Illinois State Capitol Building in Springfield Illinois. IL House Passes Budget, Rauner Pledges Veto
West Burlington City Council members place dots on oversized sheets of paper in order to mark which issues they consider to be the city's top priorities. From L to R: Councilwoman Therese Lees, Councilman Rick Raleigh, Councilman Rod Crowner, Councilwoman Kara Steward, Mayor Hans Trousil. Broadway Street Reconstruction, New Water Tower Among West Burlington Priorities
Burlington School Superintendent reading to elementary students on Dr. Suess Day. Burlington High School Using Non-Traditional Approaches to Keep Students Engaged
Laura Hilligross, Candace Isbell, Jeremy Thompson, Timber Isbell. Traffic Stop in Henderson County Leads to 5 Arrests on Meth Charges
chamber Loebsack Welcomes Southeast Iowa Great River Region Chamber to Washington

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Officer Acquitted in Freddie Gray Death

A Baltimore police officer was acquitted Monday of assault and all other charges in the case of Freddie Gray, an African American who died in custody a year ago, sparking

E-Cigarette Use Declining

Use of electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices has stalled in the United States as more Americans question their safety, according to a new online Reuters/Ipsos

Obama Ends Arms Embargo on Vietnam

President Obama has announced the lifting of a 50-year old arms embargo on communist Vietnam in a historic signal of warming relations between former enemies that waged a bloody Cold War

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Sharks Reach First Stanley Cup Finals

It took them 25 years, but the San Jose Sharks have advanced to the Stanley Cup. The Sharks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-2 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final taking the

UCLA & Under Armour Sign $280M Deal

U.C.L.A. and Under Armour on Tuesday announced the largest college sponsorship deal ever, a contract that will pay the university’s athletic department $280 million in cash

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Sports for 5-26

The Fort Madison boys soccer team is heading to the finals after a 7-1 victory over Fairfield last night in Fort Madison in class 2A substate. They play Cedar Rapids Xavier in the finals. In class

Sports for 5-25

The Burlington Bees dropped a game against the Cedar Rapids Kernels, 4-1 at home last night. They play Cedar Rapids again this evening.

The Chicago Cubs scored 6 times at the top of the

Sports for 5-24

The Burlington Greyhounds weren’t able to keep pace with Cedar Rapids Kennedy as they fell 2-0 in the class 3A Substate Boys Soccer tournament, ending their season with a 7-6-1 record.


Obituaries Wednesday May 25th

Joseph Clinton Pickle, 92, of New London, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Specialty Care in New London.

According to his wishes, his body has been cremated, and private family