BPD Chief: Shots Fired, Carrying Weapons Calls Were Up in 2016
City Could be on Hook for Mayor’s “Fireball Run” Fees
Medical Examiner: Man Found Dead in Wever Park Died of Gunshot Wound
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Man Accused In 2015 Kidnapping and Torture Accepts Plea Deal

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Shooting on Vegas Strip Leaves One Dead

After a shooting yesterday on the Las Vegas Strip, one person had been killed and that another has been transported to the hospital.

The suspect peacefully surrendered around 6 p.m.,

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Raiders are Moving to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders have been granted a move to Las Vegas. They’ll stay in Oakland for the next two or even three seasons, as they need time to build a stadium in Vegas. The vote passed with

The Final Four: March Madness

Two of the Final Four teams left in the NCAA Tournament have never been there before, one hasn’t since 1939, and the other has been more times than most. A lot of people didn’t see it turning

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Sports for 3-28

At the Falcon Relays in West Burlington the host team took second place behind Mount Pleasant in Class A action. Mediapolis won class B. West Burlington’s Isaiah Trousil set an event record

Sports for 3-24

The Iowa Hawkeye Women’s team continues forth in the Women’s NIT tournament as they took down Colorado 80-62 to move on to the quarterfinal round of the tournament.

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Sports for 3-23

The United States has won the World Baseball Classic for the first time in history. The US team routed Puerto Rico 8-0. Over 51,000 attended the final at Dodgers Stadium in LA.

Illinois is


Obituaries Tuesday March 28th

Donovan Clair “Don” Acord, 83, of Burlington, died at 1:47 PM Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Blair House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in

Obituaries Friday March 24th

Dorothy M. Swafford, age 90, of Morning Sun, died Thursday morning, March 23, 2017, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.  The daughter of George and Abbie Cole