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Bearss to visit Fort Madison

When it comes to the Who’s Who Among Historians, those in the know must surely think of one man first. Ed Bearss, 92, has made a great impact on research in American History, specializing in the Civil War. And on March 18 he will be at the Pavilion in Riverview Park to speak at the Old Fort Volunteer Appreciation Banquet.

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Friday 02/27/2015
Bearss to visit Fort Madison
Posted: February 27, 2015

When it comes to the Who’s Who Among Historians, those in the know must surely think of one man first. Ed Bearss, 92, has made a great impact on research in American History, specializing in the Civil War. And on March 18 he will be at the Pavilion in Riverview Park to speak at the Old Fort Volunteer Appreciation Banquet.

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FM prison has more problems
Posted: February 27, 2015

State officials say the water has been shut off to sections of the new state prison in Fort Madison as contractors work to figure out why cold air is leaking into the recreation building and “mechanical alleyways.”

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Central Lee hosts Central Connections
Posted: February 27, 2015

Central Lee will play host for their 14th annual Central Connections showchoir invitational on Saturday, Feb. 28.

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Thursday 02/26/2015
P & Z grants parking variance to developer
Posted: February 26, 2015

The devil is in the details, so the saying goes. A developer’s plans to provide 28 new housing units using three downtown buildings is good news, but brings with it some practical considerations — like, where are those tenants going to park?

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Treasurer’s satellite office nears completion
Posted: February 26, 2015

MONTROSE — Lee County Treasurer Chris Spann came before the Lee County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to put the finishing touches on her plan to open a satellite office in Keokuk.

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County’s nonunion employees get 3% raise
Posted: February 26, 2015

MONTROSE — Even after the Lee County 2015-16 Budget was published, supervisors continued to toy with the idea of tweaking the figures. The final numbers, dealing with employee raises, were looked at by the Board during its Tuesday regular meeting. In the end, the 3 percent employee raises were budgeted.

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Home, Leisure & Craft Show this Saturday
Posted: February 26, 2015

CINDY IUTZI

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Working harder to serve better
Posted: February 26, 2015

Mobile Nursing Services recently announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care.

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Mobile Nursing Services earn accreditation
Updated: February 26, 2015 - 11:21 am

Joann Coffield, a social worker at Mobile Nursing Services, Ltd., stands next to one of the “little pink cars” used by the staff members of the facility while servicing the region. Mobile Nursing Services, Ltd. recently was awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission, an organization that recognizes higher standards of service.

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Treasurer's satellite office may open soon
Updated: February 26, 2015 - 11:18 am

Brandi Hull, Lee County Benefits Coordinator, points out a few of the changes in the Lee County Personnel Policy Handbook.

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