Fort Madison

Fort Madison,

city (1990 pop. 11,618), seat of Lee co., SE Iowa, on the Mississippi River; inc. 1838. Fort Madison, a U.S. trading post, was established in 1808 as the first fort west of the Mississippi; it was named for James Madison, then President. The city is a river port for barge traffic as well as a rail, commercial, and industrial center with a wide variety of light manufactures. Iowa State Penitentiary (1839) and Lee County Courthouse (1841) are in Fort Madison.
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It is not true that, as they changed engines at Fort Madison, Cheyne passed over to the Amalgamated Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers an endowment sufficient to enable them to fight him and his fellows on equal terms for evermore.
In addition to its new 300,000-square-foot nacelle assembly plant in Hutchinson, Kansas, Siemens opened in 2007 and subsequently expanded its 600,000-square-foot wind turbine blade manufacturing facility in Fort Madison, Iowa.
The first set of kitchen cabinets was installed in a Fort Madison home in November.
Barry Beadle, 51, from Merseyside, was charged with third degree sexual assault and harbouring a runaway at Fort Madison.
Based in Fort Madison, Iowa, Gaylord Construction specializes in telecommunications construction, keeping its own crews and subcontractors busy building long-haul fiber optic projects, local loops, and jobs to install copper telephone cable.
Walt Disney grew up in Marceline, Wisconsin, which was one of a series of towns built on the Santa Fe route from Fort Madison, Wisconsin, all the way into Kansas,'' said Broggie, sitting in an office in his Newbury Park home overflowing with model trains, books about trains and train photographs.
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FORT MADISON, Iowa -- Pinnacle Foods workers in Fort Madison, a majority of who are represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 617, voted on Thursday, February 14, to ratify a new four-year contract that preserves their pension plan and includes a wage increase of $1.
The first shipment by rail began earlier this week, moving 42 of the company's 148-feet long, 12-ton blades from its Fort Madison blade factory to Portland General Electric's Biglow Canyon Wind Farm in Sherman County, Oregon, where they will be combined with nacelles and towers for installation.
He flew to Fort Madison in Lee County, Iowa, where he met the local girl with whom he had struck up a friendship on a website chatroom.
A suspicious hotel boss in Fort Madison, Iowa, raised the alarm after he tried to pay for his stay with a British cheque.
At the Sweetwater Reporter, Brenda Adams has been named publisher; most recently she had been advertising director of Iowa's Fort Madison Daily Democrat and had been general manager and advertising director of Louisiana's Bossier Press-Tribune.

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