Lee County Newswire

Lee County Newswire

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  1. Keokuk hospital in good fiscal shapeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! MONTROSE - After two years of asking the county and city for money, the Keokuk Area Hospital reported good financial status at the Lee County supervisor's meeting Tuesday morning at the sheriff's office.

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  2. Dusty roads suit in Lee Co. tossedRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! KEOKUK - A district judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Lee County Board of Supervisors, ruling the court does not have jurisdiction to hear the case. The lawsuit, filed by Frankie Reyes and his wife, Geriann, who live on 320th Avenue, off Iowa 16, claimed ongoing "fugitive dust" problems in front of their home have been the result of "numerous trucks and automobiles" traveling to and from the Iowa Fertilizer Co.

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  3. Wells will be in Fort Madison WednesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Hawk Eye

    Lee County Democrats will host a meet and greet with Democratic presidential hopeful Robby Wells Wednesday at the Sub-Arena Sandwich Shop.

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  4. Life Lessons From William Elliott WhitmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Denver Westword

    ... a peacock and a turkey. When I call Whitmore on the phone, he is in the middle of gardening at his family farm in Lee County, Iowa, and already imparting lessons. "You gotta plant that cold weather stuff in the day," he says. "That stuff doesn't ...

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  5. Landowner claims prostitution bribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... don't want it on our property. They came to me picking this fight. I did not go to Texas. They have come to south Lee County. I want the pipeline to go around me, but honestly I don't want the pipeline in the state of Iowa. I think the cost and ...

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  6. Iowa landowner claims he was offered prostitute by oil pipeline company repRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KCRG

    ... said. “And here we go. They came to me picking this fight. I did not go to Texas. They have come to south Lee County. And I will do everything humanly possible to peaceably resolve this. “I want the pipeline to go around me, but ...

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  7. Area food bank asks county for donationsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Hawk Eye

    ... is not shown at game time.) MONTROSE - Food Bank of Southern Iowa is asking counties for donations. During the Lee County supervisors' Tuesday morning meeting, Neal Abbott, executive director of the food bank, said he is asking counties not already ...

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  8. Phone service down in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Due to a major phone service outage in the area all phone lines into the Lee County Sheriff's Office as well as Keokuk Police Department and Fort Madison Police Department are not working at this time.

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  9. Lucille Rosemary MerschmanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... in St. Paul. Memorials may be made in her memory to St. James Catholic Church, Holy Trinity Catholic Schools or Lee County Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com. The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West ...

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  10. Keokuk man arrested on felony drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    For the fourth day in a row, Lee County narcotics officers have arrested a man on felony drug charges. Jody Everett Zohfeld, 37, 302 S. 21st St. was arrested Wednesday at his residence on two counts of delivery of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a park, second or subsequent offense with enhancements.

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  11. FM Relay for Life run/walk plannedRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! FORT MADISON -The Fort Madison area will start its Relay for Life fundraising with the North Lee County Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk Friday night at Rodeo Park.

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  12. Amjet gets loan extension from countyRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Amjet Turbine Systems of Keokuk received a year extension of its $150,000 loan from the Lee County supervisors Tuesday morning.

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  13. Keokuk waiting for drivers license officeRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... lity, and the county treasurer is trying to get it to them as fast as possible. During Tuesday morning's meeting, Lee County supervisors sat down with treasurer Chris Spann to figure out if there is a way to speed up the process.

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  14. Two men face drug chargesRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... game time.) Two area men were arrested between Monday night and Tuesday morning on methamphetamine charges. The Lee County Narcotics Task Force arrested Tony Lee Farmer, 54, 226 Concert St. in Keokuk, Tuesday morning at the 1500 block of Morgan ...

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  15. Following a trades pathRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! FORT MADISON - High school students in Lee County were invited to attend an expo Friday to get exposed to future careers in the trades.

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  16. FM man faces several drug chargesRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! FORT MADISON - A 26-year-old man is facing up to 78 years in prison if convicted of several drug charges. Austin Dean Schuelka of Fort Madison was arrested by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force last week on several felony drug warrants, said Stacy Weber, commander of the task force.

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  17. County board hikes Donnellson Library donationRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! MONTROSE - A new Donnellson library is closer to reaching its $400,000 fundraising goal after a donation made by the Lee County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Supervisors agreed to give the Donnellson Library building project a lump sum of $19,000 from the rural basic fund on top of the three years of hotel/motel tax, which is estimated to be about $6,000.

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  18. Donnellson Library may receive larger donationRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! MONTROSE - The Donnellson Library building project could receive a larger donation from the Lee County Board of Supervisors.

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  19. Police chase ends in arrest in Fort MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... it past the officers. Stop sticks were also deployed, but didn't work. Officers from Illinois, Fort Madison and Lee County deputies chased the vehicle up Business 61 before finally stopping the suspect near exit 27. On Saturday Munz left the ...

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  20. Photos of a 'Forgotten Iowa'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... landscape: 947, to be precise. Cody Weber, Forgotten Iowa Unincorporated communities in Iowa, such as Croton in Lee County, aren't technically cities, but they still have appeal for Forgotten Iowa photographer Cody Weber. John Gaines/The Hawk Eye A ...

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