The scene at the fall Sip, Taste, and Stroll. Autumn Sip, Taste, and Stroll Largest Ever, Organizers Say
van buren county flag Van Buren County Supervisors Aim to Remove County Attorney
One of the painted plows Great River Christian School Students Paint City Snowplows
The state of the river on Friday. Flooding Outlook Improves on Mississippi River
Jacob Glen Russell Keokuk Man Facing 177 Years in Prison on Drug Charges

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Shooting Rampage At SC Elementary School

At least two children were shot yesterday at a South Carolina elementary school by a troubled teenager.  

No one at the school was killed or seriously injured, but the shooter

Senate Override Obama Veto

Both the House and the Senate voted Wednesday to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of the victims of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S.

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Cubs 101st Win Bounces Bucs From Playoffs

Chicago is 101-56, the most wins by the franchise in 106 years — or since the 1910 Cubs won 104 games. That was two years after the 1908 Cubs became the club’s last World Series

Texan J.J. Watt Injured & Out

Watt will miss a minimum of eight weeks, meaning he could be back Nov. 27 against the San Diego Chargers. However, a team source said “I do believe that he will miss the

Rex Ryan Prank Calls Patriots

As Patriots receiver Julian Edelman wrapped up a conference call with Buffalo reporters, Ryan — who just entered the room for his news conference –asked Edelman a

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Sports for 9-30

The 6th ranked Holy Trinity Volleyball team downed Danville in a sweep last night. Notre Dame Swept Cardinal. Van Buren took down Columbus, but not easily, with Columbus stretching the match to

Sports for 9-29

In volleyball action last night on the prep level, West Central took down Annawan two games to one. On the college level, Southeastern fell to Kirkwood Community College at home in a three-game

Sports for 9-28

Mediapolis won a hard fought victory over Fort Madison on the volleyball court, winning in five games. Burlington topped Bettendorf in a three game sweep. Van Buren topped West Burlington in four


Obituaries Friday September 30th

Maxine Frances Schmidt, 74, of Marion, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died September 28th at Linn Manor Care Center in Marion.  According to her wishes her body has been

Obituaries Thursday September 29th

Darla Jean McCracken, 70, of Burlington, died at 12:49 PM Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.


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