Lee County

Lee County is being asked to help fund a "mega"-economic development effort in the northern part of the county.

Two southeast Iowa counties are trying to insure that inmates receive the proper services while incarcerated.

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The continued growth of a future Lee County industry could turn some residents into temporary hotel/motel "owners."

Lee County's budget for the upcoming fiscal year has proven to be the latest battleground for the debate over returning driver's license services in Keokuk.

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

The Lee County Board of Supervisors has made some initial decisions regarding the county's upcoming budget, but there is still plenty of work to do.

Lee County is trying to secure a designation from the state that could eventually lead to the establishment of new businesses and industries.

The Iowa Legislature could be asked to weigh in on how and where Lee County offers certain governmental services.

The salaries for Lee County’s elected leaders could increase on July 1, 2014.

The new chairman of the Lee County Board of Supervisors wants to have more discussions about a controversial subject in 2014.

Lee County has reached an agreement on a new 2-year contract with the union representing deputies and correctional officers in the Sheriff's Office.

The renovations currently underway at the Lee County jail may have to be expanded.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors is considering a request to add staff at the jail.

Keokuk and Lee County got in on the ground floor of AMJET Turbine Systems by loaning the new industry $200,000 and $150,000, respectively, in 2010.

Lee County is looking for some significant changes in employee benefits in its next contract with the union representing employees in the Sheriff's Office.

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