Monthly Archives: March 2013

Obituaries Tuesday March 26th

Robert “Bob” Korf     Age 60                                              of Burlington

Died            Sun 3/24                                       Where          Deceased’s Residence                   Burlington



Son                                 J.P. (Melissa) Korf                                      Burlington, IA

Daughter                       Stephanie Korf                                   Burlington              IA

Daughter                         Roxane (Scott) Burzlaff                     Bettendorf              IA

Daughter                       Andrea (Allen) Swayzer                      Burlington              IA

Daughter                       Stephanie Korf

5 Grandchildren                                         Great-Grandchildren


Sister ,                          Kris ((Mark) Weak

Brother                          Mike (Vicki) Korf                                         Ames, IA

The Family will receive friends from 1-3PM Saturday March 30th at Lunning Chapel. John “ Jack” Joseph Dailey, age 73, of Burlington, died at his home on Friday, March 22, 2013.  

Born on October 5, 1939 in Albia, Iowa, he was the son of Tim F. and Delia Irene Wilson Dailey. He married Connie Jean Koeber on June 26, 1965 in Burlngton, Iowa. Jack was a Navy veteran serving from 1959 to 1962 as a Personnel Man Third Class. Continue Reading →

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Remains of American WWII soldier reportedly found on Pacific's Northern Mariana Islands

The remains of an American World War II soldier missing in action nearly 70 years have reportedly been identified after they were found on the Pacific’s Northern Mariana Islands. The Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command confirmed to that its team currently working in Saipan has received “possible human remains” and material evidence consistent with an unresolved case from World War II. “At this point, we cannot confirm the identity of these remains,” an email to read. “Our next step is to get the remains and evidence back to JPAC’s Central Identification Laboratory at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, and conduct the appropriate forensic analyses.” The team is expected back this week, according to Jamie Dobson, JPAC’s chief of media operations. Continue Reading →

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NY mogul's daughter arrested on heroin charge

The daughter of New York real estate mogul Peter Kalikow (KAL’-ih-koh) and her boyfriend have been arrested for allegedly dealing heroin. According to court records, 27-year-old Kathryn Kalikow and 28-year-old Brian Whalen sold the drug in Fordham on Sunday after arranging the sale on Craigslist. The papers say the buyer was an undercover police officer conducting a sting. Peter Kalikow heads a major real estate firm, has served on numerous civic boards and once owned the New York Post. He says he and his wife are concentrating on helping their daughter. Continue Reading →

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Groundhog Phil lives to see another shadow

The groundhog is off the hook. An Ohio prosecutor who light-heartedly filed a criminal indictment against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently “predicted” an early spring says he has dismissed the charge. Butler County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser says Punxsutawney Phil has a defense with teeth in it since the animal’s handler is taking the blame. The Groundhog Day celebration about 65 miles northeast of Pittsburgh attracts worldwide attention each year. That stretched well beyond Feb. Continue Reading →

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Earthquake shakes Mexico City

Earthquakes shook Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and sending thousands fleeing into the streets as an earthquake alarm sounded. There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries. Mexico Seismology Service said the quake had a magnitude of 5.9 and was centered about 30 miles (50 kilometers) southwest of Pinotepa Nacional on the Pacific Coast. Via: Fox News Continue Reading →

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US home prices rise 8.1 pct., most since June 2006

U.S. home prices rose in January at the fastest annual pace since June 2006, just before the housing bubble burst. The gain shows the housing recovery is strengthening ahead of the all-important spring buying season. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 8.1 percent in the 12 months ending in January. That’s up from a 6.8 annual gain in December. Prices rose in all 20 cities. Continue Reading →

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Somali terror-support suspect pleads guilty in NYC

A shadowy Somali citizen who was interrogated about his ties to international terrorism aboard an American U.S. warship nearly two years ago has pleaded guilty as part of a cooperation agreement, prosecutors said Monday. Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame had been charged with providing material support to terrorist organizations, conspiring to teach and demonstrate the making of explosives and other charges. He entered the plea in December 2011 in a sealed proceeding in federal court in Manhattan. Prosecutors didn’t explain why they kept Warsame’s plea secret until now. They called his case a breakthrough in how it uncovered new clues about al-Qaida in Yemen and its relationship with al-Shabab in Somalia, but provided few details. Continue Reading →

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