Supervisors interview third batch of pipeline inspectors

MONTROSE – Lee County Supervisors heard a presentation from a third inspection, survey, engineering and project management company concerning the proposed oil pipeline that may stretch through Lee County. This time, however, the company was invited by the board.

Step by step, recapturing depot’s former elegance

Local volunteers and a Restoric crew at the Keokuk Union Depot restoration site are painstakingly stripping old paint and varnish, filling holes, cracks and crevices, and sanding decorative brackets located beneath the waiting room eaves.

60-year newspaper owner dies Sunday

William J. Brehm Sr., former president of Brehm Communications Inc., the Daily Gate City and 50 other publications, 40 websites and five printing facilities, died Sunday at his home in Poway, Calif., after a long battle with cancer.