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  The Fort Madison Police Department took 26-year-old Molly Haynes into custody on warrants. Court records show Haynes was charged with unauthorized use of a credit card over $100 in Henry County in June of […]

Detour Starts Monday

More work causing changes to traffic in Burlington. Beginning Monday, Franklin Street, from Osborn to Wells Court, will be closed. City crews to make repairs to the curb. A detour will be established with signs […]

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Sports Update 9/21/18

It finally happened. The 19-game winless streak is over. The Cleveland Browns have their first victory since December 2016, and their rookie quarterback led them to victory. The Browns trailed 14-0 near halftime before first […]

Sports Update 8/28/18

The Quad City River Bandits got a 4-1 win over the Burlington Bees to wrap up their four-game series last night. The Bees will take tonight off and kick off an away series with the […]

Sports Update 8/8/18

Yesterday’s MLB Scores: Cardinals 3, Marlins 2 Cubs 5, Royals 0 Yankees 4, White Sox 3 Twins 3, Indians 2 Padres 11, Brewers 5 Big 12 coaches say Iowa State junior running back David Montgomery […]


Obituaries for Sunday September 23rd

James Pritchard Sheagren, 93, of Burlington, died at 7:59 PM Friday, September 21, 2018, at the OakView Nursing Home and Rehabilitation in Burlington. Born January 9, 1925 in Burlington, IA, he was the son of […]

Obituaries for Wednesday September 19th

Mary Cheryl “Tootie” Rittler, 81, of Burlington, died at 4:45 PM Monday, September 17, 2018, at the OakView Nursing Home and Rehabilitation in Burlington. Born December 7, 1936, in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter […]