Yearly Archives: 2013

DMCo Board Backs Mississippi River Initiatives

THE DES MOINES COUNTY BOARD HAS THROWN ITS POLITICAL SUPPORT BEHIND A PAIR OF RELATED RESOLUTIONS — ONE THAT WOULD DESIGNATE THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER AS A SO-CALLED “MARINE HIWAY”…AND ANOTHER THAT ASKS FOR FEDERAL FUNDING TO UPGRADE & MAINTAIN THE LOCK & DAM SYSTEMS AND OTHER NAVIGATION TOOLS ON THE MISSISSIPPI…ILLINOIS…AND MISSOURI RIVERS. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Monday December 9th

Elsie M. “Vicki” Liggett, 85, Burlington, died Sat 12/7 at the Great River Hospice House. She is survived by a son, Terry of Burlington, 3 daughters, Carolyn Wagner and Susan Mueller of Burlington and Kimberly Graham of Ursa, IL. Family will receive friends  following the Memorial Service in Fellowship Hall
11 a.m. Tuesday, December 10th, at First United Church of Christ
Burial will be  in the  Aspen Grove Cemetery at a later date. Lunning Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  

Eugene Warren “Earl J.” Continue Reading →

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