IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of two Iowa prison nurses fired for accidentally giving dozens of inmates large overdoses of the coronavirus vaccine is appealing her termination, arguing she is “blameless" for the mix-up.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa voting rights activist Deidre DeJear said Monday that she is considering a run for Iowa governor.
FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) — A judge has ordered DNA testing on a hat left at the scene of a fatal 1976 shooting that The right fit for the school board could have been there all along. Dr. Tim Wondra is one of six candidates looking to fill one of three seats available on the Fort Madison Community School District’s School Board at the Sept.
The right fit for the school board could have been there all along.
Dr. Tim Wondra is one of six candidates looking to fill one of three seats available on the Fort Madison Community School District’s School Board at the Sept.
Construction workers apparently struck a gas line while working on the 15th Street road project about 1:30 Thursday afternoon.
The Fort Madison Fire Department and Fort Madison Police Department responded and evacuated the area from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Fort Madison YMCA Kindermusik second summer session will start July 10.
The Summer Kindermusik program will be with licensed Kindermusik instructor Hannah Fehseke.
There will be four programs available for children from new born to 4 year olds.
For a fourth year, Fort Madison Community Hospital has been named by Becker’s Hospital review to the 100 Great Community Hospitals list.
The hospitals included on this list are recognized for quality, patient satisfaction and overall excellence.
If you are interested in a few library activities this summer, this week is the perfect time to sign up.
The Fort Madison Public Library started its summer reading program Tuesday, one for children, one for teens ages 13-18, and another for adults.
During a recent Fort Madison City Council meeting, Mayor Brad Randolph proclaimed May as National History Preservation Month.
According to the document read by Randolph, historic preservation is an effective tool for managing growth and sustainable development, revitalizing neighborhoods, fostering local pride and maintaining community character while enhancing livability.
I would like to share with you and your readers my recent delightful experience while visiting your locality the weekend of Mother’s Day, May 14. I confess that, as a native Iowa from the northwestern county of Pocahontas, the only thing I knew about Fort Madison was that it had a penitentiary.
Amy Mason doesn’t need to see the research of the benefits of music for a person’s mental health. She’s seen the benefits up close.
It’s been well established by scientists that listening to, playing and hearing music to music has positive effects on the brain.
The Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating a volunteer community effort designed to remove litter and debris from parks, recreational areas, shorelines and waterways, while inspiring generations of environmental stewards.
Emily Jacobsmeier, 80, of Davenport, and formerly of Ft. Madison, passed away at 5:11 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.
She was born on Nov. 2, 1936, in Fort Madison, to Manuel and Sara Pabon Cangas.
I wish to respond to the letter written by Kendra Abfalter, and I would ask that Mr. Boddicker’s supporters keep this campaign honest. Unfortunately, his supporters feel misleading the public is the way to get votes to go their way.
A Fort Madison man and a Warsaw, Ill. man face misdemeanor drug charges after being arrested by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force in separate incidents.
I would like to thank al, people involved in the roadside cleanup on March 24. The area cleaned was X32, from Airport Road to the Highway 61 Bypass.
Thanks to Mike Linnenbrink, the students and teachers from Holy Trinity, Stacy Weber, Craig Burch and Scott Edwards from the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and Lee County Supervisor Don Hunold.
KEOKUK — Fort Madison High School and Central Lee competed in the Keokuk Relays boys track meet Thursday at Calvert Stadium.
Fort Madison finished second behind Rushville-Industry 151-105. Warsaw beat Central for third, 84-74, in the seven-team meet.
Paula P. Patino, 95, of Springfield, Ill., passed away at 1:15 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Pleasant Hill Village.
Paula was born on March 5, 1922, in Fort Madison, the daughter of Ladislao M.
Paula Sue (Barnes) Ayres, 66, of Fort Madison, passed away on March 31, 2017, at her home, in Homosassa, Fla.
Visitation will be held at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart, Texas 3-5 p.m. Saturday with the funeral service to follow at 5 p.m.
Ruby Irene Seager, 77, of West Point, passed away at 7:09 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017, at Fort Madison Community Hospital.
She was born March 21, 1940, near Hillsboro, the daughter of Frank and Eva (Moeller) Harvey.
Fort Madison is one of the many places across the state where, when people retire, they lose their timecards and replace them with work gloves and day planners. Even people still earning a living have no problem stopping what they are doing and giving their neighbors a helping hand.
Fort Madison Community Hospital has welcomed Susan Holtkamp, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, to the FMP&S Pediatric Clinic. Holtkamp joins the medical team of Dr. Curt McClellan, Dr. Kolleen Burnett, and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Heather Elmore, and Ashley Kramer.
Robert B. Witte, 83, of West Point, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2017, at the West Point Care Center.
He was born May 6, 1933 in Fort Madison, the son of Louis J. and Lela M. (Smalley) Witte.
Leatha M. Crom, 82, of Fort Madison, passed away at 3:37 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017 at Fort Madison Community Hospital.
She was born on Jan. 25, 1935, in Green Bay Bottoms in Wever, to Carl M.
Odessa Toye Mason Lovingier, 79, of Fort Madison, died on Dec. 26, 2016, in Bowling Green, Ky.
She was born April 11, 1937 in Newark, N.J., a daughter of Charles and Marie (Johnson) Jones. When she was young, her family moved to Gary, Ind.
Calling all artists! The Friends of the Fort Madison Public Library are having a bookmark design contest.
Bookmark submissions will be accepted through April 1 at the Fort Madison Public Library.
For a sport named after a cocker spaniel, you wouldn’t expect Pickleball to be one of the fast-growing competitions in the country.
Jim Lemberger of Wever and his doubles partner Linda Ross, also of Wever, competed in the Pickleball event last weekend in the Winter Iowa Senior Games (held on courts in Rock Island, Ill.).
In a School Nutrition Association 2016 survey, 76 percent of school districts reported meal programs with unpaid student meal debt at the end of the 2014-15 school year.
In some cases student lunches were taken away because they had a negative balance, but the Fort Madison School District is not considering that as an option.
Lee County Crime Stoppers gathered Thursday evening at the Fort Madison Hy-Vee to take part in an all-you-can-eat chili fundraiser for the organization. At the same time, the organization was holding a fund raiser in Keokuk.
Emily Smith distinctly felt something — someone? — lift up strands of her hair and let them down while sitting in a room at the Kingsley Inn.
Shaeleigh Garr would later make the same claim but at the Lee County Abstract building next door.