Rick Carter

A former Lee County Conservation employee feels she is out of work because she is a woman and because she was a "whistle-blower" during her 16 years on the job. Now, Diana Verdught is fighting to get back her job and the money she lost since early January 2014.

Rick Carter's lawsuit against Lee County is finally over after the Iowa Supreme Court denied his latest request for review.  The denial came in the form of a one sentence statement from Chief Justice Mark Cady: "After consideration by this court, en banc, further review of the above-captioned case is denied."

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

A former Lee County employee has been dealt another setback in his effort to receive the damages awarded to him by a jury nearly two years ago.

A former Lee County employee will have his day in court... again.

The Iowa Court of Appeals will weigh in on a "whistleblower" case out of Lee County in December.

Another former Lee County employee is suing the county over whistleblower protections.

Former Lee County Maintenance Director Rick Carter wants the Iowa Supreme Court to weigh in on his wrongful termination lawsuit.

Lee County is now in a “wait-and-see” mode following a court ruling late last week.

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

Lee County is seeking state permission to replace the current sewer system at its jail.

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

Lee County is challenging a fired employee’s request to return to his old job.

A jury has sided with a former Lee County employee in his wrongful termination lawsuit.

Update - 1:00 P.M. - Wednesday, Feb. 6