Lee County Economic Development Group

A new survey of Lee County businesses and industries identifies several factors that could be preventing them from filling key positions.

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County Keeps Close Eye On Newborns
9:38 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Lee County Conservation Welcomes Five Cygnets

Cygnets in Trumpeter Marsh in Lee County.
Credit Lee County Conservation/Tom Buckley

The Lee County Conservation Department's trumpeter swan restoration effort is welcoming five newborns this summer.

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