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Another former Lee County Jail inmate has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming his civil rights were violated during his incarceration. Michael Cassady said in his lawsuit that he did not receive proper medical care while housed in the jail for roughly 18 months starting in January 2015.

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Lee County Sheriff Jim Sholl is hanging up his badge, retiring after a nearly 30 year career in law enforcement. Sholl said he is filled with mixed emotions as he nears his final day on the job.

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Lee County will oversee law enforcement operations in Donnellson following the arrest and subsequent resignation of the city's police chief.

Lee County is poised to address a glaring deficiency when it comes to public safety.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says it will do what it can about how some people are driving through Wever as traffic has skyrocketed thanks to the construction of Iowa Fertilizer Company’s new plant south of town.

Roughly three dozen horses will be returned to a Lee County man charged with neglecting them.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors wants the county's department heads to take closer looks at their budget requests for the upcoming fiscal year.

The renovations currently underway at the Lee County jail may have to be expanded.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors is considering a request to add staff at the jail.

An effort to keep individuals with mental health issues out of the Lee County Jail is proceeding.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors has signed off on the county borrowing up to $650,000 to expand the jail to accommodate more female inmates.

Lee County wants to collect more money from the people who use its jail the most.

It appears Lee County has come up with a way to pay for a planned expansion of the county jail.

Lee County will add more beds to its jail to account for a growing population.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors says it needs more information before signing off on an expansion of the Lee County Correctional Center.

The panel hopes to obtain that information from Midwest Construction Consultants.

The Houghton-based firm oversaw the renovation and expansion of the jail that was completed just a couple years ago.

The board has agreed to pay MCC up to $2,500 to study the need for additional cells and to develop a proposal that includes usage, costs, and timeline.