Ron Fedler (D-West Point) says he is running for the District 1 seat on the Lee County Board of Supervisors because he wants to stay involved in local government.
A plan to regionalize victim services in Iowa is generating plenty of discussion.
Illinois legislators overwhelmingly backed a constitutional amendment, saying it will prevent the state's massive pension deficit from growing by making it more difficult for lawmakers to increase public employees’ pensions.
But critics are coming at it from all sides.
The Lee County Board of Supervisors spent about 90 minutes, Monday night, trying to address concerns about Iowa Fertilizer Company’s proposed plant near Wever.
The success of the panel depends on to whom you talk.
The supervisors spent the first 30 minutes addressing questions submitted about two weeks ago by a group of residents.
Supervisor Gary Folluo says the board did the best it could to provide solid answers.
He says there were some questions, though, that the board simply could not answer because the answers lie with Iowa Fertilizer Company.
A Keokuk man faces up to 25-years in prison for his role in a fatal hit-and-run late last week.