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.
The ferry planned to cross the Mississippi River between Nauvoo, Illinois and Montrose, Iowa will not make its maiden voyage this summer as planned.
A land swap could help one Lee County community upgrade its facilities.
The Montrose City Council is reaching out to its constituents as it tries to make a couple of big decisions.
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.