Burlington Leaf Collection Starts this Week
Additional $109k in Bond Set for Courthouse Escapee
Senate Rejects Traffic Camera Ban
High Population this Week at Des Moines County Jail
Lee County Passes Second Reading of Minimum Wage Ordinance

Local News

Regional News

National News

Sears and K-Mart May Not Survive

Sears Holdings Corp.  acknowledged it has “substantial doubt” about its future, raising fresh concerns about the survival of a company that was once the world’s largest

Sports News

Recent Posts

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

Sports for 3-22

At the Steve Roth Relays in Washington, Mount Pleasant, Mediapolis, and Columbus won team titles. Placewinners included West Burlington-Notre Dame, WACO, Wapello, and Danville. At the girl’s

Sports for 3-21

Illinois is still in the NIT as they took down Boise State 71-56 in the second round. They’ll advance to face Central Florida in the quarterfinals.

West Hancock’s baseball team


Obituaries Tuesday March 21st

Marguerite Louise (Peg) McCormally, 93, died March 17 at her home in Burlington, Iowa. According to her eldest son, Sean, Peg’s death on St. Patrick’s Day was befitting

Obituaries Monday March 20th

Richard D. Morris, age 80 of rural Gladstone, Illinois, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Friday March 17, 2017 at the Klein Center in West Burlington, Iowa. He was born October 24, 1936