Lee County

Jason Parrott

The head of Iowa's economic development agency said she will try to facilitate communication between labor leaders and the people who are overseeing construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in Lee County that recently issued layoffs.

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Iowa Fertilizer Company hopes to complete its roughly $2-billion plant near Wever in the coming months.  The ongoing construction, though, has resulted in a lawsuit against the company.

A former Lee County employee has once again asked the Iowa Supreme Court to examine his wrongful termination lawsuit.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors is already seeing emergence of a worrisome budget trend for next fiscal year.

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.

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

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