An effort to modernize a stretch of Highway 61 that runs through Fort Madison could return to the city council next month.
It appears that Fort Madison's gain could be Lee County's loss.
It cost the city of Keokuk more than expected to seat one of its city council members.
The city of Fort Madison has strengthened its policy on testing employees for drugs or alcohol.
The Fort Madison City Council has approved new contracts with two of the unions representing city employees.