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Local Contributions Key
10:43 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Constitution in S. Lee Courthouse

The donors responsible for bringing a copy of the U.S. Constitution to the south Lee County Courthouse.

A piece of history has been added to a courthouse in southeast Iowa.

Gary Stephenson of Fort Dodge, IA recently approached the Lee County Board of Supervisors about his effort to place a copy of the U.S. Constitution in every courthouse in Iowa.

Stephenson is continuing a project started by his late father.  They have combined to place constitutions in about ¾ of Iowa’s courthouses.

The latest is now in the south Lee County Courthouse in Keokuk.  It will hang in the 1st floor hallway of the building.

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Long Range Planning
3:31 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Macomb Parks Plan Under Review

Soccer at Veteran's Park
Rich Egger
  • The park board discussion during its September meeting

Just about everything will be on the table as the Macomb Park Board reviews the district's long-range plan.

Park District Executive Director Ray Peterson believes the only exception should be the plan for completing Veteran's Park. The 80-acre park will will include all of the district's soccer fields and baseball and softball diamonds when it's completed. 

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Made it to SE Missouri
2:31 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Escaped Inmate Captured

The Iowa DOC says Steven Adcock is back in custody after a short pursuit in southeast Missouri.

The Iowa Department of Corrections says the man who escaped from a prison work crew in Keokuk on Monday is back in custody.

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Events Through Next Week
7:11 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Voter Registration Push Underway

The League of Women Voters of McDonough County is trying to make it as easy as possible to register to vote in time for the November election. The effort ties into a national registration drive scheduled for Tuesday, September 25.

The LoWV will register voters September 20 at Eisenhower Towers in Macomb, September 25 at Macomb High School and Prairieview Homes, September 26 at the Western Illinois University Union, and September 27 at Bushnell-Prairie City High School.

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407 from Fort Madison Plant
1:32 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Siemens Announces Layoffs

One of Lee County’s largest employers will drastically reduce its workforce before the end of the year.

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