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The McCleary family of Illinois City, Ill., provided two-thirds of the entries in the Thursday night Watermelon-eating contest at the annual Watermelon Festival. [Read More]
Kindergarten can be intimidating year for the little tykes making their first steps into their future. [Read More]
SunnyBrook Assisted Living teamed up with the Lee County Health Department to get mutliple generations together for a carnival Thursday morning. [Read More]
Over 60 kids from the Raisin' Em Up Daycare piled into the shelterhouse at Railroad park on Thursday afternoon for a free picnic. [Read More]
Wednesday, Aug. 15, was a big day for Dorothy Mae Davis, it was the day for relatives and friends to celebrate her 100th birthday. [Read More]
Wanda M. Gaylord, 79, of Fort Madison passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 8:48 p.m. at the Great River Hospice House. [Read More]
Dustin Meierotto just wants to keep playing ball. [Read More]
It should be no surprise that Micki Glass came all the way from Idaho to take the head volleyball coaching job at Southeastern Community College. [Read More]
One of the Tri-State area's favorite summer festivals is upon us. Look for the enormous white tent underneath the bridge in Victory Park, the entryway... [Read More]
An agreement between Lee County Supervisors and the Central Lee School District for a school resource officer (SRO) was formally approved Tuesday. [Read More]
Students likely purchased their new clothing during the tax-free weekend the first of August, and Holy Trinity Catholic High School is dressing up the floor... [Read More]
Wanted: Cornstalks. [Read More]
Lorraine Ellen Painter, 98, of Wever, died Sunday Aug. 12, 2018, at The Madison, Fort Madison. [Read More]
Julie Rodgers, described by the Washington Post as "a writer, speaker and advocate for LGBTQ people in faith communities", has offered a "compromise" proposal to... [Read More]
Just as more private-sector organizations are calling telecommuting workers back to the office, two politicians in Washington hope to encourage federal agencies to allow more... [Read More]
In light of the current state of affairs in our society and recent letters, I thought these quotations might be of interest to your readers. [Read More]
The Morning Sun man charged with leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in a death was released from custody last week to await... [Read More]
For the last 73 years Montrose has hosted the Watermelon Festival featuring free watermelon, town-wide yard sales, food, crafts and entertainment. Plans call for the... [Read More]
A Keokuk native is working to get a convicted murderer out of prison now that another man has confessed to the crime. To learn more,... [Read More]
Russel Lee Randolph, 95, of New Boston, passed away at 8:55 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at the Donnellson Health Center. [Read More]