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Burlington Men Arrested During Traffic Stop
Third Man Arrested In Connection With Multiple Cabin Burglary
Calls on the Rise: Fire Chief Proposes Annual Budget

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No Injuries in Fort Madison Fire

A Fort Madison home sustained damage to the roof in a Saturday night fire. Fort Madison Fire officials say the house at 1650 Avenue M had flames coming from the roof when firefighters arrived at […]

Budget Talks Continue With Monday Work Session

Burlington city leaders will be meeting for their third special budget work session this afternoon. On the agenda are budget presentations from the city’s Park & Rec, Solid Waste, and Wastewater Treatment departments. The Burlington […]

One Dead in Illinois House Fire

One person is confirmed dead in a West-Central Illinois house fire this morning. WQAD reports that US67 was shut down overnight while Firefighters fought the blaze in rural Preemption, between Monmouth and Milan. The Highway […]

Regional News

Iowa Lawmaker Arrested for DUI

AMES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa lawmaker says he’s taking full responsibility for his decision to drive drunk. State Rep. Francis “Chip” Baltimore, a Republican from Boone, was arrested Friday morning in Ames near Interstate […]

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Sports for 12-7

The Iowa Hawkeye women downed Iowa State 61-55 in women’s basketball action last night. Hawkeyes were led by Mackenzie Meyer, who had 18. Megan Gustafson marked a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Western Illinois’ […]

Sports for 12-6

The SCC Blackhawks soared past 18th ranked DMACC last night at Loren Walker Arena in a game heard on Hot 97.3. Blackhawks won 87-71. Prep basketball finals, boys side: Burlington fell to Davenport North 79-59. […]

Sports for 12-5

The Iowa Hawkeyes fell to Indiana on the road last night in NCAA basketball action 77-64. In Ames, Iowa State beat Northern Illinois 94-80 to notch their fifth straight win. In prep action, Keokuk’s boys […]


Obituaries Monday January 22nd

Vivian Pauline (Daniels) Martin, known to her close friends as “Polly”, of Burlington, died 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at her home. She was 94 years young. Born May 14, 1923 in Dolphin, Virginia […]

Obituaries Saturday January 20th

Jeanine Marie Anderson, 49, of New London, died January 17, 2018 at her home. The funeral service for Jeanine Anderson will be 3:00 Tuesday, January 23 at Elliott Chapel with Reverend Deb Kinney officiating. Visitation […]