Burlington Police Arrest Two for Gasland Robbery
Tama Complex Gas Line Ruptured During Cleanout
74th-Annual Watermelon Festival Starts Tonight in Montrose
Illinois Law to Toughen Penalties for Texting and Driving
McDonough County Man Arrested For Sexual Assault.

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Higher Electric Bills? There is a reason.

A lot of people are seeing much higher electric bills this cooling season. The higher bills are coinciding with the installation of new meters for many people. The higher bills coming on the heels of […]

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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 […]

Sports Update 8/6/18

The Burlington Bees defeated the Kane County Cougars decisively last night, with the final score 16-4. The Bees pulled in 13 of those runs in the first four innings. They’ll play the Cougars again tonight […]

Sports Update 7/31/18

The Bees dominated the Beloit Snappers at Community Field last night. Burlington got the 9-1 win, driving in two runs in both the 2nd and 3rd innings, and another 5 in the 7th. They’ll play […]


Obituaries for Monday August 13th

Mary Alice Parker, 78, of Burlington, died at 8:45 AM Friday, August 10, 2018, at her home. Born October 30, 1939, in Missouri, she was the daughter of Curtis Leo and Eathel Octavia Palmer. On […]

Obituaries for Thursday August 9th

Tom Stuart Hainey, 71, of Burlington, died at 8:45 AM Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the Bickford Cottage in Burlington. Born December 31, 1946, in Muscatine, he was the son of Vern Lee and Ruth […]