Construction Company Owner Dies in Excavation Site Collapse
PETA Offers $5K Reward to Find Cat Killer
SCC Set for Multi-Cultural New Year Celebration
Governor Reynolds Attends Mt. Pleasant Ribbon Cutting
Mt. Pleasant Man Sentenced in Child Pornography Case

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Iowa Septuplet Parents Selling Home

CARLISLE, Iowa (AP) — The parents of the world’s first surviving septuplets are selling their central Iowa home, now that their 20-year-old children have emptied the nest. The Des Moines Register reports that Kenny and Bobbi […]

National News

U.S. Senate Rejects Trump Immigration Plan

On Thursday, the US Senate voted down President Donald Trump’s immigration proposal, leaving Congress with no viable plan for shielding “Dreamer” immigrants from deportation once their protections expire beginning March 5. At least 14 Republicans […]

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Sports Update 02/15/18

In college basketball: In a gym packed full of pink, the SCC Blackhawks were able capture a 73-52 win over Illinois Central. No. 22 Michigan beat Iowa 74-59 on Wednesday night. In high-school girls basketball […]

Sports Update 02/14/18

In girls basketball last night: In a class 2A regional quarterfinal games, Mediapolis scored a 67-60 win over Van Buren. Danville got a 48-43 victory of Sigourney. In Class 1A regional quarterfinals, Holy Trinity got […]

Sports Update 02/13/18

In last night’s scores: Central Lee’s vasity boys basketball team advanced past Columbus in a 2A district quarterfinal game with a 78-52 win. Van Buren also advanced with a 49-40 victory over the Mediapolis Bulldogs. […]


Obituaries Sunday February 18th

Carol Ann Kershner, 78, of Burlington, died at 3:54 AM Friday, February 16, 2018, in Burlington. Born July 31, 1939, in Washington, IA, she was the daughter of Raymond Leslie and Clara Beatrice Stone Baker. […]

Obituaries Friday February 16th

Placelia “C.C.” Robinson, 87, of Burlington, died at 1:00 PM Wednesday, February 14, 2018, in Burlington. Born January 31, 1931, in Poplar Bluff, MO, she was the daughter of Curtis and Lillie Mae Rankin Clegg. […]