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  • Elizabeth Ackerson
    January 22, 2015

    Elizabeth Ann Horsey Ackerson, 44, of rural Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 5:42 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City. Friends […]

  • Karyl Chambers
    January 22, 2015

    Karyl K. Chambers, 77, of Keosauqua died at 3:12 P.M. Wednesday January 21, 2015 at Good Samaritan Society- Van Buren, Keosauqua.  She was born January 21, 1938 to Clare T. […]

  • Gary Lovik
    January 22, 2015

    Gary T. Lovik, 54, of Mt. Pleasant, IA, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at his home following a brief illness. Visitation will be held from 12 noon until 6:00 p.m., […]

  • January is National Radon Action Month
    January 18, 2015

    It’s invisible….you can’t smell it….or taste it. And there’s a good chance that your home has high levels of it. January is National Radon Action Month. The EPA is urging […]

  • Lee Co. Youth Fundraising Pays Off
    January 17, 2015

    Lee County youth have raised over $2000 for charity. The Busy Bee 4-H Club, Lucky Clovers 4-H Club and confirmation students of St. James of St. Paul, St. John’s of […]

  • Iris Street Now Open….Until Spring
    January 16, 2015

    Here’s an update that a lot of people have been waiting to hear: the railroad crossing on Iris Street has been opened using cold mix asphalt between the tracks. Hot […]

  • Ed Wibben
    January 16, 2015

    Edwin “Ed” Wibben, 75, of Mt. Pleasant, IA   died Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at his home. A visitation will be held from 12-6 p.m. on, Sunday, January 18, 2015, at […]

  • From Sen. Rich Taylor
    January 16, 2015

    IOWA COURTS EXPAND THEIR SUCCESSES The Chief Justice of Iowa’s Supreme Court, Mark Cady, told legislators this week that Iowans can be proud of our state’s court system, which is […]

  • New Building To Come To SCC
    January 16, 2015

    There will be a new Health Professions Center at SCC’s West Burlington campus. At the January meeting, the Board of Trustees gave the go-ahead to proceed with construction. Bi-state contrating […]

  • Deer Harvest Numbers Are In….
    January 15, 2015

    Iowa deer hunters reported harvesting about 101,500 deer in 2014, which is an increase from 99,414 harvested in 2013. Although this is a slight increase it is still 33 percent […]