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  1. Fort Madison gets testedby PanthersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    As the new year has started, the tests for the Fort Madison High School boys basketball team have been more scarce.

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  2. Alton Murderer Sentenced In 1979 To Be Re-SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KIWA Radio

    Fort Madison, Iowa - After some landmark decisions by both the US Supreme Court and the Iowa Supreme Court, a convicted murderer from Alton who has been in prison since the 1970's is going to be re-sentenced. Kunstle says Branstad's thought was that this would eliminate the possibility of having to re-sentence all of the convicts to which the ruling applied.

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  3. Roy Lowenberg Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Hawk Eye

    Roy John "Junior" Lowenberg Jr., 92, of the Kensington in Fort Madison, Iowa, formerly of Donnellson, passed away at 9:06 a.m. Monday, Janua ...

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  4. Polhans given 10 years for shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Hawk Eye

    Lenard Polhans apologized to the mother of the man he shot and killed last summer moments before District Judge Michael Schilling sentenced ... John Gaines/The Hawk Eye Lenard Polhans of Fort Madison walks into the courtroom for his sentencing for voluntary manslaughter Monday in Des Moines County District Court in Burlington. Polhans was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the June 2014 shooting death of Marvin Sutton of Burlington.

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  5. Huge Fertilizer Plant 70 Per Cent CompletedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WHO-TV

    WEVER, Iowa- One of the largest economic development projects in the state of Iowa is now at the 70% completed mark, according to an update issued by Iowa Fertilizer. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Netherlands based OCI N.V. and chose to build in Iowa after a close competition with Illinois.

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  6. 'Life is such a precious gift'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Hawk Eye

    The deliberate beat of a snare drum set a slow but steady pace for the 138 people marching through downtown Fort Madison Satu ... John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye Mary Fickel of Burlington holds rosary beads during an anti-abortion march sponsored by North Lee County Right To Life Saturday in Fort Madison.

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  7. Iowa Lawmaker Wants to Reimburse Firefighters For TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | FireHouse.com

    ... took jobs every place but this area," Heim said. "They went to the railroads, some of them are working in Fort Madison, Keokuk, Mount Pleasant. In the daytime, we are very short." Loebsack said the bill, which is a joint effort between him and Rep. ...

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  8. Photo Gallery of Lawmakers Tour of PenitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | WHO-TV

    FORT MADISON, Iowa- Ten members of the Iowa Legislature, along with legislative staff and media got a tour of the Fort Madison Pentitentiary as preparations are underway for a move to the new prison.

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  9. Lawmakers Get Tour and Briefing on New Prison ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WHO-TV

    FORT MADISON, Iowa- A group of Iowa State Legislators went to Fort Madison to try to learn more about problems which have delayed the opening of the new maximum security prison. The Iowa Department of Corrections gave a tour of the current prison, which dates back to 1839, and the new complex.

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  10. Mahaska YMCA Dolphins Host First Swim Meet Of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Osky News

    Claire F., Lindsey, Brittany, Sofia, Marta, Claire K., Veronica, Vivian, Jack, Nick, Carter, Carson, and Jarod enjoying time together while waiting for their next race to be called. The Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins hosted their first swim meet of the season on January 17th against Marshalltown, Centerville, and Des Moines.

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  11. Siemens Touts Order For 21 Wind Turbines For KS ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Manufacturing.net

    ... lle, will be assembled at its nearby facility in Hutchinson. The blades will be manufactured at its facility in Fort Madison, Iowa.

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  12. Lee County anti-abortion march set for Saturday in Fort MadisonRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Hawk Eye

    A Lee County group will have a smaller version of the March for Life in Washington, D.C., in downtown Fort Madison at 10:30 a ...

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  13. Siemens touts order for 21 wind turbines for Kansas projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Capital-Journal

    ... lle, will be assembled at its nearby facility in Hutchinson. The blades will be manufactured at its facility in Fort Madison, Iowa.

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  14. LeRoy SteffensmeierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Hawk Eye

    LeRoy Henry Steffensmeier, 87, of rural Fort Madison, Iowa, passed away at 7:42 a.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at the Fort Madison Commun ...

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  15. Firm one step closer to returning to old locationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Hawk Eye

    Call circulation at 319-754-8462 to subscribe or for changes to your subscription. Our Self Service Module is being upgraded. FORT MADISON - Much to the dismay of the mayor, the Fort Madison City Council approved the first hearing of a rezoning that would allow Fein ...

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  16. Fort Madison dominates BHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Hawk Eye

    Before Fort Madison's game against Burlington Tuesday night, Bloodhound head coach Jon Schmitz implored his squad to match the intensity of ... Josh Newell/The Hawk Eye Fort Madison High School's David Nagel shoots over Burlington High School's Jordan Randall in the first half.

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  17. Lee County officials eye moveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Hawk Eye

    At a meeting Tuesday in Fort Madison, the Lee County treasurer and recorder said they are looking into how much it will cost ...

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  18. Arlowine BrinckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Hawk Eye

    Arlowine Louise Brinck, 94, of the Kensington in Fort Madison, formerly of West Point, died at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Fort Madiso ...

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  19. William AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Hawk Eye

    William Robert "Bob" Allen, 86 years, of Fort Madison, Iowa died at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015, at the Fort Madison Community Hos ...

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  20. Fort Madison tops FairfieldRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Hawk Eye

    Four Bloodhounds pinned their opponents, each in the first period, to lead the Fort Madison High School wrestling team to a 51-27 Southeast ...

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