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WB Council Approves Resurfacing Bid

The West Burlington City Council has approved a bid for the Agency and Gear Avenue resurfacing project. WL Miller was the low bidder at just over $1.288 million. That’s under the initial engineer’s estimate of […]

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Sports for 9-21

Homers by Matt Carpenter, Dexter Fowler and Paul DeJong highlighted the Cardinals’ 9-2 thumping of the Reds. The Cubs’ seven-game winning streak is over, they fell 8-1 to Tampa. The Royals blasted the Blue Jays, 15-5. White […]

Sports for 9-20

The Burlington High School Volleyball team fell against North Scott in four games after taking the first. Fort Madison swept past Mount Pleasant. Mediapolis beat Louisa-Muscatine and Columbus both at the SEI Superconference. Dexter Fowler […]

Sports for 9-19

Fort Madison won the Holy Trinity Classic Volleyball tournament with a surprise win over the host team in a 2-1 match. Macomb swept West Hancock in two. West Central fell to Ridgewood in a tight […]


Obituaries Wednesday September 20th

Ms. Patricia Dunne, 77, of Oquawka, Illinois, died at 9:56 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017, at her home. Born February 18, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois, she was the daughter of Thomas M. Sr. and Betty […]

Obituaries Monday September 18th

Carroll Shaklee, 70, of Camp Point, formerly of Ft. Madison, died at 3:32 PM Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL. Born June 10, 1947, in Mt. Pleasant, he was the son […]