2013


fire

Fire Victim in Need of a few Donations

The fire that completely destroyed a home on Summer Street Thursday in Burlington has left the owner of the home, Mary McMillan, without a lot of every day items, and donations are appreciated.





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Ash Trees May Be Used As Fuel

Researchers in Iowa City are exploring the possibility of turning the state’s threatened ash trees into biomass fuel. A tiny insect that kills ash trees may present an opportunity for the University of Iowa’s biomass…



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Iowa Youth Need Jobs

Two Midwestern economists suggest youth unemployment will cause long-time trouble for the U.S. economy. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says it’s a “huge concern.”… “We have young men and women, boys and girls in high…


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Local Drug Arrests

After being chased on foot by Burlington Police, 37-year-old Wilson Porter of Burlington was arrested on several drug charges.