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Fort Madison bridge to close for inspections

According to BNSF officials, the Fort Madison Toll Bridge, which connects Fort Madison, Iowa to Niota, Illinois will close Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. and remained closed until 4:00 p.m.

WGEM.COM - 2018-11-14 09:53:37

Dollar General annexation hits small snag in West Point > PenCityCurrent.com

At Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the West Point City Council, a move to annex property on the city’s west side on Hwy. 103 had to be reset due to a boundary issue. City officials didn’t realize, until the Lee County Auditor’s office pointed it out, that the city didn’t own the 20 feet between

PEN CITY CURRENT - 2018-11-14 03:58:32

After Wine Walk, stop in for super soups > PenCityCurrent.com

This year’s event will feature a variety of soups including brat-chasse, potato, chili, vegetable, chicken noodle, JD’s Beef Bond stew, white chili with chicken, and a gumbo.

PEN CITY CURRENT - 2018-11-14 14:00:07

Parts of The Tri-States Under A Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday Night and Thursday

**A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TONIGHT UNTIL 6 PM THURSDAY FOR PIKE COUNTY ILLINOIS AND SCOTT COUNTY** 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE ADVISORY AREA.A lot of sun out there today with temperatures in the 30s. A snow-producing system will track across the southeast ha

WGEM.COM - 2018-11-14 20:42:59

FM school district releases video of banana incident > PenCityCurrent.com

FORT MADISON – After nearly a full year of hearings, filings, and negotiations, the Fort Madison School District has turned over video segments of a 2017 assembly that includes possible inappropriate behavior on the part of a school official.

PEN CITY CURRENT - 2018-11-14 00:00:00

LCHD's Produce Box has strong first year > PenCityCurrent.com

“We could not be more thrilled with how the first year of the project went,” said Emily Biddenstadt, LCHD Community Outreach Coordinator.


FMMS boys split with Mt. Pleasant > PenCityCurrent.com

In the ‘B’ game, Ben Ramatowski was the only FMMS player in double figures with 10 points in the ‘B’ teams 30-28 win. Nathen Bowen, Aiden Benda, Willam Bennett and Oliver Santiago each scored four points. Marin Rose and Jahbari Starks scored two each.

PEN CITY CURRENT - 2018-11-14 00:00:00

Titans open with win over Unity

Emma Knipe scored the final four points of the third quarter to give West Hancock a 21-17 lead, but Unity battled back. Addison Miller hit a baseline jumper, and a steal by Kaylee Nichols turned into a basket by Addison Eger to tie the game with six minutes left.

DAILY GATE CITY - 2018-11-14 15:48:00

Update: Illinois town fears flooding river levels from factors other than Mother Nature

Organizers of a new proposal to alter the Green Bay Levee near Burlington, IA say it plans to protect more than 13,000 acres of agricultural land and a fertilizer plant.

KHQA.COM - 2018-11-13 18:44:03

Clark County Indians Prepare For The State Quarterfinals On The Prep Gridiron

Clark County knocked off the top-seeded Monroe City Panthers, on the road, last Friday night.

WGEM.COM - 2018-11-14 08:47:10

Alexander Hamilton descendant loans heirlooms to museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) � The fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton loaned some family heirlooms, including a ring that has a lock of his hair inside, to the Museum of the American Revolution Monday.


Keller a no show in second court appearance

“Last evening, he called my home and left a message on my answering machine saying he would be here today (Tuesday),” Heck said. “I have no explanation, this is not like him by any means.”

WGEM.COM - 2018-11-13 17:40:32

Traffic stop in Iowa leads to arrests for drugs

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) --Sheriff's deputies in the southwestern corner of Iowa have seized about 300 pounds of marijuana in a traffic stop along Interstate 29.The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that the marijuana was found after a recreational vehicle was pulled over near Hamburg.Deputies say a


Crew battle fire near downtown Burlington

BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) -The Burlington Fire Department is currently on scene of a fire burning in 800 Block of Valley Drive.Several TV6 viewers have said the fire is burning in the old Dial Building and smoke could be seen coming from the building in pictures on social media.The Burlington Public S


Siemens employee reacts to Burlington plant closing

BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) --A big loss in Burlington for 125 people losing their jobs at the Siemens plant. The German-based company which has operated in Burlington since 1870, is closing it's door in January.


How to watch and follow the Iowa high school football state championship games this week

There will be three games each day — 8-Player, Class A and 3A will go on Thursday; Classes 1A, 2A and 4A play Friday.

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2018-11-13 18:45:00

Fatal crash in Louisa county

According to the Iowa State Patrol, a car was traveling southbound on the road, crossed the centerline and went off the road into the east ditch.


Burlington family seeking justice for stabbing death in Playa del Carmen

CORALVILLE, Iowa (KCRG) -27-year-old Taylor Kristopher Meyer's family say they need answers. Meyer's body was found in the street in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico November 9. His cousin, Tracy Goetz, said Mexican authorities are giving them little to no answers on what happened leading to his death.


Arnold man killed in apparent accidental shooting during hunting trip

Randell J. Reising, 52, was pronounced dead at 5:22 a.m. by Lewis County coroner Larry Arnold.


Investigation into NEMO hunter shot by friend ongoing

The investigation into the death of a hunter in Lewis County, Missouri, who died Saturday morning is ongoing, according to the sheriff.