More Work To Do
7:44 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Montrose Riverfront Inc: A Decade At Work

Montrose Riverfront Inc. has been extremely busy over the last 10 years.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

An all-volunteer organization has accomplished plenty in Montrose over the last ten years. Montrose Riverfront Inc. got its start as part of an effort to develop a former elevator site along the river.

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Mississippi River
3:26 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Proposed Nauvoo-Montrose Ferry Delayed

Credit Belissarius / Wikimedia Commons

The ferry planned to cross the Mississippi River between Nauvoo, Illinois and Montrose, Iowa will not make its maiden voyage this summer as planned.

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Use as Maintenance Shed
11:17 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Montrose Approves Land Swap

Park Ridge Workshop

A land swap could help one Lee County community upgrade its facilities.

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February Decision on Gymnasium
10:54 am
Wed December 26, 2012

Montrose Seeking Input on Properties

Park Ridge Workshop in Montrose, IA

The Montrose City Council is reaching out to its constituents as it tries to make a couple of big decisions.

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Rental Space Possible
10:57 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Montrose Could Buy Buildings

Park Ridge Workshop in Montrose, IA

Montrose residents are being asked to help the city make a big, financial decision.

The city is interested in purchasing Park Ridge Workshop for $100,000.  The three-building complex was previously used for light industrial work.

Mayor Bobby Reid says Montrose owns the land, but an individual owns the buildings.

He says the city could use about 1/3 of the 30,000 square feet of available space for city offices, a maintenance shop and possibly a community center.

The remaining space could be rented out for commercial or industrial use.

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