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Local Elections 2017

Diehl Suspends Council Campaign

One of the six candidates for Burlington City Council says he’s suspending his campaign for the job. Scott Diehl made that announcement in a Facebook post over the weekend, lamenting that the “numbers were simply […]

Local News

Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Keokuk

A Keokuk couple have been arrested on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Lee County Narcotics Task Force Commander Jay Whitaker says 36-year-old Shawn Matthew Robinson, and 32-year-old Beth Lucene Beagles were arrested at their home […]

Regional News

Police Arrest Man Following Illinois Manhunt

Illinois State Police have arrested a man following a manhunt near Atkinson, Illinois. KWQC-TV reports that Police first issued a warning about 36-year-old Shaun Taylor of East Falmouth, Massachusettes at Midnight. He was in police […]

National News

Louisiana Oil Rig Explodes, At Least 7 Injured

At least seven people are injured and one person is missing after an oil rig exploded Sunday night in Louisiana.  Kenner Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kriss Fortunato said that at least seven people were injured […]

Sports News

Dodgers Take 2-0 Lead Over Cubs in NLCS

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs in a 4-1 victory in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday. Dodgers Justin Turner became the second Los Angeles Dodgers player ever to […]

Recent Posts

Sports for 10-16

The Chicago Cubs are in a two-game hole in the National League Championship Series after Justin Turner’s three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth sent the LA Dodgers up 4-1 to win it. In […]

Sports for 10-13

It will be the Chicago Cubs against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series for the second straight year. Addison Russell delivered a go-ahead, two-run double and finishing with four RBIs as […]

Sports for 10-12

The Chicago Cubs are heading to game five with the Washington Nationals after they fell last night at home, 5-0. They’ll head back to Washington for the finale. Winner heads to Los Angeles to take […]


Obituaries Monday October 16th

Wayne Leslie Brown, 93, of West Burlington, died at 12:04 AM Saturday, October 14, 2017, at his home. Born January 1, 1924, in LaHarpe, IL, he was the son of Pearl Leroy and Della Alston […]

Obituaries Friday October 13th

Linda J. Blucher, 72, of West Burlington, died at 6:43 PM Monday, October 9, 2017. Born September 19, 1945, in Ottumwa, she was the daughter of Alfonse Leroy and Delores Jane Terrell Johnson. On October […]