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Burlington Council to Consider VenuWorks Deal

IT’S WORK-SESSION WEEK FOR THE BURLINGTON CITY COUNCIL…BUT MEMBERS WILL MEET IN SPECIAL SESSION FIRST…TODAY(MON) AT 4:30…TO CONSIDER A CONTRACT WITH VENU-WORKS OF AMES TO MANAGE THE AUDITORIUM AND PORT. THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.   ON THE AGENDA FOR THE WORK SESSION AFTERWARDS IS FURTHER DISCUSSION OF THIS YEAR’S BUDGET…A REPORT BY DIRECTOR BETH NICKEL ON THE CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU’S ACTIVITIES…AN UPDATE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MANOR PROJECT…AND A PROPOSED AGREEMENT WITH BURLINGTON STEAMBOAT DAYS FOR OPERATION OF THE PORT BUILDING. THE COUNCIL WILL ALSO LOOK AT A RESOLUTION THAT WOULD ABOLISH THE 2-HOUR PARKING LIMIT IN THE 500 BLOCK OF NORTH 4TH STREET. THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TONITE(MON) AND WILL CONSIDER A REQUEST FOR SO-CALLED “ALLOWABLE GROWTH” AND “SUPPLEMENTAL AID” FOR THE SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND, WHICH IS MORE THAN A-MILLION DOLLARS IN DEFICIT. TONITE’S(MON) MEETING IS AT 7 O’CLOCK AND WILL BE HELD IN THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION BUILDING AT 14-29 WEST AVENUE. Continue Reading

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WB Man Wins Notre Dame Blue & Gold Jackpot

GEORGE MACANS OF WEST BURLINGTON IS THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF $100,000 IN THIS YEAR’S NOTRE DAME SCHOOLS’ POT O’ BLUE & GOLD. HE TOLD RADIO HOST STEVE HEXOM AT BURLINGTON’S PZAZZ EVENT & CONVENTION CENTER LAST(SUN) NITE THAT HE’S BEEN BUYING TICKETS FOR THE LAST THREE YEARS…AND THIS IS NOT THE FIRST TIME HE’S WON SOMETHING; LAST YEAR HE TOOK HOME $500.  MACANS SAYS HE’LL USE HIS NEW-FOUND WEALTH TO GET OUT OF DEBT AND, MAYBE, TAKE A VACATION OR TWO.  

THE OTHER BIG WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S POT O’ BLUE & GOLD ARE KATHY SCHMIDT($10,000)…PHIL & NATALIE GOOD(5-THOUSAND)…THE DICK MELLINGER FAMILY(25-HUNDRED)…AND KIM & LARRY SCHEITLIN (15-HUNDRED). Continue Reading

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Monday Local Sports Schedule

ON THE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULE TODAY(MON) 
 

IN VOLLEYBALL…

 

WEST HANCOCK AT ILLINI WEST

ANNAWAN WETHERSFIELD AT WEST CENTRAL

WEST PRAIRIE AT PRINCEVILLE

 

 

IN GIRLS GOLF…

 

THE WEST CENTRAL CONFERENCE TOURNEY AT CAMP POINT CENTRAL

 

 

IN BOYS GOLF…

 

ILLINI WEST AND QUINCY AT QUINCY NOTRE DAME

 

 

IN CROSS COUNTRY…

 

COLUMBUS AT THE CLEAR CREEK-AMANA INVITATIONAL

 

 

IN COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL…

 

IOWA WESLEYAN AT FONTBONNE COLLEGE Continue Reading