Lee County

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.

A six-figure verdict against Lee County in a wrongful termination lawsuit has been overturned.

Lee County’s latest audit reveals a few activities the state wants the county to resolve.

It appears recruiting local government is the next step for a workforce program in Iowa.

The latest chapters of a lawsuit against Lee County could be resolved this summer.

Lee County Adopts No Tobacco Policy

Dec 20, 2012

The Lee County Board of Supervisors has added “No Tobacco” language to its personnel policy.

Building Fundraising Continues

Nov 27, 2012

Two Lee County departments have a ways to go to reach an important fundraising goal.

Unemployment Up in Lee County

Nov 20, 2012

The latest numbers from Iowa Workforce Development show why many in Lee County support the construction of a new fertilizer plant near Wever.

78% Turnout in Lee County

Nov 16, 2012

Lee County finalized the results for the November 6th election this week and Auditor-Elect Denise Fraise says the 78% turnout was the highest Lee County has seen in the last quarter century.

Late Results in Lee County

Nov 8, 2012

High turnout in several Lee County precincts led to a much longer night for election workers.

FM Complex Requires More Money

Nov 5, 2012

The effort to build a multi-sport complex in Fort Madison is getting some help with some unanticipated expenses.

Election Day is less than three weeks away, but there will be no rush to the polls for thousands of Lee County residents.

Lee County now knows some of the concerns residents have about the production plant Iowa Fertilizer Company plans to build near Wever.

Lori Beckert lives between Wever and Fort Madison.  She attended the Lee County Board of Supervisors meeting on Oct. 2 for one reason.

Beckert asked the board for a special meeting in Wever about the fertilizer plant so residents and future neighbors can get answers to their questions.

The supervisors said they wanted to see a list of questions/topics for the meeting before they would set a time/date/location.

Some Lee County residents want answers about the $1.4-billion fertilizer plant scheduled to be built near Wever by 2015.

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