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Three Killed in Waterloo House Fire

A devastating Waterloo house fire took the lives of a mother and her two young daughters.   The Courier reports Amber Dawn Everman, 33, passed away before noon on Friday at the University of Iowa […]

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Sports Update 03/08/18

The SCC women’s basketball team has advanced to the quarterfinals of the region XI tournament following a 58-54 win over DMACC on Wednesday. They’ll play #2 ranked Kirkwood Community College on Saturday. MLB Spring Training […]

Sports Update 03/05/18

Spring training MLB scores from Yesterday: Cardinals 2 Nationals 1 Cubs 5 Rockies 4 White Sox 5 Athletics 5 Twins 3 Phillies 4 The Cleveland Cavaliers were able to keep their half-game lead over second-place […]

Sports Update 03/01/18

The SCC Blackhawks fell to Iowa Western in a 97-81 loss in Council Bluffs Wednesday. The loss knocks the Blackhawks out of the Region XI basketball tournament. Iowa Western advances to the finals against Ottumwa’s […]


Obituaries Tuesday March 20th

Donald Lee Krekel, 73, of Burlington, died Sunday, March 18, 2018 at his home. Born August 5, 1944 in Burlington, he was the son of Cecil and Viola (Pierson) Krekel. He married Cynthia Louise Hult […]

Obituaries Monday March 19th

Shirley Kindig, 90, of Burlington, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at the Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha, NE. Born March 1, 1927, in Macomb, IL, she was the daughter of Morris Delbert and Mary […]